UEE60420 Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Post school students are enrolled who have an interest in Information Technology, Networking, virtualisation and data centre management. These students wish to attain formal qualifications such as UEE60420 Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering . Underpinning industry vendor qualifications are used to deliver training in this qualification in one or more of:

  1. Microsoft MCSA
  2. VMware VCP
  3. Cisco IT Essentials v7.02
  4. Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching v7.02
  5. Cisco CCNA Security v2.0
  6. Cisco Cybersecurity Operations v1.12

On successful completion of this course students will qualify for UEE60420 Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Career opportunities/vocational outcomes: Information Technology network engineer, network operations support, service technician and systems administrator. 

 Articulation: With UEE60420 Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering qualification a student may qualify for an improved position in higher Information Technology courses such as undergraduate studies in Information Technology, Computer Science or Networking and Telecommunications.  

 Further education: Undergraduate studies in Information Technology, Computer Science or Networking and Telecommunications.  

  • Outstanding facilities including 2 dedicated rooms with Cisco laboratory sub-network with two router labs, 27 modern computers.
  • Blended learning delivery 24/7 online course access
  • Powerful production network with Cisco backbone
  • Fully qualified staff members
  • Web access to the curriculum
  • Flexible classroom and online delivery
  • Easy access via public transport

Post School

This program is delivered over a period of 18 months depending on time commitment and effort .

Classes operate on the following days and times 45 weeks per year:

Monday  9:30am to 7pm 9.5 hrs
Tuesday  10am to 8:30pm 10.5 hrs
Wednesday  12 noon to 8:30 pm 8.5 hrs
Thursday  10am to 7 pm 9 hrs
Total 37.5 hrs

Students can attend any and every session and work according to other commitments such as employment or family arrangements.

There is no minimum formal educational requirements for this course. Industry or personal experience, interest and passion for using and working with computers and networks is desirable. Applicants must be 18 at January 1 of the year of the course.

This course is made up of 32 units;

A total of 2160 weighting points from:  

11 core units (280 points) and 21 elective units (1880 points) as per.

Unit of Competence Selection used in this Training and Assessment Strategy

  • Core –  280 points.
  • Group A – between 0 and 1080 weighting points (1060  points taken)
  • Group B – between 800 and 1880 weighting points (840 points taken)
  • Total = 2180 weighting points used



Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace (20)


Contribute to risk management in electrotechnology systems (20)


Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects (40)


Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work * (20)


Implement and monitor energy sector WHS policies and procedures (20)


Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan (20)


Commission industrial computer systems * (20)


Modify/redesign industrial computer systems *(20)


Design and develop electronics/computer systems projects (40)


Manage computer systems/electronics projects (40)


Develop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector (20)



Lead and manage team effectiveness (60)


Implement and troubleshoot enterprise routers and switches (100)


Design, Install and configure and internetwork (100)


Apply advanced routing protocols to network design (80)


Install and maintain a wide area network (80)


Assemble, set up and test computing devices* (80)


Develop computer network services* (120)


Install and administer UNIX/LINUX-based networked computers (80)


Install and configure a client computer operating system and software (40)


Install and configure network systems for internetworking* (120)


Integrate multiple computer operating systems on a client server local area network (80)


Set up and configure basic local area network (LAN)* (80) (prerequisite UEECD0007 and UEECS0003)


Select and arrange equipment for wireless communication networks* (40)


Design and implement advanced routing for internetworking systems (100)


Design and implement multi-layer switching for internetworking systems (100)


Design and implement network systems for internetworking (120)


Design and implement remote access for internetworking systems (100)


Design and implement security for internetworking systems (100)


Design and implement wireless LANs/WANs for internetworking systems (100)


Develop, implement and test object-oriented code* (140)


Design and manage enterprise computer networks (80)

NB: * indicates UEECD0007 prerequistie unit of competency required.

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