Dual Diploma of IT and Diploma of IT Networking

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  • Payment options:

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime - start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Upskilled (RTO 40374)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Network Operations Analyst | Network Support Coordinator | Network Security Coordinator | Assistant IT Manager | Internet Administrator | View All

This course meets the 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.

Course Rundown

By taking this online course tailored to distance education, you’ll be awarded with a Diploma of IT and Diploma of IT Networking (ICT50115 & ICT50415). These nationally recognised qualifications will help you break into the IT industry with a broad range of skills, giving your career a competitive edge.

This dual diploma will teach you the fundamentals of systems administration, and introduce you to management and upkeep of a wide range of ICT technologies. You’ll learn how to configure, deploy and administer industry standard software and hardware solutions, as well as understanding the key concepts behind system security, programming and database development.


There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.

What You’ll Learn

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

  • ICTNWK526 – Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • ICTNWK525 – Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • ICTNWK531 – Configure an internet gateway
  • ICTSAS518 – Install and upgrade operating systems
  • ICTSUS501 – Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
  • ICTTEN514 – Install, configure and test a server
  • 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
  • ICTNWK524 – Install and configure network access storage devices
  • ICTWEB429 – Create a markup language document to specification
  • ICTWEB504 – Build a document using eXtensible markup language
  • ICTICT418 – Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • ICTNWK511 – Manage network security
  • ICTNWK513 – Manage system security
  • ICTNWK527 – Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • ICTNWK533 – Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments
  • ICTICT508 – Evaluate vendor products and equipment
  • ICTNWK534 – Monitor and troubleshoot virtual computing environments
  • BSBSUS501 – Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • ICTICT509 – Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTICT511 – Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
  • ICTSAS517 – Use network tools
  • ICTICT502 – Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications
  • ICTSAS503 – Perform systems tests
  • ICTPMG501 – Manage ICT projects
  • ICTNWK529 – Install and manage complex ICT networks
  • ICTNWK531 – Configure an internet gateway
  • ICTTEN5201A – Install, configure and test a server
  • ICTTEN611 – Produce an ICT network architecture design
  • ICTICT504 – Confirm transition strategy for a new system
  • BSBWHS501 – Ensure a safe workplace
  • ICTSAS505 – Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans

Upskilled may make changes to this course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or meet other regulatory requirements.

Why study with Upskilled?

Upskilled is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers innovative, effective and accredited courses at a certificate and diploma level. As one of the largest RTOs in Australia, Upskilled partners with businesses and career-minded individuals to achieve amazing outcomes.

Upskilled understand the impacts of the digital age and are committed to delivering a premier online training experience that will revolutionise the way you learn. Choose from over 100 qualifications across more than 20 disciplines and start chasing your dream career today. With Upskilled, you're qualifying for tomorrow!


Student Support

As a student of Upskilled, you will have access to continued support, advice and guidance from your online trainer via phone or email. Your trainer will give you valuable feedback on your assessments and help you with your course material. Additional support with your study is also available during out-of-work hours via phone or Skype.

Upskilled recognise that learning is an interaction. For that reason, they've put in place the right tools that deliver effective skills learning and are interactive too. By understanding how people systemise information effectively, Upskilled has been able to develop online programs that make study natural, rewarding, and fun.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Information Technology (ICT50115) and Diploma of Information Technology Networking (ICT50415) from Upskilled. 

This dual diploma is the ideal way to formalise your IT knowledge and kick start a career in the IT industry. A wide range of job opportunities exist that utilise the skillsets gained throughout this course. 

IT and network administration professionals are widely employed in almost every industry in a support role, allowing technical specialisation in areas of interest as your career progresses.

Curious about where a career in it could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Upskilled offers a choice of two convenient payment options to help make studying more affordable:

Option 1 – Save 15% when you pay upfront 
Total course cost: $6,040 (down from $7,105) 

Option 2 – 24-month interest-free payment plan
No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $68 a week!