ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Network Security

Post school students are enrolled who have an interest in Information Technology, Networking, virtualisation and security. Most have skill sets at Certificate III or early Certificate IV and wish to attain formal qualifications and to follow a pathway to higher qualifications such as Certificate IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in IT. Most students will attempt the ICT60215 Advanced Diploma in Network Security with the ICT6015 Advanced Diploma in Computer Systems Technology with the (maximum of 2 qualifications per year) with underpinning industry vendor qualifications such as:

 CCNA Routing and Switching v6 or v7

  1. CCNA Security v2.0
  2. CCNA Cybersecurity Operations
  3. Microsoft MTA and MCSA
  4. VMware VCP

On successful completion of this course students will qualify for ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Network Security

Career opportunities/vocational outcomes: Information Technology technician or entry level network engineer. Further studies in Network Security can also be options to follow.

 Articulation: With ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Network Security qualification a student may qualify for an improved position in higher Information Technology courses such as a Degree-level Qualification

 Further education: Degree-level Qualification

  • 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

This program is delivered over a period of 45  weeks depending on time commitment and effort .

Classes operate on the following days and times 45 weeks per year:

Monday  9:30am to 7pm

9.5 hrs

Tuesday  10am to 8:30pm

10.5 hrs

Wednesday  12 noon to 8:30 pm

8.5 hrs

Thursday  10am to 7 pm

9 hrs


37.5 hrs

 Students can attend any and every session and work according to other commitments such as employment or family arrangements.

School leavers  aged 19 – 25 who want to gain employment in a technical role in a range of industry areas.  A required interest in Information Technology, networking and cybersecurity.

This course is made up of 12 units with a large elective range as outlined below. Electives will be chosen based on consultation with the learner upon development of the training plan.

ICTNWK502 Implement secure encryption technologies (20)
ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks (60)
ICTNWK601 Design and implement a security system (90)
ICTNWK602 Plan, configure and test advanced server based security (80)
ICTSUS601 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects (55)

Seven electives to be selected
ICTNWK608 Configure network devices for a secure network infrastructure (40)
ICTTEN811 Evaluate and apply network security (60)
ICTTEN511 Administer a Data Communications Network (60)
ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks (120)
ICTTEN604 Coordinate fault rectification and restoration of service following network outages (60)
ICTTEN605 Implement planned network changes with minimum impact to customer (60)
ICTNWK604 Plan and configure advanced internetwork switching solutions (120)

Contact Ringwood Training directly to obtain an enrolment pack. This can be done by visiting reception between 8am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday or emailing [email protected]

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