ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking


CRICOS Course Code: 095298B

Course Intakes: January & July

Course Duration: 45 weeks

Tuition Fees: AUD$10,000.00


Course Description:

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to manage, as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team, the installation of a range of networks, including internetworking, security and e-business integration.  This course provides essential skills and knowledge to build and manage network systems in a business environment.   Areas of study include installation and administration of Linux, Microsoft operating systems, networking security, testing and project management. The combination of core units and specialist elective units in this course may provide a logical pathway to vendor certifications such as CISCO CCNA program.


Entry Requirements:
  • 18 years or above and have completed Year 12 (HSC) or AQF qualification (Diploma of Management or equivalent).
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 overall, no less than 5.0 in each band or upper intermediate or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL centre.
  • Applicants with no formal qualification and who can provide evidence of relevant and sufficient work experience can be considered


Course Details:
Code Title Core/ Elective
ICTSUS501 Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system Core
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks Core
ICTTEN611 Produce an ICT network architecture design Core
ICTICT517 Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation Core
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment Core
ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment Elective
ICTNWK527 Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment Elective
ICTNWK524 Install and configure network access storage devices Elective
ICTNWK508 Install, operate & troubleshoot medium enterprise switches Elective
ICTNWK507 Install, operate & troubleshoot medium enterprise routers Elective
ICTNWK506 Configure, verify & troubleshoot WAN links & IP Services in Medium enterprise network Elective
ICTTEN517 Plan a Wireless Mesh Network Elective
ICTNWK511 Manage network security Elective
ICTNWK502 Implement secure encryption technologies Elective
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements Elective
ICTICT514 Identify and manage the implementation of current industry-specific technologies Elective


Course Outcome:

Students who gain this qualification may seek roles as Network Administrators, IT Support Technicians or other Computer Network Professional positions.