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The JobTrainer Fund provides NO FEE training for Tasmanian job seekers and young people aged 17-24 (including school leavers), and people of any age interested in studying aged care, childcare, disability care or digital skills qualifications.

The JobTrainer Fund is a joint initiative of the Australian and Tasmanian Governments.

This course has limited JobTrainer places and eligibility criteria applies.

Virtualisation Specialist Skill Set

Course overview

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  • Campbell Street

Attendance options

  • Short course

Study type

  • On-Site

Tuition Fees

Please note: The course overview is intended as a guide only. Not all courses are available at all locations or through all study types and attendance options. Please check Locations, Dates and Times below or enquire for further information.

Learn how to install, manage and configure virtualised computing environments using industry-standard tools and techniques.

This skill set is an opportunity for those with computing experience to further their learning and career in virtualisation-related information and communication technology (ICT) roles.

More and more server workloads are being run in a virtual environment. Tools such as VMWare and Hyper-V are becoming increasingly common in large enterprise networks and small to medium businesses that wish to maximise their ICT investment.

In this skill set you will learn how to:

  • Plan and install a virtual environment
  • Deploy and manage guest operating systems
  • Configure and manage virtual datastores
  • Use virtual machine snapshots for system recovery
  • Use backup systems and strategies for virtual environments
  • Use high availability (HA) environments and fault-tolerant systems

This skill set runs for 21 weeks (including term break) and takes about 6 hours a week, with 3.5 hours on-campus in class and 2.5 hours for study and research.

This skill set provides credit towards ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology.

This skill set is delivered in a classroom environment using real systems similar to those used in industry. You will need a USB flash drive or portable hard drive of at least 250 GB.

Locations, dates & times

CampusDateAttendance/DurationStudy typeApply/Enquire
Campbell Street6 Feb 2023 -
7 Jul 2023
Short course

On campus. Approximately 6 hours per week.

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