FETC: Telecommunication Network Operations

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The Telecommunication Network Operations qualification will equip a person to perform functions in the Network Operations environment within the telecommunications Industry. Telecommunications covers a wide range of specialization areas. These areas are, Management and surveillance of Information and Communication Technology Networks, Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol Networks Operations, Installation and Maintenance of Customer Premises Equipment, Operation of Telecommunications Transport Systems, Maintenance of Telecommunication Cables, Installation of Telecommunication Cables, Operation of Telecommunication Lines and Installation of Network Elements.


This qualification runs over 12 months and includes 44 days of instructor-led (virtual classroom) training. For physical classroom options please contact us.

Target Audience

Persons who are pursuing a career in the telecommunication industry and seeking a specialisation in any of the specialization areas covered by the 8 elective clusters. The Telecommunication Network Operations qualification enables learners to perform first-line installation, operations, and maintenance in the disciplines listed above


Learning Outcomes

A learner will be able to:

  1. List and explain the elements that comprise a current and a next-generation telecommunication network.
  2. Explain the uses of telecommunication protocols and telecommunication principles.
  3. Explain the characteristics and benefits of available telecommunications products and services in both the commodity and value-added (VAS) ranges.
  4. Commission, maintain, diagnose faults, and repair telecommunication equipment.
  5. Function in the workforce management and network management environment.


  • The fundamental modules to a total of 56 credits are mandatory
  • The Core Modules to a total of 65 credits are mandatory
  • Require that the learner obtain all the credits in the chosen elective cluster.
  • Any learner wishing to be assessed to achieve credits in respect of any of the unit standards specified in this qualification may arrange for an RPL assessment.
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