Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking ICT40415

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to install and manage small scale networks, either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team. This course is an ideal pathway into entry level employment in designing and constructing networks. Students will be involved in designing small wireless networks and develop skills in installing, configuring and testing their proposed design. Students will also develop skills in server management, virtualisation, operating systems and network security. The specific target group of NIT for this qualification are international students who are either new to this industry or have limited workplace experience in this area.

QUALIFICATIONS
Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking a nationally recognised qualification for the IT industry

JOB PROSPECTS
This course provides graduates with the knowledge and skills needed in the following job roles: • network administrator • network security administrator • network support • network technician.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Successful completion of year 11 or equivalent

All students entering this quali­fication must have an English language profi­ciency level of one of the below:

  • IELTS band score of 5.5 ( Academic or general version) or equivalent internationally recognized exam result in line with DIBP requirements or
  • IELTS band score of 4.5 ( Academic or general version) or equivalent combined with Satisfactory completion of at least 20 weeks of ELICOS or
  • Completed secondary studies equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualifi­cation from an English – Language speaking country.
  • Be eligible for an English language exemption in line with DIBP requirements

CREDIT TRANSFER
Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through professional work experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. All claims for RPL and Credit Transfer should be made upon enrolment in the course and must be received by Program Manager within two (2) weeks of the commencement.

PATHWAYS
After graduating from this course, students may progress to further study ICT50415 Diploma of Information Technology Networking.On completion of the Diploma students may articulate into a computing degree course, such as Bachelor of Information Technology, offered by many universities.

UNIT OF COMPETENCY

Unit CodeTitleCore/Elective
BSBWHS304Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processescore
ICTICT401Determine and confirm client business requirementscore
ICTICT418Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environmentcore
ICTNWK401Install and manage a servercore
ICTNWK402Install and configure virtual machines for sustainable ICTcore
ICTNWK403Manage network and data integritycore
ICTNWK404Install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch networkcore
ICTTEN416Install, configure and test an internet protocol networkElective
ICTICT423Select cloud storage strategiesElective
ICTNWK405Build a small wireless local area networkElective
ICTNWK407Install and configure client-server application and servicesElective
ICTNWK408Configure a desktop environmentElective
ICTNWK410Install hardware to a networkElective
ICTNWK411Deploy software to networked computersElective
ICTTEN417Install, configure and test a routerElective
ICTTEN420Design, install and configure an internetworkElective
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Diploma of Information Technology Networking ICT50415

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge to install and manage a range of networks, as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team, including internetworking and security integration. Students will learn to install Microsoft operating systems. There is an emphasis on virtualisation and network security. Students will also explore new technologies related to the cloud and Internet. The specific target group of NIT for this course are international students with some basic to mid level skills and knowledge in ICT networking interested in further developing a range of specialised and technical skills. This qualification has a strong ICT (Information Communication Technology) networking base, which includes server technology, network infrastructure, virtualisation and security.

QUALIFICATIONS
Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to receive the Diploma of Information Technology Networking a nationally recognised qualification for the IT industry

JOB PROSPECTS
This course provides graduates with the knowledge and skills needed in the following job roles: • network administrator • IT administrator • IT operations administrator • network services administrator • network support coordinator • network operations analyst • network security coordinator.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Successful completion of year 11 or equivalent

All students entering this quali­fication must have an English language profi­ciency level of one of the below:

  • IELTS band score of 5.5 ( Academic or general version) or equivalent internationally recognized exam result in line with DIBP requirements or
  • IELTS band score of 4.5 ( Academic or general version) or equivalent combined with Satisfactory completion of at least 20 weeks of ELICOS or
  • Completed secondary studies equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualifi­cation from an English – Language speaking country.
  • Be eligible for an English language exemption in line with DIBP requirements

CREDIT TRANSFER
Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through professional work experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. All claims for RPL and Credit Transfer should be made upon enrolment in the course and must be received by Program Manager within two (2) weeks of the commencement.

PATHWAYS
After graduating from this course, students may progress to further study ICT advanced diploma level or graduate certificate qualifications or other relevant higher education sector qualifications. On completion of ICT50415 - Diploma of Information Technology Networking students may articulate into a computing degree course, such as Bachelor of Information Technology, offered by many universities.

UNIT OF COMPETENCY

Unit CodeTitleCore/Elective
ICTICT418Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environmentcore
ICTICT511Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprisecore
ICTNWK529Install and manage complex ICT networkscore
ICTSUS501Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT systemcore
ICTTEN611Produce an ICT network architecture designcore
ICTNWK501Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutionsElective
ICTNWK503Install and maintain valid authentication processesElective
ICTNWK505Design, build and test a network serverElective
ICTNWK506Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise networkElective
ICTNWK507Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routersElective
ICTNWK508Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switchesElective
ICTNWK509Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networksElective
ICTNWK511Manage network securityElective
ICTNWK525Configure an enterprise virtual computing environmentElective
ICTNWK535Install an enterprise virtual computing environmentElective
ICTNWK615Design and configure desktop virtualisationElective
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