Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering

Ultimate Institute of Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 108251F

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering) 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:

Telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.

The key clients for the for the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering)are local and international students who wish to formally obtain a higher Information Technology and Communication qualification and would like to develop their skills and knowledge in information technology to create and further educational and employment opportunities. This qualification provides skills and knowledge in information and communications technology (ICT) cyber security environments to support a wide range of industry occupations which include Telecommunications Field Engineer, Network Planner, Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist.

Education Pathways

Participants who exit this course at any time prior to completion will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency they have successfully achieved.

After completing students may undertake a range of related higher level qualifications.

For instance, after achieving ICT60220 Diploma of Information Technology, learners may undertake the following pathways:

Bachelor of Information Technology
Bachelor of Business Information System
Bachelor of Technology (Telecommunications Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (Telecommunications Engineering)

Career Pathways

After the successful completion of this qualification, there are several career pathways, which includes but not limited to:

Network Specialist
ICT Network Specialist
Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist
Telecommunications Network Planner
Telecommunications Field Engineer

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
14,000 Per Year
Read moreAll fees are in Australian Dollars and are subject to change, and include a course material fee of 250 IT courses.
Monthly 52 weeks
Read more52 Weeks (1 year) incl. Holidays

Full time
Ultimate Institute of Australia
Level 2, 51-53 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Academic requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of an equivalent Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher.:

Age requirements:

  • Learners must be 18 years of age or older.

English Language Requirements:

If one of the following applies, you do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your application:

  • you have completed at least five years’ study in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland
  • in the two years before applying for the learner visa, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a learner visa.

Learners who do not satisfy one of the above criteria and wish to apply to study a VET course, must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • IELTS General test score of 5.5 (or equivalent*) for direct entry into the course
  • IELTS General score of 5.0 (or equivalent*) with evidence of enrolment in an ELICOS course of at least 10 weeks’ duration taken before the VET course
  • IELTS General score of 4.5 (or equivalent*) with evidence of enrolment in an ELICOS course of at least 20 weeks’ duration taken before the VET course
  • Completion of an ELICOS course exiting at the upper-intermediate level, or
  • Successful completion of UIA’s language, literacy and numeracy assessment.


Ultimate Institute of Australia
Level 2, 51-53 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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