ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering

ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering



This course will train students with essential skills and knowledge required for planning, designing and managing Telecommunications and IP networks as specialist or as part of the team.

This qualification reflects the role a technical specialist with high level skills and knowledge in telecommunications and information technology networks using internet protocol (IP) systems who can:

  • forecast network growth for enterprise network planning
  • 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.
  • Year 12 (HSC)
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 overall, no less than 5.0 in each band, or upper intermediate, or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL center or evidence of completing a VET course at Certificate IV or above the level in Australia.
  • Students who do not meet the English requirement as above must sit for an LLN Test.
  • At least 18 years or above * From May 2019 intake SCCM is not accepting any under 18 application.
  • For Packaging courses, the student cannot progress to the higher Qualification unless the student successfully Completed Lower Qualification.

Students who have completed relevant studies or have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Application for RPL can be made with the initial application or can be made within two weeks of the course commencement using the RPL Application Form and by providing supporting documents. Please note that RPL cannot result in an international student having less than a full-time load of study (20 hours per week) but can reduce the overall duration of the course and fees. See our Student Handbook for more information.

If a Student has an Australian VET qualification and the units match exactly with the units delivered, the Student will be granted a Direct Credit Transfer. Marketing and student services staff will manage this process following Student Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning policy and procedure. This sets out how the process is administered and the adjustment to course duration and course fees.

104 weeks (80 Academic weeks + 24Weeks Holidays)
14 Hours Face to Face and 6 Hours Online


Assessments may include short written knowledge tests, discussions and oral communication demonstrations, case study exercises, written reports, web-based research and reports, final projects and final written exams. To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time

Parramatta Campus
Level 2, 17 Macquarie St Parramatta NSW, 2150

City Campus
Level 1, 303 Pitt St. Sydney NSW, 2000

Darwin City College
Unit 3, 9 Searcy Street, Darwin City, Northern Territory  0800

Tuition Fees AUD30000 Enrolment Fee AUD 250 *Material fee AUD 750

Academic Pathways

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into higher education qualifications in telecommunications and information technology networks.

Employment Pathways

Potential employment options are in telecommunications and information technology networks roles.


Code Title Core or Elective
ICTPMG610 Develop a project management plan Core
ICTPMG611 Prepare a detailed design brief Core
ICTSUS601 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects Core
ICTTEN611 Produce an ICT network architecture design Core
ICTNWK517 Determine best-fit topology for a wide area network Elective
ICTNWK518 Design an enterprise wireless local area network Elective
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Elective
ICTOPN601 Manage optical ethernet transmission Elective
ICTTEN602 Undertake system administration Elective
ICTTEN610 Install and configure an IP-MPLS network with virtual private network tunneling Elective

Sydney City College of Management

Level 2, 17 Macquarie St, Paramatta, NSW 2150

Phone: +61 288720435

Email: admissions@sccm.edu.au

National Register Link https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/ICT60515
* This course does not have any prerequisite

*Student material fees does not include the cost of work book. Student can purchase/ order student work book from SCCM reception if required with additional cost.