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  • ICT50415
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Diploma of Information Technology Networking

At a glance

At a glance

Advance your IT career with this high-level course that will qualify you to work as a network administrator.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Network Administrator
COURSE OUTCOME

ICT50415 Diploma of Information Technology Networking

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Course overview

Course overview

Take your IT career to the next level with this advanced course. This qualification will give you the skills you need to provide responsive, high-level IT support as a network administrator.

Reports into the future of the job market show that specialised knowledge in information technology will be in strong demand across a wide variety of employment settings. This course will give you the competitive edge you need to get ahead in the industry.

You will learn to produce ICT network architectural design, match ICT needs to the strategic direction of different companies, design, build and test network servers, and monitor and troubleshoot virtual computing environments. Our highly experienced team of industry leaders will give you the one-on-one guidance to succeed in your studies and beyond.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a network administrator. It will also give you the foundation skills needed to undertake further studies in your field.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 11 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
ICTSUS501
Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
ICTTEN611
Produce an ICT network architecture design
ICTICT418
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTICT511
Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
ICTNWK529
Install and manage complex ICT networks

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
ICTNWK503
Install and maintain valid authentication processes
ICTNWK504
Design and implement an integrated server solution
ICTNWK505
Design, build and test a network server
ICTNWK507
Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTNWK508
Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTNWK509
Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
ICTNWK511
Manage network security
ICTNWK513
Manage system security
ICTNWK525
Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTNWK527
Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTNWK535
Install an enterprise virtual computing environment

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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Money IconVet Student Loan - $10,150 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

It is highly recommended that students have previously completed:

  • ICT30115 - Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Network Administration Stream) or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core units of ICT30115; or
  • demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior network support roles, including administrator, operations analyst, technician, operations or support coordinator/technician.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to and bring a USB or external hard drive (minimum 1TB), and personal stationary. 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland