Practical training courses delivered by accredited partners covering a wide range of technical telecommunications disciplines

Practical Training Courses

To encourage continuous professional development, UKTA accredits courses from third party providers. Both the GSMA and Cable Training provide a range of high quality and well received courses which reference real-world examples to highlight best practice. The practical courses help professionals, policymakers and regulators understand the implications of different approaches and techniques, and how they can affect the delivery of telecommunications and ICTs. If you are interested in becoming an UKTA Accredited partner, please contact us.

  • Cable Training

    Cable Telecommunications Training Services (CTTS) is the UK’s largest independent telecommunications training provider delivering courses to British Telecom and blue chip companies around the world. The CTTS’s UKTA accredited portfolio of practical, cutting edge courses provide engineers with the necessary skills to build modern broadband optical networks.

    CTTS’s international training centre provides unrivalled facilities with realistic working environments including both underground and overhead network simulation that can be adapted for delivery methods worldwide.

    All courses provide certified training and meet international standards. They are instructor-led and are practically based with state of the art equipment and tooling enabling candidates to have the practical skills to meet the requirements to meet quality assured networks. The courses are not offered on-line due to the practical nature and assessment requirements to ensure competency.

    Top Cable Training courses

    You can browse the top cable courses offered using the links below. All of our courses are delivered by certified trainers to international standards.

  • GSMA

    The GSMA closely analyses mobile telecommunications/ICT policy and regulation and their effects worldwide. The Capacity Building programme’s in-house experts have used this knowledge to create high-quality short training courses which reference real-world examples to highlight best practice. Offered both as face-to-face classes and online for remote learning, GSMA courses help policymakers and regulators understand the implications of different approaches and how they can affect the delivery of mobile services to their citizens.

    GSMA face-to-face courses vary in length from one to three days and are delivered in many countries through partnerships with reputable international organisations. Face-to-face courses are also delivered on-site at Ministry or regulatory authority offices. All GSMA courses are also available online via the GSMA Capacity Building eLearning portal, which allows remote study from anywhere in the world, through a PC, tablet or mobile.

    All GSMA courses, both face-to-face and online, are free of charge, subject to availability.

    Top GSMA courses

    GSMA offer a broad range of telecommunications qualifications. You can use the links below to browse the details of the top GSMA courses on offer.

News and resources

BT/Openreach Reward

Cable Telecommunications Training Services (CTTS) is a UKTA Accredited training provider who has won an award from BT/Openreach. CTTS is a Tier 1 supplier for Openreach External training demand, delivering training to Openreach’s direct employees and accreditation of is suppliers licensing to work on the Openreach One Fibre Network.

This includes Physical Infrastructure Access (PIA) scheme allowing Communications Providers to use Openreach infrastructure to build their networks. The award from Openreach Learning and Development was based upon CTTS outstanding performance 2019/20 training of over 3000 engineers, Quality of delivery, Flexibility and responsiveness of the business.

Pictured is Martyn Cook receiving the award on behalf of the CTTS from Richard May Senior Manager, L&D Business Planning – Openreach L&D.

New Book! Telecommunications Law

Professors Ian Lloyd and David Mellor OBE have published a new edition of their book on Telecommunications Law. Published by Sweet and Maxwell, the book is available from

https://www.wildy.com/isbn/9780414070363/telecommunications-law-3rd-ed-hardcover-sweet-maxwell-ltd

https://www.waterstones.com/book/telecommunications-law/professor-ian-lloyd/professor-david-mellor/9780414070363

Telecommunications Law

Graduation at the University of Rwanda

8th November 2019. Huye, Rwanda

Attending the 6th graduation ceremony for The University of Rwanda are four of the 10 successful MCM Graduates for 2019 accompanied by Prof. Steve Capewell our Vice Chairman. From Left to Right: Goodluck Kam’bwemba, Chioma Stella Ibe, David Asiwome Kweku Gowu and Alexis Bigirimana. David was also presented with the prize for UKTA Student of the Year 2019 the just released 3rd edition of Telecommunications Law written by Prof. David Mellor retired Chairman of UKTA and Prof. Ian Lloyd currently UKTA Director and lecturer of the LRPECS module.

A full list of 2019 MCM Graduates below:

Susan Magdalene Nakanwagi – Uganda
David Asiwome Kweku Gowu – Ghana
Alexis Bigirimana – Rwanda
Chioma Stella Ibe – Nigeria
Mohammad Aqeb Kohistani – Afghanistan
Ibrahim Bbossa Kibuuka – Uganda
Micious Maziah Vincent Matsitsa – Malawi
Ebrima Suwareh – The Gambia
Thomas Gatkuoth Nyak – South Sudan
Goodluck Kam’bwemba – Malawi

"The whole experience of my MCM studies was rewarding. Without any hesitation I recommend the MCM to ICT professionals in both public and private sectors. Thank you UKTA for making this unique educational experience available and accessible to me." Abdalla Elfadil Fayet, General Manager and Company Secretary, MTN Sudan