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ICT50220

Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking)

Network your way to a challenging new career.

Start Date

Rolling Enrolment

Duration

12 months

Delivery Method

Online

Units

20

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Next Start Date

Rolling Enrolment

Course Duration

12 months

Delivery Method

Online

Pre-Requisites

N/A

Have you ever wondered how you can combine your natural problem-solving abilities and passion for technology into a challenging new career?

Networking is one of the fastest-growing areas of IT, and one that an increasing number of businesses heavily rely on. Launch your career into the ever-growing IT industry with the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) at TrainSmart Australia.

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) qualification is a specialisation stream that TrainSmart Australia offers, where you can learn how to configure and manage virtual computing environments, and security within ICT networks.

Why TrainSmart?

Course Overview

Study the Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking)

In this online IT course, you will learn a broad range of skills and knowledge to be an effective employee in the IT space. You will learn how to design networks and infrastructures, the process behind the installation of networks, security and e-business integration, and skills for general employment, including communication, teamwork, problem-solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organising, self-management, learning, and technology.

To find out more about the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) course at TrainSmart Australia, download the brochure.

Is the Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) for you?

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) course is for you if you’re interested in making your first step into learning a wide range of general ICT technologies, specifically virtual computing environments and networks.

What will you learn in the Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking)?

Our ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) course covers content in areas including network servers, hardware operations, network security, virtual machines, recovery plans and copyrighting for IT and IT networking.

How will you study the Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking)?

Throughout your IT course, you will study online under the ‘Trainer-Directed Learning’ model. In this format, trainers will be in direct contact with you to assist and direct you through your online assessments and workshops.

How long is the Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking)?

This is a 12 month long qualification.

entry Requirements

TrainSmart Australia will assess a student’s ‘academic suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This is determined by either:

  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of an Australian year 12 certificate; or,
  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of a Certificate IV qualification (or above) that can be verified or,
  • The student completing the Core Skills Profile for Adults online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.

You may be required to complete a Bridging Course if you do not meet the above academic suitability criteria or at the request of our career advisory team.

Please note, we are unable to enrol international students at this time. 

Modules

This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking).

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) is broken up into the following Modules.

Click each module title to learn more about the units within each module.

Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

BSBXCS402

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to promote cyber security in a work area. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries who as part of their job role support policies, procedures and practice within an organisation that promote cyber security.

Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments

ICTICT532

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain professional and ethical conduct, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner when dealing with stakeholders in an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to ICT personnel who are required to gather information to determine the organisation’s code of ethics and protect and maintain privacy policies and system security.

Manage client problems

ICTSAS527

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to liaise and support clients to manage and resolve problems in an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals who apply high level technical and specialised knowledge in assisting clients to support, manage and resolve problems.

Lead and facilitate a team

BSBXTW401

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively lead and facilitate a team in a workplace within any industry. This unit has a specific focus on the teamwork skills required for team leader or supervisor level (depending on organisational structure) workers with responsibility for others or teams.

Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

ICTICT517

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure information and communications technology (ICT) products and systems match the strategic direction of the organisation. It applies to individuals whose responsibilities may include improving, evaluating, acquiring, maintaining and supporting ICT for organisations.

Originate and develop concepts

BSBCRT512

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to originate and develop concepts for products, programs, processes or services to an operational level. The unit applies to individuals who develop concepts for any business or community activity or process. This may include marketing and advertising campaigns, staff development programs, information technology and communication systems, radio and television programs and entertainment events. These individuals operate with a high degree of autonomy and also collaborate with others to generate ideas and refine concepts for implementation.

Install and upgrade operating systems

ICTSAS518

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain, install new and upgrade existing operating systems (OS) in a medium to large organisation. It applies to individuals who apply technical and specialised knowledge to undertake complex support operations.

Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches

ICTNWK543

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches and routers. It applies to individuals working as help desk technicians, network support technicians or in similar roles.

Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

ICTNWK542

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers. It applies to individuals working as network technicians and network administrators or in other network support roles.

Manage network security

ICTNWK546

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and manage security functions throughout a network. It applies to individuals with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) expertise and lead the development of strategic reviews of security and provide technical advice, guidance and leadership in resolution of specified problems.

Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

BSBWHS521

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in a work area to ensure a safe workplace, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements. The unit applies to those working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have, responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS laws, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by WHS laws.

