ICT60215 - Advanced Diploma of Network Security

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ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Network Security

CRICOS Course Code: 097163A
DescriptionThis qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to plan, design, manage and monitor an enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) network as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team responsible for advanced ICT network security systems. The qualification has a high-level ICT technical base with appropriate security units and the ability to specialise in a number of areas, including voice, wireless, network infrastructure and sustainability.
Entry Requirements for International Students1. All students must of the age of 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission.2. Entry in to this course requires IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent or upper intermediate or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL centre.3. Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent; or other relevant qualification/s; or experience in a business environment.Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area delivered and assessed in English only will be deemed as meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements.

Units of competencies

Core Units

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

Elective Units

ICTNWK607 Design and implement wireless network securityICTNWK608 Configure network devices for a secure network infrastructureICTNWK609 Configure and manage intrusion prevention system on network sensorsICTNWK613 Develop plans to manage structured troubleshooting process of enterprise networksICTNWK615 Design and configure desktop virtualisationICTPRG502 Manage a project using software management toolsICTPMG609 Plan and direct complex ICT projects
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit transfer (CT)RPL and credit transfer (CT) can be applied for at the time of enrolment or during orientation and the original or certified copy must be provided. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status or processing your credit transfer, please refer to our price lists in the handbook and website. If credit is granted, international students may have their course and visa shortened.
Employment PathwayOccupational titles suited to our choice of electives may include:- ICT security specialist- IT security administrator- Systems/network administrator- Network security specialist- IT security analyst- Systems security analyst- Senior network administrator
AssessmentsStudents are required to complete a range of tasks as part of the assessment requirements for each unit. Each unit assessment takes about 20-25 hours outside of class hours. Assessments methods may include:1. Projects 2. Case studies 3. Short written knowledge questions/tests 4. Web based research and reports 5. Discussions and practical demonstrations 6. Presentations
Pathways from the qualificationUnder mutual recognition, the Certificate qualification and Statement of Attainment awarded by ATIC will be recognized by other RTOs Australia wide. Upon successful completion of this course, student’s pathway may include:1. Credit transfer into Higher Education Bachelor Degrees2. Statement of Attainment for students not completing the full qualification.
Course Delivery Schedule and FeesThis course will be scheduled to be delivered over 52 weeks of full time study – 20 hours per week of scheduled class time each week. This takes into account Public holiday periods such as Christmas & Easter and School holiday breaks.
Learning Period: 40 Teaching Weeks + 12 Weeks Holiday (52 Weeks). Total Fees: AU$ 12,000.00 Please refer to our website for the updated class timetable and 2019 intakes.
External Student HoursFurther training pathways from this qualification may lead to
1. This course requires the student to undertake study, revision, reading, research, preparation and assessments (such as projects and reports) outside set classroom hours to enhance the learning process. 2. The external study hours have been derived taking into consideration the unit requirements, along with the preparation and study required to complete the assessments related to each unit.
Student Pathway Under mutual recognition, the Certificate qualification and Statement of Attainment awarded by ATIC will be recognized by other RTOs Australia wide. Upon successful completion of this course, student’s pathway may include:
1. Credit transfer into Higher Education Bachelor Degrees 2. Statement of Attainment for students not completing the full qualification.
Vocational OutcomeOccupational titles suited to our choice of electives may include: - ICT security specialist - IT security administrator - Systems/network administrator - Network security specialist - IT security analyst - Systems security analyst - Senior network administrator