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Information Technology Networking - Certificate IV (ICT40415-01V02)
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Study area: Computer Science 
National code: ICT40415  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong West  Full Time  18 Weeks 7-Feb-2018  Tue, Wed, Fri 
Features: Traineeships 
Description: This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to install and manage small scale networks, either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification 
Career opportunities:
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Wollongong West
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong West Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking 
Offering code: 18WST-005 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Tuesday 09:00am to 1:00pm, Wednesday 09:00am to 3:30pm and Friday 09:00am to 3:30pm. Days and times are subject to change. Please check your email regularly. 
Hours per week: 15 
Starting from: 7 February 2018 
About: Timetable: Days and times are subject to change. Please check your email regularly for updates.

Students will need access to a computer (at least i5 processor, 4GM RAM and 1GB video card), broadband connection, router, networked printer, scanner. Adobe Connect and other relevant technologies such as Microsoft Office. Also it would be advantageous to students to have access to a complex multi-server IT business environment at administrator level (eg database administrator) but it is not a requirement of the course.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 900 hours. This includes approximately 270 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required Student Skills:
This is an advanced level network administration course. Students will need to be proficient in using multi-server networks, protocols, network terminology. Windows based operating system including file manipulation, hardware and software usage, advanced word processing, spreadsheets, documentation development and internet research.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,980
Second qualification $2,310
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $8,120
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Your first class will commence on Wednesday 7 February at 10:00am, Computer Lab, F Block, Ground Floor at Wollongong West Campus. This may change, please check your email regularly.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit
www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Next steps: An Institute staff member will be in contact regarding their application 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123