Diploma of Telecommunications Engineering

Diploma of Telecommunications Engineering
ICT51015 I CRICOS CODE 097674M

This qualification reflects the role of a technical specialist, with high level skills and knowledge in telecommunications and information technology (IT) networks using internet protocol (IP) systems.

An individual in this role can install, test and commission voice and data communications networks in medium to large enterprises using next generation networks technologies.

They can provide specialist technical support in monitoring and administering the installation and upgrade of large telecommunications and IT networks including local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN), IP based protocol systems, voice over internet protocol (VoIP) and unified communications networks, secured networks, cellular mobile networks, microwave systems, wireless and wired line networks, databases, routers, switches and servers.

Career Opportunities

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • IP-based network Installer
  • Specialised network infrastructure installer
  • Secure IT network installer
  • Installer of emerging technologies
  • Telecommunications technical specialist
  • Entry-level Network Engineer
  • Entry-level Server Administrator
  • Entry-level Network Administrator
  • Server/Network Support Level 2-3


Qualification Requirements

  • BSBSUS501     Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability 
  • BSBWHS521   Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
  • ICTPMG503    Prepare a project brief 
  • ICTPMG504    Prepare project specifications
  • ICTTEN516     Produce technical solutions from business specifications Undertake project work
  • BSBPMG522   Undertake project work
  • ICTTEN502    Design a telecommunications project
  • ICTNWK516   Determine best-fit topology for a local network  
  • ICTTEN511     Administer a data communications network
  • ICTSUS501     Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system 
  • ICTTEN513     Install, configure and test a local area network switch
  • ICTTEN514     Install, configure and test a server

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Have completed a Certificate IV or Diploma from the ICT Information and Commu- nications Technology Training Package. or
  • Have completed a Certificate III in Telecommunications with at least one year full time equivalent and relevant telecommunications practical or

Have completed a Certificate III or a Certificate IV qualification in related technical

  • fields of study with at least one-year full time equivalent and relevant telecommuni- cations practical experience.

Have completed a minimum of three years equivalent full-time experience in the

  • telecommunications industry with particular technical experience in; installation of cabling; diagnosis and rectification of telecommunications system faults; and the delivery and operation of network infrastructure, for core and access networks in accordance with industry regulations and legislative


Course Duration

  • Full Time – 52 Weeks
  • Classes Schedules: 15 hours class every week either through a 2-day morning session or a 3-day evening session. Additional 5 hours of online self paced study.
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Study Pathway

There is a direct pathway between this qualification and a higher level qualification. Students may undertake a higher qualification such as the ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications and

this may have advanced standing in an Australian university.

Tuition Fee

Tuition Fee

$7,000 / Full Course

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