New Zealand Certificate in Telecommunications

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Communications Equipment Installation and Maintenance


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Entry requirements

It is recommended that those entering this qualification are currently working in the telecommunications industry and hold the New Zealand Certificate in Telecommunications (Level 3) with strands in Copper Network Maintenance, Optical Fibre Network, and Transmission [Ref:3767], or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the telecommunications industry with advanced technicians who can work on complex telecommunication networks.

Graduates of this qualification will have specialist knowledge of complex telecommunications technology ensuring an efficient, reliable, and secure network.

What graduates earn

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


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Status one year after study

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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 86 22 84
Phone: 0800 86 22 84

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