ICT60220 | CRICOS Course Code 106635F

Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
(Telecommunications Network Engineering)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communication technology (ICT) roles who have significant experience in specialist technical skills, 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 range of industries and business functions, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).

The core skills you will develop 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 language 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

Admission Requirements

  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions)

English Language Requirements for International students

The following outlines the English language proficiency requirements for International Students.

  • An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:
    IELTS band score of 6.0 overall or equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with DHA regulations or;
  • Satisfactorily completing ELICOS at Upper Intermediate level from a NEAS endorsed English Training Centre or;
    Completion of secondary studies equivalent or higher to an Australian Year 12 qualification, where the studies were completed in English or;
  • The student is a citizen of and holds a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ, South Africa or Republic of Ireland
  • Other tests like PTE, TOEFL and OET are also considered equivalent for direct entry into RIC’s VET courses.

Note: Plus all students must complete an LLN test prior to or at time of course enrolment.
The test must have been taken no more than two years* before you apply to study at ATI.

Course Outline – Units of Competency

 Core Units


Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving


Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices


Manage IP, ethics, and privacy in ICT environments


Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment


Interact with clients on a business level


Manage team effectiveness

 Elective Units


Use network tools


Plan transmission networks


Manage network traffic


Determine best-fit topologies for wide area networks


Manage ICT project initiation


Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks


Manage project scope


Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry


Manage ICT project planning


Produce ICT network architecture designs

Course Duration

Duration: 104 weeks

(80 weeks of study and 24 weeks of breaks)


Course Fee

Tuition fee: $26,000

Non-tuition fee: $200

 Study Modes

Face-to-face on-site learning classes.

Intake Dates

2023 Intake Dates

2024 Intake Dates

09 January 2023

15 January 2024

10 April 2023

08 April 2024

03 July 2023

01 July 2024

25 September 2023

23 September 2024

 Assessment Methods

Assessments allow us to certify that you meet all the requirements of this course and that you can perform various tasks to the standard required in the workplace.  Some common assessment methods include:

  • Written assignments or short answers
  • Simulated workplace
  • Case studies
  • Projects
  • Portfolios
  • Reports
  • Interviews
  • Roleplays
  • Other specific methods applicable to the requirements of the unit of competency


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT)
Recognition of prior learning and credit transfer may reduce the duration of a student’s studies.  To apply for recognition of prior learning or credit transfer, students must submit an application form along with all documentary evidence to ATI.

Please contact admissions@atiaus.edu.au for more information on the processes.

Further Pathways

Upon completion of this qualification, students may undertake any other studies at a higher education level in the relevant area of study.