IT and Screen & Media

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
(32 Weeks)

Mode of Study

Face to Face

Assessment

Questioning
Projects
Case Scenarios
Reports
Skills Assessments

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 this course is an appropriate learning opportunity, individuals would need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at the Certificate III level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

Successful completion of Year 12 or the equivalent level of study. Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Individuals originating from assessment level 1 and 2 countries without the required IELTS score can undertake SCEI’s English Proficiency Test. For information on student visa assessment levels, refer to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website (http://www.border.gov.au).

Must also be aged 18 or above.

Further Study Pathways

After ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course:

  • ICT60115 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Employment Opportunities

The following employment opportunities are available to students who complete this qualification:

  • information systems office manager
  • office systems administrator
  • IT office manager
  • IT systems administrator
  • systems manager

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

*Elective units have been selected by SCEI in consultation with industry experts and are a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list.

- 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

Face to Face

Assessment

Questioning
Projects
Case Scenarios
Reports
Skills Assessments

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 this course is an appropriate learning opportunity, individuals would need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at the Certificate III level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

Successful completion of Year 12 or the equivalent level of study. Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Individuals originating from assessment level 1 and 2 countries without the required IELTS score can undertake SCEI’s English Proficiency Test. For information on student visa assessment levels, refer to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website (http://www.border.gov.au).

Must also be aged 18 or above.

Further Study Pathways

After ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course:

  • ICT60115 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Employment Opportunities

The following employment opportunities are available to students who complete this qualification:

  • information systems office manager
  • office systems administrator
  • IT office manager
  • IT systems administrator
  • systems manager

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

*Elective units have been selected by SCEI in consultation with industry experts and are a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list.