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.
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
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.
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
Video content access to:
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.
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.