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  • ICT30115 / ICT50415
  • 086509D / 086659A

Certificate III in information, Digital Media and Technology / Diploma of Information Technology Networking

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At a glance

At a glance

Kick-start your IT career with this entry-level dual qualification and become a network administrator or ICT security specialist.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Support Technician
  • ICT Security Specialist
  • Network Analyst
  • Help Desk Officer
  • ICT Technician
COURSE OUTCOME

ICT30115 / ICT50415 Certificate III in information, Digital Media and Technology / Diploma of Information Technology Networking

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Course overview

Course overview

Begin your career in IT in Australia with this entry-level dual qualification that will give you the skills to work as a network administrator or ICT security specialist. Qualified workers in the ICT industry have many options for employment and further education with demand for ICT support technicians expected to grow by as much as 50,000 new positions over the next five years.

This qualification will teach you everything you need to know about operating systems, network switches and routers, software and hardware faults, configurations, monitoring, and e-business. You will also gain access to the CISCO Academy Program which will boost your hiring potential.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as an ICT network and support professional, network administrator, network support technician, ICT security specialist or network analyst. It will also give you the foundation knowledge to undertake further study in this field.

Units

Diploma of Information Technology Networking

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 16 Units:
Core Competencies: 5
Elective Competencies: 11

Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 17 Units:
Core Competencies: 6
Elective Competencies: 11

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBSUS401
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWHS304
Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
ICTICT202
Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
ICTICT301
Create user documentation
ICTICT302
Install and optimise operating system software
ICTICT418
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTICT511
Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
ICTNWK529
Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTSAS301
Run standard diagnostic tests
ICTSUS501
Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
ICTTEN611
Produce an ICT network architecture design

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
ICTICT303
Connect internal hardware components
ICTICT306
Migrate to new technology
ICTICT307
Customise packaged software applications for clients
ICTICT421
Connect, maintain and configure hardware components
ICTNWK301
Provide network systems administration
ICTNWK302
Determine and action network problems
ICTNWK303
Configure and administer a network operating system
ICTNWK304
Administer network peripherals
ICTNWK305
Install and manage network protocols
ICTNWK502
Implement secure encryption technologies
ICTNWK503
Install and maintain valid authentication processes
ICTNWK504
Design and implement an integrated server solution
ICTNWK505
Design, build and test a network server
ICTNWK506
Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network
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
ICTNWK511
Manage network security
ICTNWK513
Manage system security
ICTNWK525
Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTNWK527
Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTNWK531
Configure an internet gateway
ICTNWK535
Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTNWK615
Design and configure desktop virtualisation
ICTPMG501
Manage ICT projects
ICTSAS303
Care for computer hardware
ICTSAS304
Provide basic system administration
ICTSAS305
Provide ICT advice to clients
ICTSAS306
Maintain equipment and software
ICTSAS307
Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
ICTSAS421
Support users and troubleshoot desktop applications
ICTSAS426
Locate and troubleshoot ICT equipment, system and software faults
ICTTEN513
Install, configure and test local area network switch
ICTTEN514
Install, configure and test a server
ICTTEN516
Produce technical solutions from business specifications
ICTWEB301
Create a simple markup language document
ICTWEB505
Develop complex web page layouts

Note: 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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • 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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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Our preferred payment method is telegraphic transfer or credit card using Western Union Global Pay for Students. Western Union allows 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

Domestic Students
There are no Selection criteria requirements for Domestic Students

 

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 - For 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.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs. For more information visit Department of Home Affairs - Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.

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.

Need to know

Replacement Program
This program has been replaced by ICT30118 - Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology and ICT50418 - Diploma of Information Technology Networking, as of 29 January 2019. Please note: a 12 month transition period, from this date, applies to enable current students to complete their study. If required, enrolment will be transitioned into the replacement qualification. 

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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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
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland