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Systems Engineer Courses

Systems Engineers design, install, and update networked computer systems — including operating systems, application software, and system management tools. They often work in project teams to ensure the system architecture and usability is directly aligned with the operating needs of the organisation.

Once the ICT system is operational, as a Systems Engineer you’ll be monitoring system performance, security, and backups. You’ll need solid coding and scripting skills, as well as experience working with a wide-range of network applications, monitoring tools, and cloud systems.

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Popular Systems Engineer Courses

There are 11 courses available for people who want to become a Systems Engineer. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Systems Engineers earn?

In Australia, a full time Systems and Network Engineer generally earns $2,021 per week ($105,092 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 and technical expertise you can expect a higher salary than people who are new in the role.

What are the job opportunities for Systems Engineers?

Opportunities for Systems Engineers have been growing strongly over the last 5 years with thousands of jobs opening up in this field. Systems Engineers are employed in all industries and employment sectors especially by ICT, scientific, technical, education government and financial services organisations.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Systems Engineer?

Systems Engineers can get started with demonstrable ICT skills and a VET qualification. Try the Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology, the Certificate IV in Systems Analysis and Design, and the Diploma of Systems Analysis and Design These courses take 12-18 months to complete.

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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.