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Advanced Diploma Of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering)

104

Weeks

Course Duration

16

Units

of competency

TAS | NSW | VIC

Locations

Available

Advanced Diploma Of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering)

Course Overview

ICT60220 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering) reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have significant experience in specialist technical skills or managerial business and people management skills.

Individuals in these roles carry out complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, leading a team or a strategic direction of a business. They apply their skills across a wide range of industries and business functions or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).

The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

  • Telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.
Course Fees

$24,000*

Offshore Fee

$23,000*

Onshore Fee

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that international students with the highest level of formal qualification such as High School Year 12 (or equivalent) undertake ITC50220 – Diploma of Information Technology prior to enrolment into Advanced Diploma of Information Technology due to the complexity of the content delivered.

Students must be 18 years old and above.

Domestic RPL candidates:
Prior to commencing the RPL process, domestic RPL candidates are required to have relevant work experiences and/or any other evidence to match with the training package requirements.
English requirement:

A minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required.


For more information regarding the commonly acceptable types of English language proficiency evidence, along with the verification methods, please click here

Pre-requisites/Co-requisites

There are no prerequisites for this qualification.

Course Format

0
Core Units
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0
Elective Units
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0
Total Units
Core Unit CodeCore Unit Title
BSBCRT611Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
BSBTWK502Manage team effectiveness
BSBXCS402Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
ICTICT608Interact with clients on a business level
ICTICT618Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
ICTSAD609Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment
Elective Unit CodeElective Unit Title
Telecommunications network engineering specialisation
ICTNPL413Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry
ICTNWK612Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks
ICTPMG613Manage ICT project planning
ICTTEN615Manage network traffic
ICTTEN622Produce ICT network architecture designs
Telecommunications Network Engineering Networking
ICTNPL412Apply business acumen to network planning
ICTNWK546Manage network security
ICTNWK560Determine best-fit topologies for wide area networks
ICTNWK561Design enterprise wireless local area networks
Telecommunications Network Engineering General
ICTTEN621Design and configure IP-MPLS networks with virtual private network tunnelling
Description of licensing requirementsWork functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the ICT Information Communication Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Note

Students MUST have the following IT equipment prior to enrolling with Reach and will require a suitable study space for self-study, assessment activities or to participate in online classes.

1. Hardware requirements:

  • Desktop or laptop with the following recommended System Requirements:
    • Windows 7 (2009) or higher
    • Apple Macintosh OS X version 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or higher
  • A webcam, e.g. built-in to a laptop or a USB webcam.
  • Audio input and output suitable for video conferencing or online classes.
  • A headset or earbuds with a microphone is recommended. Speakers and a microphone can be acceptable but need to be tested to check they do not introduce echo into a video conference or online classes.
  • Photo/scan – a camera, e.g. on a mobile phone, can be required to scan and submit handwritten materials.

2. Software Requirements:

  • A web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari (Please note that Apple users will be required to install Google Chrome in order to use Microsoft Teams) that will allow students to:
    • Stream videos from YouTube-style sites (a student must be aware of his/her internet usage limits and costs);
    • Run word processing software such as Microsoft Teams, Word and PowerPoint;
    • Participate in virtual classrooms or online live streaming webinars (e.g., Microsoft Teams or Zoom). (for classes delivered online or via live-streaming webinar).
  • Reach will provide students with access to Reach’s Microsoft Office 365 software (i.e., Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), however:
    • Students may require administration rights to their computer in order to install additional software.
    • Students are strongly advised to install a suitable anti-virus program to protect their work.

3. Internet Requirements:

  • A reliable, high-speed broadband internet connection, with sufficient upload and download capacity. A Wi-Fi or mobile connection can be acceptable if it is adequately stable to perform well in a video conference or online classes;
  • Students will have access to Reach’s wireless connection during campus operating hours of 6:00am to 9:00pm Mon – Sat;
  • Community internet and computer access:
    • Public libraries offer free access to computers and the internet, although students may require a membership card or be required to pay a small charge. Students may need to book ahead if they wish to use library services. Students will also have access to printing and photocopying services on a pay per page basis. Most libraries also provide wireless hotspots and recharging stations at no cost for students using their own devices.

4. Other Information:

Reach encourages students to acquire the following skills and knowledge related to operating and maintaining an efficient online study environment:

  • Know how to install, use, and keep their computer’s internet browser and other software up to date (e.g. installing security updates)
  • Be proficient in connecting their laptop and/or mobile device to wireless networks either at Reach’s campus, your local library, or other locations
  • Ability to use a web camera and headset/microphone
  • Know how to use cloud storage (e.g. through Office 365 OneDrive)
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and other related software packages.

IT STUDENTS 

Students studying IT courses will have access to the Computer Lab during campus operating hours of 6:00am to 9:00pm Mon – Sat to complete assessments.

LEARNING RESOURCES

The following learning resources will be available to ensure learners are able to obtain and absorb the required skills and knowledge required prior to assessment:

Students are provided access to face to face training sessions including software programs and all other
resources required to complete the qualification in class.
Reach Community College also uses a range of training and assessment materials developed in-house with academic writers which includes a suite of Trainer & Assessor Guides as well as Student Guides, and case studies. Students are guided to where they can download relevant policies, procedures and documents relevant to the unit.

Staff and students will have access to:
• Learning and Assessment resources (e.g., learner’s workbook, learning material, additional reading, etc)
• Sufficient tables and chairs for all students
• Current version of the ICT Training Package
• Printer and scanner.
• Microsoft Office 365 software – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneDrive
• Computer (Ram 16 gb recommended 8gb minimum/ 256 gb hard drive min, Processor i3 or higher)
• Oracle vitrual box
• MS server 2016
• Eclipse latest
• Cisco Packet tracer 7.1 or higher
• Xampp
• sublime text or notepad ++
• Library resources (https://www.libraries.tas.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx)

Related Occupations

  • Knowledge Manager
  • eLearning Manager
  • Enterprise Application Integration Consultant
  • Enterprise Architecture Manager
  • Software Manager

Completion of a REACH qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.

Qualification Issued

Once the units of competency required in the training package for this qualification have been successfully completed, the student will be issued with an Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering) (ICT60220) and an academic transcript of all completed units within 30 calendar days. Students who successfully complete individual units of competency within the qualification, but not the qualification in its entirety will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment. This document contains a record of all completed units and will be available to students by the end of their course.

Reach Community College does not guarantee:

  • a successful education assessment outcome for the student or intending student; or
  • completion of a Reach Community College qualification will lead to an employment outcome; or
  • a learner will successfully complete a training product on its scope of registration; or
  • a training product can be completed in a manner which does not meet the requirements of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.

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Non-Tuition Fees

$200 (Handling Fee)
(No other charges or changes to Tuition Fees once paid)

VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT FEES
$500 – for each qualification in Community Services. Before commencing placement, students will be required to obtain mandatory documents at their own expense. Students will be notified of their placement via email, including when to obtain these documents, prior to commencing vocational placement.

Refund policy rules apply to Placement Fees. Please check our Refund Policy for more detailed information: https://reachcollege.edu.au/student-support/forms/

OSHC FEES
International students must have adequate health insurance while in Australia. It is a condition of your visa that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the full duration of your student visa. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is insurance to assist international students meet the costs of medical and hospital care while in Australia.