Information Technology Networking

About the Course

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to install and manage small scale networks, either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Available as a traineeship

This course is targeted to people who have access to workplaces which will provide experiences and learning to support the agreed units for the qualification.

Qualification Certificate IV
National Code ICT40415
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Career Opportunities

Network Administrator
Network Operations Technician
Network Operations Technician
Network Technician
Tester (Networking)
Tester (Websites)

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

Dubbo

  Starts in February

  Full Time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: ICT40415-01V03-19DUB-140

Dubbo

  Starts in February

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: ICT40415-01V03-19DUB-141

TAFE Western Connect

  Starts in February

  Full Time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: ICT40415-01V03-19WCN-144

Dubbo

How will I study?

To complete this course within the given timeframe students will be required to work through a pre-planned schedule and meet all assessment due dates.

ICT40415 Certificate IV Information Technology Networking covers: design and manage small scale networks either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team. You will learn the fundamentals of network protocols, network scripting, planning and development of small scale networks to meets client's business and technical requirements; deploy software to networked computers, installation and configuration of routers and switches This course is designed for people to work in the area of small scale networks either as an independent technician or as part of a team. Students may be required to work individually and in teams to complete networking tasks and projects in the IT Lab.
This course is delivered and assessed in conjunction with the Cisco Networking Academy.

The structure of the program allows us to embed the first 2 stages of the Cisco Academy Program into the Certificate IV Information Technology Networking course providing credits for 6 units of competency. Upon completion of the first 2 Cisco stages, candidates could elect to take the ICND1 examination to gain the CCENT Certification as two stages of CISCO’s CCNA Routing & Switching program. Students will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination if they wish.

Tuition is provided through a mixture of on-line resources including access to the Cisco Networking Academy, Microsoft IT Academy and TAFE Western’s Content Management System. The course is delivered in an instructor lead online environment for remote delivery and complemented with access to virtual environments providing servers and workstations running the most up to date operating systems.
To complete this course within the given timeframes all learners will be required to work through a pre-planned schedule. You may be required to complete some

To complete this course within the given timeframe all learners will be required to work through a pre-planned schedule. Your teacher will provide you with a training plan/timetable on the first day of class.

ICT40415 Certificate IV Information Technology Networking covers: configuring and installing networked servers and workstations, wireless, networking protocols, virtual computing, cloud computing, install hardware, deploy software and troubleshooting. Available face to face or fully online.

To complete this course within the given timeframes all learners will be required to work through a pre-planned schedule. You may be required to complete some work at home to ensure you achieve your qualification. This course also offers free access to Cisco online training.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Full Time

This course is offered three days per week at Dubbo TAFE College, Tuesday - Wednesday & Friday 9:30am - 2:30pm, or part time 1.5 days per week. Students will need to undertake additional home/library study (Days are subject to change).

Course length: 18 hours per week for 36 Weeks

Start Date: 4 February 2019
End Date: 6 December 2019

What will I pay?

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,310.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline 131601

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE

Dubbo

How will I study?

To complete this course within the given timeframe students will be required to work through a pre-planned schedule and meet all assessment due dates.

ICT40415 Certificate IV Information Technology Networking covers: design and manage small scale networks either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team. You will learn the fundamentals of network protocols, network scripting, planning and development of small scale networks to meets client's business and technical requirements; deploy software to networked computers, installation and configuration of routers and switches This course is designed for people to work in the area of small scale networks either as an independent technician or as part of a team. Students may be required to work individually and in teams to complete networking tasks and projects in the IT Lab.
This course is delivered and assessed in conjunction with the Cisco Networking Academy.

The structure of the program allows us to embed the first 2 stages of the Cisco Academy Program into the Certificate IV Information Technology Networking course providing credits for 6 units of competency. Upon completion of the first 2 Cisco stages, candidates could elect to take the ICND1 examination to gain the CCENT Certification as two stages of CISCO’s CCNA Routing & Switching program. Students will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination if they wish.

Tuition is provided through a mixture of on-line resources including access to the Cisco Networking Academy, Microsoft IT Academy and TAFE Western’s Content Management System. The course is delivered in an instructor lead online environment for remote delivery and complemented with access to virtual environments providing servers and workstations running the most up to date operating systems.
To complete this course within the given timeframes all learners will be required to work through a pre-planned schedule. You may be required to complete some

To complete this course within the given timeframe all learners will be required to work through a pre-planned schedule. Your teacher will provide you with a training plan/timetable on the first day of class.

