Diploma of Optical Networks

ICT50110

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of an individual involving a high level of specialist technical skills and knowledge in telecommunications and IT networks using internet protocol (IP) systems who can:

  • install, test and commission voice and data optical communications networks in medium to large enterprises using next generation networks technologies
  • provide specialist technical support in monitoring and administering the installation and upgrade of large telecommunications optical networks
  • install and maintain IP based optical network telecommunications equipment.
  • Job Roles

    Job roles and titles vary across different sectors of the industry. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • installer of emerging technologies
  • IP based optical network installer
  • specialised optical network infrastructure planner
  • telecommunications technical specialist
  • Prerequisite requirements

    There are no prerequisite requirements for individual units of competency.

    Student Outcomes

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who were satisfied with the training (Diploma).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Diploma).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Engineering and Related Technologies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Diploma).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Diploma) are most often employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    32.2%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Professionals

    27.4%

    Professionals
    Labourers

    9.5%

    Labourers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field (Diploma) are most often employed in:

    Transport, Postal and Warehousing

    19.3%

    Transport, Postal and Warehousing
    Mining

    13.4%

    Mining
    Manufacturing

    12%

    Manufacturing

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

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    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    Subsidised Training

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    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

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    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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