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ICT60515
Advanced Diploma of

Computer Systems Technology

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Duration
12 months
Mode
100% online
Units
18 units

Summary

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Great with IT networks and systems? Our Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology offers training in the installation, commissioning, and ongoing maintenance of a range of networks and enterprise servers and systems. Students will be provided with the skills and knowledge to work as an independent ICT specialist or within a dynamic team environment.
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Nationally recognised
My training with Upskilled has allowed me to progress from a basic computer technician role to working for local government in a corporate support position. I would recommend Upskilled to friends looking to further their education. 
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Detail

Over the course of 12 months, individuals will learn through vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer developed materials on the specifics of creating dynamic web pages; designing and implementing security perimeters; installing and managing complex ICT networks; and more. Students will also be trained in the fundamentals of project management, privacy, ethics, copyright, and business needs within an ICT environment.
  • Course structure

    The course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.
     

    Vendor Courses* Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled Courses
    • MTA: Developer - HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
    • MTA: Developer - Software Development Fundamentals
    • MCSA: Windows Server 2012 – Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012; and Administering Windows Server 2012; and Configuring Windows Server 2012
    • MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure – Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
    • MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure – MCSA: Cloud Platform; and Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud
    • CCNA
    • Project Management
    • ITIL Foundations
    • WHS
    • Privacy, Ethics and Copyright
    • Business Needs
    • SOHO Routers/Wireless

    * Vendor exams are not included in the Upskilled course
  • Entry requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

    Students will need access to a computer, and the internet, and have basic computing skills. A Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment may be required before enrolment can be confirmed.

    Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:

    • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior network support roles, including administrator, operations analyst, technician, operations or support coordinator/technician.
    • Successful completion of ICT41015 Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology or other relevant qualifications
  • Inclusions
    Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
    • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
    • Student Rewards Program
    • Student Support services
    • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
    • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
    • video content access via:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
  • Assessment
    Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
    • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
    • summative and formative assignments
    • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
    • scenarios and/or case studies
    • projects
    • written/oral questions
    • regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance at monthly webinars as required.

Outcomes

This qualification could give you several career, vendor certification and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.

The program is broken into 4 logical clusters of training within the broad category of ICT systems: 1/ Core Infrastructure; 2/ Continuity & Security; 3/ Continuous Improvement; and 4/ Service Delivery & Governance.
  • ICTNWK506
    Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use appropriate tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate, and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches. It applies to individuals with excellent communication skills who are working as help desk technicians and network support technicians.

  • ICTNWK507
    Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use the appropriate tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate and troubleshoot, medium enterprise routers. It applies to individuals working as network technicians, network administrator and network support.

  • ICTNWK508
    Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use appropriate tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate, and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches. It applies to individuals working as help desk technicians and network support technicians.

  • ICTNWK509
    Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to build a high performance, high security, failure resistant security perimeter, for an enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) network. It applies to individuals with excellent ICT expertise who are working as middle managers, including information security managers, network engineers, network technicians and security analysts.

  • ICTNWK529
    Install and manage complex ICT networks

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install and manage enterprise-wide information and communications technology (ICT) networks. It applies to individuals with excellent ICT skills who are working as senior networking staff responsible for the sustainability of an organisation by using virtualisation technologies in complex computing environments of medium- to-large companies to provide network services and resources.

  • ICTNWK602
    Plan, configure and test advanced server based security

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement advanced server security using secure authentication and network services on a network server. It applies to individuals working as information and communications technology (ICT) network specialists, ICT network engineers, network security specialists, network security planners and network security designers.

  • ICTNWK607
    Design and implement wireless network security

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to mitigate security threats to a wireless local area network (WLAN) by implementing security standards and policies. It applies to individuals with advanced information and communications technology (ICT) skills who are working as wireless help desk support technicians, wireless network support specialists and wireless network engineers.

  • ICTPMG609
    Plan and direct complex ICT projects

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, plan, control and finalise complex information and communications technology (ICT) projects. It applies to individuals who may be required to use high-level business and project management skills to ensure effective and timely delivery of projects.

  • ICTPRG527
    Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake intermediate level programming tasks using an object-oriented programming language. It applies to programmers in a variety of fields who are required to produce programs in object-oriented languages.

  • ICTWEB501
    Build a dynamic website

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and design websites to meet technical requirements. It applies to individuals working as web developers who are responsible for the analysis, design, implementation, and testing of websites.

  • ICTWEB502
    Create dynamic web pages

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to produce both server and client-side content. It applies to individuals working as web developers who are responsible for creating dynamic pages to provide interaction between the user and the website. They use highly developed technical and analytical skills when developing the user-website interface.

  • ICTPMG608
    Manage ICT project systems implementation

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the system-implementation process in an information and communications technology (ICT) project within small, medium or large organisations. It applies to individuals who may be required to use high-level business management technical and communication skills to ensure that ICT projects are implemented to ensure alignment with project and system development documentation.

  • ICTNWK527
    Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage virtualisation technologies, with the goal of providing a more sustainable information and communications technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals with excellent communication skills responsible for managing virtualisation technologies.

  • ICTNWK525
    Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement virtualisation technologies, with the goal of providing a more sustainable information and communications technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals working as senior networking staff responsible for increasing the sustainability of an organisation, by using virtualisation technologies.

  • ICTNWK535
    Install an enterprise virtual computing environment

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement, virtualisation technologies to provide a more efficient and reliable information and communications technology (ICT) environment. It applies to senior networking staff responsible for increasing the sustainability of an enterprise.

  • ICTICT608
    Interact with clients on a business level

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interact with clients at a management level. It applies to individuals working as management personnel in a range of information and communications technology (ICT) areas who are responsible for maintaining client relationships.

  • ICTSAS601
    Implement change-management processes

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply techniques that facilitate the planning, implementation and monitoring of information and communications technology (ICT) change. It applies to experienced individuals who provide specialised technical advice, guidance and leadership in a range of areas requiring change-management in ICT systems.

  • BSBINN601
    Lead and manage organisational change

    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to determine strategic change requirements and opportunities; and to develop, implement and evaluate change management strategies. It applies to managers with responsibilities that extend across the organisation or across significant parts of a large organisation. They may have a dedicated role in human resources management, human resources development, or work in a strategic policy or planning area. The unit takes a structured approach to change management and applies to people with considerable work experience and organisational knowledge.

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