Course Code: ICT60115

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.

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  • Government Funding Available
Course structure

This course covers 16 units of competency

Study Mode

This course is delivered online

Locations & Dates

Start when you're ready

  • Description

    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.

    Course Structure

    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 Courses Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled Courses/Workshops
    • 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
    • Management
    • Leadership
    • ITIL Foundations
    • Business Analysis
    • Communication skills
    • Change Management
    • Privacy, Ethics and Copyright
    • Business Needs
    • Testing
    • Sustainability

    Prerequisites

    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

    Assessment is summative and formative with set assignments, project work, and questionnaires.

    Inclusions

    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.  

    Resources

    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).

  • Unit Outline

    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

    Unit Code
    Unit Name
    BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectiveness
    ICTICT610Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
    ICTPMG609Plan and direct complex ICT projects
    ICTICT608Interact with clients on a business level
    ICTSUS601Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects
    ICTSAS601Implement change-management processes
    ICTICT602Develop contracts and manage contracted performance
    ICTSAD605Elicit ICT requirements
    ICTPMG606Manage ICT project quality
    BSBMGT608Manage innovation and continuous improvement
    ICTSAD504Implement quality assurance processes for business solutions
    BSBINN601Lead and manage organisational change
    ICTICT606Develop communities of practice
    ICTICT601Develop ICT strategic and action plans
    ICTSAD505Develop technical requirements for business solutions
    ICTICT508Evaluate vendor products and equipment
  • Career Outcomes

    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
    ITIL Foundations

    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.

    Further Study

    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

    Option 2 - 24 Month Interest-free payment plan

    No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $62 a week! Total course cost: $6,350

    zipMoney

    Upskilled has teamed up with zipMoney to offer you flexible weekly, fortnightly or monthly interest free payment plans, allowing you start studying now without the financial burden! Applications for Zip Money literally only take a few minutes! Find out more about ZipMoney.

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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. 

    If you're a NSW resident, why not find out now if you're eligible for a Smart and Skilled subsidy?  

    This qualification is subsidised by the NSW Government. This course is delivered by Nationally Registered Training Organisation, Upskilled Pty Ltd, RTO 40374

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