The Diploma of Information Technology covers design, installation and management of computer networks and systems, troubleshooting and supporting systems, as well as virtualised and cloud based systems.
The Diploma of Information Technology is suitable for individuals wanting to enter the ICT industry with the intention of establishing a career in network support, design and management.
This course will cover design, installation and management of computer networks and systems, network security and troubleshooting network problems and including:
- Design, installation and management of computer networks using Windows Server 2012 R2
- Installation, configuration and support of client desktops using Windows 8.1
- Computer hardware
- Securing a network
- Troubleshooting network problems
- Configuring virtual networks
- Professional development
- Cloud computing
- Green IT concepts
Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Information Technology graduates can apply titles such as:
- Network Administrator
- IT Administrator
- IT Operations Administrator
- Network Services Administrator
- Network Support Coordinator
- Network Operations Analyst
- IT Support Staff
Upon completion of this diploma, graduates may choose to articulate into a Bachelor of Information Technology through the University of Canberra.
This course offers you the opportunity for you to gain the following industry certifications:
- Configuring Windows 8.1
- Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
- Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
- CompTIA Network+
- ITIL Foundation
- Supporting Windows 8.1
- Administering Windows Server 2012
- CompTIA A+
- CompTIA Cloud Essentials
Entry requirements differ according to course provider. As a minimum, prospective students are expected to be 18 years of age or older and able to pass an entry assessment to ensure they are at a competency level where they can benefit from the course.
The average completion time is 15 months based on 8 to 10 hours of study per week.