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ICT40115
Certificate IV in

Information Technology - Internet of Things Specialisation

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Duration
12 months
Mode
100% online
Units
20 units

Summary

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By 2020, the world is predicted to be connected by an endless stream of systems or networks with objects that collect and exchange information and data. This is what people have now termed as the Internet of Things. Through our specialised qualification, individuals will learn the foundations of incorporating electronics and programming to create an interconnected system that can function within a business context.

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Detail

Through a mix of vendor neutral and trainer-developed materials over a period  of 12 months, students will learn the basics of ICT cloud storage, networking, software and database development, and programming for the Internet of Things. Those who complete the course can find employment opportunities in job roles such as an assembler, service technician, data analyst and more – all within the field of IoT.
  • Course structure

    This course uses a blend of vendor neutral and trainer-developed materials.

    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 Neutral Courses Upskilled Courses
    • Writing Research Papers
    • Introduction to the Internet of Things
    • Comp TIA A+ 
    • Introduction to Raspberry Pi
    • Github 
    • Programming for the Internet of Things 
    • Github Repository for the Raspberry Pi Python Code 
    • Introduction to Business Analysis
    • Databases and SQLite
    • Working in the Cloud
    • Ethics in Leadership 
    • Work in an ICT Environment
    • Introduction to Customer Service
    • Researching
    • Business Needs Analysis
    • Translate Business Needs
    • Enterprise Strategic Direction
    • Writing Technical Documentation
    • Privacy
    • Ethics in IT 
    • Copyright
    • Environmental Procedures in the Workplace
    • Work Health and Safety
  • Entry requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for this qualifications.

    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 Information Technology
    • Successful completion of Certificate III in Information, Digital Media, and Technology, or a qualification equivalent
  • 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 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.
  • BSBWHS304
    Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in work health and safety (WHS) communication and consultation processes. It applies to individuals who participate in WHS communication and consultation processes as part of their work health and safety responsibilities, which are in addition to their main duties.

  • ICTICT202
    Work and communicate effectively in an ICT environment

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work and communicate effectively within organisational policies and governance arrangements, using information and communications technology (ICT) systems, equipment and software. It applies to individuals who may work under supervision with responsibility to support others within a small office environment.

  • ICTICT401
    Determine and confirm client business requirements

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine client business system requirements and verify the accuracy of the information gathered. It applies to information and communications technology (ICT) personnel who are required to analyse client expectations and needs, and recommend business system changes.

  • ICTICT418
    Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain professional and ethical conduct, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner when dealing with stakeholders in an information and communications technology (ICT) environment. It applies to ICT personnel who are required to gather information to determine the organisation’s code of ethics, and protect and maintain privacy policies and system security.

  • BSBSUS401
    Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively analyse the workplace in relation to environmentally sustainable work practices and to implement improvements and monitor their effectiveness. It applies to individuals with responsibility for a specific area of work or who lead a work group or team and addresses the knowledge, processes and techniques necessary to implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices, including the development of processes and tools.

  • ICTNWK410
    Install hardware to a network

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, manage and install new hardware components in a network. It applies to individuals employed in technical information and communications technology (ICT) support roles, such as network administrators, who support network hardware in a peer-to-peer or client-server networked environment.

  • ICTICT405
    Develop detailed technical design

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in the development of a detailed technical design. It applies to individuals performing systems design tasks who are required to review and update technical design documents.

  • ICTICT408
    Create technical documentation

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create technical documentation that is clear to the target audience and easy to navigate. It applies to individuals working as technical writers, designers, developers and support staff who are required to produce technical support documents of their work.

  • ICTICT423
    Select cloud storage strategies

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse business requirements, and to select the best strategies for providing a cloud storage solution. It applies to those engaged in developing a cloud storage strategy for an enterprise.

  • ICTNWK409
    Create scripts for networking

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake scripted programming tasks for networking related activities. It applies to individuals with competent technical skills employed in network or systems administration roles.

  • ICTPRG401
    Maintain open-source code programs

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute as a member of an open-source software project community, and to maintain open-source code. It applies to individuals working in software and system development, and maintenance. They may work as open-source software developers who are required to build, test and distribute open-source software applications, or as programmers responsible for integrating open-source components, tools or technologies into their applications.

  • ICTPRG405
    Automate processes

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write scripts to automate solutions, by using basic scripting processes, and application-specific scripting options. It applies to individuals who may work in information and communications technology (ICT) support roles and who are required to automate tasks.

  • ICTPRG407
    Write script for software applications

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, design and build scripts, using a scripting language to construct a highly interactive and automated software application. It applies to individuals who build and integrate interactive applications, or websites for internal, and public, sites. They may work as application developers, application-support personnel, programmers specialising in a scripting language, web application programmers, or web developers.

  • ICTPRG413
    Use a library or pre-existing components

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, evaluate and incorporate pre-existing (re-use) components from a library, or other source, as part of a software project. It applies to individuals working in a programming role in a variety of information technology areas, who are required to use programming libraries to support their work.

  • ICTPRG419
    Analyse software requirements

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and analyse client requirements, produce a range of options, and create a software-requirements document. It applies to individuals in a range of work environments who are required to perform an analysis role in formulating software requirements. They may work as database or computer developers, business analysts, or project managers.

  • ICTDBS403
    Create basic databases

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, develop and test a database in order to meet a specification. It applies to individuals who may be either database, or web designers, required to create a simple database to store information for an online application, using a simple entity relational database.

  • ICTDBS408
    Link an RFID system to a database

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to transfer radio frequency identification (RFID) data to a database. It applies to individuals who are required to maintain RFID data and make it available to an RFID system.

  • ICTICT403
    Apply software development methodologies

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply traditional and non-traditional systems development methodologies. It applies to individuals in a senior development role who exercise discretion and judgement to create solutions using appropriate technical knowledge and analysis skills.

  • ICTPMG401
    Support small scale ICT projects

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support the management of low risk, straightforward information and communications technology (ICT) projects within an organisation. It applies to individuals who may work under supervision but have responsibility to ensure workflow is planned and completed in line with requirements.

  • ICTICT421
    Connect, maintain and configure hardware components

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install, configure and maintain personal computer devices, including mobile devices according to client and user requirements. It applies to individuals who utilise a range of technical skills to plan and implement activities to connect system components.

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