ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering)

International College of Melbourne

Course details

CRICOS course code: 105753H

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


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:

• Design and manage IP based network telecommunications equipment.

• Forecast network growth for enterprise network planning.

• Implement convergence technologies in enterprise telecommunications networks.

• Design and manage optical and wireless network telecommunications architectures for high-speed broadband capability

Career Outcomes and Education Pathways

Once students have successfully completed this course then they can apply for jobs within the telecommunications industry which can 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). The further study pathways available to students who undertake this qualification include: Graduate Certificate in Telecommunications Network Engineering or Graduate Certificate in Telecommunications Or any other Degree programs in related fields such as telecommunications, optical fiber, networking, etc Any alternative unit selection will need to be approved by the CEO and will be suitably documented with alternative Training and Assessment Strategy depicting the alternative units. The outcome for this qualification is either the ICT60220 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering) or, should the participant depart the course before it has been completed, a Statement of Attainment for the units in which competency has been demonstrated.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Total Tuition Fees: 30,000; Non-Tuition Fees: 250; Material fees: 450 Monthly 98 weeks
Read more98 weeks (which constitutes 82 teaching weeks (1640 hours) + 16 weeks of break period)

Self study / online (with attendance)
International College of Melbourne
Level 11, 55 Swanston Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Age Requirements:

All students must be aged 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission to the Institute.

Attendance Requirement:

ICM recommends regular attendance of 20 hours per week (for the course duration) as the international student requirement from student visa conditions.

Academic Requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification is required for entry into this course.
  • Relevant work experience will be acknowledged and taken into consideration.

English Language/Literacy/Numeracy requirements:

  • IELTS overall band of 5.5
  • TOEFL iBT test score band of 46 equivalent or above; Refer:
  • PTE Academic band score 42 equivalent or above;
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) test score band of 47 equivalent or above;
  • OET score band “C” Pass equivalent or above;
  • Completion of a full-time studies in Australia towards a Certificate III or above
  • Satisfactory completion of the ESL course / English language course or satisfactory completion of 10-20 weeks ELICOS from a National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS)Accredited English Institution with an IELTS score of 5.0;
  • Any other form which satisfies the Institution during their pre-enrolment interview


International College of Melbourne
Level 11, 55 Swanston Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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