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Offering Info

Diploma of Telecommunications Engineering

  • National Course Code: ICT51015
  • TAFE NSW code: ICT51015-01V01-19LID-304

Location – Lidcombe

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week

20

Duration

1 Semester

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

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 canprovide 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 following specialisations can be achieved through selection of specific units of competency:
- Management
- Network Engineering
- Optical Networks
- Radio Communications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
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:
Proposed Attendance: Three days per week, (six and a half hours per day) 20 hours per week for one Semester.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. Please click on the Smart and Skilled link http://www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilled/prices_fees.html to work out what you will pay for this course based on your personal circumstances. Depending on your personal circumstances, you may be eligible for a fee discount or fee exemption. Please contact 13 7974 for further information.

Enrolments will open from 14 October 2019 for our February 2020 intake.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

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Core Units
Number Title
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
Elective Units
Number Title
ICTOPN501 Plan and configure dense wavelength division multiplexing systems
ICTOPN502 Perform acceptance and commissioning tests on optical network
ICTRFN502 Test and measure cellular phone and network equipment performance
ICTRFN503 Evaluate and analyse radio frequency signal coverage plots
ICTTEN502 Design a telecommunications project
ICTTEN512 Design and implement an enterprise voice over
ICTTEN513 Install, configure and test a local area network switch

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Lidcombe College
73 East Street, Lidcombe
Phone 131 601

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