After an exciting career in IT networking? Our ICT50220 - Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) (Release 2) is a qualification that teaches you the fundamentals of network systems. Here, you'll hone your problem-solving and analytical thinking skills to effectively manage, install and configure networks.
Plus, you'll learn other complementary topics like security and e-business integration. If you have the strong desire to work as an ICT specialist, this nationally-recognised qualification can provide you with the training needed to tackle any networking issue with confidence.
What you'll learn
This qualification comprises units that will provide you with training to prepare you for a career in IT networking. From the online course, you'll learn to:
- Install and manage complex ICT networks
- Manage network security
- Design, build and test network servers
- Identify and resolve network problems
- Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:
- Strengthening problem-solving skills
- Leading a team in an IT environment
- Analytical thinking skills
Get VMware* certified!
Students who enrol into this qualification receive access to official VMware content.
Upskilled offers the VMware Certified Technical Associate: Data Center Virtualization: Core Technical Skills Course as an additional learning content, providing networking, cloud resource management and data centre knowledge, and preparing you for the VMware Certified Technical Associate - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCTA-DCV) certification.
As the leading virtualisation platform in the world, VMware certifications are highly valued for those who are interested in enhancing their career as a VMware IT professional.
In addition, Upskilled students who complete this course will receive a discount voucher for 70% off their certification exam.
*Please note that the VMware inclusion of this course is non-accredited and does not classify as Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) or falls under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
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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 Team
- Specialist trainers
- Online tutorials
- Video content access to:
- LinkedIn Learning
Access to Pluralsight is provided as you progress throughout the course and may not be available or relevant in every unit.
VMware Certified Technical Associate: Data Center Virtualization: Core Technical Skills course inclusion
Students enrolled in the ICT50120 - Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) will be automatically enrolled into the VMware short course once they commence the Upskilled unit: “ICTSAS442 Provide first-level remote help desk support”. Once enrolled students have access for 3 months to complete the modules.
VMware Certified Technical Associate: Data Center Virtualization: Core Technical Skills students will also receive a certification exam discount code for 70% off their exam. Students who successfully complete the course will also receive a digital credential from VMware.
Learn more about the VMWare short course details here
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. Prior to enrolment, please speak with your Education Consultant for further details.
After enrolment, you can download the application from MyUpskilled, or on request from Student Support. A trainer will be then be assigned to assess your elibigility for RPL and/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.
VMware Certification exam is a proctored exam which is booked through Pearson VUE, and is separate to this qualification.
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