DurationPart time 6 months
Next intakeNot applicable
The field of ICT, computer systems and networking is rapidly growing, and the System and Network Plus Technician Skill Set has been designed to provide learners with the theoretical and practical tools required to enter this exciting field.
In this skill set you will learn how to install, configure and test network security, install and manage servers, install and operate small enterprise branch networks, and install, configure and secure a small office or home office network.
You will be taught by industry experts using up to date industry standard equipment in our specialist networking laboratories. Through your studies, you will prepare to work in an industry role as a computer systems or network technician, or articulate to further study in information technology, cyber security and beyond.
This skill set is delivered over 18 weeks.
You can expect to spend 1 day per week on campus plus an additional 4 hours of independent study time to a total of 12 hours of study per week, during which you will undertake teacher-directed activities, assignment and project work, lab report preparation, and simulated lab activities.
In this skill set, you will undertake the following subjects:
- ICTNWK421 Install, configure and test network security
- ICTNWK422 Install and manage servers
- ICTNWK424 Install and operate small enterprise branch networks
- ICTSAS310 Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
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Program code: S0162
National curriculum code: ICTSS00052
JobTrainer is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth and State Government which provides additional funding for free or low-fee (20% of the listed tuition fee) training courses for young people and job seekers. Eligible applicants will be able to access up to one full qualification and one short course or skill set under the JobTrainer fund.
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The tuition fees below will apply if you are not receiving a Free TAFE or JobTrainer fee waiver.
The tuition fees you will pay for this program will depend on whether you are offered a Victorian Government subsidised place or a full-fee place. To find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place, follow the steps at How to check if you are eligible.
- 2022 government subsidised place: AU$1,300* per annum
- 2022 full-fee place: AU$1,750* per annum
*Fees shown are indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
- Student services and amenities fee (SSAF): AU$315 maximum fee for 2022.
- Other items related to your program, including field trips, textbooks and equipment.
Annual fee adjustment
The student tuition fees as displayed by the fee finder are indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and these fees should only be used as a guide.
In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF), which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student.
The SSAF is calculated based on your enrolment load and the maximum fee for 2022 is $315.
For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.
You may also be required to purchase other items related to your program, including field trips, textbooks and equipment. These additional fees and expenses vary from program to program.