ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering)

DURATION:
90 weeks
Course Code:
ICT60220
ADDRESS
Bourke St Campus
CATEGORIES
DESCRIPTION
CRICOS COURSE CODE: 106001G
This qualification 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:
advanced data management information: creating, designing and monitoring complex systems that store data, and optimising organisational knowledge management
cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture, and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans
full stack web development: building advanced user interfaces, developing representational state transfer application program interfaces (REST APIs) and designing user experience solutions
further programming: applying advanced ICT languages to maintain security and manage data
IT strategy and organisational development: managing and communicating strategic ICT business solutions
systems development and analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions
telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.
Course Fees
Registration Fee $500 (non-refundable)
Material Fee $1,500
Tuition Fee $13,200
Total Course Fee $15,200
Fees include all material costs and learning resources.
Course Duration
Delivery will occur over a 90 weeks (78 weeks training + 12 weeks holiday) period of full time study.
Where students successfully apply for credit and/or RPL the course duration will be shorten accordingly and adjustments made to any COE issued or remove it or add to course duration.
Entry/ Admission Requirements
Pre-Training Review (PTR):
Selection for enrolment in SHIC courses will be approved for applicants who meet the qualification selection criteria during the PTR prior to the confirmation of enrolment at SHIC. A satisfactory outcome of PTR with authorised SHIC Staff or representative will ensure applicants are placed in a suitable course with an appropriate training and assessment strategy, SHIC review applicants existing knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications. SHIC will then review this information in conjunction with other admission requirements below.
Age Requirements
SHIC requires that all students must be 18 years of age or above at the commencement of the course.
Prior Achievement Requirements
Basic Computer Skills
A good command of written English
Meet all Student Visa requirements, including:
– Year 12 academic education (or equivalent) * Students with overseas qualifications will need to have level equivalency determined by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment, online applications here: Click here
LLN Requirements
The qualification has been analysed to determine the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) levels of Learning, Reading, Writing, Oral Communication and Numeracy. This is detailed in the Advanced Diploma of Information Technology ACSF Profile.
Students entering this qualification will have their LLN skills compared to the ACSF levels of the course to determine if there are specific support requirements needed, and make a recommendation about the suitability of the student to enrol.
See the SHIC LLN Policy & Procedures for more details.
English Language Requirements
All students entering this qualification must have the following minimum score of an internationally recognized English Language proficiency tests or equivalent in line with DHA recommendations
IELTS overall band of 5.5 or
TOEFL IBT test score band of 54-56 equivalents or
PTE Academic band score 42 equivalent or
Satisfactory completion of General English – Upper Intermediate level or
Successful completion of Certificate III in Spoken and Written English (10725NAT) or equivalent course or
Successful completion of Senior Secondary certificate of education in Australia conducted in English or
Completion of full-time studies in Australia towards a Certificate IV or above or a foundation course or
Student’s first language is English or
Student was educated for 5 years in an English speaking country.
If there are doubts about the student’s English language skills to cope in an academic environment and if he/she cannot provide a satisfactory IELTS score or equivalent, the student will undergo the college English placement test and be required to complete it with a satisfactory result.
Assessment Methods
Assessments will be conducted face to face which could include:
Direct observation – in a simulated classroom environment – usually role plays
Product based methods – these are generally reports, case studies, projects and presentations.
Questioning – written and verbal questioning is used for a number of assessment tasks.
A combination of the above methods.
Job Roles
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
Optical Network Manager
Senior Specialist
Technician (Telecommunications), Telecommunications Technical Officer, Senior Technical Officer (Telecommunications Engineering)
Telecommunications Engineer
IP Convergence Integrator
Senior Technical Officer (Electronic Technology)
Course Delivery
Face to face at our Melbourne Campus – 20 hours per week of classroom based training sessions
8 hours of self study including structured self-directed learning & completing assessment work started in class
Up to an hour per week of individual support if required
Units of Competence
Unit Code Title
CORE UNITS
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
ICTSAD609 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment
ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level
ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
ELECTIVE UNITS
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change
BSBSTR601 Lead and manage organisational change
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
ICTNPL413 Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry
ICTICT614 Identify and implement business innovation
ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks
ICTPMG613 Manage ICT project planning
ICTTEN615 Manage network traffic
ICTDBS605 Develop knowledge management strategies
ICTTEN622 Produce ICT network architecture designs
ICTSUS603 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects
Note: Delivery method is Online via video conferencing with phone and email support during COVID-19.