Confidently create your future career with our virtualisation technologies course. Within our academic framework, you can build up your industry certified skills so that employers will easily recognise your portfolio of ICT skills. 

In our virtualisation technologies course, you’ll work with a variety of technologies, create your portfolio from individual modules including courseware from the Cisco Networking Academy, VMware, NetApp, Dell-EMC, Palo Alto Networks and Linux.




National Code 10180NAT
Study Areas System Administration
Networking
Study Level Graduate Diploma
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 12 months
PT: 2 years,

Course Type
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Full Fee $14,940.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees No materials fee applies
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies


* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

The student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

You can enrol at any time

Full time: 12 months

Part time: 2 years (2 days per week)

Box Hill

You may enter this course through a number of points by demonstrating your potential to undertake study at a graduate level.

You will have:

  • a relevant graduate certificate or advanced diploma together with significant relevant vocational practice
  • a relevant bachelor degree
  • other higher education qualifications, often with relevant vocational practice
  • relevant extensive vocational practice, without a formal qualification

Successful completion will prepare you for further ICT postgraduate studies.

Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 8

  • Lifelong Learning
  • Global Citizenship
  • Information Literacy
  • Application & Inquiry
  • Ethical, Social & Professional Understanding
  • Communication
  • Personal & Intellectual Autonomy

Graduates of this course will find employment as

  • Network Engineer and Planner
  • Big Data Analyst
  • Data Centre Designer and Administrator
  • Database and Virtual Database Administrator
  • Enterprise Systems Administrator and
  • Virtual Systems Administrators

You will complete 2 core and 6 elective units.

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Title

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VNET801A DESIGN A ROUTING AND SWITCHED NETWORK FOR THE ENTERPRISE 0.0

This unit sets out the knowledge and skills required to use appropriate tools, equipment, software and protocols to design routing and switched networks for the enterprise.

This unit is aligned with the Cisco CCNA 1 & 2 certifications

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VMPI801A MANAGE MULTIVENDOR PROJECT IMPLEMENTATIONS 0.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage a complex project involving equipment and technologies from multiple vendors.
The unit involves identifying and gathering key personnel to participate in the project and to implement processes that ensure the success of the project. The team will be underpinned with Project management tools that will implement a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.

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VU20213 IMPLEMENT A MULTI-LAYER SWITCHED INTERNETWORK 0.0

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to implement a switched internetwork using multi-layer switching technologies that allow for network expansion. The implementation will involve the deployment of a secure VLAN architecture with switch and router redundancy incorporated to minimise potential network downtime. Basic methodologies to monitor the performance of the multi-layer switched environment are to be employed, to determine any system modifications required to ensure efficient operation of the network. The network must route multicast traffic and employ mechanisms to ensure traffic has sufficient quality of service to support its usage requirements.

This unit is aligned with the Cisco CCNP SWITCH certification

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VU20214 TROUBLESHOOT COMPLEX COMPUTER NETWORKS 0.0

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to troubleshoot a complex computer network inclusive of all the user level and network devices for the enterprise intranet and internet. The unit will also cover the tools used to maintain and monitor network performance and requires the development of sound fault finding skills utilising a range of tools and protocols.

This unit is aligned with the Cisco CCNP TSHOOT certification

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VDAT801A CREATING DATA PROCESSING APPLICATIONS FOR A BIG DATA FRAMEWORK 0.0

This unit firstly explores different methodologies that deal with huge data sets that make up a big data framework. The unit then aims to provide skills in a range of tools to develop applications which will identify and gather specific information from these large data sets. This data can then be used in a range of ways from information gathering to marketing.

This unit is aligned with the Cloudera CCDH certification

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VNET805A DESIGN, IMPLEMENT AND MANAGE A NETWORKED SERVER ENVIRONMENT 0.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement a system with networked services.

The unit firstly evaluates and selects an operating system to manage a network server environment. The operating system is then acquired, installed with specific features installed for the enterprise. The operating system is setup for use in networked and standalone environments. Updates and [patches are installed to maintain optimum performance.

This unit is aligned with the Linux LPI certification

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VPRG801A DESIGN AND DEPLOY A RELATIONAL DATABASE IN AN OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENT 0.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design, implement and manage a relational databases theory and accepted database management principles.

It includes the design of the database structure to meet business operational transaction loads, the implementation of the database and the creation of the operational documentation.

This unit is aligned with the Oracle ADCP certification

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VVIR803A EVALUATE VIRTUALISATION TRENDS AND TECHNOLOGIES 0.0

This unit explores new trends and technologies in virtualisation. Developments in this area are occurring at a rapid rate with the emergence of new technologies. The unit critically evaluates new emerging developments in the use of virtualization technologies in relation to a business enterprise. The unit then analyses this information and will present recommendations to the enterprise.

