ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering)

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Course overview

The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering) provides high level information and communications technology (ICT), process improvement and business skills and knowledge to enable an individual to be effective in senior ICT roles within organisations. The qualification builds on a core of management competencies, specialist and general skills in the telecommunications industry.

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Study Units

Entry Requirements

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  • Academic Requirements

    There are no stated entry requirements in the Training Package for entry into ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology.
    International students must be 18 years of age and provide evidence of:

    • Year 12 or equivalent and above, and
    • English Language Entry Requirements:
    • IELTS score 5.5 minimum (not lower than 5.0 in any band); or equivalent.
    • Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area, delivered and assessed in English only, will be sufficient for meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements.
  • English Language Requirements

    • IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5.0
    • Completion of 12 weeks of General English at Upper-Intermediate level or equivalent with a minimum B grade.
    • Completion of Cambridge Course B2(FCE) with a minimum B grade.
    • Completion of EAP1 with a minimum B grade.
Assessment Guidelines

All ECA College vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment methods including written reports,
projects, role plays, presentations or essays.

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Jan 2022 - Jun 2023

  • ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering) Jan 2022 - Dec 2023
    Term 1 (10 weeks) 10 Jan 2022 to 20 Mar 2022 Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving 5 weeks 10-Jan-22 13-Feb-22
    ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level 5 weeks 14-Feb-22 20-Mar-22
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 21-Mar-22 10-Apr-22
    Term 2 (10 weeks) 11 Apr 2022 to 19 Jun 2022 Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices 5 weeks 11-Apr-22 15-May-22
    BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness 5 weeks 16-May-22 19-Jun-22
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 20-Jun-22 10-Jul-22
    #REF! Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments 5 weeks 11-Jul-22 14-Aug-22
    ICTSAD609 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment 5 weeks 15-Aug-22 18-Sep-22
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 19-Sep-22 9-Oct-22
    Term 4 (10 weeks) 10 Oct 2022 to 20 Dec 2022 Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks 5 weeks 10-Oct-22 13-Nov-22
    ICTCLD602 – Manage information security compliance of cloud service deployment 5 weeks 14-Nov-22 18-Dec-22
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 19-Dec-22 8-Jan-23
    Term 5 (10 weeks) 9 Jan 2023 to 19 Mar 2023 Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    ICTSUS603 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects 5 weeks 9-Jan-23 12-Feb-23
    ICTTEN615 Manage network traffic 5 weeks 13-Feb-23 19-Mar-23
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 20-Mar-23 9-Apr-23
    Term 6 (10 weeks) 10 Apr 2023 to 18 Jun 2023 Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    ICTPMG613 Manage ICT project planning 5 weeks 10-Apr-23 14-May-23
    ICTTEN622 Produce ICT network architecture designs 5 weeks 15-May-23 18-Jun-23
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 19-Jun-23 9-Jul-23
    Term 7 (10 weeks) Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    ICTNPL413 Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry 4 weeks 10-Jul-23 6-Aug-23
    ICTNWK541 Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services 6 weeks 7-Aug-23 17-Sep-23
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 18-Sep-23 8-Oct-23
    Term 8 (10 weeks) Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    ICTPMG612 Manage ICT project initiation 4 weeks 9-Oct-23 5-Nov-23
    ICTNWK561 Design enterprise wireless local area networks 6 weeks 6-Nov-23 17-Dec-23
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 18-Dec-23 7-Jan-24

    Face to face (online during COVID-19) classes – 15 hours per week Self-study – 5 hours per week Classes are scheduled Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 9:00pm offering both day and evening sessions. Students are required to attend classes on campus or online 15 hours per week. ECA College reserves the right to change the timetable without prior notice.


    Students undertake a range of practical assessments for each unit of competency. The methods of assessment will vary according to the requirements of each unit and these include Knowledge tests, Practical demonstrations, Presentations, Case studies, Projects, Role plays.

Study Pathway

  • ICT60220

    Advanced Diploma in Information Technology( Telecommunications Network Engineering)

    CRICOS CODE: 106167G

  • ECA College BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management(Learning)

    CRICOS: 103890D.

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