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Qualification details

ICT60615 - Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes ICT60110 - Advanced Diploma of Optical NetworksUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Changed Packaging Rules and Core Units 13/Jan/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to ICT60210 - Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network EngineeringUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 13/Jan/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 14/Jan/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
BSBDES601 - Manage design realisationManage design realisationElective
BSBDES602 - Research global design trendsResearch global design trendsElective
BSBWHS501 - Ensure a safe workplaceEnsure a safe workplaceElective
BSBWHS504 - Manage WHS risksManage WHS risksElective
ICTNPL601 - Plan the development and growth of the telecommunications networkPlan the development and growth of the telecommunications networkElective
ICTNPL602 - Forecast service demandForecast service demandElective
ICTNPL603 - Undertake network performance analysisUndertake network performance analysisElective
ICTNWK502 - Implement secure encryption technologiesImplement secure encryption technologiesElective
ICTNWK503 - Install and maintain valid authentication processesInstall and maintain valid authentication processesElective
ICTNWK509 - Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networksDesign and implement a security perimeter for ICT networksElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 263312 Telecommunications Network Engineer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0313 Electrical And Electronic Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Data Communications,Systems Analysis and Design,Telecommunications Equipment,Electrotechnology,Telecommunications Engineering 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Optical Network Manager,Senior Specialist Technician (Telecommunications),Telecommunications Technical Officer,Senior Technical Officer (Telecommunications Engineering),Telecommunications Engineer,IP Convergence Integrator,Senior Technical Officer (Electronic Technology) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 263312 Telecommunications Network Engineer 24/Jun/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0313 Electrical And Electronic Engineering And Technology 24/Jun/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 14/Jan/2016 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package Version 2.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role a technical specialist with high level skills and knowledge in telecommunications and information technology networks using internet protocol (IP) systems who can:

  • forecast network growth for enterprise network planning
  • design and manage IP based network telecommunications equipment
  • implement convergence technologies in enterprise telecommunications networks
  • design and manage optical and wireless network telecommunications architectures for high speed broadband capability.

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 Requirements

Nil

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 10 

4 Core units  plus

6 Elective  units

The elective units consist of:

  • all 6 units may be selected from the electives units listed below, with a minimum of 2 electives at AQF Level 6
  • up to 2 elective units may be substituted with units of competency from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at AQF Level 6 or above.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Units selected from other Training Packages or accredited courses must not duplicate units selected from or are available within the ICT Information and Telecommunications Technology Training Package.

Core Units 

ICTPMG610 Develop a project management plan

ICTPMG611 Prepare a detailed design brief

ICTSUS601 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects

ICTTEN611 Produce an ICT network architecture design

Elective Units 

ICT use (IP networks) 

ICTNWK502 Implement secure encryption technologies

ICTNWK503 Install and maintain valid authentication processes

ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

ICTNWK517 Determine best-fit topology for a wide area network

ICTNWK518 Design an enterprise wireless local area network

ICTNWK520 Design ICT system security controls

ICTSAS409 Manage risks involving ICT systems and technology

ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans

Network planning 

ICTNPL601 Plan the development and growth of the telecommunications network

ICTNPL602 Forecast service demand

ICTNPL603 Undertake network performance analysis

Planning 

BSBDES601 Manage design realisation

BSBDES602 Research global design trends

Work health and safety 

BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace

BSBWHS504 Manage WHS risks

Optical networks 

ICTOPN601 Manage optical ethernet transmission

ICTOPN602 Manage dense wavelength division multiplexing transmission system

ICTOPN603 Design a dense wavelength division multiplexing system

ICTOPN604 Analyse optical transmission systems

Radio frequency networks 

ICTRFN601 Monitor the capacity of and recommend changes to the cellular mobile network

ICTRFN602 Produce and evaluate architecture designs for WiMAX networks

Sustainability 

ICTSUS602 Establish a business case for sustainability and competitive advantage in ICT projects

Telecommunications engineering networks 

ICTTEN601 Undertake qualification testing of new or enhanced equipment and systems

ICTTEN602 Undertake system administration

ICTTEN603 Undertake network traffic management

ICTTEN604 Coordinate fault rectification and restoration of service following network outages

ICTTEN605 Implement planned network changes with minimal impact to the customer

ICTTEN606 Manage a common channel signalling network

ICTTEN607 Analyse and organise repair of highly complex telecommunications network faults

ICTTEN608 Verify new software and hardware releases

ICTTEN609 Produce and evaluate architecture designs for convergent cellular mobile networks

Emerging technologies 

ICTTEN612 Design and manage internet protocol TV in a service provider network

IP networks 

ICTTEN610 Install and configure an IP-MPLS network with virtual private network tunnelling

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ICT60615 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering

ICT60210 Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent qualification

ICT60110 Advanced Diploma of Optical Networks

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages.

Changed packaging rules.

Changed core units.

No equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=a53af4e4-b400-484e-b778-71c9e9d6aff2