2018 VCE VET in Schools for Year 10, 11 and 12 students

Course Aims:           

This two-year course aims to provide students with:

  • practical skills in the construction and maintenance of computer networks
  • access to an international qualification – Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • access to nationally recognized VET Qualifications

Acquiring these skills will enhance students’ employment opportunities and pathways to further education.

Course Outcomes:

On successful completion of this course students will achieve:
Cisco CCNA qualification and a partial 22263VIC Certificate IV in Integrated Technologies.
Students who complete either half or the full Cisco Networking Academy program (that is one year or two years) will be eligible to gain credit towards national training qualifications such as those listed above.  These results can be claimed towards a tertiary entrance score if necessary where applicable.

Future Pathways:

TAFE, Higher Education and/or employment in the Computer Industry.
Students can progress into the CCNA Security or CCNP programs.

Possible employment as a Network Administrator or entry into further education including computer systems, engineering and telecommunications.

Why Cisco at Ringwood Training?

  • Outstanding facilities including 2 dedicated rooms with Cisco laboratory sub-network with two router labs, 27 modern computers.
  • Blended learning delivery 24/7 online course access
  • Powerful production network with Cisco backbone
  • Fully qualified staff members
  • Web access to the curriculum
  • Flexible classroom and online delivery
  • Easy access via public transport

Days & Venue:

The course will be delivered over two years at Ringwood Training on:
Wednesday    1.00pm to 4.30pm

Selection Criteria:

  • An aptitude for computer technology and networking.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • There are no specific VCE study requirements for this program.


2018 VCE VET in Schools for Year 10, 11 and 12 students

Course Outline Cisco Certificate IV in Integrated Technologies
Units of Competence 1st YEAR
Equivalent in Cisco Networking Academy Program
VU21561 Build a simple network and establish end to end connectivity
VU21562 Configure and troubleshoot network switches and routers
VU21557 Install and configure a home or small office networks
Units of Competence 2nd YEAR
VU21563 Scale an existing network
VU21564 Establish connectivity to a wide area network (WAN)
VU21581 Build a small wireless LAN


Important Information:

Students must achieve an average of 80% for their final mark to pass.  Assessment tasks include module practical’s and a final theory exam.  Module and theory exams are done on line as multiple choice and three attempts are permitted.

How to Apply:

Students need to complete an application form available from the VET coordinator at their home school or directly from Ringwood Training or www.rt.vic.edu.au.

As of 2018 all prospective IT/Cisco Students will be contacted for a pre-training interview prior to confirmation of enrolment

2018 Course Fees:     

VCE VET Units     Materials Tuition Total ($)
1st Year Units 3 & 4 200 1550 1750
2nd Year Units 3 & 4 200 1550 1750


This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment

NB: RT will bill the Home School for the Total Fee.  The Home School will bill the student/parent/guardian; the

amount to be paid by the student will be determined by the Home School.  Please check with the Home School regarding

the amount to be paid.

For further information, contact us