This qualification will suit you if you want to receive technical skills training, particularly in IT networking. Topics you'll cover include designing, building and testing of network servers, management of network systems and the implementation of security perimeters. Studying this course can help expand your career opportunities, equipping you with the skills and knowledge needed to work as an ICT specialist or similar.
This qualification is comprised of 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
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.