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Diploma of Information Technology Networking

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The Diploma of Information Technology Networking is good for individuals want to pursue a career in IT. It provides a broad introduction to computer science, thus you’ll be able to pursue any studies in specializations such as information systems, software design and web design.


Diploma of Information Technology Networking ICT50418


CRICOS Code 099925C
Duration 66 weeks including breaks (20 hours per week)
Course Fee AUD $15,999
Course fee includes Learning Materials Fees & Prescribed Text Books Fees.
Delivery Locations Melbourne Campus: Level 14, 123 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Sydney Campus: Level 5, 333 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
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Eligibility Criteria/Entry Requirements Refer to Entry Requirements
Modes of Delivery For International students; face-to-face classroom based.
For Domestic students; face-to-face classroom-based and/or workplace training.
This Diploma of Information Technology qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in high-level network management and engineering.

Diploma of Information Technology Networking course also includes Microsoft Certified Administrator exam preparation.


Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Name
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
ICTDBS502 Design a database
ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages
ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment
ICTNWK511 Manage Network Security
ICTSUS501 Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
ICTNWK502 Implement secure encryption technologies
ICTNWK503 Install and maintain valid authentication processes
ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server
ICTNWK513 Manage system security
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTTEN611 Produce an ICT network architecture design
Employment Pathway This qualification provides the skills and knowledge to potentially gain employment as a:
• Network administrator
• System administrator
• IT administrator
• IT operations administrator
• Network services administrator
Training Pathway After achieving ICT50418 – Diploma of Information Technology Networking, individuals could progress to:
• ICT60215 – Advanced Diploma of Network Security OR
• ICT60115 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology OR
• Bachelor of Information Technology Systems OR Equivalent
Assessment Methods The Institute will use the following assessment methods during this course which includes and may not be limited to Questions, Assignments, Projects, Case Studies, Activities, Third Party Reports/Logbooks, Portfolio, Observations, Tests and Written Assessments.
Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer For information regarding your eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer, please email

Please note: These training products are current as published on the National Register. The course content, structure, materials, schedules, and instructors may change at any time without notice. The subject sequence is for illustrative purposes only and may not be the sequence of training. Course fees are subject to change.


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