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Diploma of Information Technology Networking

  • National Course Code: ICT50415
  • TAFE NSW code: ICT50415-01V03-19ALB-005

This course is superseded

Location – Albury Campus

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week



1 Year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to manage, as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team, the installation of a range of networks, including internetworking, security and e-business integration.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Students are encouraged to attend IT workshops on Monday and Wednesday 4.00pm to 7.00pm.

The entry requirements for this course are listed below:

Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
Determine and confirm client business requirements
Understand copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
Install and manage a server
Install and configure virtual machines for sustainable ICT
Manage network and data integrity
Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network
Install, configure and test an internet protocol network

Build a small wireless local area network
Install, configure and test network security
Install hardware to a network
Create network documentation
Support small-scale ICT projects
Design, install and configure an internetwork
Build an enterprise wireless network
Acquire ICT system components

The Information Technology department hosts regular industry and community events called Talking Tech. These sessions are an excellent way of touring our facilities, meeting our staff and discussing our course options. Please follow the Talking Tech Facebook group to check for the next event.

Information Technology Pathway Program.
A successful career in Information Technology Networking takes a mixture of practical skills, expert knowledge, proven experience and the right qualifications. TAFE NSW and Charles Sturt University each offer great opportunities for developing students IT careers. If you want a career in IT and you want the best of both worlds you should consider enrolling in the TAFE NSW/Charles Sturt University Information Technology Pathway Program. This is a fully integrated course with concurrent enrolments. The studies at TAFE NSW provides credits for 2/3 of the bachelor program which is a very substantial financial saving. Get the best of both worlds. This three year full time program gives students a chance to leverage the strengths of the Riverina's two leading education providers. TAFE NSW offer a highly supportive learning environment, small class sizes and a chance to learn from experts with extensive industry experience. Charles Sturt University is a recognised leader in IT education with a reputation for producing job-ready graduates. Hands on experience. Students are given extensive lab time and complete individual and group projects using industry standard equipment including Dell Servers, HP Storage Area Networks, Cisco Switches and Routers, Mikrotik routers and Ubiquiti wireless access points. Server 2016, HyperV, VMWare, MySQL, Powershell, Cisco IOS, Kali Linux, Amazon Web Services and other technologies that industry want you to understand are used throughout your training.
Attendance is Monday and Tuesday 9.00am to 3.30pm, Wednesday 12.00pm to 3.30pm and Thursday 10.00am to 2.30pm, level 1 of E block at TAFE NSW Albury.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a fee exemption. In claiming the exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accordance with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

Enrolments will open from 14 October 2019 for our February 2020 intake.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Core Units
Number Title
ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
ICTSUS501 Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
ICTTEN611 Produce an ICT network architecture design
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
Elective Units
Number Title
ICTSAD506 Produce a feasibility report
ICTNWK531 Configure an internet gateway
ICTNWK535 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTNWK508 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTNWK527 Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTTEN516 Produce technical solutions from business specifications
ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.
Network Engineer, Network Manager

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Albury Campus
Poole Street, Albury
Phone 131 601

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