Electrical and Telecommunications Trades Assistant

Electrical or Telecommunications Trades Assistants assist Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers to install and maintain electrical and telecommunications systems.

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    Overview

    Electrical or Telecommunications Trades Assistants assist Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers to install and maintain electrical and telecommunications systems.

    Day-to-day

    • installs, maintains, repairs and diagnoses malfunctions of electrical or telecommunications systems
    • to conform with regulations and safety requirements
    • performs a range of manual tasks such as digging, lifting, cutting and laying cable to assist trade workers.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become an Electrical and Telecommunications Trades Assistant

    • You can work as an Electrical or Telecommunications Trades Assistant without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in electrical or telecommunications might be helpful.

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