Advanced Diploma Of Telecommunications Network Engineering
Course Code: ICT60615 | CRICOS Code: 102349M

Faculty

Information Technology

Delivery Mode

Blended

Duration

104 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: ICT60615 | CRICOS Code: 102349M

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

  1. Design and manage IP based network telecommunications equipment.
  2. Forecast network growth for enterprise network planning
  3. Implement convergence technologies in enterprise telecommunications networks.
  4. Design and manage optical and wireless network telecommunications architectures for high speed broadband capability

This course is superseded.

PRE-REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS
No pre-requisite requirement for this qualification as per course training package.

Course Duration/Fee

Course Duration: 104 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $35,000 (Includes material, enrolment fee and lab training fee)
Enrolment Fee: AUD $ 350

Mode of Delivery

Blended (Face to Face + Online)

Intake Dates
5th April 20219th August 2021
10th May 20214th October 2021
5th July 20218th November 2021

*This course is available at Haymarket, Parramatta & Perth Campus.

Entry Requirement

The following are the Admission requirements of Lead college:

1. Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age
2. Must have completed Year 12 or equivalent
3. IELTS Overall 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 / TOEFL IBT 60 / PTE Academic
50 / CAE 169 / OET PASS/ GE Advanced Level/ MOI Certificate or equivalent or
Diploma level in Australian Qualification
4. Must complete an LLN Assessment – diagnostic process to identify if prospective
student required LLN Support
5.  Must complete the FaceCruit Interview test with Lead College Admissions
Officer

Assessment

Assessments include written questions, demonstration of tasks/techniques, group activities, in class activities, presentation, work based project, and research projects.

Award Requirements

Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive certificate of ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering. Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.

Career Pathway

This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:

  • Telecommunications technical officer or technologist 
  • Telecommunications field engineer
  • Telecommunications network designer
  • Network security manager
  • Network services administrator
  • IP based convergence integrator
Essential Information

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING RPL/ CREDIT TRANSFER

Lead College recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs. Lead College will accept and mutually recognise the qualifications and Statements of Attainment awarded by any other registered training organisation unless precluded by licensing requirements. We can also grant you Credit Transfer for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where skills and knowledge that you have gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training can be formally recognised.

During the entry process and interview stage LEAD College will discuss with you the process and options for RPL.  Suitability is often determined on how much experience you have in a certain area, your work history and previous training. If RPL is determined as a possibility for you, you will be provided with a kit that will guide you in working through each unit to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.

UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI) REQUIREMENT

USI is needed for all students studying with LEAD College. From 1 January 2015 for undertaking Nationally Recognised Training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation the students will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is available online and at no cost to the student. This USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed. Please see the official USI website https://www.usi.gov.au.The student after enrolment is required to create USI (Unique Student Identifier) or allow LEAD College to create an USI on their behalf.

STUDENT SUPPORT WELFARE and GUIDANCE SERVICES

Relevant resources are available at LEAD College to ensure that the students settle in well, smoothly transit life in new places and achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our staff assists in how to seek help with local welfare and guidance services.

ORIENTATION

Orientation to assist students is provided by LEAD College as an age and culturally appropriate program. Please refer Pre-enrolment Information Pack at www.leadcollege.edu.au Students will be permitted to attend classes only after they have attended and completed the orientation session for the enrolled courses.

Pathway From Qualification

After completing ICT60615 – Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering you may progress to Bachelor of Information Technology

Units Of Competency

The ICT60615 Advanced Diploma Of Telecommunications Network Engineering requires the completion of the following 10 Units (including 4 core and 6 electives).

Core Units 
ICTPMG610Develop a project management plan
ICTPMG611Prepare a detailed design brief
ICTSUS601Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects
ICTTEN611Produce an ICT network architecture design

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information before enrolling.

Elective Units 
ICT use (IP networks) 
ICTNWK502Implement secure encryption technologies
ICTNWK503Install and maintain valid authentication processes
ICTNWK509Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
ICTNWK517Determine best-fit topology for a wide area network
ICTNWK518Design an enterprise wireless local area network
ICTNWK520Design ICT system security controls
ICTSAS409Manage risks involving ICT systems and technology
ICTSAS505Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
Network planning 
ICTNPL601Plan the development and growth of the telecommunications network
ICTNPL602Forecast service demand
ICTNPL603Undertake network performance analysis
Planning 
BSBDES601Manage design realisation
BSBDES602Research global design trends
Work health and safety 
BSBWHS501Ensure a safe workplace
BSBWHS504Manage WHS risks
Optical networks 
ICTOPN601Manage optical ethernet transmission
ICTOPN602Manage dense wavelength division multiplexing transmission system
ICTOPN603Design a dense wavelength division multiplexing system
ICTOPN604Analyse optical transmission systems
Radio frequency networks 
ICTRFN601Monitor the capacity of and recommend changes to the cellular mobile network
ICTRFN602Produce and evaluate architecture designs for WiMAX networks
Sustainability 
ICTSUS602Establish a business case for sustainability and competitive advantage in ICT projects
Telecommunications engineering networks 
ICTTEN601Undertake qualification testing of new or enhanced equipment and systems
ICTTEN602Undertake system administration
ICTTEN603Undertake network traffic management
ICTTEN604Coordinate fault rectification and restoration of service following network outages
ICTTEN605Implement planned network changes with minimal impact to the customer
ICTTEN606Manage a common channel signalling network
ICTTEN607Analyse and organise repair of highly complex telecommunications network faults
ICTTEN608Verify new software and hardware releases
ICTTEN609Produce and evaluate architecture designs for convergent cellular mobile networks
Emerging technologies 
ICTTEN612Design and manage internet protocol TV in a service provider network
IP networks 
ICTTEN610Install and configure an IP-MPLS network with virtual private network tunnelling

Related Qualifications

Application for Enrolment – International Students

Prospective students are required to complete and submit this duly filled form (Application for Enrolment – International Students) to Lead College Pty Ltd with the supporting documents as stated.

Notes:
1. Please read through the International Student Handbook and Policies and Procedures which can be found on our website at: https://leadcollege.edu.au or with an authorised agent of Lead College.

2. No enrolment will be processed unless this form is fully completed. You will need to sign the declaration at the end of this document to acknowledge your understanding and agreement of the enrolment conditions.

3. For more information on the eligibility requirements for the student visa processing, please visit the Australian
immigration website at: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/student-500

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