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Diploma Of Information Technology Networking (ICT50415)

Course Code: ICT50415

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.

Course Structure

This program has been created with a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral and trainer developed materials. Vendor training is recognised internationally as an industry benchmark for product specific training. Upskilled uses an online Learning Management System to manage the delivery, assessment and learning resources. The program is conducted over a 12 month period through a blended learning approach of distance, online and teacher led workshops or webinars.

Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:


  • after achieving ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICT40115
  • with demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior network support roles, including administrator, operations analyst, technician, operations or support coordinator/technician.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Participants often come with experience in one or more ICT competencies, vocationally acquired from a range of sources (both formal and otherwise). Upskilled acknowledges the validity of such experience and encourages candidates to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning where applicable. Upskilled's RPL Calculator is a guide to initial RPL standing, although participants are sometimes entitled to further RPL as enrolment progresses.


Diploma of Information Technology Networking ICT50415


Assessment is Summative and formative with set assignments, project work and questionnaires.


Upskilled Information Technology courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, online trainer support and certification upon successful completion.

Unit Outline

The Online e-Learning course will address the following units of Competence from the National Business Services Training Package. All of these competencies must be successfully completed to gain The Diploma of Information Technology Networking.

  • Install and manage complex ICT networks
  • Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
  • Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
  • Produce an ICT network architecture design
  • Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment
  • Design, build and test a network server
  • Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
  • Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
  • Install and configure network access storage devices
  • Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
  • Manage network security
  • Manage system security
  • Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment


The program is broken into 4 logical clusters of training within the broad category of ICT systems: 1/ Core Infrastructure; 2/ Continuity & Security; 3/Continuous Improvement; and 4/ Service Delivery & Governance.

Career Outcomes

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

Price and Payment Options

Option 1 – Save 15% Save 15% ($675) when paying upfront. Total course cost: $3,825

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