Restricted Cabler Registration
A person authorised to undertake any restricted cabling work, subject to the person holding a specialist broadband competency for any point-to-point data or co-axial cabling work undertaken in the home or small office environment.
|ICTCBL236 - Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule|
|ICTCMP202- Perform restricted customer premises broadband cabling work: ACMA Restricted Rule|
|ICTTEN201 - Use electrical skills in telecommunications work.|
|ICTWHS204 - Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures|
Blended (Face to Face & Online)
The total fee is $400
Subject to subsection (2), the following cabling work is restricted cabling work:
(a) Cabling work (including aerial, underground, and broadband (data and coaxial) cabling work on private property):
(i) that is performed only in relation to a customer’s premises; and
(ii) in which the electrical supply voltage does not exceed typical domestic single-phase and three-phase electrical supply voltages; and
(iii) in which the customer cabling that is used terminates at the network boundary on a socket or network termination device;
(b) Cabling work in which customer cabling is connected to customer equipment;
(c) Cabling work that meets each of the following criteria:
(i) the work is performed only in relation to a customer’s premises;
(ii) the electrical supply voltage exceeds the typical domestic single‑phase and three-phase electrical supply voltages;
(iii) the supply voltages are identifiable by every person performing the cabling work;
(iv) the electrical power cables are inaccessible to any person performing the cabling work
Note 1: Domestic single-phase and three-phase electrical supply voltages are specified by the Australian Standard AS 60038-2012 or its replacement as existing from time to time.
Note 2: Section 4.6 sets out requirements that must be met if a cabling provider is performing restricted cabling work that relates to aerial cabling.
Note 3: An instrument made under section 407 of the Act may require a person who manufactures or imports customer cabling or customer equipment to apply to the cabling or equipment a label that indicates whether the cabling or equipment meets the requirements of the standards made under section 376 of the Act which are specified in the instrument.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to cabling work:
(a) performed between customer equipment and any of the following jumperable distributors or jumperable frames, and terminating at the distributor or frame:
(i) a Main Distribution Frame;
(ii) a Local Distributor;
(iii) a Floor Distributor;
(iv) a System Distribution Frame; or
(v) a Test Point Frame;
(b) involving cable pairs that are included in cable sheaths shared with other services; or
(c) performed between customer equipment and a patch panel, and terminating at the patch panel.
Examples of restricted cabling work:
Cabling work connected behind an alarm panel or modem (but not via a jumperable distributor, a jumperable frame or a patch panel).
Cabling work connected directly behind a Customer Switching System (but not via a jumperable distributor, a jumperable frame or a patch panel).
Cabling work for additional phone points (other than the first point) in a commercial, high rise or multi-storey building, if the service involved is a standard telephone service (but not via a jumperable distributor, a jumperable frame or a patch panel).
Cabling work for a home automation system (but not via a jumperable distributor, a jumperable frame or a patch panel).