ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Networking Engineering

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COURSE INFORMATION

START DATE

Enrol anytime

DURATION

104 Weeks

MODE

On campus

UNITS

10 units

OVERVIEW

This qualification 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.

Excel College Australia has the following entry requirements:
You must:
• be at least 18 years of age and have completed the equivalent of Year 12.
• participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
• have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language
competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
o educated for 5 years in an English speaking country; or
o completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO; or
o successful completion of an English Placement Test.
Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. You are required to provide
your results so that we can confirm they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

The timetable for this course will be advised in your Offer Letter and Student Agreement.
You are required to attend classes for 20 hours per week for 80 study weeks over 8 terms (8 terms of 10 weeks each), and 24 weeks of holidays.

This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting.

Class sessions include a mix of theory and practical activities with a focus on creating a real-life workplace.
In addition to classroom based learning, you will also need to complete approximately 5 hours of
additional, unsupervised study per week including general reading and research for assessments.
You will also need to complete assessments for this course which may include:

• Written questions
• Projects
• Presentations
• Reports
• Role plays/observations

At the beginning of each unit, your trainer and assessor will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed. Your classes will be conducted in modern classrooms and you will be able to access Wi-Fi. There are also areas for you to relax, as well as conduct additional study.
You will be provided with a Student Guide relevant to each unit in your course. Textbooks are also available onsite for you to use and borrow if you wish.

This qualification 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. 

The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/ICT60615 

The costs for this course are as follows: 

Enrolment and materials fee

AUD $450

Tuition fees 

AUD $21,000

Non-tuition fees 

May apply and can be found in our International Student Handbook.

Course fees do not include laptops or software – see information above.  

A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the Offer Letter and Student  Agreement. You must pay all of your course fees and on time. Non-payment of fees may result in  cancellation of enrolment.

The following units are included in this course and all are required for the award of the qualification.  Students who only complete some units will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for units  successfully completed.  

Unit code 

Unit title 

Core/elective

ICTPMG610 

Develop a project management plan 

Core

ICTPMG611 

Prepare a detailed design brief 

Core

ICTSUS601 

Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and  design projects 

Core

ICTTEN611 

Produce an ICT network architecture design 

Core

ICTNWK517 

Determine best-fit topology for a wide area  network 

Elective

ICTNWK518 

Design an enterprise wireless local area  network 

Elective

BSBWHS501 

Ensure a safe workplace for a work area 

Elective

BSBWHS504 

Manage WHS risks 

Elective

ICTOPN601 

Manage optical ethernet transmission 

Elective

BSBCRT611 

Apply critical thinking for complex problem  solving 

Elective

If your application is successful, we’ll send you an Offer Letter and Student Agreement You should  make sure you read through this document carefully to make sure you are happy with all of the terms  and conditions. If you are, then simply sign the document and send it back to us. 

Once we receive this, we will issue you with a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter and an invoice  for the first payment. 

The first day of each course will include orientation and induction. Orientation will include information  about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving  success throughout the course, including course progress requirements. 

This course outline should be read in conjunction with our International Student Handbook.

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