This specialist IT networking qualification will develop your knowledge and skills to establish and administer a workplace network. You will learn how to maintain networks, install and manage a server and install hardware to a network. You will also benefit from being able to practice your skills on the College virtual server.
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It is essential that IT professionals work in a safe manner, especially as their roles may involve working with devices that hold electrical current. This subject examines typical WH&S policies and procedures, key safe working practices such as manual handling and storage. It also has three specific safety focused quizzes on consultation, safety laws and computer equipment safety.
Understanding how the network works is essential towards maximum up-time and reliability. This subject take the student through the core components that make up the network as well as understanding the specific protocols and layers needed to maintain the network stability. It will work through a case scenario to provide the student with some real life practical exercises to assist in setting up a client’s networking environment.
Understanding the need to implement or upgrade technology within an organisation is essential part of any workplace. In this take the student is guided through how to put together a feasibility report towards implementing technology within their current workplace. They will be required to conduct comparisons between solutions as well as detailing ongoing and recurring costs. Within this task the student will also look at the importance of ethics and privacy in an I.T. environment.
Today’s computing world is moving more and more towards IT virtualisation. To bring students close to virtualisation, this subject looks at tools such as Cloud-Based Amazon Web Services and Local Virtual Box. Students are guided through the installation and configuration of these virtual servers (in the safety of the College IT environment) using an array of server tools.
Having a secure network will reduce the chances of external and internal intrusions and threats. To further protect a workplace network this subject exposes the learner to elements such as role-based user security, network auditing and monitoring, encrypting email, wireless security as well as network/system analysing for security breaches.
Knowing how to appropriately troubleshoot IT problems is an essential skill to have within any workplace. This subject takes you through a range of technical problems and varying technical testing tools. Students will also learn techniques for phone-based support as well as email support requests and ticketing systems, as well as the requirements of onsite support.
Operating systems are the backbone of the computer systems. In this subject you will learn how to configure a desktop involving multiple operating systems on different platforms.
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12 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate IV online TAFE level course in Information Technology Networking.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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