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ICTSS00109
Short Course in

Entry to Tech Skill Set

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Nationally recognised
Duration Up to 6 months
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4 units of competency
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Summary

Do you want to work in the IT industry but need more experience in the field? Our ICTSS00109 - Entry to Tech Skill Set is a course that can help you develop the general skills needed to build confidence in IT, helping you pursue further study so that you can explore entry-level IT career opportunities.

This course is also perfect if you want to experience a "taster" of relevant topics in the IT industry, making it ideal if you're intending on changing careers and have a genuine interest in building a career in tech. If you're keen to develop some basic technical knowledge and ICT skills that can help you get your foot in the door, this skill set course may best support your career goals.


What you'll learn

This course comprises four units that can help you develop key competencies to prepare you for further study in the IT industry. In this course, you'll learn to:

  • Manage identifying information securely
  • Apply introductory programming techniques
  • Work collaboratively in the IT industry
  • Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing

Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:

  • Critical thinking
  • Team collaboration
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Reviewing and analysing

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Detail

Duration
Up to 6 months
Units
4 units of competency

If you're interested in working in the IT industry but need more experience, this course can equip you with some general ICT skills and knowledge needed to get familiar with some of the basic concepts.

This is a great starting point for people who are at the beginning stages of pursuing a career in IT, making this course suitable for those just starting their careers, changing careers, or anyone who needs to boost their knowledge and skills.

Work in a simulated workplace

In order to feel "work-ready" in the ICT industry, Upskilled ensures that you're working on real world scenarios.

By offering a simulated workplace, you'll get the chance to work on tasks that are commonly done in an ICT work environment. You'll have access to the simulated workplace via our customised learning platform, MyUpskilled. The aim of working in the simulated workplace is to set a context to the assessment tasks you would be required to complete.

Inclusions

By choosing Upskilled, you'll gain access to supplementary resources that can help with your studies. These inclusions aim to enhance your online learning experience, making it interactive and engaging. These include:

  • Access to Upskilled's customised learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • Student Support Team
  • Specialist trainers
  • Online tutorials

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Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT) provided that you have supporting evidence of any prior education and work experience. This can either reduce your study load or shorten the duration of your course. Prior to enrolment, please speak with your Education Consultant for further details.

Following enrolment, you can request further information from Student Support. A trainer will then be assigned to assess your eligibility for RPL and/or CT.

Assessment
This course will have you undertake summative and formative assessments, write reports and/or create a portfolio, and participate in role-playing scenarios. You'll also be working on a variety of projects that require your own research as well as answering various written/oral questions that apply the theory you learn into practice.

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Subjects

To satisfy the requirements of this qualification, you'll need to complete the following units of competency.
ICTCLD301
Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a basic review and analysis of cloud computing delivery and deployment models to support the needs of a business. The unit applies to individuals engaged in the basic review of a cloud computing solutions for a business or enterprise.

ICTICT443
Work collaboratively in the ICT industry

This unit describes the skills required to work collaboratively in virtual Information and Communications (ICT) team environments to achieve organisational objectives. It includes contributing to performance and capability within teams, participating in team activities, exchanging knowledge and skills and providing support to team members. It applies to all individuals who work in teams that utilise multiple technologies to complete a collective task.

BSBXCS303
Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to securely manage personally identifiable information (PII) and workplace information. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries and job roles under some supervision and guidance who manage large amounts of PII and workplace information.

ICTPRG302
Apply introductory programming techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create simple applications through introductory programming techniques. It applies to those who have responsibility for creating applications and includes applying language syntax, control structures to create code, using programming standards, testing and debugging.

Outcomes

This course may help you develop skills needed to pursue further study to prepare for work in IT.

The ICTSS00109 - Entry to Tech Skill Set may benefit you if you're somone needing basic knowledge and general ICT skills to prepare you for specialist and non-specialist roles in the industry.

Education pathways
If you complete the ICTSS00109 - Entry to Tech Skill Set, you may be able to pursue the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology if you're interested in further study. Please contact our Education Consultants to learn more about our education pathways.

Educators

Our IT trainers are highly dedicated and have the technical skills and knowledge needed to get you up-to-date with the latest trends in the industry. With a range of qualifications offered in web development, cyber security and networking, our specialist trainers will provide you with the guidance needed to find career success in IT.

The IT faculty will give you the opportunity to build rapport with your trainers during your studies. The facilitation of 'Ask Me Anything' sessions over Zoom may be done throughout your course where you can receive further support and guidance by your trainers. It also gives you the opportunity to virtually collaborate with other students when undertaking your assessments. 

Entry requirements

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Upskilled always want to ensure that our students are enrolled in the right course for them.

These entry requirements are here as a guide and it's always best to talk to one of our Education Consultants, as they're trained to ensure that you're enrolled in a course that aligns with your career goals.

As a guide, entrants to this program may:

  • have completed Year 10

OR

  • a qualification at a Certificate I

You'll also need to be at least 18 years at the time of admission.

If you're under 18, please speak with our Education Consultants to find out about your eligibility.


*Additional eligibility criteria may be applicable and affected by other factors and personal circumstances. Please speak with our Education Consultants to confirm your eligibility for this course.

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What are the benefits of enrolling in a Short Course in Entry to Tech Skill Set?

If you're someone that's interested in starting a tech career but lacks the experience, then the Short Course in Entry to Tech Skill Set is the perfect learning opportunity if you want to learn some basic skills that can help you land a job in the IT industry. 

The course is a "taster" of a variety of topics, providing you with the training that can help you collaborate in the IT industry and help you gain technical skills that can make you stand out.

Being a course that has a completion time of up to six months, this is a great option if you're looking to start your IT career or plan to make a career change. The Short Course in Entry to Tech Skill Set is also delivered online, which can help you balance your priorities in both work and your personal life. 

What are the career outcomes after completing this course?

The Short Course in Entry to Tech Skill Set is a great stepping stone if you want to start a career in IT but don't have the skills or experience. It'll provide you with a great foundational skill set that can help you pursue other learning opportunities, such as the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology. 

By doing so, it can help open up career opportunities in help desk support or another related role.

How to enrol in a Short Course in Entry to Tech Skill Set?

If you plan on enrolling into the Short Course in Entry to Tech Skill Set, then you must first submit an enquiry form via our website. You'll need to provide us with information about you, including your name, phone number, and email address.

Once you submit a form, one of our education consultants will reach you within 48 hours. From here, they'll assess your suitability for the course, asking you questions on your skill set and knowledge. You'll also get to ask questions if you're needing more information on payment options, learning content, and more! 

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