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Statement of Attainment in Network Essentials

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Overview About this course

Gain the skills to troubleshoot network problems and install, configure and manage network protocols. Learn networking basics to add to your IT skill set or help prepare you for further study.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Troubleshoot network problems

  • Configure, test and validate network protocols

  • Install and manage network protocols

  • Test and secure networks

  • Confirm client requirements and identify required network equipment

  • Liaise with vendors and service suppliers

  • Adhere to work health safety (WHS) requirements

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • A pathway to further study in networking, cyber security and information technology

  • Credit toward a full qualification

  • The skills to troubleshoot network problems

  • The ability to install, test and manage network protocols

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • The ability to follow written and numerical instructions and guidelines

  • Problem solving and critical analysis skills

  • Basic IT skills and digital awareness

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: network support technician with the Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking), systems administrator with the Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking), IT support technician with the Diploma of Information Technology Networking and network administrator with the Bachelor of Information Technology (Cyber and Network Security).

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Statement of Attainment in Network Essentials does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Related study 2 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

  • Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network ICTSAS310

  • Install and test network protocols ICTNWK311

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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