ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK ENGINEERING

VET NATIONAL CODE ICT60615  CRICOS CODE  104593E
Course Duration

Course Duration

104 Weeks

Nationally Recognised Training

Nationally Recognised
Training

Study Mode - Classroom

Study Mode

Classroom

  • Course Overview
  • Licensing/Regulatory Information
  • Entry Requirements
  • Course Structure
  • Course Duration
  • Campus Location
  • Assessment Methods
  • Pathways & Career Opportuinties
  • Credit Transfer/RPL
  • Exit Point and Pathways
  • Fees and Other Charges

COURSE OVERVIEW


Whether you’re in Regional NSW or the heart of Sydney, qualified telecommunications professionals are in high demand. The Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering is a nationally recognised qualification that will open doors across a range of exciting growth industries.

At New Era Institute we offer advanced Telecommunications Network Engineering courses from our Burwood campus in Sydney.

This course will provide you with specialist skills and expertise across telecommunications and information technology networks using internet protocol systems. You will learn how to:

    • Develop detailed project management plans and design briefs
    • Forecast network growth for enterprise network planning
    • Develop, plan and design projects and ICT network architecture
    • Design an enterprise wireless local area network
    • Manage optical ethernet transmission
    • 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.

Our telecommunications courses are delivered face-to-face over 80 weeks of full-time study from our Burwood campus in Sydney. Assessment includes written questions, theory assessment in the form of case studies and project work, and practical assessment in a simulated work environment.

Course graduates will be qualified to pursue employment within the telecommunications and information technology sector. Potential roles include:

    • Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist
    • Telecommunications Field Engineer
    • Telecommunications Network Planner/Designer
    • Radiocommunications Technician
    • Optical Network Manager
    • IP Convergence Integrator
    • Senior Technician or Technical Officer

Graduates may also choose to progress to a Graduate Certificate in Telecommunications Network Engineering or other higher qualification.

To find out more about the Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering, give us a call on (02) 8964 6457 or contact us online.

LICENCING/REGULATORY INFORMATION



Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the ICT Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for details of licensing legislative or certification requirements.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


New Era Institute (NEI) has the following entry requirements:

FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

    • Have attained the age of 18 years or over
    • Demonstrate good command of written and spoken English
    • Verified evidence of IELTS Level 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
    • Have completed an equivalent secondary schooling level of a Higher School Certificate (year 12 in Australian schools)
    • Meet the Student Visa (Sub-class 500) requirements
    • Please visit the International students’ section on the New Era Institute’s website www.newerainstitute.edu.au for more details.

COURSE STRUCTURE



This qualification comprises of 10 units (4 Core units and 6 Electives)

UNITUNIT CODE AND TITLE
COREICTPMG610 Develop a project management plan
COREICTPMG611 Prepare a detailed design brief
COREICTSUS601 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects
COREICTTEN611 Produce an ICT network architecture design
ELECTIVEICTNWK517 Determine best-fit topology for a wide area network
ELECTIVEICTNWK518 Design an enterprise wireless local area network
ELECTIVEICTOPN601 Manage optical ethernet transmission
ELECTIVEBSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation
ELECTIVEBSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
ELECTIVEBSBWHS504 Manage WHS risks

COURSE DURATION


Total Duration: 104 weeks (80 weeks of full-time study (20 hours per week) and 24 weeks of holidays and term breaks)

Mode of Delivery: Classroom-based (face-to-face)

More information about intake dates can be found here.

Campus Location


CLASSROOM SESSIONS:

Suite 1, Level 2, 14 Railway Parade Burwood NSW 2134.

It is a short walk to the Institute from Burwood train station.

ASSESSMENT METHODS


All units of competency may be assessed using a selection of tools as mentioned below:

    • Written Questions
    • Theory assessments Case Study/Project Work
    • Practical assessment (Simulated Environment)

STUDY PATHWAYS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES



Pathways into the qualification:
Preferred pathways for students considering this qualification include: Diploma of Telecommunications Engineering or Diploma of Information Technology

After successful completion of:
Students may progress to Graduate Certificate in Telecommunications Network Engineering or any higher qualification.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

    • Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist
    • Telecommunications Field Engineer
    • Telecommunications Network Planner
    • Radiocommunications Technician

CREDIT TRANSFER/RPL



Students can apply for course credit upon enrolment into the course. All students are provided with the opportunity to have their prior learning and experience assessed against current standards and gain recognition for this (Recognition of Prior Learning – RPL).

Students who have successfully completed whole units of competency included in this course can apply for Credit. Students who are granted RPL and/ or Credit will have their course delivery and assessment schedule altered and may also be eligible for reduced fees.

FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

If RPL/credit transfer is approved, the student’s COE will be adjusted to reflect any reduction in the period of study the student is enrolled in. The study load will remain the scheduled 20 hours per week as per your visa requirements.

EXIT POINT AND PATHWAYS



Students must complete all assessments for each unit of competency to be deemed competent in a unit. All 10 units must be completed to gain the full qualification.

Students who do not complete the full qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for all units successfully completed.

FEES AND OTHER CHARGES


International students

For more information about the tuition fees and other charges, please click on Fees and Charges.

 

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