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  • ICT30120 / ICT50220
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Certificate III in Information Technology / Diploma of Information Technology

Advanced Networking and Cloud Engineering
At a glance

At a glance

Take the next step in your web development career with this dual award. Learn specialist skills in networking and cloud engineering.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Network Engineer
  • Cyber Security Administrator
  • Cloud Engineer
  • Cloud Architect
COURSE OUTCOME

ICT30120 / ICT50220 Certificate III in Information Technology / Diploma of Information Technology

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Course overview

Course overview

Take the next step in your web development career with this dual award. Learn specialist skills in networking and cloud engineering.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, there is strong future job growth predicted for IT professionals. This large occupation is expected to create around 17,000 job openings over the next five years.

In this specialisation you will learn how to install and manage complex IT environments and manage network security. You will also learn how to use code to implement cloud infrastructure as well as how to manage infrastructure in cloud environments.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work in the IT industry as a cloud architect, cloud engineer, cyber security administrator, or network engineer. It will also give you the foundation skills needed to undertake further studies in your field.

Units

Certificate III in Information Technology

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 12 Units:
Core Competencies: 6
Elective Competencies: 6

Diploma of Information Technology

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 20 Units:
Core Competencies: 6
Elective Competencies: 14

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Certificate III in Information Technology
BSBCRT301
Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
BSBXCS303
Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
BSBXTW301
Work in a team
ICTICT313
Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
ICTPRG302
Apply introductory programming techniques
ICTSAS305
Provide ICT advice to clients
Diploma of Information Technology
BSBCRT512
Originate and develop concepts
BSBXCS402
Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
BSBXTW401
Lead and facilitate a team
ICTICT517
Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTICT532
Apply IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
ICTSAS527
Manage client problems
UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Generalist IT Support stream - North and Far North Queensland
ICTICT303
Connect internal hardware components
ICTICT303
Connect internal hardware components
ICTSAS303
Care for computer hardware
ICTSAS308
Run standard diagnostic tests
ICTSAS309
Maintain and repair ICT equipment and software
ICTSAS310
Install, configure, and secure a small office or home office network
Networking stream - Greater Brisbane / Sunshine Coast
ICTCLD301
Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services
ICTNWK307
Provide network systems administration
ICTNWK308
Determine and action network problems
ICTNWK309
Configure and administer network operating systems
ICTNWK310
Administer network peripherals
ICTNWK311
Install and test network protocols
Diploma of Information Technology
ICTCLD505
Implement cloud infrastructure with code
ICTCLD506
Implement virtual network in cloud environments
ICTCLD507
Build and deploy resources on cloud platforms
ICTCLD508
Manage infrastructure in cloud environments
ICTNWK529
Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTNWK536
Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
ICTNWK539
Design and implement integrated server solutions
ICTNWK540
Design, build and test network servers
ICTNWK541
Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services
ICTNWK542
Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTNWK543
Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTNWK546
Manage network security
ICTNWK557
Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments
ICTNWK559
Install an enterprise virtual computing environment

Note: For some courses, not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Our preferred payment method is telegraphic transfer or credit card using Western Union Global Pay for Students or the Flywire Payment Portal. Western Union and Flywire both allow you to complete your payment in your own currency using a telegraphic transfer with no processing fees or delays. 
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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

International Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - View a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place.  TAFE Queensland has entered an agreement with Union Institute of Language (UIL) to facilitate the provision of the welfare services (fees apply).

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland