ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Specialisation in Telecommunications Network Engineering)

Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering)

Course Code: ICT60220
CRICOS Code: 105626D
Delivery mode: On Campus
Course Duration: 2 years
Location: Sydney Campus




Increase in demand for IT skills in 5 years




Job postings in 2nd quarter of 2020




Jobs will be automated in the next three years


The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology – Specialisation (Telecommunications Network Engineering) qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) and telecommunication who have significant experience in specialised telecommunications technical skills, computer networking skills, network architecture and design skills or managerial and ICT project management skills. 
Individuals in these roles carry out complex tasks in a telecommunications and IP network specialist field, working independently or in teams, and architecture and design of an IP network. They apply their skills across a wide range of ICT and telecommunications solutions and designs and project implementation. 

The Advanced Diploma of IT with a specialisation in Telecommunications Network Engineering focuses on telecommunications infrastructure targeting medium and large enterprises.

It teaches the fundamentals of:
• Networking
• Security
• Network Architecture and Design
• Project management

Students will also learn router/switch technology, securing and configuring enterprise level devices and communication networks, planning, and implementing trouble shooting and improving the IP networks.

Additionally, graduates will be proficient in information security to apply secure parameters and secure end points.  There are advanced topics such as network architecture and design, and post implementation network management and regulations.

Graduates of this course can expect to work in roles such as: 

• Telecommunications Technical Officer
• Telecommunications Network Administrator
• Telecommunications Network Planner
• Telecommunications Network Designer
• Senior Network Engineer
• IP Network Engineer
• IP Network Solution Designer
• Network Architect

Design, build and test network servers
ICTTEN622Produce ICT network architecture designs 
BSBXCS402Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
ICTNWK612Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks 
ICTPMG613Manage ICT project planning 
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
ICTTEN615 Manage network traffic
BSBCRT611Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
ICTNPL413Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry 
ICTSAS530Use network tools 
ICTNWK543Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTNWK542Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTCYS604Implement best practices for identity management
ICTSAD609Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment
ICTICT618Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
ICTICT608Interact with clients on a business level

Every student will have an initial interview to assess their individual learning needs and their language, literacy and numeracy skills. Additionally, students will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent
  • IELTS 6.0 English language equivalence if a non-native English speaker
  • Be aged over 17 for Domestic Students and over 18 for International Students.

Blended learning – 33% online and 67% face-to-face learning.

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