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Networking and Security

Our courses reflect the constantly expanding and evolving IT industry. This ensures you gain the most relevant knowledge and skills in planning, installing and maintaining computer networks as well as building internet/intranet infrastructure. 

You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to provide network support within an organisation and to design, install and manage networks and systems, including rectifying system faults, configuring IT components, network security and optimising system performance. You will also gain practical skills and knowledge on how to assess client needs in project management, email and gateway server deployment, security management, cloud services and e-business.

Cyber security in Australia is a small but fast growing sector of the IT industry and demand for cyber security services and jobs is expected to grow by 21 per cent according to Federal Government employment projections.
This means that there is and will continue to be a growing demand for graduates with appropriate skills and knowledge.

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering qualifications in Cyber Security to meet the need for skilled personnel to help combat cyber threats to our businesses and services, our finances and our privacy and identity.
22334VIC | BCY61  Certificate IV in Cyber Security 
ICT60215 | AB51   Advanced Diploma of Network Security (Cyber Security)

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
SC-ENW-V1351 Cisco CCNA1 Intro to Networks Short course On campus
East Perth
Perth (Northbridge)
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Gain the fundamentals of networking in a customised, small group, Cisco lab environment.

This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the internet and other computer networks. You'll have small class sizes with instructor led delivery from start to finish. You'll gain skills to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.

Whether you are trying to gain an entry level position in a network engineering role or improve your employability skills, this course can help you on your way to certification.

This course is an introduction course and a basic understanding of computers and Linux is desirable.

You can find more information with our flyer.

22334VIC BCY61 Cyber Security Certificate IV On campus
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
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lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Be equipped to tackle the network security challenges faced by Australian businesses, services and industry with this specialised course in cyber security.

Cyber attacks on Australian networks are an ever-increasing threat to individuals, businesses and national security and there is currently a skills shortage in this very specialised sector of the IT industry.
You'll gain insights into mitigation techniques that are key to tackling potential cyber attacks faced by modern industry by completing North Metropolitan TAFE's Certificate IV in Cyber Security

Our Certificate IV in Cyber Security is a technician level qualification that will provide you with the knowledge and a comprehensive set of technical skills that will mean you are job ready and highly employable.

Gain these skills
  • Monitor the risk of cyber security attack
  • Implement appropriate software
  • Use a range of tools and procedures to mitigate cyber security threats
  • Protect an organisation from insider security breaches
  • Develop systems to minimise network vulnerabilities and risks
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Able to apply analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team

 

UEE30911 A125 Electronics and Communications Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Midland
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Extend your knowledge and skills in Electronics & Communications

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assemble, install, test, service, and repair electronic systems and equipment in general electronics, communications, computer or consumer electronics. You will learn about electrical and amplifier principles, microprocessors, power control systems, data communications, and safety in the workplace.

Gain these skills
  • Circuit analysis
  • Digital electronics
  • Computing
  • Programming microprocessors

 

ICT40418 BEH0 Information Technology Networking Certificate IV On campus
East Perth
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Midland
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Networking is one of the fastest growing areas of IT

If you have chosen Networking as your area of expertise, then the Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking is a great starting point.  This course will teach you the practical skills to install and configure small to medium size modern networks - including exposure to virtual machines, wireless technologies, cloud storage, infrastructure devices, network security, deployment resources to desktops and user support.

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

Gain these skills
  • Install and build networks using Microsoft, Linux and Cisco IOS operating systems and services
  • Monitor and maintain these systems
  • Implement the security features of these operating systems
  • Configure routers and switches
  • Build on effective communication, documentation and general business skills
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Able to apply analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team
ICT50418 BEH6 Information Technology Networking Diploma On campus
East Perth
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
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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 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.

Gain these skills
  • 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
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

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

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification should book an appointment using the link below or contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

BOOK INTERVIEW Joondalup  (Individual appointments)

BOOK INTERVIEW Joondalup (Group appointment)

 

ICT30118 BEH2 Information, Digital Media and Technology Certificate III On campus
East Perth
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Midland
Perth (Northbridge)
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Gain a broad range of ICT skills that reflect current industry trends and practices

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to support information technology activities in the workplace across a range of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) areas, including Programming, Networking and Technical Support.

