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Diploma of Network Engineering

The Diploma of Network Engineering prepares students to become job-ready IT professionals. Graduates of this award will have the skills and knowledge to design, commission and maintain data networks that play a crucial role in the infrastructure of industry and government organisations:

Program Structure

This one year course covers the essentials of data networks and their implementation. The course has a strong practical emphasis and students are given extensive opportunities to put theory into practice.

Successful completion of the Diploma of Network Engineering will enable entry into the second year of Charles Darwin University's Bachelor of Information Technology course.

This course is available externally by distance learning for those who are not able to attend classes on campus on a regular basis. Distance learning requires reliable broadband internet access.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course will have the skills and knowledge to design commission and maintain an IT network that matches client expectations. Embedded in this course is training for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Microsoft Certified Engineer certifications to ensure that our graduates are job ready and sought after locally and globally.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of one of the following:

Detailed Course Information

Detailed information about this course can be found at: