National Provider Code: 91798

Student Entry Requirements

To do this course a student must possess or do the following:

  • Completion of a year 12 certificate or equivalent
  • Must be 18 years old or over
  • Must complete an LLN Assessment with a minimum result of Exit Level 3 or higher. Your assessment result will be kept on file for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Must possess one year of paid or unpaid work experience or equivalent in the ICT industry

Must have access to computers with internet

Tuition Fee: $15,620

Mode of Payment

Students have the option of:

  • Upfront Payment
  • An installment arrangement
  • VET FEE HELP Loan Assistance
Note: Prospective students must seek financial advice if seeking to obtain a VET FEE HELP Loan.

Mode of Study

Face to Face


 1 year and 6 months for full time studies and 3 years and 2 months for part-time studies.


Face to Face student classes will be held at our Parramatta Campus

Credit Transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

For any Credit Transfer or RPL, please contact us at

Pathways into this qualification

Or with vocational experience but no formal qualification in the ICT Network industry- Past or present employment evidence must be provided. To present a qualification obtained overseas, prospective students must submit  an official acknowledgement of an equivalent qualification from a relevant organisation, please click here for more information.

Pathways into Future qualifications

Merage Global Institute Of Technology – 91798 has approved articulation arrangements with Southern Cross University (SCU), recognising the learning students complete within BSB51915 Diploma Of Leadership and Management for entry into the first or second year of a related SCU course, with maximum credit for prior learning. Read more here.

Core/Elective Units Of Competency

Students will need to satisfactorily complete the following units to achieve the ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Network Security.

  • 4 Core Units of Competency
  • 8 Elective Units of Competency
  • Total of 12 units of competency
Unit Code Unit Title
Core Units
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
Elective Units
ICTICT608 Interact with Clients on a business level
ICTPMG609 Plan & direct complex ICT Project
BSBPMG517 Manage project risk
ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTSUS501 Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
ICTNWK616 Manage Security, privacy and compliance of cloud service deployment
ICTNWK609 Configure and manage intrusion prevention system on network sensors

Assessment Method

 Sample Assessment method that may be used but not limited to:

  • Written Assessment
  • Lab Observation Task
  • Practical Task Project/ Report

Vocational Outcomes/Job Roles

The following employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:

  • E-security specialist
  • ICT security specialist
  • IT security administrator
  • IT security analyst
  • IT security specialist
  • Systems/network administrator
  • Network security analyst
  • Network security specialist
  • Network security administrator
  • Senior network administrator Systems security analyst.


With a VET FEE-HELP loan you can defer the payment of your course, until you’re earning over the minimum income amount of $54,869 per annum.

For further VET Fee Help information for domestic students, please Click Here; Fill the online application form for an appointment with one of our course advisers or email us at: