Melbourne CourseCourse:ICTSS00084 – Basic Open Cabler Registration Skill Set
 Duration: Pre-online study + 5 days (online + face-to-face class)
 Intake Closing Date:Please refer to table below – $750 special price (enrol online)
 Recognition:Statement of Attainment

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ICTSS00084 – Basic Open Cabler Registration Skill Set

This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required to install, maintain and modify telecommunications customer cabling in domestic and commercial premises in accordance with Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) requirements.

Who is this course for?

This course is for new or existing workers in the telecommunications industry who wish to be employed as open registered cablers in accordance with ACMA requirements.

Learners could include:

  1. New workers in telecommunication Industry
  2. Existing workers in telecommunication Industry
  3. Restricted cabler registration holders
  4. General Public


  • We have a small number of student intakes for each class
  • Our training is delivered face-to-face to ensure students have hands-on knowledge
  • Our trainer has over two decades of technical experience in the electrical field
Course NameEnrollment Cut-Off DateClass Start DateSpots LeftEnrol Now
Basic Open Cabler Registration Skill Set18-April-202422-April-202410

Entry requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be 18 years or over
  • Hold a valid visa to study in Australia (student visas are not accepted)
  • Complete your Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment

Language, Literacy & Numeracy

You must undertake a language, literacy, and numeracy assessment during your induction session before beginning the qualification. Results will be assessed on an individual level by the assessor.

Depending upon the level of support required for the language, literacy, or numeracy an alternative training and assessment method may be used or you will be recommended to pursue the Foundation Skills program, which will help you fulfil the LLN gap and achieve the qualification.

Course structure

Learners need to complete the following 4 units of competency to attain Statement of Attainment that would enable individuals to apply for their ACMA Open Registration Cabling License.

Learner must complete and achieve ‘Competency’ on the following units, prior to attempting ICTCBL247 unit:

  • ICTTEN208 Use electrical skills when working with telecommunications networks.
  • ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures
Unit Code & TitlePre-requisite unit (if any)
ICTWHS204 – Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and proceduresN/A
ICTTEN208 – Use electrical skills when working with telecommunications networksN/A
ICTTEN202 – Use hand and power toolsN/A
ICTCBL247 – Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open RuleICTWHS204 and ICTTEN208

Course Delivery

The course will start with an induction, ICTWHS204 is the first unit that the learners has to complete online self paced. Upon completing the unit, further units would be released for self study and completing the informal quizzes before you attend 5 days of online + face-to-face training.

  • Complete 15-20 hours of pre-course work on Energy Space – Student Online Portal.
  • Attend 3 online sessions
  • 2 days of face-to-face class. Attendance is mandatory to obtain a certificate of completion.

Frontier applies only competency-based Assessment pathway for this course.

Learners will have the option to complete their assessments and provide a hard copy of their completed work.

The learning approaches used for this course may include:

  • Virtual Face to Face in groups using ZOOM online platform for theory
  • Classroom based Face to Face (due to Pandemic not in practice)
  • Hands on Practical onsite in Frontier Campus ensuring COVID protocol are complied.

Course Outcome

Licensing agreement with Australia Communications and Media Authority (The ACMA).

On successful completion of the course, learners would be able to apply for their Open Registration License as outlined under Licensing requirements. Upon successful completion of this course, individuals who have three hundred sixty (360) hours of authentic telecommunications cabling experience and meet the course prerequisites, will have constructed the skills and knowledge required to apply for an ACMA Open Cabler Registration. 

*Please note, the Open Cabling Registration is issued by one of the five ACMA approved registrars and NOT Frontier.

Course Duration

Pre-online study


5 days online + face-to-face classes will include lectures, discussions, practice, and summative assessments.

  • 15-20 hours pre-course work in Energy Space
  • 2 days face-to-face class
  • 3 online sessions

Intake Dates – Frontier Institute of Technology offers regular intakes. Please inquire with the Student Administration regarding intake dates. 

How To Apply

If you are looking at this section, chances are that you are either certain or quite close to deciding to pursue this qualification! 

To simplify the enrolment process and provide support, contact our enrolment team.

First Point of ContactMichael Xiberras
Office Hours9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays

  Short Courses – Indicative Course Fees

At Frontier, we have kept our enrolment process easy and quick. 

Step 1: Submit your enrolment form

Step 2: Immediately receive an email confirmation along with links to complete your LLN test and pre-training review.

Step 3: Our Student Support or our Trainer and Assessor will contact you prior to confirming the enrolment.

Step 4: On finalising the pre-training review outcome, we will send you the invoice.

Step 5: After we receive the payment, we will send you a confirmation of your enrolment.


Congratulations! You can begin your course and it will be our ongoing endeavour to make your experience with us as smooth and memorable as we can. 

Student support and other policies

The following policies and procedures are currently in effect. Please click the link below to view and download the policy.

If you require further information, please contact student admin on 1300 625 102

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