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ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Network Security

National ID: ICT60215 State ID: AVX6
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Find a secure role in a growth industry with North Metropolitan TAFE's Advanced Diploma of Network Security

Network security jobs are already in high demand and this trend is expected to continue as more individuals, businesses and organisations have an online presence. With the increase in all forms of IT security attacks, network security is vital for individuals and industry alike.

You'll gain skills and knowledge in Cloud, WAN Infrastructure and Perimeter-based Security. You will also learn the fundamentals of Python and assist in a real-world scenario Network Security Project. Studying at North Metropolitan TAFE you'll be able to make the most of our existing status with the Microsoft Imagine Academy and the Cisco Network Academy to provide vendor-based resources and learning in relation to Network Security. The highly sought after CCNA Security vendor course is embedded in this qualification and you will get a CCNAS course completion certificate on successful completion of the course.

This priority course will increase your expertise in the highly technical area of network security. We strongly recommend that you have completed a Diploma in Network Administration or an equivalent course, or have experience as an IT professional, working in the industry before entering this course.

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

Half-price

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, from 1 January 2021 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

We strongly recommend that you have completed a Diploma in Network Administration or an equivalent course, or have experience as an IT professional, working in the industry before entering this course.

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

Job titles may include:

  • Cloud Engineer
  • Information Security Officer
  • IT Security Consultant
  • Systems Engineer
  • Solutions Architect
  • Integration Analyst
  • Independent ICT specialist (internetworking, security, and e-business integration)

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills(opens in a new tab)  program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees from 1 January to 31 December 2021. The “annual fees cap” means that full-fee paying students will only pay a maximum of $1,200 (plus resource fee) and concession-fee paying students or those aged 15-24 years will only pay up to $400 (plus resource fee).

Estimated Course Fee

Estimated Concession Fee

Eligible for VSL

VSL Capping

$1,325.00 $485.00 Yes $16,077.00

Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

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