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Statement of Attainment Networking and Computer Hardware

Overview

This course provides fundamental skills in Networking, Networked Operating Systems, and computer hardware and maintenance. You will be introduced to virtual and physical environments and use a range of industry technologies, and safe working practices.

The program engages learners with the CISCO Network Academy, and you learn how to create a peer-to-peer network incorporating wired and virtual networked environments, including network protocols, and packet tracing.

It will enable you to have a further understanding of IP Addressing, Active Directory Infrastructure, group policies, and disaster recovery and backup.

You will also gain an understanding of how computers function, computer components, and hands-on experience in computer maintenance and upgrades.

Completion of the statement of attainment provides all relevant technical skills and knowledge to allow students to undertake the Certificate IV in Information technology, and will assist students to choose a specialist pathway.

Qualification:

Statement of Attainment - Networking and Computer Hardware

Course No:

SA-BD68

Campus:

CIT Tuggeranong 

Duration:

This course is delivered part time over one (1) semester (approx. 9 hours per week).

It is expected you will spend approximately the same number of hours in private study to practice skills and apply new knowledge.

Available class times will vary, with evening classes to support students returning to the workforce.

Classes are completed on campus, face to face and attendance is required. There are dedicated workshops available to support students in understanding and applying the practical application of skills learnt.

Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:

$1,210.00

Likely Job Outcome:

The skills and knowledge obtained during this course will enable you to complete general Information and Communication Technology (ICT) roles including:
  • Generalist IT services
  • Basic Network Support Administration
  • Computer Maintenance and upgrades

Application Type:

Standard
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Timetable Information

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Additional Information

Upon enrolment into the course, you are required to make additional purchases of hardware items to use during the dedicated class sessions. This includes:

  • 1 TB hard drive or SSD card

Entry Requirements

Open entry.

Skills Recognition

To study any course at CIT (excluding non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 6 subjects

Complete all 6

  • ICTNWK311   Install and test network protocols
    • CIT Code: INFT1196
      Cost: Standard $210.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install and test network protocols in a networking environment.It applies to individuals with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) skills, who are required to provide network support to ensure that appropriate protocols have been installed in networks to allow user functionality and maintenance.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTNWK309   Configure and administer network operating systems
    • CIT Code: INFT1194
      Cost: Standard $330.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create a network operating system and set up and use administrative tools to manage the network. It applies to individuals who are required to provide frontline technical support to maintain network continuity to a network operating system.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTICT445   Connect and configure devices and hardware components
    • CIT Code: INFT1160
      Cost: Standard $125.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install and configure devices and hardware components including mobile devices.It applies to individuals who use a range of technical skills to configure and connect a device to other devices and maintain system components in a home or workplace environment.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTSAS310   Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network
    • CIT Code: INFT1310
      Cost: Standard $225.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify available network components and client requirements and to install, configure and secure those components as part of a Small Office or Home Office (SOHO) network.It applies to individuals who work under a level of supervision and have experience with analysis and problem solving when working with technologies.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTSAS312   Provide basic system administration
    • CIT Code: INFT1389
      Cost: Standard $115.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select, operate and implement basic system administrative processes in stand-alone or client server environments. The unit applies to individuals who may work in supervised technical support roles, with some responsibility in undertaking administrative activities, using a wide range of information and communications technology (ICT) skills and knowledge. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTICT314   Connect internal hardware components
    • CIT Code: INFT1387
      Cost: Standard $205.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install and configure internal hardware components and evaluate the modified system according to client and user requirements. The unit applies to individuals who may work in responsible roles such as support desk technicians and who provide assistance in configuring internal hardware components in devices. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au