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Offering Info

Diploma of Information Technology Networking

  • National Course Code: ICT50418
  • TAFE NSW code: ICT50418-01V01-21BLT-052

Location – Blacktown

Attendance

Part Time

Delivery

Combination

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

25 Hours per week

Duration

18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

The nationally recognised Diploma of Information Technology Networking builds the technical skills and knowledge needed for roles in management or system engineering in the dynamic IT industry. Develop your ability to manage complex IT networks and learn the latest in technology equipment.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Design, build, configure and test Windows server
  • Perform server virtualisation
  • Manage enterprise network routers and switches
  • Manage complex ICT networks

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Advanced problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Great communication skills, particularly written and verbal

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Diploma level
  • Project management skills for large scale ICT projects and network architecture
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • IT Administrator
  • IT Manager
  • IT Support Technician
  • IT Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Operations Analyst
  • Service Desk Analyst
  • Support Technician
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems engineer

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Advanced Diploma of Network Security
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Network Security)

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

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 knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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

Traineeship
TAFE NSW also offers the Diploma of Information Technology Networking as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol in the course as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the IT industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Completed a Certificate IV in Information Technology in Networking (or equivalent), or prior work experience in the information technology networking industry

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • to have already completed Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking or equivalent.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date Time Location
Tuesday, 15 June 2021 5:30pm to 6:30pm To register for an online information session, click on: https://bit.ly/3kW082s
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 5:30pm to 6:30pm To register for an online information session, click on: https://bit.ly/3kW082s

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time course. You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 12.2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study and research.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to plan, configure and test IT networks, virtualisation and systems administration in the capacity of an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday and Tuesday from 9:00am to 5:30pm and Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability 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.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:
  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTSUS501 Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
ICTTEN611 Produce an ICT network architecture design
Elective Units
Number Title
ICTNWK506 Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network
ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTNWK508 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTNWK527 Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTNWK503 Install and maintain valid authentication processes
ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server
ICTNWK533 Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments
ICTNWK535 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
ICTTEN514 Install, configure and test a server

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

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

Blacktown
Main Street , Blacktown
Phone 131 601

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