Individuals will undertake units in database design, structuring, and maintenance; and will be trained to manage ICT projects, ensuring they meet business requirements and are held to a high standard of quality. The basics of privacy ethics and copyright, along with disaster recovery, technical documentation, and sustainability will also be covered.
This course uses a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer-developed materials.
The standard course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment.
Upskilled will gather information about your previous experience and skills, weekly study commitment and online learning experience to provide you with an projected duration for your course based on your individual circumstance.
Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.
||Vendor Neutral Courses
- MTA: Database – Database Fundamentals
- MCSA: SQL Server – Querying Microsoft SQL Server; and Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases; and Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server
- MCSE: Data Management and Analytics – MCSA: SQL Server; and Designing Database Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server
- ITIL Foundations
- Project Management
- Privacy Ethics and Copyright
- Business Needs
- Disaster Recovery
- Technical Documentation
- Service Desk Analyst 1 & 2
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.
Target audience for this program are individuals who express and interest in gaining higher knowledge in Database Design or existing ICT staff who wish to further develop, or formalise their skills by gaining a ICT50318 - Diploma of Database Design and Development.
As a guide, entrants to this program may:
- have 1-2 years of experience with ICT products
- hold a certificate III or IV in a similar discipline
- hold a premier vendor certification
- complete an interview process with a designated Upskilled representative to ascertain suitability to the program and to review your current skills and experience, as this may allow you to move through the course more quickly
This program would also suit participants wishing to gain entry to higher level ICT discipline qualifications or employment at level 3 Support or Database Design.
To ensure participants are able to seamlessly access our online learning platform and video content, they will require access to a modern computer with high-speed internet. Participants will also need to possess basic computing skills, and may be required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment before enrolment can be confirmed.
Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
- Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
- Student Support services
- your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
- webinars; both live and recorded sessions
- video content access via:
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.
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
- 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.