Nationally Recognised
Training
Course Duration
104 weeks
Study Mode
Classroom
Course Overview

This ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering reflects the role a technical specialist with high level skills and knowledge in telecommunications and information technology networks using internet protocol (IP) systems who can:

  • forecast network growth for enterprise network planning
  • design and manage IP based network telecommunications equipment
  • implement convergence technologies in enterprise telecommunications networks
  • design and manage optical and wireless network telecommunications architectures for high speed broadband capability.
Entry Requirements

International Students

  • Minimum 18 years of age.

Academic Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Year 12, (High School Certificate (HSC) OR equivalent), OR a Diploma OR equivalent OR be a mature age.

English Requirements:

It is essential that international students must exhibit a strong command of the English language. Undertaken one of the following English Language Tests and met the minimum score.

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 5.5 in the Academic section and no band less than 5.0 for the other sections.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-Based Test must have scored 46 or higher.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) must have scored 42 or higher.
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) ESOL test must have score 162 or higher.
  • Evidence that English is the medium of instruction at the student’s school and has been for the last two (2) years. The student has a satisfactory grade in the language.

If the student does not have current proof of one of the above listed English Language Tests, they will be required to take an English Placement Test administered by Skills Australia Institute (SAI). The student’s Education Agent can manage the English Proficiency Exam on behalf of SAI.

Australian Permanent Residents

  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Successful completion of Year 12, (High School Certificate (HSC) OR equivalent), OR a Diploma OR equivalent OR be a mature age.

English Requirement:

  • Students need to demonstrate that they have a proficiency in English and a basic understanding of Maths. For students who cannot supply documented proof on their academic and English language proficiency, they will be required to sit a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test prior to a place being offered in the course.
Course Modules/units
Unit Code Unit Title
ICTPMG610 Develop a project management plan
ICTPMG611 Prepare a detailed design brief
ICTSUS601 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects
ICTTEN611 Produce an ICT network architecture design
ICTNWK517 Determine best-fit topology for a wide area network
ICTNWK518 Design an enterprise wireless local area network
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
BSBWHS504 Manage WHS risks
ICTOPN601 Manage optical ethernet transmission
Intake Dates
  • 2020: 12 Oct, 16 Nov
  • 2021: 11 Jan, 01 Feb, 12 Apr, 17 May, 12 Jul, 11 Oct
Course Duration

104 weeks Four (4) Semester = 26 weeks each Consisting of:

  • Eight (8) Terms of Study = 10 weeks each, plus
  • A Three (3) week break at the end of each Term = 24 weeks
Course Cost
Course Location
Perth Campus
10 Victoria Avenue, Perth WA – 6000
Adelaide Campus
Level 1, East 50 Grenfell Street, Zurich House, Adelaide SA – 5000
Career Opportunities

After successfully completing the ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering, students, will be able to work in the following job roles:

  • Telecommunications Network administrator
  • Telecommunications Network Planner
  • Telecommunications Network Designer
  • Telecommunications Technical Officer
  • Telecommunications Technologist
Assessment

The Assessment Process is based on the principles of competency-based training. The performance of learners is assessed on their ability to perform the task(s) to industry standards. In order to ensure the principles of validity are upheld variety of learning styles and a range of assessment strategies are used.

Assessment for each unit of competency will be through a combination of classroom based and work placement tasks. Classroom based assessments include but are not limited to:

  • Classroom Exercises
  • Assignments
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Group Activities
  • Projects
  • Verbal and/or Written Questions

Students are advised well in advance of the assessment activities and a student may put forward for consideration, any special needs they may have. The assessment criterion is documented in all units and workbooks. Dates of the assessments are provided on the first day of class along with a timetable. Students may be assessed by a combination of continuous assessments and examinations. Continuous assessments may be based on competencies and marks or a combination of both.

Payment Option

Payment Options

If you wish to accept the offer, you need to sign the Acceptance of Offer form together with the minimum payment of fees. You can use the following payment methods:

  • Cash or EFTPOS in person at SAI’s Perth campus
  • Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard) via PayPal on the student invoice

We accept credit card payments (Visa or MasterCard only) and a 1% surcharge will be added to the total amount. You can download our Credit Card Authorisation form HERE

Bank draft or money order payable to “Skills Australia Institute” and send to SAI’s Perth campus (all bank drafts must be in $AUD Australian dollars to an Australian bank)

Electronic Bank transfer (Telegraphic Transfer) from an overseas bank account

Bank Account Details:

Name of Bank: Commonwealth Bank
Branch Address: 413 Albany Highway
Victoria Park WA 6100
Australia
Account Name: Excellent Accounts Pty Ltd ( Skills Australia Institute )
BSB: 066128
Account Number: 10626125
SWIFT Code for International Transfer: CTBAAU2S (For International Transfer Only)

Note:

All fees must be paid in Australian dollars. Please put your full name or invoice number as reference. An official receipt will be sent to you once your payment is verified. To confirm your payment, please email a copy of the bank transfer receipt to info@skillsaustralia.edu.au

Further Studies

Successful completion of the ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering will lay a foundation for successful students to into higher education qualifications in telecommunications and information technology networks.

