TAFE South Australia (TAFE SA)

Diploma of Information Technology Networking - ICT50418

TAFE South Australia (TAFE SA)

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)

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.Licensing/Regulatory InformationNo licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • Test the performance of specialised optical devices
  • Manage the testing process
  • Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects
  • Design and implement an integrated server solution
  • Analyse and integrate specialised optical devices in the network
  • Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • Manage network security
  • Establish and maintain client user liaison
  • Install, configure and test a server
  • Perform acceptance and commissioning tests on optical network
  • Produce a feasibility report
  • Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
  • Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
  • Perform systems tests
  • Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
  • Plan a wireless mesh network
  • Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments
  • Implement secure encryption technologies
  • Gather data to identify business requirements
  • Plan for an optical system upgrade and cut over
  • Design and configure an IP-MPLS network with virtual private network tunnelling
  • Design and configure desktop virtualisation
  • Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
  • Configure and troubleshoot advanced network switching
  • Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • Design, build and test a network server
  • Design and implement an enterprise voice over
  • Implement and hand over system components
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
  • Configure an internet gateway
  • Review and manage delivery of maintenance services
  • Identify and manage the implementation of current industry specific technologies
  • Install and configure network access storage devices
  • Produce technical solutions from business specifications
  • Dimension and design a radio frequency identification system
  • Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network
  • Install and manage complex ICT networks
  • Establish a business case for sustainability and competitive advantage in ICT projects
  • Produce an ICT network architecture design
  • Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
  • Manage ICT projects
  • Install and maintain valid authentication processes
  • Manage system security
  • Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
  • Monitor and troubleshoot virtual computing environments
  • Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
  • Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • Manage the use of appropriate development methodologies
  • Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • Develop, implement and evaluate system and application security

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