Dual Diploma of Information Technology Networking and Diploma of Information Technology Systems Administration (ICT50415 & ICT50315)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: ICT50415 & ICT50315
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 12 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Upskilled (RTO 40374); OR
TrainSmart (RTO 51771)
Course fees: Price may vary
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

On completion of this online course from Upskilled, you'll walk away with two diploma level degrees - a Diploma of Information Technology Systems Administration and Diploma of Information Technology Networking (ICT50415 & ICT50315). Systems administrators form the backbone of all ICT support and maintenance departments, from small-to-medium size enterprises to the largest global conglomerates.

This course will hone your systems administration skills by providing in-depth training in areas such as core infrastructure, security and service delivery. The Diploma of IT Networking degree will see you specialising in arguably the most important field of IT today - networking. This course will provide you extensive exposure to all aspects of designing, deploying, maintaining and improving networked systems, focusing on best-practice, governance and continuity as key areas.

Eligibility

The preferred pathway into this course involves:

  • Holding a Certificate IV in Information Technology or an equivalent qualification

OR

  • Having vocational experience in a range of systems administration areas including systems, internet or intranet support

Areas of study

In this IT course, the subjects you will study include:

  • ICTSUS5187A - Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
  • ICTNWK505 - Design, build and test a network server
  • ICTNWK507 - Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
  • ICTNWK508 - Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
  • ICTNWK509 - Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
  • ICTSAS518 - Install and upgrade operating systems
  • ICTICT418 - Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment
  • ICTNWK511 - Manage network security
  • ICTNWK513 - Manage system security
  • ICTNWK524 - Install and configure network access storage devices
  • ICTNWK525 - Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • ICTNWK527 - Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • ICTNWK533 - Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments
  • ICTNWK535 - Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • ICTSAS505 - Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • ICTNWK501 - Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
  • ICTICT511 - Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
  • ICTNWK531 - Configure an internet gateway
  • ICTTEN5204A - Produce technical solutions from business specifications
  • ICTTEN6206A - Produce an ICT network architecture design
  • BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • ICTICT509 - Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTSAS406 - Implement and hand over system component
  • ICTSAS515 - Manage the testing process
  • ICTTEN5204A - Produce technical solutions from business specifications
  • ICTSAS502 - Establish and maintain client user liaison
  • ICTSAS512 - Review and manage delivery of maintenance services

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The Dual Diploma of IT Networking and IT Systems Administration (ICT50415 & ICT50315) is an ideal course pairing designed to give you the confidence to jump into an IT systems administrator or network administrator role. The course content makes you a suitable applicant for a large number of IT management and administration positions such as:

  • Network Support Coordinator
  • Network Operations Analyst
  • Network Security Coordinator
  • Network e-Business Coordinator
  • Systems Administrator
  • IT Office Manager
  • IT Systems Administrator
  • Systems Manager
  • Assistant IT Manager
  • Systems Administrator 
  • IT Administrator

The IT industry is a growth industry and presents lucrative opportunities to the best operators in their fields. This course arms you with the extensive skills and training on industry-standard environments, putting you in a great position to succeed and capitalise on these opportunities with prospective employers.

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Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer your course fees.

Where a student finances the course fees through VET FEE-HELP, this course is delivered in partnership with TrainSmart (RTO 51771) via an auspice agreement.

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You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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