Course CRICOS Coder 102451B
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.
The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:
Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the ICT Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for details of licensing, legislative or certification requirements.
Entry to this qualification is limited to those individuals who:
Have completed a Certificate IV or Diploma from the ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package; or
Have completed a Certificate III in Telecommunications with at least one-year full time equivalent and relevant telecommunications practical experience; 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 telecommunications practical experience; or
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 requirements.
International students must:
- Be at least 18 years of age and have completed equivalent of Year 12.
- Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
- Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
- Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
- Successful completion of an English Placement Test
*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.
This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 12 weeks of holidays.
|BSBSUS501||Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability|
|BSBWHS501||Ensure a safe workplace|
|ICTPMG503||Prepare a project brief|
|ICTPMG504||Prepare project specifications|
|ICTTEN516||Produce technical solutions from business specifications|
|BSBPMG522||Undertake project work|
|ICTICT508||Evaluate vendor products and equipment|
|ICTTEN502||Design a telecommunications project|
|ICTTEN513||Install, configure, and test a local area network switch|
|ICTTEN514||Install, configure, and test a server.|
|BSBWHS504||Manage WHS risks|
|ICTPMG610||Develop a project management plan|
Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:
- Report writing
- Questioning (oral or written)
At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.
Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook, which is available at www.iie.edu.au
For international students, the granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.
The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing.
If course credit is granted following issuance of the Confirmation of Enrolment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced duration.
For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below.
- 15hrs face to face classroom based at IIE Main Campus
- S1, L2, 16-18 Wentworth Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
- 5 Hrs. Online Via Online Learning System
Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in a range of information telecommunications technical specialist roles.