ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology [Advanced Networking]

National ID: ICT50120 State ID: AC09
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Gain advanced skills in networking and join this lucrative sector of the IT industry

When you complete the Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking)you will have all the skills needed to be successful in this in-demand industry. This course includes Cisco devices, Microsoft Server operating system, Linux operating system and VMware. All current industry standards are covered and you'll gain real-world experience conducting help-desk support as part of your studies on our dedicated training network.

East Perth and Joondalup campuses have dedicated Training Networks and are registered as both Cisco Academy and Redhat Academy providers. Joondalup also offers Microsoft Imagine Academy as part of your studies.

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.

North Metropolitan TAFE has an articulation agreement with Murdoch University.


The following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the half price course fees under Lower fees, local skills.

  • All students aged 15-24 years
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card;
    • a repatriation health benefits card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs; or
    • a Health Care Card
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution
  • Secondary school-aged persons, not enrolled at school.

If you are not eligible, please see our Skill sets page.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

  • Manage complex networks
  • Configure virtual computing environments
  • Apply advanced switching and routing skills
  • Implement active directories
  • Administer Microsoft 365 and Azure systems
  • Manage data/cloud storage systems

I have the following attributes:

  • Good communication skills
  • Logical approach to problem solving
  • A high level of patience
  • An interest in electronics and computers
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

Other costs for consideration:

  • Recommended - portable self-powered USB 3.2 gen1 / gen2 SSD with at least 500GB storage

Typical timetable:

  • 4 days per week plus Student Lab Time

North Metropolitan TAFE has an Articulation Agreement with Murdoch University.

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Semester 2, 2021

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2021
Where East Perth
How On Campus
Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On Campus

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