Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking)
The Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) at the National Institute of Technology is designed to provide you with training in the skills and knowledge required to become a computer networking professional. You will be exposed to popular technologies in computer networking such as Windows and Linux operating systems; Windows servers; networking equipment including routers, switches, and wireless access points; Virtualisation hypervisors – VMware and Hyper-V; and Microsoft Azure platform.
Government-subsidised fees are available to eligible candidates for this course through Jobs and Skills WA.
This course is designed to provide you with training in the skills and knowledge required to become a computer networking professional. The course will provide you with training in several computer networking skills such as:
- installing and configuring network operating systems (Windows and Linux)
- installing, configuring and managing complex computer networks
- installing and configuring an internet gateway
- designing, building and testing network servers
- managing network security
- installing, configuring and managing virtual computing environments
You will be exposed to popular technologies in computer networking such as Windows and Linux operating systems; Windows servers; networking equipment including routers, switches, and wireless access points; Virtualisation hypervisors – VMware and Hyper-V; and Microsoft Azure platform.
You will be provided with access to Cisco Networking Academy (NetAcad) for an opportunity to prepare for Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).
Further Education Pathways and Course Packages
After you graduate from the National Institute of Technology with ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking) qualification, you will be able to undertake a range of advanced diploma qualifications or an undergraduate degree at tertiary education providers.
You will be able to enter straight into:
NIT’s Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering) or
Bachelor’s degree program at Murdoch University, Southern Cross University and Edith Cowan University.
Up to 120 credits points (equivalent to 1.0 year*) towards
- U67 Bachelor of Information Technology
- Y89 Bachelor of Science – Cyber Security
- U65 Bachelor of Computer Science
Up to 24 points (equivalent to 1.0 year*) credit towards
- Bachelor of Information Technology (B1390) in:
- Business Information Systems
- Computer Science
- Internetworking and Network Security
- Mobile and Web Development
Up to 8 units (equivalent to 1.0 year*) credit
- Bachelor of Information Technology:
- Credit granted: 8 units, of a total of 24 (33% of the course) – 2 unspecified elective units; 5 unspecified units, as determined by the course coordinator; 1 specified unit.
* The duration of the undergraduate (bachelor) degree program with the University/HE provider may vary based on the sequence of units offered at the University/HE provider or the intake (semester) in which you commence the course at the University/HE provider.
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