Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE
North Sydney College
213 Pacific Highway, St Leonards
A Career in ICT Networking/Technical Support
A guide for prospective students seeking Course information on Networking/Technical Support Courses at North Sydney College of TAFE
We have been training students for careers in ICT Networking/Technical Support, from Certificate III to Diploma level, since 1990. During all that time employment opportunities for network/support positions has remained high and demand continues : .
A list of the job titles that our Graduates have entered is shown in the Information for the relevant course on the TAFE website (see how to enrol’ over page).
Committed students can qualify for a Diploma in Networking or Systems Administration in 3 semesters (18 months). If you do not have prior knowledge/experience you commence your studies with a Certificate III (6 months), progress to a Certificate IV (6 months) then complete your Diploma in a further 6 - 12 months depending on your study capability. Concurrently with your TAFE studies we assist you to obtain highly relevant industry certifications from Microsoft and Cisco that can enhance your employment opportunities. These are shown below. For students who wish to proceed to IT Degree studies there are several excellent articulation opportunities on completion of the Diploma. North Sydney College IT is
a Microsoft Academy
an Authorised Prometric Testing Centre
an MTA Testing Centre
The learning path to an ICT career
Your study programme :
Full Time studies Classes commence in the week starting 4th Feb, 2013. Class Delivery (subject to change)
Stage 1 Certificate III (6 months) 2½ days per week.
Operating Systems (Win 7/8)
Technical Support (ITIL)
Stage 2 Certificate IV (6 months) ) 3½ days per week.
LANs (Server 2008/2012)
Server Security (2008/2012)
Operating Systems (Win 7/8)
Scripting for Server (VBS & Powershell)
Stage 3 Diploma (6 – 12 months) ) 3½ days per week
Part Time/online studies
Places are available for attendance on a part time day basis (please advise us by email). Online courses will be available from July, 2013
Need more information?
Attend an Information Session :
Thursday 6th Dec, 2012 6pm – 7pm
Wednesday 23rd Jan, 2013 12n – 7 pm
Room B201 (Building B 2nd floor)
213 Pacific Hwy St Leonards
(close to Royal North Shore Hospital)
Phone our information centre on 131 674
Send an email to : firstname.lastname@example.org
(Note: Teaching Section closes on 14th December, 2012 and resumes on Monday 21st January, 2013)
How to Enrol
on-line Enter www.tafensw.edu.au in your browser
Click Find a Course
Enter the course number (prev page) and type North Sydney Select the Locations & Fees tab
Scroll to and click the enrol button at the bottom of the page At the College - Building A 213 Pacific Hwy St Leonards
(Note – The College is closed from 25/12/2012 to 6/1/2013) Enrich your Certificate or Diploma
We have aligned our courses so that you can obtain your AQF (*) qualification and enrich your studies by adding Industry Certifications from e.g. Microsoft and Cisco. For an additional fee we will prepare you to meet the high standard needed to pass these Certification exams (pass marks are typically 80% or above). The enhance packages provide you with tutorial classes; online practice exams; and exam registrations. The exams are run at this College. Certifications are a boost to your employment prospects. If you select the complete programme of enhancement packages you will graduate with your AQF Certificate / Diploma and the following Industry Certifications :
Microsoft 98-366 MTA - Networking
Microsoft 98-349 MTA - Operating system
Microsoft 98-365 MTA -...