CRICOS 097670D | ICT50115 – Diploma of Information Technology

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to administer and manage information and communications technology (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general ICT technologies.

Persons working at this level provide a broader rather than specialised ICT support function, applying a wide range of higher level technical skills in ICT areas such as networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development.

SCHEDULE TIMELINE

It is planned that a student will complete all 20 units of competency within 78 weeks.

  • Delivered over 78 weeks of institutional based training and assessment
  • 18 weeks school break
  • 20 hours of face to face study per week
  • Approximately 4 hours individual study per tuition week

CERTIFICATION

Participants who successfully complete this course will be issued with a ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology. A Statement of Attainment will be issued to participants who partially complete this course.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Student should be 18 years of age or over
  • Completed year 12 (HSC or Equivalent)
  • Basic knowledge of computing skills
  • Have sound communication skills:
    • Provide IELTS certificate showing a score of 5.5 or above (or equivalent)
    • Undertake and successfully complete The One International College Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment and achieve ACSF Level 5
    • Be able to satisfactorily participate in pre-enrolment interview

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • ICT Office Manager
  • Web Developer

COURSE STRUCTURE

ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology comprises twenty (20) units of competency packaged as four (4) core and sixteen (16) elective units.

Unit code Unit name Core/Elective 
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Core
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Core
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements Core
ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise Core
GROUP A NETWORKING – ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
ICTNWK505 Design, build and test network server Elective
ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers Elective
ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks Elective
ICTNWK511 Manage network security Elective
ICTNWK515 Develop configuration management protocol Elective
GROUP B PROGRAMMING – ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
ICTSAD502 Model data processes Elective
GROUP C IT SUPPORT – ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
ICTSAS518 Install and upgrade operating systems Elective
GROUP D WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT – ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
ICTWEB429 Create a markup language document to specification Elective
ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages Elective
ICTWEB505 Develop complex web page layout Elective
ICTWEB516 Research and apply emerging web technology trends Elective
ICTWEB411 Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages Elective
GROUP E DIGITAL GAMES – ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
ICTSAS517 Use network tools Elective
GROUP F DIGITAL MEDIA TECHNOLOGY – ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
ICTICT419 Work effectively in the digital media industry Elective
GROUP G PROJECT MANAGEMENT – ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT Projects Elective
IMPORTED UNIT – ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
ICTTEN416 Install, configure and test an internet protocol network Elective
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