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Friday24 November 2017

ICT50415 Diploma of Information Technology Networking


Course Description
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.

Upon successful completion of this course the student would be awarded the ICT50415 Diploma of Information Technology Networking which is a nationally recognised qualification. This could help students gain entry into career paths or further education in the field of ICT.

Modes of Delivery
The method of delivery includes classroom based theory and practical training sessions. A simulated workplace environment is created through individual and group activities and practical tasks in both delivery and assessment where students will be facilitated to develop skills and knowledge to fulfil the requirements for each competency unit and its elements.

Assessment processes cover a broad range of skills and knowledge needed to demonstrate competency and will integrate knowledge and skills with their practical application. All Assessments of units of competence will be conducted according to the assessment guidelines and competency standards of the official Training Package for this qualification.

Students will be required to perform in a range of areas including and not limited to: Short Answer Test, Case Study, Presentation, Practical Demonstration, Computer based activities and Written Examinations etc.

Course Length
This course will be delivered over a 52 week period of full time study (including course delivery, assessment, public holidays and break).

Entry Requirements


    • with demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in a network support role, including administrator, manager, operations analyst, operations engineer/technician, or technician.

    Eligibility requirements - International student
    Age requirements

    For international students EAA has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course. In relation to this qualification it would be quite unexpected for any student local or international to be under 18 years of age.

    English Language
    All international students should be able to meet the English requirements as required under the assessment level of the student by Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

    EAA accepts the results from International Language Test Score (IELTS), PTE Academic English or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) as below:

    IELTS (Academic English)       TOEFL (Paper Based)       TOEFL (Internet Based)       PTE Academic
    Overall band score of 5.5                       527                                          46                                       42

    Applicants whose English results falls below above score will need to enrol in an English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS).  Arrangements will be made for the student to complete the ELICOS course with one of our associate providers at the student’s expense.

    Fee - International Students
    Tuition Fee:                   $11,000

    Admission Fee             $250

    Overseas student Health cover (OSHC)year (These prices are determined by the Insurance Provider and may be subject to change)

    Single                             $408
    Family                             $3501

    Resources                     $1200 (including laptop and course material)

    Note: As per ESOS Act, a Student can pay full fees of the above course before the start of the course, if they wish to do so, but they are not required to pay more than 50 per cent up front course fee. We can also provide a more flexible payment plan to students to suite their individual circumstances

    Eligibility requirements - Domestic students
    English Language

    The applicant must have sufficient proficiency in English to be able to work successfully in a highly communicative environment.

    Fee - Domestic full fee paying students
    Tuition Fee:                        $11,000

    Application Fee:                 $250

    Skill Recognition/Credit Transfers
    Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) by providing evidence that they have the required skills and knowledge in the specific areas of competency through work /industry experience and/or completed eligible assessments in an equivalent or higher qualification.

    Appropriate credit transfer may be granted to eligible students against each unit of competency on evidence to successful completion of the same unit in an equivalent or higher nationally endorsed qualification.

    Students with credit transfers will finish the course in a shorter duration and are advised to consult appropriate authorities/bodies for applicable criteria if they are planning further study or stay in Australia.

    Units of Competence
    In order to attain this qualification students are required to complete 16 units of competency consisting of five (5) core units and eleven (11) elective units.

        Students may apply for exemption for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency. Please refer details under Skill Recognition/Credit Transfers.

        Core Units

        ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
        ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
        ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
        ICTSUS5187A Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
        ICTTEN6206A Produce an ICT network architecture design

        Elective 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
        ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server
        ICTNWK501 Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
        ICTSAS406 Implement and hand over system components
        ICTICT603 Manage the use of appropriate development methodologies
        ICTICT501 Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
        ICTSAD506 Produce a feasibility report
        ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
        BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability


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