TELECOMMUNICATION CABLE DETECTION COURSE

🕴 Type In Person (Classroom)

⌛ Course Duration 3 Days Course (Theory, Practical and Assessment)

📅 Schedule 15 to 17 February 2022 (3 full days)

1 to 3 March 2022 (3 full days)

15 to 17 March 2022 (3 full days)

For participants who are interested to understand about detecting telecommunications cables, telecommunication Licensee's Earthworks Requirements and who would like to be licensed as TCDW by IMDA

Course Objective

  • Familiarization with Singapore telecommunication network

  • Legislations on Telecommunication Act and Cable Detection Workers

  • Definition of earthworks

  • Licensee's Earthworks Requirements

  • Trial pits

  • Identification of telecommunication manholes

  • Cable detection report

  • Case studies on cable damages

  • Cable detection techniques

  • Permit to work and Risk Assessment

  • Practical handling of cable locator

Minimum Qualifications

  • ITE's Industrial Technical Certificate, ITE's National Technical Certificate Grade 2, at least 3 'O' Levels Passes, Certificate in Pavement Construction Course, National Certificate in Construction Supervision Course or such other educational qualifications as may be accepted by IMDA.

  • At least one-year practical experience in building construction, building services, civil engineering or structural engineering construction

Course Details

Duration : 3 Days Course

Course fee : S$ 900 per participant ( Excluding GST )

Language : English

Location : 33 Ubi Ave 3, #05-37 Vertex (Tower A), Singapore 408868

PDU Points : 12

SDU Points : 20

Course Funding : Skills Development Fund (SDF) Available

Individual Sponsored

Course funding available to eligible Singapore Citizen and course fee payable after funding amount

SkillsFuture Credit can be used on top of course fee payable after funding amount


Company Sponsored

Course funding available to eligible Singapore Citizen and course fee payable after funding amount

Absentee Payroll claimable at $4.50 per hour and capped at maximum $100,000 claim from each company per year





  • Supported by Cable Detection Association

  • Only participants who have successfully completed this course can apply for the Telecommunication Cable Detection Worker's License (TCDW) (subject to approval by IMDA)