Note: Study pathways may include qualifications or courses that may not be offered at Skills Australia Institute.

This ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering reflects the role a technical specialist with high level skills and knowledge in telecommunications and information technology networks using internet protocol (IP) systems who can:

  • forecast network growth for enterprise network planning
  • design and manage IP based network telecommunications equipment
  • implement convergence technologies in enterprise telecommunications networks
  • design and manage optical and wireless network telecommunications architectures for high speed broadband capability.

International Students

  • Minimum 18 years of age.

Academic Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Year 12, (High School Certificate (HSC) OR equivalent), OR a Diploma OR equivalent OR be a mature age.

English Requirements:

It is essential that international students must exhibit a strong command of the English language. Undertaken one of the following English Language Tests and met the minimum score.

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 5.5 in the Academic section and no band less than 5.0 for the other sections.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-Based Test must have scored 46 or higher.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) must have scored 42 or higher.
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) ESOL test must have score 162 or higher.
  • Evidence that English is the medium of instruction at the student’s school and has been for the last two (2) years. The student has a satisfactory grade in the language.

If the student does not have current proof of one of the above listed English Language Tests, they will be required to take an English Placement Test administered by Skills Australia Institute (SAI). The student’s Education Agent can manage the English Proficiency Exam on behalf of SAI.

Australian Permanent Residents

  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Successful completion of Year 12, (High School Certificate (HSC) OR equivalent), OR a Diploma OR equivalent OR be a mature age.

English Requirement:

  • Students need to demonstrate that they have a proficiency in English and a basic understanding of Maths. For students who cannot supply documented proof on their academic and English language proficiency, they will be required to sit a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test prior to a place being offered in the course.
Unit Code Unit Title
ICTPMG610 Develop a project management plan
ICTPMG611 Prepare a detailed design brief
ICTSUS601 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects
ICTTEN611 Produce an ICT network architecture design
ICTNWK517 Determine best-fit topology for a wide area network
ICTNWK518 Design an enterprise wireless local area network
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
BSBWHS504 Manage WHS risks
ICTOPN601 Manage optical ethernet transmission
  • 2020: 12 Oct, 16 Nov
  • 2021: 11 Jan, 01 Feb, 12 Apr, 17 May, 12 Jul, 11 Oct

104 weeks Four (4) Semester = 26 weeks each Consisting of:

  • Eight (8) Terms of Study = 10 weeks each, plus
  • A Three (3) week break at the end of each Term = 24 weeks
Perth Campus
10 Victoria Avenue, Perth WA – 6000
Adelaide Campus
Level 1, East 50 Grenfell Street, Zurich House, Adelaide SA – 5000

After successfully completing the ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering, students, will be able to work in the following job roles:

  • Telecommunications Network administrator
  • Telecommunications Network Planner
  • Telecommunications Network Designer
  • Telecommunications Technical Officer
  • Telecommunications Technologist

The Assessment Process is based on the principles of competency-based training. The performance of learners is assessed on their ability to perform the task(s) to industry standards. In order to ensure the principles of validity are upheld variety of learning styles and a range of assessment strategies are used.

Assessment for each unit of competency will be through a combination of classroom based and work placement tasks. Classroom based assessments include but are not limited to:

  • Classroom Exercises
  • Assignments
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Group Activities
  • Projects
  • Verbal and/or Written Questions

Students are advised well in advance of the assessment activities and a student may put forward for consideration, any special needs they may have. The assessment criterion is documented in all units and workbooks. Dates of the assessments are provided on the first day of class along with a timetable. Students may be assessed by a combination of continuous assessments and examinations. Continuous assessments may be based on competencies and marks or a combination of both.

Payment Options

If you wish to accept the offer, you need to sign the Acceptance of Offer form together with the minimum payment of fees. You can use the following payment methods:

  • Cash or EFTPOS in person at SAI’s Perth campus
  • Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard) via PayPal on the student invoice

We accept credit card payments (Visa or MasterCard only) and a 1% surcharge will be added to the total amount. You can download our Credit Card Authorisation form HERE

Bank draft or money order payable to “Skills Australia Institute” and send to SAI’s Perth campus (all bank drafts must be in $AUD Australian dollars to an Australian bank)

Electronic Bank transfer (Telegraphic Transfer) from an overseas bank account

Bank Account Details:

Name of Bank: Commonwealth Bank
Branch Address: 413 Albany Highway
Victoria Park WA 6100
Australia
Account Name: Excellent Accounts Pty Ltd ( Skills Australia Institute )
BSB: 066128
Account Number: 10626125
SWIFT Code for International Transfer: CTBAAU2S (For International Transfer Only)

Note:

All fees must be paid in Australian dollars. Please put your full name or invoice number as reference. An official receipt will be sent to you once your payment is verified. To confirm your payment, please email a copy of the bank transfer receipt to info@skillsaustralia.edu.au

Successful completion of the ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering will lay a foundation for successful students to into higher education qualifications in telecommunications and information technology networks.

Note: Study pathways may include qualifications or courses that may not be offered at Skills Australia Institute.

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