Engineering Institute of Technology

Advanced Diploma of Industrial Data Communication, Networking and IT


Course description



1.5 yrs

Study mode



Next start date



  • Develop your knowledge of ethernet, field buses, fibre optics, DNP3, TCP/IP, VoIP, PLCs & SCADA with the Advanced Diploma of Industrial Data Communication, Networking and IT (52782WA)
  • Benefit from experienced instructors & interactive, live distance learning
  • Be supported by a dedicated Learning Support Officer for the duration of your studies

Campus options

1 campus available

CampusStudy modeDurationNext start date

Online (part time)

1.5 yrs


Course details

Entry requirements

Some experience in the field of engineering including:

  • Technical or trade qualification; OR
  • Substantial relevant work experience; OR
  • Higher level qualification in a related field
Next start date
1.5 yrs
Study mode
Education institution
Engineering Institute of Technology (RTO 51971)
The course price can vary depending on a few factors. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Payment options

Course content

  • Physical media
  • Industrial data communications
  • Ethernet
  • Wireless communication systems
  • TCP/IP and VoIP
  • Routers and switches
  • Field buses
  • DNP3 and IEC 60870-5 for SCADA
  • Fundamentals of OPC
  • PLCs and IEC 61131-3
  • SCADA and data acquisition
  • E-Manufacturing, MES and supply chain management
  • Fundamentals of professional engineering
  • Industrial network security
  • HTML/web design
  • Algorithm design
  • C++ programming
  • SQL: databases
  • Microsoft windows administration
  • PC hardware and troubleshooting

What you’ll learn

  • Fibre optic transmission
  • Design networks using ethernet variants and components
  • TCP/IP internet layer protocols
  • Implementation issues
  • Security threats to networks
  • Basic HTML and CSS
  • Implement data structures
  • Develop C++ programs
  • Design, upgrade, diagnose and maintain systems


Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

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Nationally Recognised Qualification

Support and delivery

When you study with Engineering Institute of Technology, you have access to:

  • Live, interactive sessions over the internet with a professional instructor
  • Set readings and assignments
  • Simulation software and remote laboratory applications to help put theory into practice
  • Constant support from a dedicated Learning Support Officer

Find out more about this course

Engineering Institute of Technology

Advanced Diploma of Industrial Data Communication, Networking and IT

Submit an enquiry direct to Engineering Institute of Technology.