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Diploma of Information Technology Networking

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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.

Job roles

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • network administrator
  • IT administrator
  • IT operations administrator
  • network services administrator
  • network support coordinator
  • network operations analyst
  • network security coordinator
  • network e-business coordinator.
  • These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Diploma of Information Technology Networking

    84.3%

    Satisfied with the training
    69.5%

    Received job-related
    benefits from training
    Computer Network Professionals ( ANZSCO code 263100)
    Expected job openings
    Expected job openings are: below average Low Below average Average Above average High
    Below average
    29,100 persons were employed as Computer Network Professionals in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 5,001 and 10,000.
    Average weekly full time earnings
    Average weekly full time earnings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
    High
    Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Computer Network Professionals in 2014 are: $1,857. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
    Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Computer Network Professionals visit Job Outlook
    • Computer Network Professionals is part of the Computer Network Professionals group of occupations. Labour market information in this section relates to that group.

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

    1. ACT
    2. NSW
    3. NT
    4. QLD
    5. SA
    6. TAS
    7. VIC

    For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

    Total number of units = 16

    5 core units plus

    11 elective units, of which:

  • 8 units must be from the elective units listed below
  • the remaining units may be from the elective units below or from elsewhere in ICA11 or any other Training Package or accredited course at Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level.
  • The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.

    Core units

    ICAICT418A Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment

    ICAICT511A Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

    ICANWK529A Install and manage complex ICT networks

    ICTSUS5187A Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system

    ICTTEN6206A Produce an ICT network architecture design

    Elective units

    BSBSUS501A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

    ICAICT501A Research and review hardware technology options for organisations

    ICAICT509A Gather data to identify business requirements

    ICAICT514A Identify and manage the implementation of current industry-specific technologies

    ICAICT603A Manage the use of appropriate development methodologies

    ICANWK501A Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions

    ICANWK502A Implement secure encryption technologies

    ICANWK503A Install and maintain valid authentication processes

    ICANWK504A Design and implement an integrated server solution

    ICANWK505A Design, build and test a network server

    ICANWK506A Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network

    ICANWK507A Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

    ICANWK508A Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches

    ICANWK509A Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

    ICANWK510A Develop, implement and evaluate system and application security

    ICANWK511A Manage network security

    ICANWK513A Manage system security

    ICANWK524A Install and configure network access storage devices

    ICANWK525B Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment

    ICANWK527B Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment

    ICANWK531A Configure an internet gateway

    ICANWK533A Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments

    ICANWK534A Monitor and troubleshoot virtual computing environments

    ICANWK535A Install an enterprise virtual computing environment

    ICANWK615A Design and configure desktop virtualisation

    ICAPMG501A Manage IT projects

    ICASAD506A Produce a feasibility report

    ICASAS406A Implement and hand over system components

    ICASAS501A Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan

    ICASAS502A Establish and maintain client user liaison

    ICASAS503A Perform systems test

    ICASAS505A Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans

    ICASAS512A Review and manage delivery of maintenance services

    ICASAS515A Manage the testing process

    ICTOPN5119A Perform acceptance and commissioning tests on optical network

    ICTOPN5120A Plan for an optical system upgrade and cut over

    ICTOPN5122A Test the performance of specialised optical devices

    ICTOPN5123A Analyse and integrate specialised optical devices in the network

    ICTSUS6233A Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects

    ICTSUS6234A Establish a business case for sustainability and competitive advantage in ICT projects

    ICTTEN4213A Configure and troubleshoot advanced network switching

    ICTTEN5168A Design and implement an enterprise voice over internet protocol and a unified communications network

    ICTTEN5201A Install, configure and test a server

    ICTTEN5203A Dimension and design a radio frequency identification system

    ICTTEN5204A Produce technical solutions from business specifications

    ICTTEN5217A Plan a wireless mesh network

    ICTTEN6172A Design and configure an IP-MPLS network with virtual private network tunnelling

    Selecting elective units for different outcomes

    The following examples are designed to assist in the selection of appropriate electives for particular outcomes at this level, but are in no way prescriptive.

    Certified technology specialist – communications technologies

    Core units plus:

    ICANWK501A Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions

    Certified technology specialist – network and applications infrastructure

    Core units plus:

    ICANWK505A Design, build and test a network server

    Certified technician or technology specialist – infrastructure configuration

    Core units plus:

    ICANWK505A Design, build and test a network server

    ICANWK503A Install and maintain valid authentication processes

    Certified network associate specialist

    Core units plus:

    ICANWK529A Install and manage complex ICT networks

    ICANWK506A Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network

    ICANWK507A Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

    ICANWK508A Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches

    Certified security and architect specialist

    Core units plus:

    ICANWK529A Install and manage complex ICT networks

    ICANWK503A Install and maintain valid authentication processes

    ICANWK511A Manage network security

    Certified technology specialist – internet security

    Core units plus:

    ICANWK509A Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Network Engineer
    Network Manager
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Information and Telecommunications
    Information Technology
    Information Technology (Networking)
    Website and Database Development



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    Student outcomes for Diploma of Information Technology Networking

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Diploma of Information Technology Networking

    36.1%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Professionals
    28.9 %

    ICT Professionals

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Professionals
    33.3%
    Professionals
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    32.1%
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Labourers
    9.9*%
    Labourers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $49,200

    $37,700

    $44,300


    Destination
    after training
    This
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    Employed or in further study after training (%) 81.4 80.5 88.1
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    59.3
    32.9
    25.7
     
    56.8
    26.8
    30
     
    78.4
    46.3
    31.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    20.7
    18.6
    5.0*
     
    24.3
    12.9
    7.5*
     
    15.2
    6.6
    13.2
    Satisfied with the training (%) 84.3 82.8 84.3
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 69.5 59.2 63.7
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 97.1 95.4 94.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 63.4 73.3 82
    Recommend the training to other (%) 93 88.9 90.1

    Employment
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    Median salary (Full-time) ($) 49,200 37 700 44 300
    Top Occupations (%):
    Professionals
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Labourers
     
    33.3
    32.1
    9.9*
     
    31.1
    23.4
    16.0*
     
    30.7
    21.6
    14.5
    Top Industries (%):
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    Education and Training
    Retail Trade
     
    40
    13.8*
    12.5*
     
    27.3
    9.5*
    8.3*
     
    28.6
    10.3
    7.8

    Employment
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    Employed after training (%) - 76.9 89.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 37 800 46 800
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 40.5 33.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 82.6 84.6
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 81.2 84.9

    Employment
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    Employed after training (%) 36.1 40.4 43.4
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 26 400 39 000
    Enrolled in further study ($) 44.3 49 40.1
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 82.4 83.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 68.5 73.3

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    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
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    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    40
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    Education and Training
    13.8*
    Education and Training
    Retail Trade
    12.5*
    Retail Trade