ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering)

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ICT60220 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
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Course Details

Course description

This 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:

  • Advanced data management information: creating, designing and monitoring complex systems that store data, and optimising organisational knowledge management
  • Cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture, and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • Full stack web development: building advanced user interfaces, developing representational state transfer application program interfaces (REST APIs) and designing user experience solutions
  • Further programming: applying advanced ICT languages to maintain security and manage data
  • IT strategy and organisational development: managing and communicating strategic ICT business solutions
  • Systems development and analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions
  • Telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


The units studied in the Advanced Diploma of Information Technology offered by Cambridge College Australia qualify the learner to attain the Telecommunications Network Engineering specialisation.

Course duration

This course is delivered over 104 weeks of full time study at 20 hours per week of scheduled class time at the Cambridge College Australia training facility. This includes twelve (12) weeks holidays.

Year 1 Study/ training 46 20 920
Year 1 Holidays 6
Year 2 Study/ training 46 20 920
Year 2 Holidays 6
Total 104 1,840


Academic prerequisites

All students must be at least 18 years of age.

Academic requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of year 12 or equivalent
  • Overseas students require a language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

There are no specific academic prerequisites for any of the units in this course.

Entry requirements for NESB Students

The following are the language literacy requirements for this course:

  1. Having arrived at an admission decision, the English language skills (language and literacy) will be assessed. If the student has a satisfactory IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent the applicant will be admitted to his/her chosen course

  2. If an applicant cannot produce a satisfactory IELTS score, and/or there are doubts about his/her English language skills to cope in an academic environment, the applicant is advised to enrol in an English (ELICOS) course at an approved provider for an appropriate duration until the student achieves an IELTS score of 5.5

  3. In a situation where the student can demonstrate that he/she can communicate in English but cannot produce any formal English qualifications as described above, then the student will be required to complete an IELTS test or equivalent in Australia

Applicants must be 18 years and above.

Course Outline

Course units

To achieve this qualification, our students must demonstrate competency in 16 units of competency:

  • 6 core units
  • 10 elective units
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level
ICTSAD609 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment
ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
ICTCYS604 Implement best practices for identity management
ICTCYS608 Perform cyber security risk assessments
ICTICT523 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTNWK540 Design, build and test network servers
ICTNWK546 Manage network security
ICTNPL413 Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry
ICTPMG613 Manage ICT project planning
ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks
ICTTEN615 Manage network traffic
ICTTEN622 Produce ICT network architecture designs

Additional Information

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students who have completed any of the units of study or have practical experience that may be used for recognition of prior learning must contact Cambridge College Australia prior to enrollment.


As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the duration of the course until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.

Assessment tasks may include:

  • Written questions and answers
  • Presentations
  • Projects
  • Practical demonstration
  • Observation of the learner
  • Written and oral questioning
  • Written reports

Student support

Cambridge College Australia has a commitment to providing equity in training for all learners. In particular, ensuring equity in training for women and the elimination of discrimination against female students in vocational education and training is a priority.

Cambridge College Australia encourages all students to pursue their vocational education and achieve their training goals, including students:

  • With language, literacy and numeracy problems
  • From a non-English speaking background
  • With a disability

Our college will identify and access appropriate support services, and ensure the necessary services are provided for participants as required.


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Is this course available for Domestic or International students?

The majority of our courses are open to both international and domestic students. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for more information.

How it works

Step 1


Start your journey by applying to Cambridge College Australia.

Step 2


Our team will reach out to you to discuss your application.

Step 3


Complete the enrolment process and secure your place.

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