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ICT50115
Diploma of

Information Technology

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Duration
12 months
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Units
20 units

Summary

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Dive into your passion for all things digital with our Diploma of Information Technology, where students will learn the fundamentals of administration and management of ICT support across a wide range of general technologies. Develop high level technical skills in ICT areas such as networking, IT support, database development, programming, and web development – providing you with the qualifications you need to take on managerial and senior roles in an IT environment.
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The skills I learnt in my course complimented my career aspirations and have given me the head start to grow within my industry.
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Detail

Over the course of 12 months, students will be trained through a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer developed materials, covering topics such as ICT project management, server configuration, development of workplace policy and procedures for sustainability, product evaluation, and more. Along with technical knowledge, students will also be trained in the basics of business needs, disaster recovery, and OHS within an ICT context.
  • Course structure

    This course uses a blend of vendor specific, 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 Aligned Courses Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled courses/workshops
    • MCSA: Windows Server 2016 – Installing, Configuring and Managing Windows Server 2016; and Networking with Windows Server 2016 and Administering Windows Server 2016
    • Windows 10 Installing and Configuring
    • ITIL Foundations
    • Project Management
    • HTML5
    • CSS
    • WHS
    • Business Needs
    • Testing
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Network Attached Storage
    • SOHO Routers/Wireless
    • IT Governance

    * 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 an ICT work environment
    • Successful completion of a Certificate qualification in ICT or a related field of study
  • 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
    • Practice - Practice exercise files are provided through eLearning to support understanding and application of knowledge.
    • 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.
  • Simulated workplace
    Candidates will have access to three simulated workplaces, ‘Talon Textile Fasteners’, ‘Springy Things ‘R’ US’ and ‘Skillage I.T.’, throughout the course to practice and complete assessments for various techniques and skills. Talon Textile Fasteners and Springy Things ‘R’ US are manufacturing organisations and Skillage I.T. is a service provider.  Candidates will work within the organisations’ framework to ensure they are following policy and legislative requirements.

Outcomes

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Information Systems Office Manager
  • Office Systems Administrator
  • IT Office Manager
  • IT Systems Administrator
  • Systems Manager
Additionally, 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.
  • BSBWHS501
    Ensure a safe workplace

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements. This unit applies to managers working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS legislation, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by relevant legislation.

  • BSBSUS501
    Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a workplace sustainability policy and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances. It applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who undertake work developing approaches to create, monitor and improve strategies and policies within workplaces and engage with a range of relevant stakeholders and specialists.

  • ICTICT509
    Gather data to identify business requirements

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, analyse and document business requirements. It applies to individuals working as systems analyst developers and project team leaders, and managers responsible for gathering data to identify business requirements.

  • ICTICT511
    Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure information and communications technology (ICT) services meet current and future internal operational enterprise requirements. It applies to individuals whose responsibilities may include maintaining and supporting critical infrastructure for objectives in small-to-medium sized organisations.

  • 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.

  • ICTNWK524
    Install and configure network access storage devices

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select, install and test a network access storage (NAS) device in a local area network (LAN). It applies to individuals who install, configure and test a NAS device.

  • 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.

  • ICTNWK531
    Configure an internet gateway

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to connect network hardware devices, mainly personal computers (PCs), to an internet gateway. It applies to individuals who are middle managers, network engineers, technical specialists or security analysts with excellent information communications and technology (ICT) skills who plan and implement networks, determine security threats and are involved in business budgeting.

  • ICTICT504
    Confirm transition strategy for a new system

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to confirm a transition strategy to a new system, based on the revised system design and newly developed change management plan. It applies to individuals who work as part of a team in a range of information and communications technology (ICT) positions, and are required to plan for a transition to new system websites, networks or software.

  • ICTSAS518
    Install and upgrade operating systems

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain, install new and upgrade existing operating systems (OS) in a medium to large organisation. It applies to individuals who apply technical and specialised knowledge to undertake complex support operations.

  • ICTSAS517
    Use network tools

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use tools to assist in managing a network effectively. It applies to individuals who apply technical and specialised knowledge to monitor security and resolve issues for the network.

  • ICTICT502
    Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse requirements of the project specifications in order to produce a set of high-level component specifications. It applies to systems designers who are required to produce component specifications for programmers.

  • ICTWEB429
    Create a markup language document to specification

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a text editor to design, create and save web pages to a given specification, rather than using an authoring tool. It applies to individuals working as web designers and developers who interpret client briefs, generate a framework for internet information, and are resourceful in their application of technology in using a markup language.

  • ICTWEB504
    Build a document using eXtensible markup language

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, and build, a valid extensible markup language (XML) document to suit a specified requirement. It applies to individuals working in development roles in a variety of information technology areas who are technically proficient in the use of XML documents.

  • ICTICT508
    Evaluate vendor products and equipment

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate and test a range of vendor products and equipment against a client's business requirements. It applies to individuals in a range of information and communications technology (ICT) areas who are required to assess hardware and software products.

  • ICTSAS503
    Perform systems tests

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure that the properties of the entire system are tested and proved adequate before handover to the client or user for final acceptance testing. It applies to experienced individuals employed in a range of information and communications technology (ICT) work environments who apply specialised and technical knowledge and systematic approaches to testing and fault finding.

  • ICTPMG501
    Manage ICT projects

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the initiation, implementation and completion of reasonably complex information and communications technology (ICT) projects incorporating scope, risk control and financial factors. It applies to individuals who utilise a range of specialised technical and managerial techniques to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and/or the work of a team.

  • ICTSUS501
    Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install and integrate a virtual server in a network to replace multiple physical servers, reducing power requirements of individual servers and meeting sustainability targets. It applies to individuals with a high level of specialist technical skills and knowledge in telecommunications and information and communications technology (ICT) networks using internet protocol (IP) systems.

  • ICTTEN514
    Install, configure and test a server

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake work on a server as part of an upgrade to an existing network or during the implementation of a new network. It applies to individuals, employed by telecommunications and information communications technology (ICT) networking provisioning companies, who carry out installation, maintenance and upgrade of ICT networks.

  • 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.

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