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ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking

Network your way to a challenging new career.

Start Date

Rolling Enrolment

Duration

12 months

Delivery Method

Online

Units

16

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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 ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking at TrainSmart Australia.

Our ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking course will give you the skills and knowledge to manage the installation of networks, security and e-business integration.

Why TrainSmart?

  • Top Quality Trainer Support
  • Affordable Payment Options
  • Government Subsidies Available

Course Overview

Study the Diploma of Information Technology 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.

Also, as a part of our Diploma of Information Technology Networking course, our highly skilled trainers will give you work placement opportunities in roles including network management, systems design, software development and web application.

To find out more on the ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking course at TrainSmart Australia, download the brochure.

Is the Diploma of Information Technology Networking for you?

This IT networking course is suitable for anyone who wants to develop their IT networking skills and knowledge.

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

Our ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking course covers content in areas including network servers, hardware operations, network security, virtual machines, recovery plans, copywrite for IT and IT networking.

How will you study the Diploma of Information Technology Networking?

You will study online at your own pace. You’ll be required to complete written, practical and oral assignments. Learning is self-paced over a 12-month period with opportunity to extend if required. You’ll receive full trainer support during your studies.

How long is the Diploma of Information Technology Networking?

This is a 12 month 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.

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

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 ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking.

The ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking is broken up into the following Modules.

  • Module 1: Networking Part 1
  • Module 2: Networking Part 2
  • Module 3: Networking Part 3
  • Module 4: Networking Part 4
  • Module 5: Networking Part 5
  • Module 6: Networking Part 6

Module 1: Networking Part 1

Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system

ICTSUS501

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install and integrate a virtual server in a network to replace multiple physical servers, reducing power requirements of individual servers and meeting sustainability targets. It applies to individuals with a high level of specialist technical skills and knowledge in telecommunications and information and communications technology (ICT) networks using internet protocol (IP) systems.

Install an enterprise virtual computing environment

ICTNWK535

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement, virtualisation technologies to provide a more efficient and reliable information and communications technology (ICT) environment. It applies to senior networking staff responsible for increasing the sustainability of an enterprise.

Design, build and test a network server

ICTNWK505

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

Module 2: Networking Part 2

Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches

ICTNWK508

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

Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

ICTNWK507

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

Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

ICTNWK509

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to build a high performance, high security, failure resistant security perimeter, for an enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) network. It applies to individuals with excellent ICT expertise who are working as middle managers, including information security managers, network engineers, network technicians and security analysts.

Module 3: Networking Part 3

Manage system security

ICTNWK513

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and manage security on an operational system. It applies to individuals working in middle management in technical advice, guidance and leadership roles such as security managers and security analysts responsible for implementing and managing the organisations security management system.

Manage network security

ICTNWK511

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

Install and configure network access storage devices

ICTNWK524

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select, install and test a network access storage (NAS) device in a local area network (LAN). It applies to individuals who install, configure and test a NAS device.

Module 4: Networking Part 4

Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment

ICTNWK525

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 as senior networking staff responsible for increasing the sustainability of an organisation, by using virtualisation technologies.

Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment

ICTNWK527

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage virtualisation technologies, with the goal of providing a more sustainable information and communications technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals with excellent communication skills responsible for managing virtualisation technologies.

Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans

ICTSAS505

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse the impact of the system on the organisation and carry out risk analysis, disaster recovery and contingency planning. It applies to individuals who apply a wide range of higher level technical skills and systematic problem solving approaches in information and communications technology (ICT) related areas.

Module 5: Networking Part 5

Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

ICTICT418

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.

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.

Module 6: Networking Part 6

Produce an ICT network architecture design

ICTTEN611

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to compile and evaluate business specifications from a client, and produce a set of architecture design solutions to cater for present and future forecast demands. It applies to individuals working in the field who carry out design and implementation of technical solutions of information communications technology (ICT) networks, employed by telecommunications and information technology networking provisioning companies specialising in integrating converging and emerging technologies of ICT networks.

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.

Job Outcomes

Diploma of Information Technology Networking Career Opportunities

This ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology 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,
  • IT administrator,
  • Systems engineer, and
  • Network operations analyst.

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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

*VET Student Loans are subject to students meeting eligibility requirements. VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth.

Find out what your repayments may be using our Payment Plan Repayment Calculator

  • Study Loans – Flexible loan with payment options for up to 48 months.
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Units of competency
ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology 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 ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking.

The ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking is broken up into the following Modules;

Module 1: Networking Part 1

ICTSUS501 Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system

ICTNWK535 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment

ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server

Module 2: Networking Part 2

ICTNWK508 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches

ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

Module 3: Networking Part 3

ICTNWK513 Manage system security

ICTNWK511 Manage network security

ICTNWK524 Install and configure network access storage devices

Module 4: Networking Part 4

ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment

ICTNWK527 Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment

ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans

Module 5: Networking Part 5

ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

Module 6: Networking Part 6

ICTTEN611 Produce an ICT network architecture design

ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks

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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