Advanced Diploma of Network Security

Advanced Diploma   NRT
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Mon 24 Jul 2017
 –   Ultimo
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    Course description and aims

    This 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.

    Licensing/Regulatory Information
    No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Course outcomes and careers


    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 24 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    1 Semester
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled, VET Student Loan
    20 Hours per week
    Indicative course cost:
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    About offering:


    Attend one of the following compulsory information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday, 21 June and Wednesday, 19 July 2017 at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm at Ultimo College, Thomas Street Ultimo, Builiding G, Level 1, Room G1.26.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 2 hours of class a week over 3-4 days. Classes will be held between 9.00am and 6.00pm. Timetables may change to include evenings.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria:


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

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    Fee information:


    Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit


    This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

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    Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

    The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

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    Units of Study

    CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensusAmount
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Network Security 2017/07/242017/09/082017/09/04$1287.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Network Security 2017/09/042017/10/202017/10/03$1287.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Network Security 2017/10/232017/12/012017/11/06$1286.00


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    ICTNWK608Configure network devices for a secure network infrastructure40
    ICTPRG604Create cloud computing services60
    ICTNWK610Design and build integrated VoIP networks50
    ICTNWK509Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks60
    ICTNWK601Design and implement a security system90
    ICTNWK502Implement secure encryption technologies20
    CPPSEC5005AImplement security risk management plan40
    ICTNWK606Implement voice applications over secure wireless networks40
    ICTSUS601Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects55
    ICTNWK616Manage security, privacy and compliance of cloud service deployment40
    ICTNWK602Plan, configure and test advanced server-based security80
    CPPSEC5004APrepare security risk management plan40



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