The Diploma of Information Technology (Networking) is a comprehensive qualification that covers all aspects of networking, from design to installation, configuration to maintenance.
Students will also benefit from completing a range of popular IT certifications, which will enable them to enter the industry with job-ready skills.
The Diploma of Information Technology (Networking) is suitable for individuals wanting to enter the ICT industry with the intention of establishing a career in network design and management.
This course will cover design, installation and management of computer networks and systems, network security, troubleshooting and virtualised systems, including:
- Design, installation and management of computer networks and systems
- Design, install and configuring of servers
- Network security
- Troubleshooting network problems
- Installation and management of virtualised systems
- Installation and management of network devices
- Group development project
- Professional development
- Field site training
Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Information Technology (Networking) graduates can apply for high-level ICT technical support roles and positions with indicative titles such as:
- Network engineer
- Service administration
- Systems engineer
- Intranet engineer
- PC support
- Hardware support
- Help desk
Upon completion of this diploma, graduates may choose to articulate into a Bachelor of Information Technology at university level.
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.
Course duration is dependent on study mode.
Online students will have the benefit of self-paced study with the average student able to complete the course within 52 weeks studying full-time (25 hours per week). Part-time students (8 hours per week) will complete in 36 months.
Students wishing to study via classroom delivery (Melbourne only) should speak to a CoursesNow consultant to discuss provider options.