AWARD COURSE

Diploma of Information Technology Networking


National Code: ICT50415
TAFE SA Code: TP00748


Description

This course provides you with the skills you need to gain employment in a range of network related fields. Students will have an opportunity within this program to complete Microsoft and CISCO certification.

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Up to 18 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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Information Session:

Thursday 31 October 2019
5:30-7:00pm at Adelaide City Campus - Lecture Theatre B.127




Information Session:

Tuesday 5 November 2019
5:30-7:00pm at Elizabeth Campus - Building B2, Room 1.09


Information Session:

Thursday 7 November 2019
5:30-7:00pm at Gilles Plains Campus - North Building, Room LRC-H






Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 18 month course
Subsidised
$1,514 - $2,204
$4,543 - $6,613
Concession
$1,159 - $1,687
$3,476 - $5,060

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$2,041 - $2,971
$6,123 - $8,913

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $195.00 for External SSD Hard Drive and headset.

    • Students will be able to complete subjects in common with the Cert IV Information Technology by attending classes at campuses other than Adelaide but will need to study online or attend the Adelaide City campus to complete this qualification.
    • 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 tafesa.edu.au/information-technology
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Possible job roles include network administrator, IT administrator, IT operations administrator, network services administrator, network support coordinator, network operations analyst, network security coordinator, network e-business coordinator.

    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

    Diploma of Information Technology Networking (ICT50415)
    Learn about the administration and installation of network switches and routers, security issues, hardware and software faults, database enabling, operating systems, configurations, network systems, networking monitoring and e-business. Included in this course are units covering CISCO Networking Academy – CISCO Systems accredited training. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 11 elective units.

    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.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment 40
    Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system 80
    Install and manage complex ICT networks 100
    Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise 50
    Produce an ICT network architecture design 60

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment 60
    Configure and troubleshoot advanced network switching 80
    Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network 90
    Design, build and test a network server 50
    Determine and confirm client business requirements 40
    Develop plans to manage structured troubleshooting process of enterprise networks 40
    Install and upgrade operating systems 50
    Install, configure and test a server 60
    Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers 120
    Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches 90
    Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions 80
  • Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Information Technology
    Bachelor of Business
    Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems)
    Bachelor of Psychological Science
    Bachelor of Communication and Media
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