Diploma of Information Technology Networking

Course Code: ICT50415, CRICOS Code: 086651J

Course Aims
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 internetworking, security and e-business integration.

Course Duration
2 semesters (36 tuition weeks)
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Fee
International
Application Fee: $200
Tuition: $4,500 per semester
Domestic (Full Fee Paying)
Application Fee: $399
Tuition: $9,100
Mode of Study
Face to Face/ on campus
Job Roles and Titles May Include:

Configuration specialist, enterprise application integration consultant, network engineer, systems engineer, network engineer.

It is preferred that candidates entering this qualification have demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior network support roles, including administrator, operations analyst, technician, operations or support coordinator/technician or have undertaken some previous Information Technology Networking related studies that might include:
  • ICA40415 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICA40415
International students entering this qualification must have an English Language proficiency level of one of the below: or
  • IELTS band score of 5.0 (Academic or General version) then Satisfactory completion of an ELICOS or ESL program up to 20 weeks at upper intermediate level
or
  • Completed secondary studies equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification from an English language speaking country.
Ozford also offers all students the opportunity to undertake a pre-entry English Proficiency Test (EPT) as part of the student enrolment process. Students can choose to undertake the English Proficiency Test (EPT) to confirm their level of English proficiency. Other students will be encouraged to undertake the English Proficiency Test (EPT) if for any reason there is doubt or concern about their English language Proficiency. Those students who gain less than 70% at the English Proficiency Test (EPT) will be required to undertake an ELICOS or ESL program up to 20 weeks at upper intermediate level. Recognition of Prior Learning provides students an opportunity to have their current skills and competencies recognised. Applicants wishing to have Recognition of Prior learning should complete the relevant RPL application form available from student administration.
To achieve a Diploma of Information Technology Networking, 16 units must be completed
5 core units plus 11 elective units
Core 
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTSUS501 Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTTEN611 Produce an ICT network architecture design
ICTICT511 Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
Electives *
ICTTEN514 Install, configure and test a server
ICTNWK503 Install and maintain valid authentication processes
ICTNWK513 Manage system security
ICTICT515 Verify client business requirements
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server
ICTNWK531 Configure an internet gateway
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
ICTICT514 Identify and manage the implementation of current industry-specific technologies
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
  *Electives are subject to change.
The achievement of competence will be assessed by a range of methods aiming at maximum flexibility and customisation to address specific needs and learning situations; assessment methods may include:
  • Research and projects
  • Presentation of case studies
  • Practical labs
  • Individual and group reports
  • Quizzes
Candidates will undertake informal assessment on an ongoing basis. This assessment will be used by the trainer to monitor candidate progress and to provide appropriate feedback. The informal assessments do not contribute to the results achieved by a learner. Learners should be aware that all competency based tasks must be completed by the submission due date.
To receive a qualification, students are required to successfully complete all units of competence for the qualification level.
Ozford has facilities and systems that include modern general purpose rooms, library and computer labs with Internet access and printers, multi-function photocopiers and wireless internet access.

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