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Today, computer networks and systems are the power engines behind all industries, from finance and medical to telecommunications and retail. In the same way as we rely on these systems, we also depend on IT professionals to maintain them.
During your time with us, learn how to design and construct networks, manage servers, maintain network security, manage cloud computing, and use VOIP technologies – all skills that are in demand in a variety of workplaces.

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Holmesglen's Bachelor of Information Systems has been developed to provide graduates with strong technical skills required to work in the Information Technology Industry. This course has a practical, hands-on approach to learning, focused on building technical skills from the ground up.

The course provides students with broad capability across the areas of Networking, Programming and Web Design, Database Design, Cyber Security and Business Analytics. Subjects feature learning in business analysis, cloud computing, virtualisation, cyber security, big data and business intelligence, business management, information security and network security.

Holmesglen works closely with leading companies in the IT industry including Cisco, VMware, Fortinet, Microsoft and Amazon Web Services to ensure this course is industry current. With this Bachelor you will gain the practical experience and theoretical knowledge to be productive in the workforce from day one.

Small wireless networks, large-scale networks and intranets. If you have a passion for designing and constructing networks, then you’ve found the right course.

You'll learn in state-of-the-art networking laboratories, equipped with the latest and greatest tools and technology.

And you will develop skills in a wide range of areas including network design, server management, virtualisation, operating systems and network security.

After graduating, you’ll be awarded the Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking.

Then, you can undertake another six months of further study to acquire the Diploma of Information Technology Networking – your gateway to a Bachelors degree.

This course will give you the practical skills and knowledge required to work as a paraprofessional dealing with technology, in a support role.

Through a blend of on-the-job assessment and training, and online material, you’ll develop your prowess in areas such as customer service, fault finding, help desk consulting, devising effective solutions and more.

If you're looking for a pathway into the information and communications technology field then this is the course for you.

Practical and hands-on, it provides you with a broad range of skills in the IT support, networking and project support fields.

Explore new opportunities as you begin a career in networking, cyber Security and ICT support. Industry needs people like you to support the rapid growth of the digital world.

This course focuses on three key learning areas; networking, cyber security and ICT support.

You will rapidly build strong foundation skills and knowledge for installing, configuring, and troubleshooting small to medium network environments.

Holmesglen is a CISCO Networking Academy and as part of this course you will be learning CCNA1.

Additionally, you begin to recognising the need for cyber security in an organisation. You will also learn to test concepts and procedure for cyber security.

Learn anywhere. This is a fully online generalist course.

This dual course incorporates the Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking, providing an ideal pathway into an IT networking career.

Network design, large-scale server management and virtualisation, cloud computing and more. Throughout this diploma, you’ll develop competencies in every area of the industry, while working in modern networking laboratories with state-of-the-art technology.

When you graduate, you’ll receive the Diploma in Information Technology Networking and the Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking.

Afterwards, you can turn these qualifications into the Bachelor of Information Technology.

If you’re ready to launch your ideal career in networking, then we’re more than ready to help. Let’s get started today.

Are you currently employed in the networking industry yet being held back by not having an industry qualification? Get recognition for your current industry knowledge and skills accredited against the Diploma of Information Technology Networking at Holmesglen.

This course provides the skills and knowledge for you to manage networks, as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team, installing networks and dealing with associated issues - including internetworking, security and e-business integration.

You will also develop an in-depth understanding of networking virtualisation, project management and IT industry practices.

Additionally, embedded in this course are learning modules to equip you with the skills in achieving your CCNA 2, 3, & 4 certifications. As Holmesglen is a recognised CISCO Academy, you will get a discount on your CCNA certification tests.

Are you managing the day-to-day configuration of networks and looking for recognition of your skills and knowledge? Receive an internationally recognised Fortinet NSE 4 – Network Security Professional certification.

This course teaches you how to integrate the FortiGate Security and FortiGate Infrastructure units into your existing network environment while preparing you for the Fortinet NSE 4 – FortiOS 5.6 exam.

This six-week program consists of interactive, hands-on, practical tutorials and labs that teach essential configuration and administration of the FortiGate Security and FortiGate Infrastructure technology.

Though learning secured network deployment, IPSec and SSL VPNs, site-to-site VPNs, authentication and firewall policies, dynamic and static routing. You will also develop strong skills in interface configurations and wireless security. On completion of this course you will be equipped with a comprehensive understanding of how to mitigate network security threats.

Our state-of-the-art lab environment provides students with the technology to test, deploy and practice the topics delivered in this course.

Networking Open Days


Visit us on Open Day to learn about designing, building and managing IT networks andamp; programming using the latest techniques in application development. You'll get the chance to see our dedicated networking facilities as well as talk to teachers about the range of courses on offer, practical applications and pathways. All of our diploma programs lead to a Bachelor of IT with 1 year credit, meaning you start in the 2nd year of the degree. Registrations are essential for sessions to go ahead.


- , Thu, 21 Jun - bookings essential.

Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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  • Holmesglen Open Days

    Our doors are always open. Visit us and see what it's like to be a student at Holmesglen, tour the facilities and meet teachers who know what you need to get work-ready.