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ICT50115 - Diploma of Information Technology

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.

Duration

Full Time
49 Weeks

Mode of Study

On Campus

Assessment

Assessment is both formative and summative and may include a combination of questioning, projects, practical tasks and case studies.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition, if what they have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further information see the RPL brochure or visit www.scei.edu.au

Entry requirements

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Diploma level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or the equivalent level of study or mature aged entry
  • Successful completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Test
  • Candidates must be aged 18 or older
  • Moderate level of computer literacy required

Further Study Pathways

After achieving this Diploma course, individuals may continue their studies in ICT60115 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.

Employment Opportunities

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Computer technician
  • Customer IT support
  • Information systems operator
  • Systems administrator
  • Systems support technician
  • Network operations technician

Core Units

BSBWHS501 - Ensure a safe workplace
BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
ICTICT509 - Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTICT511 - Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise


Elective Units

ICTPRG525 - Build Java Applets
ICTPRG528 - Perform ICT data conversion
ICTICT507 - Select new technology models for business
ICTSAS506 - Update ICT system operational procedures
ICTICT506 - Implement process re-engineering strategies
ICTSAS504 - Develop and conduct client acceptance test
ICTICT501 - Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
ICTWEB502 - Create dynamic web pages
ICTWEB510 - Analyse information and assign meta tags
ICTWEB429 - Create a markup language document to specification
ICTWEB508 - Develop website information architecture
ICTCSA417 - Undertake ICT capacity planning
ICTWEB424 - Evaluate and select a web hosting service
ICTDBS502 - Design a database
ICTDBS412 - Build a database
ICTICT505 - Determine acceptable developers for projects

- ICT50115 - Diploma of Information Technology

Cricos: 086616A

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.

Duration

Full time
49 weeks

Mode of Study

On Campus

Assessment

Assessment is both formative and summative and may include a combination of questioning, projects, practical tasks and case studies.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition if what they have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further information see the RPL brochure or visit www.scei.edu.au

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or the equivalent level of study
  • Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Candidates originating from student visa assessment levels 1 and 2 without the required IELTS score can undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Test. For more information on student visa assessment levels, refer to Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) website (http://www.border.gov.au)
  • Participants must also be aged 18 or above

Further Study Pathways

After achieving this Diploma course, individuals may continue their studies in ICT60115 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.

Employment Opportunities

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Computer technician
  • Customer IT support
  • Information systems operator
  • Systems administrator
  • Systems support technician
  • Network operations technician

Core Units

BSBWHS501 - Ensure a safe workplace
BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
ICTICT509 - Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTICT511 - Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise


Elective Units

ICTPRG525 - Build Java Applets
ICTPRG528 - Perform ICT data conversion
ICTICT507 - Select new technology models for business
ICTSAS506 - Update ICT system operational procedures
ICTICT506 - Implement process re-engineering strategies
ICTSAS504 - Develop and conduct client acceptance test
ICTICT501 - Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
ICTWEB502 - Create dynamic web pages
ICTWEB510 - Analyse information and assign meta tags
ICTWEB429 - Create a markup language document to specification
ICTWEB508 - Develop website information architecture
ICTCSA417 - Undertake ICT capacity planning
ICTWEB424 - Evaluate and select a web hosting service
ICTDBS502 - Design a database
ICTDBS412 - Build a database
ICTICT505 - Determine acceptable developers for projects