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.
- 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
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
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.
The TAFE SA qualification 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.
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for
this funding please visit the TAFE SA website.
There may be incidental fees for additional expenses to those required to complete the course. For example for equipment,
transport or accommodation.
To help with the payment of your fees, you may be able to pay your fees by instalments. To find out more please visit:
You may also be eligible for a fee concession if you hold a current:
- Health Care Card
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Veterans Affairs Card
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession