top of page
female IT student

NZ Diploma in I.T Infrastructure

Level 6

with strands in Networking and Systems Administration

Use your Fees Free and
get your diploma in just 41 weeks! 
Free for NZ Citizens and Permanent Residents*
There has never been a better time to study, fees normally $10,500.

Build your technical and specialist skills in I.T infrastructure with this one-year diploma, and gain an internationally relevant qualification that will fast track your career. You'll learn from expert tutors, receive practical training, and enjoy great pathways to employment.

*Eligibility criteria applies.

Click here to view your fees free eligibility now.


Start dates:

29th January 2024

22nd April 2024

15th July 2024

7th October 2024



Fees Normally: $10,500

  • Tuition  $9,100 

  • Course related costs - $1,400


female IT student

What are you waiting for?

Spaces are limited, secure your spot on our upcoming intake.

What You Will Learn

Learn everything you need to know about I.T Infrastructure and become an invaluable member of any organisation.


You'll gain the skills to implement technologies for systems and network services, manage a directory service, and master automated system and applications software deployment. You’ll also develop data storage solutions, write scripts to automate standard system procedures and administer infrastructure for remote network access. Plus, you’ll fine tune your communication, information design, personal and interpersonal skills.


Level 6 Diploma

120 Credits



41 Weeks

Reading Map on Mobile



male IT student


NZ Diploma in I.T Infrastructure (Level 6)

with Strands in Networking and Systems Administration


Delivered by Aspire2 Education in just 41 weeks.

Learning will be delivered using a blended (face to face) learning approach and you will be encouraged to engage with your fellow students and tutors in class and via your online learning portal.

You will be supported throughout the process by our great facilitators who are professionally qualified and have industry and academic experience to share with you. 

Core papers

  • Infrastructure as Code

  • Network Services

  • Introduction to Cloud Computing

  • Network Security

  • Automated Systems Deployment

  • I.T Project Management

Networking strand

  • Wireless Networking

  • Routing & Switching

Systems Administrator strand

  • Active Directory Services

  • Infrastructure Virtualisation


On successfully completing this programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Plan and use services, technologies and tools to automate the deployment and management of devices, applications and infrastructure by way of scripts to automate standard system procedures.

  • Implement, configure and deploy a range of services in the cloud, including infrastructure as code, billing and cost management, to meet organisational requirements.

  • Investigate and implement advanced network security solutions to protect and secure assets, troubleshoot and mitigate threats and attacks, and to meet best practice and organisational requirements.

  • Apply I.T service management frameworks, change management processes and procedures to ensure licensing and compliance with organisational requirements, as well as concepts related to business continuity in an I.T context.

  • Apply professional and ethical practices with integrity to meet the industry wide expectations of a responsible I.T professional, in accordance with legal, regulatory and organisational requirements.

  • Apply communication, information design, teamwork, personal, and interpersonal skills, to enhance working effectiveness, efficiency, and quality outcomes in a variety of situations in an organisational environment.

  • Apply project management tools and techniques, critical thinking, enterprise skills and knowledge of project planning, management and control, to analyse and solve problems for an I.T related project.


Graduates of the Networking strand will also be able to:

  • Configure, secure, manage and troubleshoot advanced wireless networks, including provisioning through autonomous, controller-based, and as a service, to meet organisational requirements.

  • Apply advanced routing and switching configurations, internet protocols IPv4 and IPv6, and troubleshooting techniques to implement, secure, monitor, and maintain networks.


Graduates of the Systems Administration strand will also be able to:

  • Implement and monitor a range of resilient and secure systems and network services, including identity management and directory services, to meet organisational requirements.

  • Implement a server-based virtualisation infrastructure to support cost-effective solutions and meet organisational requirements.

Entry Requirements

To enter this course, you will need to:

Free Training Eligibility: Students must be a New Zealand Citizen, Resident or Australian Citizen. 

Career Pathways

Successful graduates will be awarded the following qualification by New Zealand Qualifications Authority:
New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Infrastructure (Level 6)

with Strands in Networking and Systems Administration, worth 120 credits.

female student

What are you waiting for?

Spaces are limited, sign up to secure your spot on our next intake.

Further Education

This qualification provides a pathway to specialist level I.T
qualifications. This includes AUT's Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences Degree, of which graduates can enroll straight into the second year.

Employment Pathways

Graduates of the Networking strand will have the skills and knowledge required to work in roles such as Network and Cloud Administrator, Network Associate, I.T technician or Service Desk Operator.

Graduates of the Systems Administration strand will have the skills and knowledge required to work in roles such as Systems and Cloud Administrator, Applications Support Staff, I.T technicians or Service Desk Operators.

bottom of page