The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (ICT) provides high level information and communications technology, process improvement and business skills and knowledge to enable an individual to be effective in senior ICT roles within organisations. The qualification builds on a base core of management competencies, with specialist and general elective choices to suit particular ICT and business needs, especially in the areas of knowledge management and systems development.
This course covers 16 units of competency
This course is delivered online
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The qualification builds on a base core of management competencies, with specialist and general elective choices to suit particular ICT and business needs, especially in the areas of knowledge management and systems development.
This program has been created with a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer developed materials. Vendor training is recognised internationally as an industry benchmark for product specific training. Upskilled uses an online Learning Management System to manage the delivery and assessment of learning resources. The program is conducted over a 12 month period through a blended learning approach of teacher-led workshops or webinars, distance education, and online materials.
||Vendor Neutral Courses
- MCSA: Windows Server 2012 – Pass Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 exam; and Administering Windows Server 2012 exam; and Configuring Windows Server 2012 exam
- MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure – Pass MCSA: Cloud Platform; and Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud exam
- Project Management
- ITIL Foundations
- Business Analysis
- Communication skills
- Change Management
- Privacy, Ethics and Copyright
- Business Needs
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however the preferred pathway for candidates include:
- Successful completion of any ICT Diploma or Advanced Diploma OR
- Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior network engineering or ICT roles
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Participants often come with experience in one or more ICT competencies, vocationally acquired from a range of sources (both formal and otherwise). Upskilled acknowledges the validity of such experience and encourages candidates to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning where applicable. Upskilled's RPL Calculator is a guide to initial RPL standing, although participants are sometimes entitled to further RPL as enrolment progresses.
Assessment is summative and formative with set assignments, project work, and questionnaires.
Upskilled Information Technology courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, online trainer support, and certification upon successful completion.
IT students also have access to Pluralsight's online training library, a comprehensive online video training library delivered by those in the industry. The content is accessible 24/7 so you can study and further your skills whenever it suits you.
This qualification utilises many and varied types of learning materials and assessments. These resources are managed and provided through Upskilled’s Learning Management System, MyUpskilled. Access to a Microsoft based Personal Computer and an internet connection is required to complete any Upskilled IT qualification that utilises Microsoft Academy Courses (listed above).
The online e-Learning course addresses the following units of competency from the National ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the diploma.
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
|BSBWOR502||Lead and manage team effectiveness|
|ICTICT610||Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment|
|ICTPMG609||Plan and direct complex ICT projects|
|ICTICT608||Interact with clients on a business level|
|ICTSUS601||Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects|
|ICTSAS601||Implement change-management processes|
|ICTICT602||Develop contracts and manage contracted performance|
|ICTSAD605||Elicit ICT requirements|
|ICTPMG606||Manage ICT project quality|
|BSBMGT608||Manage innovation and continuous improvement|
|ICTSAD504||Implement quality assurance processes for business solutions|
|BSBINN601||Lead and manage organisational change|
|ICTICT606||Develop communities of practice|
|ICTICT601||Develop ICT strategic and action plans|
|ICTSAD505||Develop technical requirements for business solutions|
|ICTICT508||Evaluate vendor products and equipment|
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Knowledge Management Analyst
- Knowledge Manager
- Manager, IT Infrastructure Solutions
- Business Development Manager
- Software Manager.
Microsoft Certification Mapping
This qualification covers the Microsoft learning content for the following Certification:
MCSA: Windows Server 2012
MCSE: Private Cloud
All recommended learning materials for these certifications are provided in this Upskilled Diploma, Microsoft Learning also recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product along with studying these materials.
Pathways from the qualification
ICT Graduate Certificate qualifications or other relevant higher education sector qualifications.
For information about Pathways to University, click here.
* Vendor Certifications are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change as these are managed by external organisations to Upskilled.
Price and Payment Options
Option 1 – Save 15%
Save 15% ($952.50) when paying upfront. Total course cost: $5,397.50
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Option 3 - Smart and Skilled for NSW Residents
This Upskilled qualification is approved under Smart and Skilled and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the NSW Skills List. For more information on Smart and Skilled click here.
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This qualification is subsidised by the NSW Government. This course is delivered by Nationally Registered Training Organisation, Upskilled Pty Ltd, RTO 40374