Fibre to the curb – FTTC Technician

Price: $1,500.00 (GST Exempt)
Duration: 6 days
ICTCBL254 - Joint metallic conductor cable in access network
ICTTEN313 - Work on and resolve recurrent network faults
ICTCBL320- Jumper metallic conductor cable in the access network
ICTTEN318- Inspect, clean and handle optical fibre cable and connectors
Prerequisites: Nil

$1,500.00 (GST Exempt)

This Fibre to the curb – FTTC Technician Course covers the knowledge and skills necessary to undertake Fibre to the Curb work and aligns with the relevant prescribed nbn technical skill accreditations 1, 2, 3, 5 and 9.

Participants will get hands on experience in jointing copper cable using a variety of joints, as well as jumpering at a pillar, locating and identifying network faults and basic fibre testing and fibre hygiene practices.


  • nbn Skill 1 – Jumpering
  • nbnSkill 2 –Installing underground copper joint enclosure
  • nbn Skill 3 – Copper jointing
  • nbn Skill 5 – Copper fault finding
  • nbn Skill 9 – Fibre inspection and cleaning


  • Proof of identity to show your instructor – this can be either a current driver’s licence, passport or company photo ID
  • Enclosed shoes or safety boots
  • Appropriate work attire – long sleeve shirt and pants
  • Safety glasses

Upon successful completion of this training program, you will awarded the following unit(s) of competency:

Course information

Fibre to the curb -FTTC Technician Course

  • Health, safety and environment considerations
  • Cable types, uses, recognition, pair colour coding
  • Types and uses of joint enclosures
  • Installing butt-ended jointing enclosures, for both new and maintenance style joints
  • Conductor jointing
  • Sealing practices
  • Cable pair termination facilities (sockets, wall enclosures, distribution frames and CCU terminations and jumpering)
  • Plan reading, cable pair and jumpering records
  • Basic cable continuity testing
  • Ohm’s law, impedance and reactance formulas to solve alternating current (AC) electrical problems when diagnosing faults
  • Behaviour of faulty network elements, including symptoms and impact on network
  • Interpretation of test results and network element/system specifications
  • Operation and purpose of testing equipment
  • Network performance testing and fault-finding techniques
  • Systematic and logical fault-finding
  • Network power sources
  • FTTC Fibre skills including basic fibre safety and handling, recognising cable and connector types and Inspection and cleaning of fibre connectors
  • Preparing a cabinet and termination frame, jumpering terminal blocks on frame and testing jumpering and seal closure
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