What is the Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering?
This course provides training in the design, installation, commissioning and management of computer systems and networks. It also provides specialist computer programming, hardware and software development, computer networking and management skills.
Students are prepared for internationally recognized CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Comp TIA A+, Cisco Cabling, Microsoft MCTS Server 2008 and Adobe Dreamweaver Developer certifications. Graduates are highly sought after by employers in these well-paid and exciting careers.
How is the course structured?
The Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering is run over 2 years for full-time students with an appropriate Year 12. Mature age and students with year 11 enter via a bridging program. Attendance at other campuses for some classes may be required.
Part Time study
Students can undertake studies part time during the evening as most subjects are also offered outside normal working hours of 9am to 5pm.
What are the course entry requirements?
Applicants must have completed Year 11 or be mature age entry.
What if I don’t meet the entry requirements?
A range of bridging programs is available if you do not possess the minimum entrance requirement. Applications are particularly welcome from individuals from categories that are under-represented in our courses, such as women, people from non-English speaking backgrounds and those with disabilities.
Where could I get a job?
Graduates work in computer systems design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning, testing, servicing and technical sales within the Computer industry. The computer industry offers employment opportunities for both males and females. Prospective employers include government, semi-government, and private organisations such as Telstra, Department of Defence, QANTAS, CSIRO, ABC, NEC, Bosch, Varian, United Energy, Optus, etc.
What sort of work will I do when I finish?
Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering develops skills in:
Planning, analysis and design tasks.
Management and supervision.
Analysing, fault finding and modification of computer systems and equipment.
Installation, testing and commissioning of computer systems and equipment.
Identification of customer/client computer systems needs.
Using high-level diagnostic tools to establish the relationship between hardware and software.
After completion of the Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering can I do further study?
Yes. After 1.5 years of successful study students may exit with the Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering. With this Diploma students may transfer to the Bachelor of IT and Systems (Net-centric Computing) or (Security) at Monash University to obtain a degree with 2 years further study.
After completion of the Advanced Diploma students can study the Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Network Security) at Chisholm or other computing courses at various universities.
ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
COURSE CODE: UEE60407 DELIVERY PLAN
Implement and monitor OHS policies and procedures
Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
Set up and create content for a web server(1)
Develop basic web pages for engineering applications
Use engineering applications software
Set up and configure basic local area network
Set up wireless capabilities
PC Installation + Repair
Apply OHS practices in the workplace
Install and configure a computer operating system and software
Assemble, set up and test personal computers
Document occupational hazards and risks in computer systems
Dismantle, assemble and fabricate electrotechnology components
Solve problems in extra-low voltage single path circuits
Ensure team effectiveness
Set up and create content for a web server(2)
Install and administer Unix based computers
Install and configure internetworking systems
PC Installation and Repair
Support computer hardware and software
Integrate multiple computer operating systems on a client server network
Commission computer systems
Modify-redesign of computer system
Contribute to risk management in electrotechnology systems
Manage workplace information systems
Administer user networks
Develop network services
Design and implement internetworking systems
Design and develop electronics/computer systems projects
Manage electronics/computer systems projects
Develop object oriented code
Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects
Design and manage enterprise networks
Design and implement internetworking systems - advanced routing
Design and implement internetworking systems - mutli layer switching