The Diploma of Information Technology Networking addresses skills and knowledge around the installation of a range of networks, including internetworking, security, and e-business integration. The qualification facilitates careers both as independent ICT specialists or integrated ICT team members.
This course covers 16 units of competency
This course is delivered online
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This program has been created with a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer developed materials. Vendor training is recognised internationally as an industry benchmark for product specific training. Upskilled uses an online Learning Management System to manage the delivery and assessment of learning resources. The program is conducted over a 12 month period through a blended learning approach of teacher-led workshops or webinars, distance education, and online materials.
||Vendor Neutral Courses
- MCSA: Windows Server 2012 – Pass Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 exam; and Administering Windows Server 2012 exam; and Configuring Windows Server 2012 exam
- MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure – Pass MCSA: Windows Server 2012; and Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure exam
- MCSE: Productivity Solutions – Pass MCSA: Windows Server 2012; and Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 exam
- MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure – Pass MCSA: Cloud Platform; and Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud exam
- ITIL Foundations
- Lynda.com – Windows Server
- Lynda.com – IT Security
- Lynda.com – Routing
- Lynda.com – Windows Server Power
- Lynda.com – ITIL Foundations
- Lynda.com – Researching
- Lynda.com – Project Management
- Lynda.com – Business Analysis
- Privacy, Ethics and Copyright
- Disaster Recovery
- Network Attached Storage
- SOHO Routers/Wireless
- IT Governance
Pathways into the qualification
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
- Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior network support roles, including administrator, operations analyst, technician, operations, or support coordinator/technician.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Participants often come with experience in one or more ICT competencies, vocationally acquired from a range of sources (both formal and otherwise). Upskilled acknowledges the validity of such experience and encourages candidates to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning where applicable. Upskilled's RPL Calculator is a guide to initial RPL standing, although participants are sometimes entitled to further RPL as enrolment progresses.
Assessment is summative and formative with set assignments, project work, and questionnaires.
Upskilled Information Technology courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, online trainer support, and certification upon successful completion.
IT students also have access to Pluralsight's online training library, a comprehensive online video training library delivered by those in the industry. The content is accessible 24/7 so you can study and further your skills whenever it suits you.
There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.
Students will be required to have regular access to a computer and internet access to complete this course.
This qualification utilises many and varied types of learning materials and assessments. These resources are managed and provided through Upskilled’s Learning Management System, MyUpskilled. Access to a Microsoft based Personal Computer and an internet connection is required to complete any Upskilled IT qualification that utilises Microsoft Academy Courses (listed above).
The online e-Learning course addresses the following units of competency from the National ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the diploma.
The program is broken into 4 logical clusters of training within the broad category of ICT systems: 1/ Core Infrastructure; 2/ Continuity & Security; 3/ Continuous Improvement; and 4/ Service Delivery & Governance
|ICTSUS501||Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system|
|ICTTEN611||Produce an ICT network architecture design|
|ICTICT511||Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise|
|ICTNWK529||Install and manage complex ICT networks|
|ICTICT418||Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment|
|ICTNWK507||Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers|
|ICTNWK505||Design, build and test a network server|
|ICTNWK509||Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks|
|ICTNWK525||Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment|
|ICTSAS505||Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans|
|ICTNWK508||Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches|
|ICTNWK527||Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment|
|ICTNWK524||Install and configure network access storage devices|
|ICTNWK513||Manage system security|
|ICTNWK535||Install an enterprise virtual computing environment|
|ICTNWK511||Manage network security|
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Network Administrator
- IT Administrator
- IT Operations Administrator
- Network Services Administrator
- Network Support Coordinator
- Network Operations Analyst
- Network Security Coordinator
- Network e-Business Coordinator
Microsoft Certification Mapping
This qualification covers the Microsoft learning content for the following Certifications:
MCSA: Windows Server 2012
MCSE: Server Infrastructure
MCSE: Private Cloud
All recommended learning materials for these certifications are provided in this Upskilled Diploma, Microsoft Learning also recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product along with studying these materials.
Pathways from the qualification:
ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Network Security; a range of other ICT Advanced Diploma or Vocational Graduate Certificate qualifications; or other relevant higher education sector qualifications.
For information about Pathways to University, click here.
* Vendor Certifications are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change as these are managed by external organisations to Upskilled.
Flexible Payment Options
Option 1 – Save 15%
Save 15% ($675) when paying upfront. Total course cost: $3,825
Option 2 - 24 Month Interest-free payment plan
No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $44 a week! Total course cost: $4,500
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Option 3 - Smart and Skilled for NSW Residents
This Upskilled qualification is approved under Smart and Skilled and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the NSW Skills List. For more information on Smart and Skilled click here.
If you're a NSW resident, why not find out now if you're eligible for a Smart and Skilled subsidy?
This qualification is subsidised by the NSW Government. This course is delivered by Nationally Registered Training Organisation, Upskilled Pty Ltd, RTO 40374
Option 4 - Skilled Capital for ACT Residents
This Upskilled qualification is approved under the Skilled Capital program and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the ACT Skills List. For more information on Skilled Capital click here.
Option 5 - Higher Level Skills Program for QLD Residents
This Upskilled qualification is approved under the Higher Level Skills program and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the QLD Skills List. For more information on Higher Level Skills click here.