This qualification will suit you if you're interested in learning about IT networks and want to pursue roles in network support. You'll be trained in a variety of areas including virtualisation, technical documentation and project management. You may also develop important soft skills vital in the IT industry such as collaboration, critical thinking and problem-solving.
This qualification is comprised of units that will train you across a broad range of IT skills with significant focus on IT networks. This will help you prepare for employment opportunities like working as an independent network support technician. From the online course, you'll learn to:
- Manage network and data integrity
- Install, configure and test network security
- Install and manage servers
- Install and operate small enterprise branch networks
- Identify and confirm cyber security incidents
Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:
- Collaborating with others
- Developing critical thinking skills
- Strengthening problem-solving skills
Work in a simulated workplace
In order to feel "work-ready" in the ICT industry, Upskilled ensures that you're working on real world scenarios.
By offering a simulated workplace, you'll get the chance to work on tasks that are commonly done in an ICT work environment. You'll have access to the simulated workplace via our customised learning platform, MyUpskilled. The aim of working in the simulated workplace is to set a context to the assessment tasks you would be required to complete.
By choosing Upskilled, you will gain access to supplementary resources that can help with your studies. These inclusions aim to enhance your online learning experience, making it interactive and engaging. These include:
- Access to Upskilled's customised learning platform, MyUpskilled
- Student Support Services
- Dedicated trainer
- Online tutorials
- Video content access to:
- LinkedIn Learning
Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT) provided that you have supporting evidence of any prior education and work experience. This can either reduce your study load or shorten the duration of your course. After enrolment, you will need to contact Student Support so they can arrange a dedicated trainer to assess your eligibility for either RPL or CT.
This course will have you undertake summative and formative assessments, write reports and/or create a portfolio, and participate in role-playing scenarios. You'll also be working on a variety of projects that require your own research as well as answering various written/oral questions that apply the theory you learn into practice.