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 practices. 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 a 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 on 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 online due to the practical nature and assessment requirements to ensure competency.

    You can find all of the cabling courses here.

    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.

    View all available training courses on the GSMA Portal.

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Graduation for MCM students 17 November 2023

A total of 19 students graduated the MCM programme in 2023. The graduation ceremony was initially set for October 20th but at the last minute it was delayed to November 17th at the request of the Rwanda government. These changes unfortunately meant that only 4 students were able to meet the new date. Prof. Steve Capewell our Vice Chairman did attend on 20th October and he is shown here meeting Liban Abdulkadir Kassim from Somalia in Kigali where they both attended the MWC23 conference in Kigali held on the same date as the original graduation. Thanks to GSMA a UKTA member for inviting us.

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BT/Openreach Reward

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New Book! Telecommunications Law

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"ITU and UKTA have helped people to have the skills required to live and work in today’s digital society. Our partnership will go a long way in facilitating the achievements of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. I also want to congratulate Professor David Mellor, former Chairman of UKTA whom we have awarded a personal Achievement Award. He has touched many lives particularly for people in least developed countries where he tirelessly provided scholarships." Mr Brahima Sanou, Director Telecommunication Development Bureau, ITU