ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering)

Qualification Description

ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology
(ICT) roles who have established specialised skills in a technical ICT function.

Individuals in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently,
as part of a team or leading a deliverable with others. They may apply their skills across a wide range of
industries, business functions and departments, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).

The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

  • Advanced networking: configuring and managing virtual computing environments, and security within ICT networks
  • Advanced programming: applying intermediate and advanced programming skills, managing data and building advanced user interfaces to manage organisational requirements
  • Back end web development: developing and maintaining website information architecture and data
  • Business analysis: designing and implementing technical requirements, quality assurance processes and contingency plans for businesses
  • Cloud architecture: developing, improving and designing cloud infrastructure, including disaster recovery plans
  • Cloud engineering: building, implementing and managing cloud infrastructure and virtual networks
  • Cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • Database and data management: creating, designing and monitoring systems that store data and optimise organisational knowledge management
  • Front end web development: designing dynamic and complex websites, user experience solutions and documents using extensible mark-up languages
  • Game art and design: creating complex 2D and 3D modelling and animation software through scripts and storyboards
  • Game programming: creating complex 2D and 3D interactive games and media, building graphical user interfaces and applying artificial intelligence in game development
  • Systems administration: reviewing maintenance procedures and support to help troubleshoot system applications
  • Systems 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.

Possible Job Titles

  • IT Office Manager
  • General Application Support Officer

*Gamma Education & Training Pty Ltd does not guarantee that international graduates will obtain the listed jobs as international student employment will depend on factors in the student’s home country and home country corporate environment. However, Graduates will gain skills relevant to the learning and development functions performed

Course Information

CRICOS Course Code


  •  78 weeks


  • Study Weeks = 60
  • Holiday Weeks = 18


  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Sydney

Entry Requirement

Gamma Education & Training Pty Ltd is committed to providing quality, industry-relevant education while supporting students throughout their study.

Qualification Structure

20 units must be completed:

6 Core units
14 Elective units


  • BSBXCS402          Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • BSBXTW401        Lead and facilitate a team
  • ICTICT523            Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTPRG535          Build advanced user interfaces
  • ICTNWK560        Determine best-fit topologies for wide area networks
  • ICTNWK529        Install and manage complex ICT networks
  • BSBCRT512          Originate and develop concepts
  • ICTICT517            Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
  • ICTICT532            Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • ICTSAS527           Manage client problems
  • ICTICT519            Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications
  • ICTPMG505        Manage ICT projects
  • ICTNWK541        Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services
  • ICTTEN519           Design network building projects
  • ICTNWK423        Manage network and data integrity
  • ICTNPL413           Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry
  • ICTCYS604           Implement best practices for identity management
  • ICTPMG613        Manage ICT project planning
  • ICTCYS606           Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with cyber security standards and law
  • ICTDBS605           Develop knowledge management strategies

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