Study Telecommunications and IT Network Engineering
Set yourself up for a job with huge demand in the future. Throughout this course students will learn to carry out specialised design and support functions in telecommunications engineering. This may include optimisation and performance monitoring of telecommunications networks, diagnosis and repair of faults, and the selection and installation of equipment.
Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist is currently on
Technology is advancing at a fast pace and this course educates students in an occupation that will become increasingly in demand both in Australia and around the world.
Students will learn to develop, monitor and carry out technical support functions for telecommunications networks and install computer equipment, computer systems. Common tasks learnt throughout the course include
- installing, maintaining, repairing and diagnosing malfunctions of communication systems
- configuring and integrating network and telecommunications technology with computer software, hardware, desktops, peripherals, databases and operating systems
- developing and recording logs of the details, locations and status of inventories, parts, equipment and instruments and maintaining the documentation of communication policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations, and quality standards
- providing technical advice and information, and monitoring the performance of complex telecommunications networks and equipment
- planning the development of customer access telecommunications network infrastructure
- liaising with vendors, suppliers, service providers and external resources and monitoring contractual obligations and performance delivery
- providing ongoing operational support in designing, optimising, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and resolving of telecommunications network performance malfunctions, defects and faults
- Certificate IV in Information Technology – Networking
- Diploma of Information Technology – Networking
- Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering
This course may lead to the skill assessment for Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist. These occupations are being assessed by Engineers Australia through Non-Accredited Pathway which is known as CDR (Competency Demonstration Report) pathway. This occupations may make you eligible for the general skilled migration visas and temporary graduate work visa.
January, April, July, September
Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney and Melbourne
$8,500 – 15,000 per year
The Course Details
The number of Telecommunications Technical Specialists is about the same as 5 years ago and is expected to grow over the next 5 years.
- Location: Telecommunications Technical Specialists work in most regions of Australia.
- Industries: Most work in Information Media and Telecommunications; Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and Public Administration and Safety.
- Full-time: Most work full-time (97.5%, much higher than the all jobs average of 68.4%) showing part-time work may be hard to find.
- Hours: Full-time workers spend around 35.2 hours per week at work (compared to the all jobs average of 40.0 hours).
Common Course Requirements:
- Must have graduated year 11 in home country.
- Must have a minimum of IELTS 5.5 overall.
- This course may include vocational placement
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Phone 0755 265 900
Gold Coast Office
2575 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD, 4215
Call us 02039 483 865