CERTIFICATE IV IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
(NETWORKING)

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking) program is for anyone seeking to commence or advance a career in IT systems administration and networking. The program teaches essential network, server, and modern desktop management skills. Students should learn how to build and maintain IT networks, manage and secure servers, desktop devices, and applications. This course is available online and face to face at the Gold Coast campus.

The program enables students attain industry recognised credentials by providing the relevant training within the curriculum. The content is contextualised for Microsoft 365, and Microsoft Endpoint Management. The industry credentials taught are Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals, Microsoft 365 Certified: Endpoint Administrator Associate, and Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA). The training prepares students to take the respective certification exams.

The training is delivered via instructor led classroom training and online eLearning. Students will access a number of high quality online learning environments including video and interactive audio-visual environments. Students will be awarded the qualification on successful completion of all the assessment activities in the course.

A number of subjects included in this course cover the training requirements for specific industry certification programs. Successful completion of such a subject does not on its own entitle a student to the related certification. External certification exams must be passed in order to obtain the respective certification. Fees will be charged by the certifying authorities. Information about how to obtain these certifications will be provided by the course instructors. While students are encouraged to obtain the related certifications, these are not required to successfully complete the course and be granted the associated academic award.

Curriculum

The CCNA subject covers networking fundamentals, IP services, security fundamentals, automation and programmability. Designed for agility and versatility, CCNA validates that you have the skills required to manage and optimize today’s most advanced networks. CCNA skills give you the foundation to take your career in any direction.

The subject covers the following:

  • Internetworking
  • Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation
  • Introduction to TCP/IP
  • Subnetting
  • Cisco’s Internetworking Operating System (IOS)
  • Managing a Cisco Internetwork
  • IP Routing and routing protocols
  • Layer 2 Switching and Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • Virtual LANs (VLANs)
  • Security
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Cisco’s Wireless Technologies
  • Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
  • Wide Area Networks

The CCNA subject covers networking fundamentals, IP services, security fundamentals, automation and programmability. Designed for agility and versatility, CCNA validates that you have the skills required to manage and optimize today’s most advanced networks. CCNA skills give you the foundation to take your career in any direction.

The subject covers the following:

  • Internetworking
  • Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation
  • Introduction to TCP/IP
  • Subnetting
  • Cisco’s Internetworking Operating System (IOS)
  • Managing a Cisco Internetwork
  • IP Routing and routing protocols
  • Layer 2 Switching and Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • Virtual LANs (VLANs)
  • Security
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Cisco’s Wireless Technologies
  • Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
  • Wide Area Networks

The subject covers deploying, configuring, protecting, managing, and monitoring devices and client applications in both a Microsoft 365 environment, and On-premises. The focus is on managing identity, security, access, policies, updates, and apps for endpoints, and implementing solutions for efficient deployment and management of endpoints on various operating systems, platforms, and device types. On successful completion students should be able to:

  • Plan, develop, and implement an Operating System deployment, upgrade, and update strategy.
  • Understand the benefits and methods of co-management strategies.
  • Plan and implement device enrolment and configuration.
  • Manage and deploy applications and plan a mobile application management strategy.
  • Manage users and authentication using Azure AD and Active Directory DS.
  • Deploy Windows client
  • Manage identity and access
  • Manage, maintain, and protect devices

The subject covers implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2019 environment.

The main topics are:

  • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2019
  • Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2019 Services
  • Administering Windows Server 2019

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • Describe the different editions and hardware requirements for Windows Server 2019
  • Describe the new features, deployment options, licensing, and activation models for Windows Server 2019
  • Use tools to manage AD DS objects
  • Describe and Implement Group Policy infrastructure
  • Describe and configure the DHCP and DNS Server roles, high availability options for DHCP and how to use DHCP failover
  • Provide an overview of File Systems and manage disk volumes and the use of ReFS
  • Describe File Server Resource Manager and manage permissions on volumes
  • Describe how to implement, configure, and manage SMB shares by using Server Manager and PowerShell.
  • Provide an overview of network file system (NFS)
  • Describe Storage Spaces and its components and features
  • Describe Data Deduplication
  • Describe and implement iSCSI Server role, identify iSCSI usage scenarios and considerations
  • Describe and use Hyper-V Manager to manage virtualization
  • Describe, create, and manage VMs
  • Identify virtual hard disk (VHD) formats and types
  • Describe what are containers and how it works
  • Implement failover clustering with Hyper-V
  • Describe, configure, and implement Hyper-V Replica
  • Describe and implement Windows Server Backup feature and Azure Backup
  • Describe user rights and locate problematic accounts
  • Describe and configure Windows Defender Credential Guard
  • Describe how to Harden Windows Server 2019
  • Describe Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and its benefits
  • Describe and implement VPNs and Always on VPN
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot the Network Policy Server role(NPS)
  • Describe and implement Web Server in Windows Server 2019
  • Describe Active Directory Migration Tool
  • Describe how to upgrade an existing AD DS forest and how to migrate to a new AD DS forest

Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. Python is developed under an OSI-approved open source license, making it freely usable and distributable, even for commercial use.

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • Explore the choices available to run Python apps
  • Use the Python interpreter to execute statements and scripts
  • Learn how to declare variables
  • Build a simple Python app that takes input and produces output
LEVEL
INTERMEDIATE
QUALIFICATION
ICT40120
COURSE DURATION
STUDY WEEKS: 36 HOLIDAYS: 14 TOTAL WEEKS: 50
INSTITUTION
ACIT
BRANCH
GOLD COAST
SEATS AVAILABLE
30
DOMESTIC FEES
INTERNATIONAL FEES
COE PAYMENT
$200

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Language Proficiency:
Native English or IELTS 6.0
Academic Background:
– Australian Year 12 or equivalent

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