Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking & Systems Administration) - PGIICT50220)


This is a 28 to 30 week full time course. In these specializations, you will learn as well as implement variety of skills in our simulation environment, while studying.

Knowledge and skills learnt would be ranging from network and server planning, designing to implementation.

The course give you the opportunity to will learn how design networks from LAN & WLANs to Wide Area Network using various networking protocols such as EIGRP and OSPF.

Other knowledge and skill learnt from this course includes the following;

- Virtualisation Server installation and configurations. You will further learn how to do advanced virtualisation server configurations using globally recognised solutions such as Citrix Hypervisor and VMware Vsphere.

- Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and other primary server role installation and configurations. In this area of study, you also get to practically setup and install servers such as Active Directory, DHCP, DNS. While undertaking the server unit of competencies, you also get to install and manage FTP, Web and Content Management Servers.

- Network Security. You will also further broaden your knowledge and skills in identifying, planning and implement network and cybersecurity measures for organisations.  

- Leadership skills. Apart from the ICT technical skills, you will also learn how to lead and manage a team as well as manage client and network issues.

Completing this course would provide the skills that would enable you to assume the following roles;

  • Network or Systems Administrator Network Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • System Analyst

Listed below are the unit of competencies studied in this Diploma Course.

  • PGIBSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts
  • PGIBSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • PGIBSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
  • PGIICTSAS527 Manage client problems
  • PGIICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
  • PGIICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • PGIICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
  • PGIICTNWK536 Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
  • PGIICTNWK540 Design, build and test network servers
  • PGIICTNWK546 Manage network security
  • PGIICTNWK557 Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments
  • PGIICTNWK559 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • PGIICTSAS512 Review and manage delivery of maintenance services
  • PGIICTSAS524 Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
  • PGIICTNWK615 Design and configure desktop virtualization
  • PGIICTSAS518 Install and upgrade operating systems
  • PGIBSBXCS404 Contribute to cyber security risk management
  • PGIICTICT426 Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices
  • PGIBSBCRT404 Apply advanced critical thinking to work processes.
  • PGIICTSAS517 Use network tools

Note:   This course is not available for online study.