Gain these skills

The core units covered in this course will provide you with the following skills:

  • Work safely and communicate effectively in an ICT environment
  • Implement and monitor various operating systems
  • Run standard diagnostic tests
  • Implement sustainable work practices
  • Create user documentation


At North Metropolitan TAFE you will have the opportunity to focus on the ICT field of most interest to you with the different electives offered at the three campuses where we deliver this course.

Northbridge campus electives
  • Create programming applications
  • Build and design websites
  • Use Social Media tools
  • Use industry standard Microsoft Office software
Joondalup campus electives
  • Create programming applications
  • Install, configure and secure networks and peripherals
  • Network systems administration
  • Install, support and troubleshoot operating systems and software
  • Use industry standard Microsoft Office software
Midland campus electives
  • Install, configure and secure networks and peripherals
  • Network systems administration
  • Build and design websites
  • Install, support and troubleshoot operating systems and software

 

This Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology gives you the  foundation skills to begin a career in ICT with further study at North Metropolitan TAFE. You may follow a career pathway into the ICT industry in areas including CyberSecurity, Programming, Networking or Web Design

ICT30118-AB73 AB73 Information, Digital Media and Technology (Network Administration) Certificate III On campus
East Perth
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
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Ready to start your career in the fast growing ICT industry?

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to support information technology activities in the workplace across a range of ICT areas including technical support and network administration.

You will learn how to configure, secure and test system software for a small home office network or small to medium business network.

At our Joondalup campus we also offer you the opportunity to gain a dual qualification during your study. You can complete this qualification and ICT30118 Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Web Technologies), talk to staff when you enrol.

Benefits of the dual qualification include:

  • Broadening your employment opportunities within the IT sector
  • Furthering your skills to qualify you for a range of higher level qualifications
  • Only need to enrol in one extra  cluster of units to do the combined course
Gain these skills
  • Learn Networking Technologies that will support you in your learning of Cisco, Microsoft & RedHat products at CIV
  • Disassemble and reassemble desktop PCs from their components and learn basic hardware maintenance.
  • Advanced settings and features of the client side Windows Operating Systems using Virtual Machines.
  • Programming C# gives you a head start in network scripting or more advanced programming languages from the Certificate IV levels.
  • Create professional workplace documents using Microsoft Office 2016; Word (word processor), Excel (spreadsheet) and Access (database)
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Strong client focus and a desire to assist others
  • Methodical, disciplined and technically minded
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
ICT60215-AB51 AB51 Network Security (Cyber Security) Advanced Diploma On campus
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
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Find a secure role in a growth industry with North Metropolitan TAFE's Advanced Diploma of Network Security (Cyber Security)

Cyber 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 cyber attacks, cyber security is vital for individuals and industry alike making this branch of information technology one of Australia's national security priorities.

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 Cyber 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 Cyber 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.

Want to be part of Australia's strong cyber defences? This Advanced Diploma of Network Security (Cyber Security) will give you the tools you need.

This Cyber Security pathway 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 book an appointment using the link below or contact the area to ensure they apply for the correct level of study.

BOOK INTERVIEW Joondalup  (Individual appointments)

BOOK INTERVIEW Joondalup (Group appointment)

UEE31411 A128 Security Equipment Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Balga
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Are you looking for a security career with current skills?

When you complete the Certificate III in Security Equipment you'll be looking at a career as an security equipment tradesperson.

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the security industry, installing large and small security systems, including CCTV.

The Certificate III in Security Equipment is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Gain these skills
  • Program and commission commercial security and closed circuit television systems
  • Troubleshoot circuits
  • Work with wired and wireless systems
  • Work with drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes, and specifications
  • Workplace health and safety
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to follow plans and instructions, and solve problems
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Enjoy and have an aptitude for technical and engineering activities
  • Honest and trustworthy

 

EAA88 Security Installer Skill Set Skill set On campus
Balga
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Technical security installer training to meet licencing requirements

This skill set will help you meet the training requirements for a Security Installer’s Licence issued by the WA Police Force.

For more information on the Security Installer’s Licence visit the WA Police Force website.

 

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