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Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, UCOL is committed to providing the best learning outcome for you. As part of this, all programmes are currently being reviewed to make them portable, consistent, and closely aligned with the needs of the industry. When published, this course information is correct, but the courses offered may change over time. If you have any questions call an Enrolment Advisor on 0800 468 265.
From 2023, UCOL and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga. So, if you join UCOL in 2023, you will be awarded Te Pūkenga certification. And, if you are a current learner graduating in 2023, you will be awarded a co-branded certificate.
This programme consists of 120 credits. The courses includes;
Graduate Professional Practice (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
This course prepares you for the transition into the ICT profession and covers communication skills, team work and topical issues in the industry.
Special Topic (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Pursue an area of special interest to you under the guidance of a UCOL academic staff member.
Management of Information and Communication Technology (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Analyse and evaluate management practices as they relate to the ICT industry.
Network Services (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Implement key network services as used in modern LANs and explain the network protocols that these services use.
Networks (CISCO ITN) (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Gain practical and technical networking knowledge to assist you to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.
Networks (CISCO SWRE) (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Gain practical and technical networking knowledge that will allow you to configure and troubleshoot routers, switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPng, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
Network Design (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Learn how to recommend uses for thin and thick client architectures, and design a thin client architecture. You'll analyse and evaluate network designs, select appropriate technology and design for a given situation, and justify your selection.
Systems Administration (15 Credits, 16 weeks duration)
Design and construct a complex multi-user client/server network. You'll gain essential skills for configuation and integration of complex systems.