Diploma of Information Technology Networking

Course Code ICT50418
Course Title Diploma of Information Technology Networking
Location Melbourne City Campus, Werribee, Box Hill
Intake Dates Monthly
Fee Type Government Funding, Concession, Full Fee
Duration 1 Year (Non-Traineeship)
4 Years (Traineeship)

Course Overview

ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking qualification provides the skills & knowledge to work as a Network Support Technician.

Course Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Demonstration / Presentation in classroom
  • Underpinning knowledge questioning
  • Role plays

Units of Competency

The ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology Networking requires 16 units of competency:

Core Units

ICTICT418 – Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTICT511 – Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
ICTNWK529 – Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTSUS501 -€“ Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
ICTTEN611 -€“ Produce an ICT network architecture design

Elective Units

BSBSUS501 -€“ Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
ICTTEN422 – Configure and troubleshoot advance networking switching
ICTTEN517 – Plan a wireless mesh networking
ICTNWK501 – Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
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
ICTPMG501 – Manage ICT projects
ICTNWK511 – Manage networking security
ICTTEN514 – Install, configure and test a server
Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However, it is assumed that you have:

  • Completed the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology specialising in network administration, or other relevant qualification; or
  • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments using IT networking technologies.
  • Working with the basic functions of the current version of Windows Server which might include Active Directory, domain controllers and user and group management.

Applicant will be required to successfully complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) Assessment.
Learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy (ACSF Level 4) are desirable to participate in the course



Learners who successfully complete this qualifcation may pathway into further study options:
ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology Networking

Your Career

This qualification may provide possible job titles:

  • IT Network/security Administrator
  • IT Administrator
  • IT Operations Administrator
  • Network Services Administrator
  • Network Support Coordinator
  • Network Operations Analyst
  • Network Security Coordinator
  • Network Business Coordinator


Fee Types

Government Funding Concession Full Fee
 $1,170.00  $234.00  $8,775.00


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* Material fees may apply
* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment