This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to plan, design, manage and monitor an enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) network as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team responsible for advanced ICT network security systems. The qualification has a high-level ICT technical base with appropriate security units and the ability to specialise in a number of areas, including voice, wireless, network infrastructure and sustainability.

ICTNWK502 Implement secure encryption technologies

Theo is able to ensure secure file encryption is selected, implemented and monitored on a computer network or local environment.

ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

Theo is able to build a high performance, high security, failure resistant security perimeter, for an enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) network.

ICTNWK601 Design and implement a security system

Theo is able to use software tools, equipment and protocols to implement a security system.

ICTNWK602 Plan, configure and test advanced server-based security

Theo is able to implement advanced server security using secure authentication and network services on a network server.

ICTSUS601 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects

Theo is able to integrate sustainability concepts and policies into information and communications technology (ICT) planning and design projects. These projects typically involve upgrades of equipment hardware and software or new installations of next generation networks (NGN) using emerging technologies.

ICTNWK605 Design and configure secure integrated wireless systems

Theo is able to use appropriate tools, equipment, software and protocols to produce a verified radio frequency (RF) design plan for a wireless local area network (WLAN) and to design, configure and troubleshoot secure integrated wireless systems.

ICTNWK607 Design and implement wireless network security

Theo is able to mitigate security threats to a wireless local area network (WLAN) by implementing security standards and policies.

ICTNWK608 Configure network devices for a secure network infrastructure

Theo is able to use software tools, equipment and protocols to configure network devices in the design of the infrastructure of a secure network.

ICTNWK609 Configure and manage intrusion prevention system on network sensors

Theo is able to use appropriate tools, equipment and software to implement an intrusion prevention system (IPS) on IPS sensors to mitigate network attacks.

ICTNWK616 Manage security, privacy and compliance of cloud service deployment

Theo is able to manage cloud security controls, and privacy and legal compliance, when implementing cloud services for an enterprise.

ICTTEN811 Evaluate and apply network security

Theo is able to evaluate security of information communications technology (ICT) networks, using converging switching and transmission technologies in local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN), broadband networks, internet protocol TV (IPTV) and virtual networks.

ICTPMG802 Manage a telecommunications project

Theo is able to produce a plan, develop risk management strategies, prepare budgets, plan for contingencies, develop procedures for commissioning the project and archive project documentation.