Advanced Diploma of Information Technology Telecommunications Network Engineering

VET Course Code: ICT60220  CRICOS Code: TBA

Our Advanced Diploma of Information Technology strengthens the credentials of students who previously earned a Diploma in this field. It takes you to the next level with industry-specific units for Telecommunications Network Engineering specialisation.

At a Glance

Delivery

Online
Campus

Campus

Canberra
Gold Coast

Duration

40 wk tuition
+ 12 wk holidays
= 52 weeks

Intakes

Weekly

Industry Trends

Government projections show that by 2024 the number of jobs for this profession will grow by 18% in Canberra, and by 26% on the Gold Coast*.

*Statistics on projected employment growth are available on the Labour Market Information Portal at https://lmip.gov.au/.

Potential Income

The Fair Work Ombudsman and Payscale report income for the roles this qualification is suited to ranges from $74,000-$210,000 comprised of salary and bonuses, based on hours and performance.

Career Prospects

Successful completion of this qualification may provide career opportunities as:

  • ICT Support Officer
  • Web Developer/Administrator
  • Computer Network Professional
  • ICT Systems Administrator
  • Hardware Technician
  • ICT Customer Support Officer

Course Details

EXPAND YOUR SKILLS TO MANAGE INFORMATION AND SECURITY IN A NETWORKED WORLD.

With our specialisation of Telecommunications Network Engineering, you will learn how to design, implement, and manage the various telecommunication networks used in an organisation. These networks include data networks, such as the Internet, voice networks, such as conference calling technology, and video communication, such as video conference calls.

Course Fees

Offshore Fee

$12,000

Enrolment Fee: $250
Materials Fee: $450

Discounts may apply. Ask your Education Agent about our latest scholarships and multi-course packages.

Onshore Fee

$9,500

Enrolment Fee: $250
Materials Fee: $450

Discounts may apply. Ask your Education Agent about our latest scholarships and multi-course packages.

Entry Requirements

Minimum Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (or foreign equivalent). Minimum age 18 unless you are enrolling directly from Year 12 aged 17. All students under 18 must provide evidence of a Homestay arrangement and signed permission from a parent or legal guardian. Minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (overall band) or equivalent by Pearson, Cambridge, or TOEFL.

Prior to commencement, international students intending to travel to Australia must secure a student visa or temporary graduate visa. Where a student has received a CoE and visa but cannot travel to Australia, the course may commence online. Students may choose to undertake the course online outside Australia with no visa and no Certificate of Enrolment (CoE), to build a bank of AQF credits (#QualBanking) before applying for a student or temporary graduate visa.

Students will submit a pre-training assessment review to assess if the course is appropriate for their interests and abilities, plus an LLN test to determine learner needs. Additional requirements will be arranged at this point.

Units of Study

In order to achieve the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology, students must satisfactorily complete 16 units of competency: 6 core units plus 10 elective units

Core Units

BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level
ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics, and privacy in ICT environments
ICTSAD609 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment

Elective Units

ICTNPL413 Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry
ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks
ICTPMG613 Manage ICT project planning
ICTTEN615 Manage network traffic
ICTTEN622 Produce ICT network architecture designs
ICTCYS608 Perform cyber security risk assessments
ICTCYS604 Implement best practices for identity management
ICTICT611 Develop ICT Strategic Business plan
ICTCLD601 Develop cloud computing strategies for businesses
ICTCLD602 Manage information security compliance of cloud service deployment

Additional Information

Course Delivery

The Capital College materials fee provides all required texts for this course, plus access to our student portal and online tools. The sequencing of delivery is:

  1. Reading course texts (online) and other learning materials;
  2. Attending face-to-face classes (currently replaced by webinars);
  3. Attending to online quizzes and case studies;
  4. Applying learning in context outside of the classroom;
  5. Online forums for information.

The following learning techniques are employed:

  1. Trainer presentations & demonstrations;
  2. Individual tasks;
  3. Contextualised case studies;
  4. Quizzes;
  5. Research;
  6. Role-plays; and
  7. Practical group work.

RPL & Credit Transfer

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

You may be eligible for RPL if you have sufficient life or work experience to meet the requirements of one or more whole units of competency within this qualification. A fee will be quoted on application.

We recognise all Australian Qualification Framework Certificates and Statements of Attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations in Australia. You will need to provide the original Certificate or Statement of Attainment (or a certified copy).
We charge no fee on applications for Credit Transfer under National Recognition. All applications for RPL or Credit Transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.

RPL assessment attracts a fee for the assessment of each unit.

Assessments

Assessment will take place at a Capital College campus, or online.

Written projects will be completed by students in their own time.

All activities will be conducted by duly accredited assessors.

Assessors will provide detail of all assessment requirements in advance.

Three assessment attempts will be provided, with support. If satisfactory competence is not observed, the student may be advised to enrol in further relevant training.

What to Study Next?

Upon successful completion of the 16 units of competency in this course, students will be issued the Advanced Diploma of Information Technology qualification.

If a student does not complete the full qualification but has successfully achieved units, a Statement of Attainment will be issued, indicating the units completed. Graduates may be eligible for credit towards a university and/or guaranteed entry to a top Australian University.

Capital College has also secured articulation pathways with several leading higher education institutes- learn more and check out our list of partner universities.

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