New Zealand Certificate in Telecommunications

Manukau Institute of Technology

Subject area

Communications Equipment Installation and Maintenance


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Entry requirements


About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the telecommunications industry with people who can operate as technicians in an infrastructure environment on the installation and maintenance of access telecommunication networks.

This qualification is intended for people entering the industry or retraining as the minimum standard to work on the access telecommunication network.

Graduates will be able to work under limited supervision installing and maintaining access telecommunication network, plant, and equipment.

The strands in this qualification recognise the skills and knowledge required by graduates in areas of specialisation - copper network maintenance, optical fibre network, or transmission.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


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Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 22 62 62
Phone: (0800) 626252
Fax: (09) 968 8701

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