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Network Engineer Courses

A Network Engineer maintains a system of computer or electrical services. You might install new systems or perform repairs on existing networks. Network Engineers might address problems within a system or find ways to make networks operate more effectively. You might manage networks for your own organisation or be employed as an external consultant.

Network Engineers should have excellent technical skills and be able to use their abilities in a range of circumstances. Problem solving skills are important and you’ll need to have strong analytical abilities. Network Engineers must be able to work as part of a team and come up with workable solutions to a range of issues.

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Popular Network Engineer Courses

There are 2 courses available for people who want to become a Network Engineer.

ICT60220
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Network Engineer earn?

In Australia, a full time Network Engineer generally earns $1,500 per week ($78,000 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Network Engineer?

This industry has seen a strong increase in employment numbers in recent years. There are currently 13,100 people working in this field in Australia, compared to 8,800 five years ago. Network Engineers may find work across all regions of Australia, particularly larger towns and cities.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Network Engineer?

If you’re planning a career as a Network Engineer, consider enrolling in an Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering. This course will give you the skills to work on industrial computer systems and electrotechnology projects. You’ll be able to specialise in an area of interest including circuitry, large-scale security systems, business equipment or problem solving fault resolution.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within it networks and system administration. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.