Configure an internet gateway

ICTNWK531

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to connect network hardware devices, mainly personal computers (PCs), to an internet gateway. It applies to individuals who are middle managers, network engineers, technical specialists or security analysts with excellent information communications and technology (ICT) skills who plan and implement networks, determine security threats and are involved in business budgeting.

Design and implement an integrated server solution

ICTNWK539

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and implement network authentication models that allow users to log in using the same user credentials between multiple operating system platforms and that provides a secure method of file sharing on a single, shared network. It applies to individuals working in network or systems engineering roles, where they are required to support multiple operating systems in a complex computing environment of medium-to-large organisational settings.

Implement secure encryption technologies

ICTNWK537

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select, implement and monitor secure file encryption technologies on a computer network or local environment. It applies to individuals working as network engineers, security analysts, application and software developers as well as systems support administrations in in any size enterprise.

Install and maintain valid authentication processes

ICTNWK538

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, develop, install and maintain authentication processes and reduce vulnerability of a system. It applies to individuals working in middle management roles including information security managers, network engineers, security analysts, or similar roles who are responsible for implementing and monitoring an organisational security management system.

Install and manage complex ICT networks

ICTNWK529

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install and manage enterprise-wide information and communications technology (ICT) networks. It applies to individuals with excellent ICT skills who are working as senior networking staff responsible for the sustainability of an organisation by using virtualisation technologies in complex computing environments of medium- to-large companies to provide network services and resources.

Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions

ICTNWK536

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the deployment and administration of enterprise communication solutions. It includes email and remote access email, web portal or content management solution, and enterprise collaboration tools. It applies to individuals working as information and communications technology (ICT) professionals who configure and deploy software to supply email, collaboration and messaging services to meet the needs of enterprise users.

Design, build and test network server

ICTNWK540

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, install and test servers in complex network environments. It applies to individuals who are employed in network or systems engineering roles or similar and are required to design and build network servers in a complex computing environment of medium-to-large organisations.

Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments

ICTNWK557

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement virtualisation technologies, with the goal of providing a more sustainable Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals working in senior networking roles and are responsible for increasing the sustainability of an organisation through the use of virtualisation technologies.

Install an enterprise virtual computing environment

ICTNWK559

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement virtualisation technologies to implement and enhance the efficiency and reliability of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals working in senior networking roles, and responsible for increasing the sustainability of an organisation or similar environment.

Modules

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This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking).

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) is broken up into the following Modules.

Module 1: Cyber Security

Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

BSBXCS402

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to promote cyber security in a work area. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries who as part of their job role support policies, procedures and practice within an organisation that promote cyber security.

Module 2: Ethics in an ICT Environment

Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments

ICTICT532

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain professional and ethical conduct, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner when dealing with stakeholders in an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to ICT personnel who are required to gather information to determine the organisation’s code of ethics and protect and maintain privacy policies and system security.

Module 3: ICT Support and Customer Service

Manage client problems

ICTSAS527

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to liaise and support clients to manage and resolve problems in an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals who apply high level technical and specialised knowledge in assisting clients to support, manage and resolve problems.

Module 4: ICT Strategy and Leadership

Lead and facilitate a team

BSBXTW401

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively lead and facilitate a team in a workplace within any industry. This unit has a specific focus on the teamwork skills required for team leader or supervisor level (depending on organisational structure) workers with responsibility for others or teams.

Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

ICTICT517

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure information and communications technology (ICT) products and systems match the strategic direction of the organisation. It applies to individuals whose responsibilities may include improving, evaluating, acquiring, maintaining and supporting ICT for organisations.

Originate and develop concepts

BSBCRT512

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to originate and develop concepts for products, programs, processes or services to an operational level. The unit applies to individuals who develop concepts for any business or community activity or process. This may include marketing and advertising campaigns, staff development programs, information technology and communication systems, radio and television programs and entertainment events. These individuals operate with a high degree of autonomy and also collaborate with others to generate ideas and refine concepts for implementation.

Module 5: Operating Systems

Install and upgrade operating systems

ICTSAS518

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain, install new and upgrade existing operating systems (OS) in a medium to large organisation. It applies to individuals who apply technical and specialised knowledge to undertake complex support operations.

Module 6: Networking

Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches

ICTNWK543

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches and routers. It applies to individuals working as help desk technicians, network support technicians or in similar roles.

Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

ICTNWK542

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers. It applies to individuals working as network technicians and network administrators or in other network support roles.

