Communications technician

What is a communications technician?

Communications technicians are responsible for installing, commissioning and maintaining equipment used for the transmission and reception of voice, image and data signals. For example, you may be installing two-way radios in substations or helping with installations in cars.

To be a communications technician, you need a Certificate lll in Electronics and Communications (UEE30911).

What’s required for the role?

To apply you must be 17 years or older at the time of starting your apprenticeship with us and have at least one of the following:

  • completed Year 12 and passed Senior Maths A or General Maths, English and a Science subject is highly advantageous, or
  • completed equivalent pre-vocational studies including a Certificate II in Electrotechnology, or
  • have relevant work experience.

When can I apply?

You can apply for an apprenticeship when we’re advertising for applicants, which usually happens about twice a year.

Visit our latest intake webpage to see if we’re advertising apprenticeships right now.

Got any more questions?

If you still have questions, you might find answers on our FAQs webpage , or you can contact one of our Apprentice Management Team members:

T: 1800 262 353