Diploma in Networking




  • Auckland Queen Street

    Feb 24 - Nov 20, 2020

  • Wellington

    Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 09, 2021

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Today, computer networks power everything from banking, shopping and social media to the government and  military. The Diploma of Networking is your first step to a career in this exciting and fast-moving industry.

Start with a grounding in network architecture, covering network structures, functions, components and models, then move on to routing and switching essentials and scaling networks for large, complex applications. By the end of the course, you’ll have the skills to set up a computer network, and configure and secure the devices which drive our connected world.

Disconnect from the desk

This is a hands-on course using real equipment, setting you up to jump straight into a job. Networking is about working with people as well as machines, so you’ll team up with other students for practical assessments that test your team-working and troubleshooting skills.

On graduating, you’ll be ready to sit the internationally recognised CCNA Routing & Switching exam.

What you'll learn

Administering, Installing & Configuring Servers

Learn how to implement core Windows server infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment using tools like Active Directory Group Policy and PowerShell, along with configuring services to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows server infrastructure.

Advanced Networking

Learn core and advanced concepts of configuring Cisco routers and switches in a LAN environment, and concepts of VLAN, VTP, STP, Ether channel port security, DHCP, NAT, ACL, single and multi-area OSPF and EIGRP.

Network Theory and Practice

Create a network focusing on Cisco routers and switches, configure and secure devices in LAN/WAN environments using the Cisco IOS command line interface, and explore the TCP/IP model and subnet network addresses, as well as WAN concepts of PPP, PPPoE, GRE tunnels and EBGP.

Specialisation Project

In a team, create proof of concept using the knowledge gained in earlier modules to complete a project, meeting the requirements of the brief, and create a technical report.

What you should know


Microsoft Server 2016 and Packet Tracer, there will also be variations to the interface OS for certain networking equipment.


The specific hardware you will learn to use includes Cisco routers and switches.


Domestic students

$6,866.64 + $340 Student Services Levy

(Eligible for 'fees-free' study)

International students

$20,500 + $2,000 course fee

Entry Requirements

Certificate in Information Technology and Client Support or equivalent, or bachelor-level degree or equivalent, or industry experience.

International students need to be at least 18 years old.

If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate English language proficiency at the level of IELTS 6.0.

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Qualifications are issued by Yoobee Colleges. Yoobee Colleges is a Category 1 Provider, the highest rating a school can be awarded by the Government.

Term dates are subject to change, pending enrolment numbers, availability and any unforeseen funding fluctuations. Yoobee Colleges reserves the right to modify schedules to make sure the College runs well and student are offered the best learning experience.

Interested in kicking off your career?

Our brochure explores everything you need to know including an outline of study options, key information about enrolment, and all our campuses spread around New Zealand.