In this course, you will be trained in the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design and administer Telecommunications and Information Technology IP networks as an independent specialist or as part of a team. You will learn how to install and administer network servers; design and manage IP based network/telecommunications equipment; develop project management plans for networking/telecommunications projects.
You will be provided with access to CISCO Net Academy for an opportunity to prepare Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).
To complete ICT60220 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering), a total of 16 units must be completed.
||Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment
||Manage team effectiveness
||Interact with clients on a business level
||Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry
||Produce ICT network architecture designs
||Determine best-fit topologies for wide area networks
||Plan transmission networks
||Manage ICT project planning
||Manage project scope
||Manage ICT project initiation
||Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks
||Use network tools
||Manage network traffic
||Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
||Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
||Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
Notes: Course structure, units and content are subjected to change during the delivery period due to a change in legislative requirements or due to NIT’s course review process.
The training and assessment of the units in this course are delivered holistically that span over multiple study periods and for many units over the length of the full course. You will achieve competencies in each unit only when you have demonstrated satisfactory knowledge and skills in all the required assessment criteria linked to that unit.
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Telecommunications Network administrator
- Telecommunications Network Planner
- Telecommunications Network Designer
- Telecommunications Technical Officer
- Telecommunications Technologist
Pathway to Further Studies
After achieving the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering), candidates may undertake further related studies in VET at a Graduate Certificate levels or seek articulation into a relevant University program.
Learning and Assessment Methods
This course involves a number of learning and assessment methods. Typically, the learning methods may include Presentations and discussions, Demonstrations, Individual and group activities, Skills practice, Role plays, Case studies, Simulated scenarios and Research activities.
Assessment methods generally include Practical Observation of Tasks, Written or Oral Questioning, Case Studies, Role Plays, Reports, Research Projects, Presentations, etc.
Credit Transfer/ Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
: You may be eligible for Credit Transfer if you are able to demonstrate that you have achieved competency in the same or equivalent unit/s in a Nationally Recognised Training from any Registered Training Organisation.
RPL: If you think that you have already gained the skills and experience for a unit or entire qualification, you can apply for RPL to get recognised as competent for parts or a whole nationally recognised qualification. Not everyone will get credited for their skills and knowledge. Successful applicants will need to demonstrate a reasonable amount of experience in the area their course covers. Contact us to know more about our RPL process.