Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology

CRICOS Code
:
086753C
National Course Code
:
ICT60515
Study Area(s)
:
Information Technology and Multimedia
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
1year
Course Fees
:
$11,600

Course structure

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to coordinate and administer the installation, commissioning and ongoing maintenance of a range of networks, enterprise servers and systems including internetworking, security and e-business solutions.

Graduates may work as an independent information and communications technology specialist or as part of a team.

The advanced diploma consists of 18 units and includes the Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology (076935).

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.

In a typical week students will attend classes approximately four days per week with approximately 60 percent practical and 40 percent theory classes.

Classes will be scheduled between 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

The teaching methods used in the advanced diploma include classroombased teaching and supervised practical components in the computer laboratory.

The assessment methods include workshops, class presentations and individual and group projects.

Course Modules

Module CodeModule Title
ICTNWK506Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network
ICTNWK507Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTNWK508Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTNWK509Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
ICTNWK529Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTNWK602Plan, configure and test advanced server-based security
ICTNWK607Design and implement wireless network security
ICTPMG608Manage ICT project systems implementation
ICTPMG609Plan and direct complex ICT projects
ICTPRG527Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
ICTWEB501Build a dynamic website
ICTWEB502Create dynamic web pages

Major study areas

  • Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
  • Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
  • Install and manage complex ICT networks
  • Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
  • Create dynamic web pages
  • Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
  • Design and implement wireless network security

Books and Equipment (AUD$)

Approximately $500

  • Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher
  • English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 no band less than 5.0 overall or recognised equivalency

Prerequisites:

Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology (086592D

February and July intake.

Term 1 4 Feb to 5 April
Holidays 6 April to 22 April
Term 2 23 April to 28 June
Holidays 29 June to 14 July
Term 3 15 July to 20 Sept
Holidays 21 Sept to 6 Oct
Term 4 7 Oct to 20 Dec

Study pathways

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Career pathways

Graduates may seek employment as a:

  • 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
  • Network operations analyst
  • Administrator or coordinator of network security/support/e-business

Apply

Apply now Or call +613 9279 2222 or email international@kangan.edu.au to apply.