Diploma of Information Technology Networking

Jabin Hopkins Institute of Technology

Program Description

Diploma of Information Technology Networking

Jabin Hopkins Institute of Technology

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to manage, as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team, the installation of a range of networks, including internetworking, security and e-business integration.

Course Requirements

Competency in 16 units must be obtained for Diploma of Information Technology Networking qualification. JHIT offers the following 16 highly sought after units as a part of this qualification.

  • ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
  • ICTNWK508 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
  • ICTNWK506 Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network
  • ICTICT511 Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
  • ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
  • ICTSUS501 Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
  • ICTTEN611 Produce an ICT network architecture design
  • ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTNWK531 Configure an internet gateway
  • ICTNWK511 Manage network security
  • ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server
  • ICTNWK504 Design and implement an integrated server solution
  • ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • ICTNWK535 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • ICTNWK527 Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment

Please note that it is possible to select alternative units, subject to packaging rules, specific requirements and with the agreement of JHIT.

Entry Requirements and Pathways

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, but candidates require information technology knowledge and skills to cope with the standard of the qualification. Preferred pathways into this qualification:

  • Certificate IV in Information Technology
  • Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking or
  • Relevant qualifications or demonstrated vocational experience

For international students

The Australian Government publishes rules governing English language proficiency for international students. You should find your visa requirement on www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/500- or contact us to find the English requirement.

Generally, international students need an IELTS band score of 5.5, or recognised equivalent, to demonstrate their English proficiency for Certificate or Diploma courses. Alternatively, students can join in this course having IELTS band score of 5.0 if they have ELICOS.

Possible Job Roles

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Network Administrator
  • IT Administrator
  • IT Operations Administrator
  • Network Services Administrator
  • Network Support Coordinator
  • Network Operations Analyst
  • Network Security Coordinator
  • Network E-Business Coordinator

Assessment methods

A wide variety of assessments methods will be used to assess student competency in each unit. These include but are not limited to:

  • Demonstration and observation
  • Simulated Activities
  • Real Work Activities
  • Review questions and answers
  • Group assignments
  • Individual projects / portfolios
  • Case studies
  • Role plays
  • Presentations

Certification on Course completion

Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency within this package will receive a Statement of Attainment and upon successful completion of any of the courses requirements, students will receive a nationally recognised qualification ICT50415 Diploma of Information Technology Networking issued by Jabin Hopkins Institute of Technology (JHIT).

Develop your Employability Skills

The development of Employability Skills is integrated into the delivery and assessment of this qualification. Employability Skills are skills that apply across a variety of jobs and life contexts. There are eight Employability Skills: communication, teamwork, problem-solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organising, self-management, learning, and technology. The Employability Skills Summary lists the elements of each skill that have been identified for this qualification. Please visit www.training.gov.au and www.deewr.gov.au for details.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of Prior Learning enables a participant to receive recognition for the current skills, knowledge and experience they possess regardless of where the learning was obtained. These skills can be gained from:

  • Previous study
  • Work experience
  • General life experience
  • Prior qualifications and/or results

RPL is an assessment process through which the knowledge, skills and experience previously gained by you are applied towards the achievement of competencies required for a particular qualification outcome. This assessment process helps you get the qualification you deserve without duplicating learning.

Please contact JHIT directly to discuss your previous experiences, and we will be able to guide you through the RPL process.

Course Credit

Australian Qualifications and Statements of Attainment that have been issued by any other Registered Training Organisation (RTO) will be recognised by Jabin Hopkins Institute of Technology and students will not be required to complete these units again. To apply for Credit Transfer students must be able to present their original Qualification or Statement of Attainment or certified copies, with national codes and titles that match the current course in which a student is enrolled.

Students may also apply for Credit Transfer for other units undertaken elsewhere and have these units count towards the qualification, where these units are applicable.

Course availability

JHIT has regular intakes for each of its qualifications. These are based on the school terms as follows:

January Term 1 intake

April Term 2 intake (subject to change)

July Term 3 intake

October Term 4 intake (subject to change)

Please contact JHIT to confirm the next set of available intake dates for the course and see which date best suits your needs.

Course Duration

1 Year (52 weeks) which include 40 weeks of teaching and 12 weeks of break altogether. 20 contact hours per week for full-time students which may include online or distance delivery. Different arrangement may be organised if the candidates have relevant knowledge & skills.

Delivery Mode

At least 80% of contact hours are Face to Face in the Classroom. Different arrangement may be organised if the candidates have relevant knowledge & skills.


Charges vary between courses, subjects and time; please contact JHIT directly to know the current course fees.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 5, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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1 year
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Australia - Adelaide, South Australia
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