ICT40415 Certificate IV Information Technology Networking covers: configuring and installing networked servers and workstations, wireless, networking protocols, virtual computing, cloud computing, install hardware, deploy software and troubleshooting. Available face to face or fully online.

To complete this course within the given timeframes all learners will be required to work through a pre-planned schedule. You may be required to complete some work at home to ensure you achieve your qualification. This course also offers free access to Cisco online training.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

This course is offered three days per week at Dubbo TAFE College, Tuesday - Wednesday & Friday 9:30am - 2:30pm, or part time 1.5 days per week. Students will need to undertake additional home/library study (Days are subject to change).

Course length: 9 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 5 February 2019
End Date: 6 December 2020

What will I pay?

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,310.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline 131601

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE

TAFE Western Connect

How will I study?

To complete this course within the given timeframe students will be required to work through a pre-planned schedule and meet all assessment due dates.

To complete this course within the given timeframe all learners will be required to work through a pre-planned schedule. Your teacher will provide you with a training plan/timetable on the first day of class.

ICT40415 Certificate IV Information Technology Networking covers: design and manage small scale networks either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team. You will learn the fundamentals of network protocols, network scripting, planning and development of small scale networks to meets client's business and technical requirements; deploy software to networked computers, installation and configuration of routers and switches This course is designed for people to work in the area of small scale networks either as an independent technician or as part of a team. Students may be required to work individually and in teams to complete networking tasks and projects in the IT Lab.
This course is delivered and assessed in conjunction with the Cisco Networking Academy.

The structure of the program allows us to embed the first 2 stages of the Cisco Academy Program into the Certificate IV Information Technology Networking course providing credits for 6 units of competency. Upon completion of the first 2 Cisco stages, candidates could elect to take the ICND1 examination to gain the CCENT Certification as two stages of CISCO’s CCNA Routing & Switching program. Students will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination if they wish.

Tuition is provided through a mixture of on-line resources including access to the Cisco Networking Academy, Microsoft IT Academy and TAFE Western’s Content Management System. The course is delivered in an instructor lead online environment for remote delivery and complemented with access to virtual environments providing servers and workstations running the most up to date operating systems.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Full Time

This course is offered as weekly online attendance (up to 2 evenings via online web conferencing) per week, plus self-directed home study. Please confirm evening sessions with the Teaching Section.

Course length: 18 hours per week for 36 Weeks

Start Date: 4 February 2019
End Date: 6 December 2019

What will I pay?

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,310.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline 131601

ENQUIRE


TAFE Western Connect

  Starts in February

  Full Time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: ICT40415-01V03-19WCN-145

TAFE Western Connect

How will I study?

To complete this course within the given timeframe students will be required to work through a pre-planned schedule and meet all assessment due dates.

To complete this course within the given timeframe all learners will be required to work through a pre-planned schedule. Your teacher will provide you with a training plan/timetable on the first day of class.

ICT40415 Certificate IV Information Technology Networking covers: design and manage small scale networks either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team. You will learn the fundamentals of network protocols, network scripting, planning and development of small scale networks to meets client's business and technical requirements; deploy software to networked computers, installation and configuration of routers and switches This course is designed for people to work in the area of small scale networks either as an independent technician or as part of a team. Students may be required to work individually and in teams to complete networking tasks and projects in the IT Lab.
This course is delivered and assessed in conjunction with the Cisco Networking Academy.

The structure of the program allows us to embed the first 2 stages of the Cisco Academy Program into the Certificate IV Information Technology Networking course providing credits for 6 units of competency. Upon completion of the first 2 Cisco stages, candidates could elect to take the ICND1 examination to gain the CCENT Certification as two stages of CISCO’s CCNA Routing & Switching program. Students will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination if they wish.

Tuition is provided through a mixture of on-line resources including access to the Cisco Networking Academy, Microsoft IT Academy and TAFE Western’s Content Management System. The course is delivered in an instructor lead online environment for remote delivery and complemented with access to virtual environments providing servers and workstations running the most up to date operating systems.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Full Time

This course is offered as weekly online attendance (up to 2 evenings via online web conferencing) per week, plus self-directed home study. Please confirm evening sessions with the Teaching Section.

Course length: 18 hours per week for 36 Weeks

Start Date: 5 February 2019
End Date: 6 December 2020

What will I pay?

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,310.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline 131601

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE