Diploma in IT Server Administration (Level 6)

IT Server

Why consider a Diploma in IT Server Administration?

Every sector of business in the world today is computerized. Computing has also become part of everyday life and the fastest growing industry worldwide. There will always be a global need for technical and software support personnel to keep our computerized world up and running.

The Diploma I.T. Server Administration course can help you develop and validate your skills in your current position or advance you toward a future job role, such as:

  • Enterprise systems administrator
  • IT systems manager
  • Enterprise security administrator
  • Systems architect
  • Network administrator

About the course

Certification in this career field will make you highly competitive in today’s high-tech workplace. This course will prepare the student to administer and manage Window Networks.

In this course, the student will cover topics including network planning, implementation and design, name resolution, internet and firewall security, file management, authorization, authentication, group policy, user/group/computer management, installation and administration of servers, role management, backup and recovery, optimization and maintenance, PKI, patch management, certificate services and business continuity.

The student will master the crucial job skills needed in most companies; setting up and maintaining the servers. The topics cover network planning, implementation and design, name resolution, Internet and firewall security, file management, authorization, authentication, group policy, user/group/computer management, installation and administration of servers, role management, backup and recovery, optimization and maintenance, PKI, patch management, certificate services, and business continuity.


Key Topics that will be covered

Installation, Manage User, Group and Computer Accounts, Automate Active Directory Accounts, Create and Apply Group Policy Objects, Account Policy and Auditing, Replication Management, Domains, Forests and Trusts, Backup and Recovery, Active Directory Maintenance, TCP/IP, IPv6, DHCP, DNS, Network Access Protection, Configure Firewall Settings, Configure Wireless Access, Routing and Remote Access, Server Deployment, etc.

Based on Exam 70-687 Windows 8
Based on Exam 70-410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
Based on Exam 70-411 Administering Windows Server 2012
Based on Exam 70-412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
Based on Exam 70-413 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
Based on Exam 70-414 Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure


Who should attend?

This course is aimed at students interested in pursuing a career in information technology, specifically related to PC technology. This course offers excellent preparation for the International Microsoft MCTS examinations.


Main tasks of a Server Administrator

  1. Train all users and promote security awareness to guarantee total security and improve efficiency in the server and network.
  2. Create plans safeguarding computer files against destruction, modification, and disclosure.
  3. Monitor all current reports of any computer viruses.
  4. Modify all computer security files to incorporate brand new software, change access status, and correct errors.
  5. Document all computer emergency and security measures procedures, policies, and tests.
  6. Monitor use of all data files and regulate access to safeguard all information in computer files.

The future

It is recommended that students who successfully complete this course can supplement their studies in any of the following courses available at IIT: Marketing & Business Management, Project Management.


Prerequisites

The student should have a good command of the English language. The student will have to supply proof of a Grade 12 certificate or higher upon registration with a minimum of 23 points (all subjects). The student should have successfully completed the Hardware & Network Support Diploma prior to enrolment for this course. Alternatively, the student should have obtained international A+ or N+ certification, or have 3 years working experience in the IT field. Student should be familiar with Internet usage and email configuration as well have extensive knowledge of computers, laptops, printers, networking, operating systems and troubleshooting.

As this course contains large amounts of class practical, lab work and assignments, a high-end personal laptop for use in class and off-campus is imperative. Specifications should be obtained from Head Trainer at IIT prior to class starting and student should be in possession of laptop within one week of class starting