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VCLO801A EVALUATE CLOUD COMPUTING ARCHITECTURES 0.0

This unit covers fundamental cloud computing architecture as they pertain to both technology and business considerations. The unit evaluates current architectures and brings a recommendation to the enterprise. The unit covers Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Cloud Delivery Models. Public, private, hybrid and community clouds are considered. External issues such as service level agreements, privacy, security and legal requirements are addressed. The selected architecture is implemented then monitored to maintain optimal performance.

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VCOM801A DESIGN AND PRODUCE A UNIFIED COMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR A MEDIUM TO LARGE ENTERPRISE 0.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to research and develops a working solution for Unified Communications to be applied in the medium or large enterprise.
It involves the research and evaluation of several Unified Communication solutions already in place in the market.
The Unified Communications system should contain at least, a conferencing module (video and audio), an IP Telephony module, customer interaction tools, an IP communication implementation and management, a messaging system, managing mobile applications and customer collaboration units using rich multimedia and video.

This unit is aligned with the Cisco CCNA Voice certification

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VDAT802A DESIGN A DATA CENTRE 0.0

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to design a modern data centre. It includes implementation of various virtualisation techniques to reduce required physical equipment and network and storage consolidation.
The unit will examine other aspects of data center design such as providing effective cooling systems, scalability, flexibility, security, business continuity, interconnection technologies, location and optimization are considered

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VDAT803A IMPLEMENT A SCALABLE DATA STORAGE SYSTEM FOR AN ENTERPRISE 0.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a scalable data storage system for a specific enterprise need.

The unit examines the elements of a storage area network (SAN) architecture, including the evaluation of SAN systems, development of a solution, sourcing components, implementation process, performance monitoring and system modifications for future scalability.

This unit is aligned with the NetApp NCDA certification

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VMOB801A DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT A MOBILITY SOLUTION FOR THE ENTERPRISE 0.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to select, configure then commission a mobility solution for the enterprise. The unit includes the selection of an appropriate vendor’s mobility solution system and then ensures its effective implementation in the enterprise.

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VNET804A IMPLEMENT SECURITY FOR AN ENTERPRISE NETWORK 0.0

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to research a range of network security systems for the enterprise. The units begins by forming an appropriate team which will be chartered to develop an enterprise network security policy, research a range of systems and make recommendations for the most appropriate solution for the enterprise.

The unit also covers how the system will be acquired, installed tested and monitored for network intrusions from unwanted sources.

This unit is aligned with the Cisco CCNA Security certification

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VNET806A EVALUATE AND IMPLEMENT SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES FOR AN ENTERPRISE 0.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to evaluate, design and implement a software defined network (SDN).

The unit examines current SDN models and architecture implementation. It further examines design principles, network architecture and uses for SDN in networking today particularly with how it is currently being used in cloud and datacenter as a way of managing and scaling network workloads.

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VPRG802A APPLY ADVANCED OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING TECHNIQUES 0.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply advanced object-oriented programming techniques in a network environment

It includes the selection and application of appropriate programming methodologies, tools and techniques for designing, developing, testing and deploying complex software systems.

This unit is aligned with the Oracle Professional Java Programmer certification

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VVIR802A DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT A DESKTOP VIRTUALISATION SYSTEM FOR THE ENTERPRISE 0.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to select, configure and then commission a desktop virtualisation system for the enterprise. The unit includes the selection of an appropriate vendor’s virtualisation system and the skills to ensure its effective implementation and ongoing operation in the enterprise.

This unit is aligned with the Citrix CCP-V certification

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VU20207 IMPLEMENT ADVANCED ROUTING FOR THE ENTERPRISE NETWORK 0.0

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to implement an advanced routed internetwork using a hierarchal design that allows for network expansion. The implementation could involve a variety of different routing methodologies both within and between autonomous systems. Network traffic issues resulting from the routing methodologies must be resolved to utilise available network bandwidth in the most effective manner.

This unit is aligned with the Cisco CCNP ROUTE certification

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VNET802A APPLY SCALABLE ENHANCEMENTS TO THE ENTERPRISE NETWORK 0.0

This unit sets out the knowledge and skills required to apply scalable enhancements to an enterprise network. Scalable enhancements include local area network (LAN) redundancy, Link Aggregation, Wireless local area networks (WLANs), enhanced routing protocols and WAN technologies and connection.

This unit is aligned with the Cisco CCNA 3 & 4 certifications

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