Telecommunication Systems (2730)

About these qualifications

These qualifications are designed for individuals who are seeking a career as a technician in the telecommunications industry. It recognises that telecommunications, computing and information technology have merging skills and is also suitable for preparation for a wider range of jobs in the field of electronic communications.

Who are they for

This qualification is suitable for learners who are already working in the telecommunications industry and who want to gain an internationally recognised qualification. It is also suitable for people who want to get into the industry.

General Information

Available in following countries

  • International

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Information & documentation

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What's involved in delivering this course?

Assessment type: Written examination or online test and practical assignment

For Learners

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What's involved in studying this course?
Most of the practical skills and knowledge can be learned in the training centre and the practical assignments have been designed for completion as part of the training programme. Work experience can be used to provide access to telecommunications equipment in day-to-day use, but it is not a requirement for this qualification.
What careers can this lead to?
  • International Telecommunications Network Manager
  • Network Planner
  • Radio Systems Design Engineer
  • Satellite Communications Engineer
  • Systems Production Supervisor.