Course Description:

The New Zealand Diploma in Networking-Level 6 is to impart the necessary knowledge, skills and attitude required to be have with integrity and responsibility as an IT professional, contributing positively to society. The component also imparts effective communication and interpersonal skills required to work effectively and efficiently in an organizational environment, achieving quality outcomes.

Duration:

  • 36 Academic Weeks plus schedules breaks
  • 120 Credits

Course Curriculum:

DN601 – Ethics and Professionalism in the IT Industry
DN602 – Network Configuration, Management and Performance
DN603 – Switched Networks
DN604 – Network Routing & Security
DN605 – Unified Communication
DN606 – Network Project

 Programme Entry Requirements:

A candidate for admission to this programme of study shall:

  1. Have attained a minimum age of 18 years; And
  2. Have an English equivalent of IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5; or equivalent as approved and set out in the NZQA Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules;

 Programme Outcome:

  • The aim of this component is to impart the necessary knowledge, skills and attitude required to be have with integrity and responsibility as an IT professional, contributing positively to society. The component also imparts effective communication and interpersonal skills required to work effectively and efficiently in an organizational environment, achieving quality outcomes.
  • The aim of this course is to impart the essential skills in configuring, maintaining and monitoring an organisational¬† network. Learners will also gain knowledge and skills in network performance management and recommend remedial actions to maintain accept able organisation service levels.
  • The aim of this component is to provide the learners with the knowledge and skills to implement, configure and troubleshoot routing and switching solutions for complex LAN and WAN using a range of protocols.
  • The aim of this course is to provide the necessary knowledge and skills to apply routing configurations, troubleshooting techniques and protocols to implement, maintain and secure networks.
  • The aim of this component is to provide the knowledge and skills to design, configure and evaluate a unified communications implementation for an organisation to maintain acceptable organisational service levels.
  • The aim of this component is to introduce the learners to IT service and change management processes and procedures. The component also imparts knowledge and skills to successfully execute a networking project for an organisation in New Zealand.