Information Technology

Networking & Administration

Study Areas
Course Types

Advanced Diploma of Network Security/ Bachelor of Information Technology - Flinders Uni Pathway

Study pathway:
Duration Up to 5 years Full Time or Part Time equivalent
TAFE SA CodeDP00026
Course TypePackage of courses
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileICT Network ProfessionalsICT Network Professionals
FacultiesInformation Technology
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Campus Locations for Course Delivery


Campus/Delivery SATAC
Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Adelaide City901328Apply Now On CampusFT & PTDay & Evening
 Information Session:Wednesday 26 October, 2016
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Lecture Theatre N210 Adelaide City Campus

mMount Barker909312Apply Now On CampusFT & PTDay & Evening
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 Information Session:Tuesday 1 November, 2016
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Lecture Theatre Tea Tree Gully Campus

mx Students will be able to complete subjects in common with the Cert IV Information Technology by attending classes at this campus but will need to study online or attend the Adelaide City campus to complete this qualification.

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding or VET Fee Help will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

    Uni Dual Offer Course

    • You will receive an offer to both TAFE SA and University, with the University offer being conditional on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification.
    • You can rest assured you have secured your University offer, pending successful completion of the TAFE SA award.
    • No further application will be required.
    • You will receive credit for TAFE SA studies allowing you to complete two awards dependant on the pathway selected.
    • If accepted, you will receive an offer to TAFE SA and-on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification-an offer to University with no further application required.
    • View our Uni Dual Offer Courses list

    Course Notes & Special Requirements

    • If there are more applicants than available places, TAFE SA will make offers based on date of application.
    • Applicants with limited or no underpinning knowledge and skills may commence at a lower level and additional fees to those shown below will apply. For more information refer to the relevant Program information document on
    • Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees.

    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Possible job roles include e-security specialist, ICT security specialist, IT security administrator, systems/network administrator, network security specialist, senior network administrator, systems security analyst.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Advanced Diploma of Network Security (ICT60215)
    Develop the skills required to protect Information Technology (IT) infrastructure from external threats and manage networks. When you complete this qualification, you’ll have advanced skills in areas such networking, network administration, risk management, virtualisation, security fundamentals, firewalls and network infrastructure. 5 core units plus 7 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

    To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.