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Qualification: Telecommunications engineer (no legal status)

Telecommunications engineer (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • communicate effectively and use technical terminology both in Slovene and in a foreign language,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the basics of business etiquette,
  • use ICT and relevant programming tools,
  • obtain information from technical documentation,
  • demonstrate familiarity with regulations relating to project design and quality assurance,
  • monitor new developments in the field,
  • systematically introduce changes in order to achieve new objectives,
  • read and analyse accounting statements and other reports,
  • study business outcomes,
  • formulate and adopt business decisions,
  • protect the company's assets against unauthorised persons,
  • take appropriate action in the event of workplace accidents,
  • responsibly plan and monitor measures for work in the occupational safety, fire safety and environmental protection fields.

(specific vocational competences)

  • demonstrate familiarity with the functioning of electronic communications systems and devices,
  • demonstrate knowledge of services in the electronic communications field,
  • advise customers on the selection of suitable electronic communications services,
  • select and plan communications services that are suitable for the circumstances,
  • design and construct telecommunications networks,
  • plan, design and document telecommunications networks and services,
  • build and install telecommunications infrastructure,
  • manage, organise and supervise project implementation,
  • administrate telecommunications systems,
  • manage and maintain electronic communications systems and devices,
  • diagnostics and troubleshooting in electronic communication systems and devices,
  • plan and implement quality assurance and security procedures for telecommunications systems and networks,
  • keep records, draft reports and archive documents,
  • market telecommunications services and devices.

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Higher Vocational Colleges

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is scored as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination); or
  • master craftsman/foreman/shop manager examination, three years' work experience and test in general education subjects at the level required for the vocational matura in secondary vocational education.

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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all compulsory modules, for a total of 91 credits: Business communication (19 credits), Standards and regulations (13 credits), Basics of telecommunications (28 credits), Electronic communication systems and Services (23 credits); Business economics (8 credits), one elective module consisting of 19 credits: Multimedia systems (19 credits), Electronic communications networks and devices (19 credits), Marketing and sales (19 credits); freely elective subject (5 credits) and degree thesis (5 credits).

NQF Level: 
6
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination); or
  • master craftsman/foreman/shop manager examination, three years' work experience and test in general education subjects at the level required for the vocational matura in secondary vocational education.
Ways to acquire: 

In order to complete the programme, students must complete all compulsory modules, for a total of 91 credits: Business communication (19 credits), Standards and regulations (13 credits), Basics of telecommunications (28 credits), Electronic communication systems and Services (23 credits); Business economics (8 credits), one elective module consisting of 19 credits: Multimedia systems (19 credits), Electronic communications networks and devices (19 credits), Marketing and sales (19 credits); freely elective subject (5 credits) and degree thesis (5 credits).