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ICT60615 - Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering

Course Description 

This qualification reflects the role of an individual involving a high level of specialist technical skills and knowledge in telecommunications and IT 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

Job Roles

Job roles and titles vary across different sectors of the industry. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • telecommunications network manager
  • network designer
  • IP based convergence integrator
  • IP based network designer
  • network security manager


There are no prerequisite requirements for individual units of competency.


Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification
With substantial vocational experience but without a formal qualification.

After achieving the ICT51015 - Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering or another relevant accredited Training Package qualification or relevant accredited course.

Providing evidence of competency in the core units required for the ICT51015 - Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering or equivalent units with vocational experience.

Pathways from the qualification
After achieving the ICT60615 - Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering, candidates may undertake the ICT80615 - Graduate Certificate in Telecommunications Network Engineering or seek articulation into a University program.


Competency is assessed using a variety of assessment methods that may include:

  • Completion of an integrated assessment activity tool
  • Examination
  • Presentation
  • Project
  • Research
  • Practical lab activity in a simulated work environment
  • Third party performance reports

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you have existing qualifications or experience you may choose to have these assessed for Recognition of Prior Leaning (RPL), against competencies in this course. If you are assessed as competent by RPL in any unit in your required qualification, you will be advised and an exemption granted. Please see our RPL page for more information.



Please note this course is under re-developement and wont be available until July 2019