The Diploma of Database Design and Development provides the skills and knowledge individuals require to be effective in the design and development of ICT database systems. The qualification builds on a base core of design and development competencies, and is customised for professional interests via electives covering business needs analysis, quality assurance, and project management.
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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.
- MTA: Database – Database Fundamentals
- MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014 – Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014; and Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Databases; and Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014
- MCSE: Data Management and Analytics – MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014; and Designing Database Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server
Vendor Neutral Courses
- ITIL Foundations
- Project Management
- Privacy Ethics and Copyright
- Business Needs
- Disaster Recovery
- Technical Documentation
- Service Desk Analyst 1 & 2
* Vendor exams are not included in the Upskilled course
Pathways into the qualification
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:
- After achieving ICT40215 Certificate IV in Information Technology Support, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICT40215 OR
- Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of database design and development areas.
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 upon successful completion, certification for ICT50515 Diploma of Database Design and Development.
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.
There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.
Students will be required to have regular access to a computer and internet access to complete this course.
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
|ICTICT502||Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications|
|ICTDBS502||Design a database|
|ICTPRG425||Use structured query language|
|ICTICT418||Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment|
|ICTSAD502||Model data processes|
|ICTNWK514||Model preferred system solutions|
|ICTPRG509||Build using rapid application development|
|ICTSAD501||Model data objects|
|ICTSUS601||Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects|
|ICTSAD505||Develop technical requirements for business solutions|
|ICTPRG528||Perform ICT data conversion|
|ICTSAS502||Establish and maintain client user liaison|
|ICTDBS603||Determine suitability of database functionality and scalability|
|ICTSAD506||Produce a feasibility report|
|ICTPMG501||Manage ICT projects|
|ICTPMG606||Manage ICT project quality|
|ICTICT511||Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise|
|ICTPRG511||Monitor and support data conversion to new ICT system|
|ICTICT509||Gather data to identify business requirements|
|ICTSAS505||Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans|
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Assistant Database Designer
- Assistant Database Developer
- Assistant Database Specialist
Microsoft Certification Mapping
MCSA: SQL Server 2012
MCSE: Data Platform
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.
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Total course cost: $4,500
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