Open Cable

Open Cable Registration

PERPETUAL LEARNING INSTITUTE offers a comprehensive range of courses that enable the industry to efficently and effectively construct and certify communication networks

ACMA Registration Endorsement
On successful completion of this course attendees will be provided with the required documentation to apply to an ACMA accreditited organisation to obtain a cabling licence

Course Overview

This course is designed for individuals looking to start a career within the Telecommunications industry (customer premise or cable network). Attendees will be exposed to a range of modules relating to customer premises telephony cabling including Telecommunications, Security Systems, and Fire Protection.

On completion, learners will be issued with a Statement of Attainment. To become an ACMA accredited cabling registrar, this certificate must be submitted in conjunction with completing 360 hours of supervised practical cabling fieldwork, to obtain an Open Registration licence.


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Course Outilne

Overview of Open Registration


  • Understanding and adhering to work, health and safety, and environment policy and procedures;
  • Applying electrical skills across a range of telecommunication functions;
  • Detailing the ACMA cabling licence requirements;
  • Understanding the mandatory ACMA technical standards;
  • Understanding the composition of a Telephone Cabling System;
  • Installing all facility cabling and backbone cabling;
  • Recognising the requirement of a Telecommunications Reference conductor;
  • Understanding the correct methods of potential bonding according to the ACMA Technical Standards;
  • Terminating cables;
  • Installing cabling from socket to socket within a customer premises;
  • Test Telephone Cabling Systems prior delivery to the client;
  • Recognising and updating cabling records correctly.
Course Assessment


  • Theoretical assessment
  • Practical assessment

Course Information

Course Locations:

Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Hobart, Canberra, Cairns, Brisbane, Darwin and Perth

Location and timing will be advised at enrolment

Class Size:  10 - 12 Students

Duration:    6 Days (2 days for pre-requisite units; 4 days for remaining units)

Learners are required to complete a portfolio of evidence to achieve certification of Units of Competency listed below. Included: All materials used for practical exercises, technical manuals for each attendee, test equipment, emulation environment. 1 week phone support.

  Units of Competency provided by PLI-16-655
Unit Code Unit Name
ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures
ICTTEN201 Use electrical skills in telecommunications work
ICTCBL236 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule
ICTCBL237 Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Open Rule

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As of July 1, 2017 Perpetual Learning Institute Pty.Ltd (previously known as Celemetrix Training), was rebranded as a stand-alone entity in order to provide a more dedicated Training focus; and ultimately a more rewarding customer experience.