Education Centre of Australia

Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering)

Education Centre of Australia

This course will start online and continue on campus later. Read more

Course details

CRICOS course code: 106167G

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


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.

Career Outcomes

Telecommunications specialistSalary AUD$80,000 - $120,000
Telecommunications network managerSalary AUD$80,000 - $120,000
Network security managerSalary AUD$80,000 - $120,000
IP based optical network designerSalary AUD$80,000 - $120,000

Skills as a technical specialist with knowledge in telecommunications and information technology networks using internet protocol (IP) systems.

Skills to forecast network growth for enterprise network planning and to design and manage IP based network telecommunications equipment
Technical specialist to implement convergence technologies in enterprise telecommunications networks


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.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 10,000 Per Year Read more20,000 for the entire course
Start date: 10 October 2022
09 January 2023
10 April 2023
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time

ECA College - Brisbane

Level 1, 126 Margaret Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000

Entry criteria

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.


Education Centre of Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 10, 160 Sussex Street Sydney New South Wales 2000