ICT50118 - Diploma of Information Technology

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ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology

CRICOS Course Code: 099836D
DescriptionThis 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.
Entry Requirements for International Students1. All students must of the age of 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission.2. Entry in to this course requires IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent or upper intermediate or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL centre.3. Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent; or other relevant qualification/s; or experience in a business environment.
Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area delivered and assessed in English only will be deemed as meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements.

Units of competencies

Core Units

BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityBSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplaceICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirementsICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

Elective Units

ICTNWK503 Install and maintain valid authentication processesICTNWK531 Con gure an internet gatewayICTNWK615 Design and con gure desktop virtualisationICTNWK504 Design and implement an integrated server solutionICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network serverICTICT610 Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environmentICTPRG502 Manage a project using software management toolsICTPRG503 Debug and monitor applicationsICTWEB411 Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pagesICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pagesICTWEB501 Build a dynamic websiteICTWEB503 Create web-based programsICTWEB505 Develop complex web page layoutsICTICT501 Research and review hardware technology options for organizationsICTICT515 Verify client business requirementsICTSAD502 Model data processes
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit transfer (CT) RPL and credit transfer (CT) can be applied for at the time of enrolment or during orientation and the original or certified copy must be provided. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status or processing your credit transfer, please refer to our price lists in the handbook and website. If credit is granted, international students may have their course and visa shortened.
AssessmentsStudents are required to complete a range of tasks as part of the assessment requirements for each unit. Each unit assessment takes about 20-25 hours outside of class hours. Assessments methods may include:1. Projects 2. Case studies 3. Short written knowledge questions/tests 4. Web based research and reports 5. Discussions and practical demonstrations 6. Presentations
Course Delivery Schedule and FeesThis course will be scheduled to be delivered over 52 weeks of full time study – 20 hours per week of scheduled class time each week. This takes into account Public holiday periods such as Christmas & Easter and School holiday breaks.
Learning Period: 40 Teaching Weeks + 12 Weeks Holiday (52 Weeks). Total Fees: AU$ 12,000.00Please refer to our website for the updated class timetable and 2019 intakes
External Student Hours
Further training pathways from this qualification may lead to1. This course requires the student to undertake study, revision, reading, research, preparation and assessments (such as projects and reports) outside set classroom hours to enhance the learning process. 2. The external study hours have been derived taking into consideration the unit requirements, along with the preparation and study required to complete the assessments related to each unit.
Employment PathwayThe Diploma of Information Technology is intended to prepare students or recognise and develop existingworkers who are performing a range of roles in a business environment. This quali cation is transferrable acrossmany industries, as it teaches transferrable business skills.Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include1. IT office manager2. Information systems office manager.3. Systems manager4. IT systems administrator5. Office systems administrator
Pathways from the qualificationFurther training pathways from this qualification may lead to1. Nationally recognised qualification in ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology2. Students who do not complete all required units may be eligible for a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of a ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology.