Field           Engineering and Technology


Revision of Telecommunications unit standards






Telecommunications – Service Delivery

18708, 27913, 27915, 27916, 30521


Connexis Infrastructure ITO has completed the revision of the unit standards listed above.


Date new versions published                                                               October 2021


Planned review date                                                                              December 2026




The purpose of this revision was to respond to changes in industry requirements identified by the telecommunications industry reference group.


The unit standard revision process involved consultation with organisations with consent to assess, the telecommunications industry and technical advisers during April and May 2021.  Industry feedback was received by email and actioned where appropriate.


Main changes


·      Guidance information, legislation, range statements, and definitions were updated to align with current industry requirements.

·      A definition for complex telecommunications networks was added to unit standard 18708.

·      Outcome 6 was removed from unit standard 18708 as it is no longer required.

·      Outcome 2 was removed from unit standard 27913 as it is no longer required.

·      A definition of basic knowledge was added to unit standards 27913 and 27915.