This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to coordinate and administer, as an independent information and communications technology (ICT) specialist or as part of a team, the installation, commissioning and ongoing maintenance of a range of networks, enterprise servers and systems, including internetworking, security and e-business solutions.
Whilst studying this course you will develop a diverse skillset in database and network administration, computer user support, and web development and administration. This course focuses on three main areas: networking, programming and project management.
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Network Administrator or Coordinator
- Network Engineer
- Enterprise Systems Administrator
- Systems Developer
- IT Administrator or Coordinator
- IT Operations Administrator or Coordinator
- Network Services Administrator or Coordinator
- Administrator or Coordinator Network Support
- Network Operations Analyst
- Administrator or Coordinator Network Security
- Administrator or Coordinator Network E-business.
Pathways to further study
Successful completion of either the Diploma of Networking or the Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology will give you guaranteed 1-year credit towards the Bachelor of Information Technology, at the University of Tasmania.
Note: students on a pathway to University will need to meet the English language requirements for the course; IELTS (Academic) of 6.0 (no band less than 5.5).
To achieve an Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology, 18 units must be successfully completed:
12 Core Units
|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|
|ICTNWK509||Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks|
|ICTNWK529||Install and manage complex ICT networks|
|ICTNWK602||Plan, configure and test advanced server based security|
|ICTNWK607||Design and implement wireless network security|
|ICTPMG608||Manage ICT project systems implementation|
|ICTPMG609||Plan and direct complex ICT projects|
|ICTPRG527||Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills|
|ICTWEB501||Build a dynamic website|
|ICTWEB502||Create dynamic web pages|
6 Elective Units
Electives may vary from region to region, contact GETI Tasmania for a full list of electives.
- Certificate IV in Information Technology
- IELTS 5.5 General Training (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent.
Recognition of Prior Learning
At TasTAFE we believe that the things you already know how to do should be formally recognised.
Regardless of how, when or where the learning occurred, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of your skills and experience. When you apply to attend TasTAFE you can ask for recognition of:
- formal/informal learning
- life experience
- employment/work experience.
You may also be able to apply for credit transfer for units/modules that you have completed previously at another training organisation.
It is also possible to apply for credit for TasTAFE subjects if you decide to study at university.
Course information displayed on this website is subject to change.
You may be required to purchase additional materials or stationery for your course.