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0.5 Year


The Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking and Cloud Architecture) gives you the high demand skills needed across multiple information technology (IT) industry areas. Learn to configure and manage virtual computing environments and security within ICT networks. Develop, improve and design cloud infrastructure including disaster recovery plans.

TAFE NSW is the leading education and training provider in Australia, with over 130 years of history. Our information technology courses are designed to ensure you graduate with the skills and attributes required to succeed.

Our graduates pursue job roles in the IT industry such as network,support administrator, cloud architect, cloud engineer,


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When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.


English Language Requirements:

TAFE NSW makes every effort to ensure your Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) needs are met. The level of support you require may be assessed via a review of your LLN skills with written tasks and a one-on-one interview. If you need to strengthen your LLN skills, an individual training plan will be created with you.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from a range of courses offered at multiple campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network and socialise.

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LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Blacktown Feb , Jul A$13,750
Meadowbank Feb , Jul A$13,750
Ultimo Feb , Jul A$13,750
LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Blacktown Feb , Jul A$13,750
Meadowbank Feb , Jul A$13,750
Ultimo Feb , Jul A$13,750


Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.


TAFE NSW offers you a range of on campus study environments. You will have access to industry specific computer rooms, simulated workplaces, study and presentation areas, as well as general student facilities to enhance your learning and student experience.

You will study in authentic, real world simulated environments that have the relevant industry-standard software and workplace environment.

Student facilities, amenities and support services include:

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
  • LinkedIn Learning - an online resource that offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills


To receive this course students must complete all core units and a range of Additional units. 

Note: Additional units may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit at that location. TAFE NSW does not guarantee that speciality units listed will be offered at each location and semester. You will receive your timetable from the teaching section on commencement and speciality units offered will be provided at that time.

  • Packaging Rules Total number of units = 20
  • 6 core units plus 14 elective units, of which:
  • at least 10 units must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • up to 4 units may be selected from the remaining listed elective units or from this or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course
  • Core Units
  • BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts
  • BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
  • ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
  • ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
  • ICTSAS527 Manage client problems
  • ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
  • ICTNWK538 Install and maintain valid authentication processes
  • ICTNWK546 Manage Network Security
  • ICTNWK557 Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments
  • ICTNWK559 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • ICTNWK536 Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
  • ICTNWK540 Design, build and test network servers
  • ICTCLD501 Develop cloud disaster recovery plans
  • ICTCLD502 Design and implement highly-available cloud infrastructure
  • ICTCLD503 Implement web-scale cloud infrastructure
  • ICTCLD504 Improve cloud-based infrastructure
  • ICTNWK541 Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services
  • ICTNWK542 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
  • ICTNWK543 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches


From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.


Take your learning to the next level with a TAFE NSW Information Technology study pathway:


Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.

TAFE NSW allows for two or more courses to be packaged together, either to meet the prerequisite requirements for a course or to plan your studies around your career goals. You can submit a single TAFE NSW application form and will be able to apply for one Student Visa for the full duration of the package.