Boot up a career in the ever-changing world of information technology. Take your first steps by learning the basic IT skills of installing operating systems and networking. Prepare yourself for further study in cyber security or networking.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Install desktop operating systems
Configure desktop environments
Run commands according to task requirements
Install and operate small enterprise branch networks
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 cyber security or networking
Credit toward a full qualification
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.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Good digital literacy
The ability to problem solve
Critical thinking skills
Attention to detail
The ability to allocate home study time equivalent to class study time
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like: entry level cyber security or networking roles with further study at the Certificate IV level.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Operating systems and Networking introduction does not have any pre-requisite courses.
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.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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
Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home
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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