Module 7: Network and System Security

Manage network security

ICTNWK546

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and manage security functions throughout a network. It applies to individuals with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) expertise and lead the development of strategic reviews of security and provide technical advice, guidance and leadership in resolution of specified problems.

Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

BSBWHS521

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in a work area to ensure a safe workplace, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements. The unit applies to those working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have, responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS laws, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by WHS laws.

Configure an internet gateway

ICTNWK531

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to connect network hardware devices, mainly personal computers (PCs), to an internet gateway. It applies to individuals who are middle managers, network engineers, technical specialists or security analysts with excellent information communications and technology (ICT) skills who plan and implement networks, determine security threats and are involved in business budgeting.

Design and implement an integrated server solution

ICTNWK539

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and implement network authentication models that allow users to log in using the same user credentials between multiple operating system platforms and that provides a secure method of file sharing on a single, shared network. It applies to individuals working in network or systems engineering roles, where they are required to support multiple operating systems in a complex computing environment of medium-to-large organisational settings.

Implement secure encryption technologies

ICTNWK537

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select, implement and monitor secure file encryption technologies on a computer network or local environment. It applies to individuals working as network engineers, security analysts, application and software developers as well as systems support administrations in in any size enterprise.

Install and maintain valid authentication processes

ICTNWK538

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, develop, install and maintain authentication processes and reduce vulnerability of a system. It applies to individuals working in middle management roles including information security managers, network engineers, security analysts, or similar roles who are responsible for implementing and monitoring an organisational security management system.

Install and manage complex ICT networks

ICTNWK529

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install and manage enterprise-wide information and communications technology (ICT) networks. It applies to individuals with excellent ICT skills who are working as senior networking staff responsible for the sustainability of an organisation by using virtualisation technologies in complex computing environments of medium- to-large companies to provide network services and resources.

Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions

ICTNWK536

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the deployment and administration of enterprise communication solutions. It includes email and remote access email, web portal or content management solution, and enterprise collaboration tools. It applies to individuals working as information and communications technology (ICT) professionals who configure and deploy software to supply email, collaboration and messaging services to meet the needs of enterprise users.

Design, build and test network server

ICTNWK540

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, install and test servers in complex network environments. It applies to individuals who are employed in network or systems engineering roles or similar and are required to design and build network servers in a complex computing environment of medium-to-large organisations.

Module 8: Virtualisation

Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments

ICTNWK557

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement virtualisation technologies, with the goal of providing a more sustainable Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals working in senior networking roles and are responsible for increasing the sustainability of an organisation through the use of virtualisation technologies.

Install an enterprise virtual computing environment

ICTNWK559

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement virtualisation technologies to implement and enhance the efficiency and reliability of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals working in senior networking roles, and responsible for increasing the sustainability of an organisation or similar environment.

Job Outcomes

Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) Career Opportunities

This ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) course facilitates career options both as an independent specialist or as part of an integrated team. Jobs in computer networking vary widely in the responsibilities they carry and the salaries they yield. They include;

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Security Coordinator
  • Network Support Coordinator
  • Network Operations Analyst
  • Network Services Administrator
  • ICT Support Officer
  • IT Administrator

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All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research. Based on national surveys.

Payment Options

Standard Rate

$15,750

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $15,750. Your fee payment options are:

  • Upfront payment
  • VET Student Loans – Australian government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.

Find out what your repayments may be by using our VET Student Loans Repayments Calculator

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Units of competency
ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking)

This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking).

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) is broken up into the following Modules;

Module 1: Cyber Security

BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

Module 2: Ethics in an ICT Environment

ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments

Module 3: ICT Support and Customer Service

ICTSAS527 Manage client problems

Module 4: ICT Strategy and Leadership

BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team

ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts

Module 5: Operating Systems

ICTSAS518 Install and upgrade operating systems

Module 6: Networking

ICTNWK543 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches

ICTNWK542 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

Module 7: Network and System Security

ICTNWK546 Manage network security

BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

ICTNWK531 Configure an internet gateway

ICTNWK539 Design and implement an integrated server solution

ICTNWK537 Implement secure encryption technologies

ICTNWK538 Install and maintain valid authentication processes

ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks

ICTNWK536 Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions

ICTNWK540 Design, build and test network server

Module 8: Virtualisation

ICTNWK557 Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments

ICTNWK559 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment

If you are interested in this course, please call us on 1300 855 517!

* Please note, course Units of Competency are subject to change. These units are valid only on the date of printing.

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