This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to plan, design, manage and monitor enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) network as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team responsible for advanced ICT network security systems. The qualification has a high-level ICT technical base with appropriate security units and the ability to specialise in a number of areas, including voice, wireless, network infrastructure, and sustainability.

• Individuals seeking to pursue higher education qualification
• Individuals seeking to pursue career in Information Technology.
• Individuals holding other business qualifications or business experience seeking to gain additional IT Skills

IT security administrator, analyst or specialist, E-security or ICT security specialist, Systems/network administrator, Network security analyst, specialist or administrator, Senior network administrator, Systems security analyst

Students who complete this course may pursue a range of higher qualifications in Information Technology and business and management.

The ICT60215-Advanced Diploma of Network Security requires the completion of eight (5) core and seven (7) elective units. Electives for this qualification have been chosen by Western Sydney College to ensure that students achieve a broad range of skills and knowledge in Information Technology.


Unit Code Unit Name
ICTNWK502 Implement secure encryption technologies
ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
ICTNWK601 Design and implement a security system
ICTNWK602 Plan, configure and test advanced server based security
ICTSUS601 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects

Recognition of Prior Learning is available to all eligible candidates with associated fees. Please request RPL kit or call us at +61 2 8628 7973 or via email [email protected].