Advanced Diploma of Network Security

Chisholm Institute - TAFE

Develop the skills required to protect Information Technology (IT) infrastructure from external threats and manage networks. When students complete this qualification, they will have advanced skills in areas such networking, network administration, risk management, virtualisation, security fundamentals, firewalls and network infrastructure.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: TAFE Institute/Polytechnic (Govt)
Level: Preparatory/Industry
Campus/Location: Noble park
Hampton Park
Merinda Park
Chisholm On-Line
Institution CRICOS: 00881F


  • Core: Implement secure encryption technologies
  • Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
  • Design and implement a security system
  • Plan, configure and test advanced server-based security
  • Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects. Electives: Determine strategy for the implementation of biometric technology
  • Lead the evaluation and implementation of current industry-specific technologies
  • Plan, configure and test advanced internetwork routing solutions
  • Configure network devices for a secure network infrastructure
  • Assess biometric system
  • plus more.

We offer multiple pathways to a degree qualification. Study select certificates, diplomas or advanced diplomas with us and gain credit into one of our four specialist degrees or a degree at one of our leading university partners. Most diploma courses cost between AUD$11,000 and $13,000 per year. Our degrees cost between AUD$14,000 and $19,000 per year.

Our teachers and support staff support you at an academic and personal level as you transition to Australia's education system and way of life. The learning experience and practical skills developed at Chisholm will build your confidence and enhance your chance of success.

Campus locations
Chisholm campuses are located in the city of Melbourne and around Melbourne's south-east, a major economic centre in Melbourne. It is one of Melbourne's largest retail and commercial centres, and a great place to find part-time work and live in a vibrant multicultural community. You'll enjoy living, studying and working in a recognised growth area.

Chisholm provides state-of-the-art training facilities in all locations, including our new CBD training facility. Our Melbourne metropolitan locations provide modern, well-equipped facilities and wi-fi connectivity in locations that are easy to get to by public transport.
Practical training is delivered in 'live' restaurants, hairdressing salons, workshops and studios. Access to these facilities gives Chisholm students the opportunity to take theory learnt in the classroom and apply it in a simulated workplace environment to develop valuable skills that employers are seeking.

  • Counselling and support services
  • 24-hour student assistance line
  • Academic support
  • Computer labs and libraries
  • English Centre student lounge
  • Free wi-fi on campus
  • Career counselling
  • Prayer room
  • Clubs and societies
  • Cafes, coffee shops and restaurants
  • Bookshops
  • Assistance with work experience and finding part-time work

Additional services

  • Airport pick-up available
  • Homestay available
  • $0 guardianship fee (minimum age 16)
  • $0 application fee
  • $0 enrolment fee

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