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Private IT Telecommunications Engineer Level 3





Course Summary

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Our affordable Level 3 Telecommunications Engineer BTEC qualification is the next step for our level 2 qualified learners on the way to their new career in telecoms. This course delves into greater detail on the topics covered in the level 2 and gives students the opportunity to try out new skills in the same manner as the level 2. On completion, you will be fully qualified to undertake copper and fibre optic cable installation projects to the current industry standards and codes of best practice.

This course will provide a top up of technical knowledge and professional skills to the level 2 course and ensure you are ready to enter the industry as a telecoms engineer.


Technical Skills

Qualified learners will understand the properties, structures and components included in fibre optics telecoms networks. They will be able to prepare, install and maintain fibre optic cable components and understand the quality standards required when installing fibre in people’s homes.

Qualified learners will be able to use industry test equipment to the testing standard BSEN 50346. Learners are trained in MOD tap testing and in tone and probe to identify faults in the copper network to allow for a speedy solution to be found.

On completion, you will have knowledge of basic principles in telecommunications covering simplex, duplex and semi duplex communications, OHM’s Law and binary code. You’ll have trained the theory and practiced new techniques on our specially designed practical cabinets.

In addition, we ensure learners also have a good understanding of network cabling UTP, STP and FTP, cable management and working out Decibel Loss from TX to RX.


Course Structure

We start with the components, properties and essential knowledge needed to work on copper and fibre optic telecommunications networks. Then we teach learners how to work safely, at the standard expected by employers. We support theory learning with hands-on practice with the tools and components. Our students learn how to test for faults in a network and make fixes. Our tutors walk learners through a typical job application process and help with CV writing and interview preparation. Our internal team liaise with end employers and give successful learners an exit interview to ensure they’re ready to start their new career.


Routes to employment

You will be able to carry out tasks such as planning an installation to meet customer requirements and be capable of working alone or in a team to meet all customer expectations. We provide training that ensures completion of work to a high standard including a comprehensive customer hand over, before finalising all reports from Risk assessments to sign off paperwork.

This program is a must for learners who are looking to enter a telecom engineering career with recognised qualifications and certification. It’s a continuation of our level 2 qualification, delving into greater detail of the theory and giving learners greater experience with practical hands-on learning.

Our tutors are experienced with the UK telecom industry, working with some well-known providers in their areas of operation. We encourage our learners to capitalise on the tutors experience and take advice on how to apply for various telecommunications roles. We provide CV review and application help during the course and are always happy to provide referrals to our successful learners to support their applications.


Read more about this Level 3 Telecommunications BTEC from Pearson


Potential Career Pathways in Telecoms:

  • Telecommunications engineer
  • Cyber Security Technician
  • Business Analyst
  • Computer Games Designer
  • Computer Games Technical Support person
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Computer Service Technician
  • Internet/Web Professional
  • IT Product Developer
  • IT Technical Sales Specialist
  • IT Trainer
  • Telecommunications Technician
Course Level

Level 3

Start Date


Course Duration

8 Weeks

Training Method

Classroom Based

Course Features

Systems Architecture, Analysis, & Design

Copper and Fibre Installation

Professionalism & Industry Standards

Planning, Implementation and Maintenance of IPTV Delivery Systems

IT/Technology Solution Testing

Health and Safety

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