At a Glance
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
FUTURE-PROOF YOUR CAREER WITH SKILLS FOR A NETWORKED WORLD
In the Diploma of Information Technology (ICT50220) with a 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.
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 ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology, students must satisfactorily complete 20 units of competency: 6 core units plus 14 elective units.
|ICTICT517||Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation|
|ICTICT532||Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments|
|BSBCRT512||Originate and develop concepts|
|BSBXCS402||Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices|
|BSBXTW401||Lead and facilitate a team|
|ICTSAS527||Manage client problems|
|ICTPMG505||Manage ICT projects|
|ICTICT519||Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications|
|ICTNPL413||Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry|
|ICTNWK423||Manage network and data integrity|
|ICTNWK541||Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services|
|ICTTEN519||Design network building projects|
|ICTSAS528||Review and develop ICT maintenance strategies|
|ICTICT526||Verify client business requirements|
|ICTWEB527||Research and apply emerging web technology trends|
|ICTSAD510||Minimise risk of new technologies to business solutions|
|ICTICT523||Gather data to identify business requirements|
|ICTICT524||Determine ICT strategies & solutions for organisations|
|ICTICT521||Select new technology models for business|
|ICTICT443||Work collaboratively in the ICT industry|
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:
- Reading course texts (online) and other learning materials;
- Attending face-to-face classes (currently replaced by webinars);
- Attending to online quizzes and case studies;
- Applying learning in context outside of the classroom;
- Online forums for information.
The following learning techniques are employed:
- Trainer presentations & demonstrations;
- Individual tasks;
- Contextualised case studies;
- Role-plays; and
- 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.
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?
Students who successfully complete this course may progress onto other courses such as our Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (ICT60220)
Upon successful completion of the 20 units of competency in this course, students will be issued the 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 upon request by the student, 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.