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CRICOS 0101836 | ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking


CRICOS 0101836 | ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking

Overview & Objectives

To complete the ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking, students need to complete 16 units of competency consisting of 5 core units and 11 elective units. Students may apply for an exemption for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency.  Please refer to RPL policy and procedures on website.

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Career Pathways

This qualification has a strong ICT (Information Communication Technology) networking base, which includes server technology, network infrastructure, virtualization, and security. 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.

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to manage, as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team, the installation of a range of networks including inter-networking, security, and e-business integration.

Detailed information on the employability skills gained during this certification is available online at

Course Module

Students will need satisfactorily complete the following units to achieve the ICT50418 Diploma in Information Technology Networking. These are listed in order of their delivery.

Code                    Core Units

ICTICT418           Contribute to copyright, ethics, and privacy in an ICT environment

ICTICT517            Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

ICTNWK529        Install and manage complex ICT networks

ICTSUS501           Implement server virtualization for a sustainable ICT system

ICTTEN611           Produce an ICT network architecture design

Code     Elective Units

ICTNWK531        Configure an internet gateway

ICTNWK509        Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

ICTNWK511        Manage network security

ICTNWK504        Design and implement an integrated server solution

ICTNWK505        Design, build and test a network server

ICTTEN514           Install, configure and test a server

ICTNWK503        Install and maintain valid authentication processes

ICTNWK502        Implement secure encryption technologies

ICTNWK507        Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

ICTNWK508        Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches

ICTNWK506        Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network

Entry Requirement

  • Must be over 18 years of age
  • Preferably year 12 or equivalent
  • Possess IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Access to computer with internet connection
  • Have Unique Student Identifier (USI), if you do not have USI yet click here
  • Able to maintain satisfactory course progress

Course Info

Estimated Duration 52 Weeks - 4x10 week terms, 20 hours per week
Levels Diploma
Course Cost $~

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