The Diploma of Systems Analysis and Design addresses the skills and knowledge that participants need to determine client business requirements. The qualification routinely leads to roles in the support of project teams engaged in the analysis and redesign of systems to ensure they meet client needs.
This course covers 21 units of competency
This course is delivered online
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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.
Vendor Neutral Courses
MTA: Software Development Fundamentals
MCSA: SQL Server 2012
MCSE: Data Platform
Privacy, Ethics and Copyright
Service Desk Analyst 1 & 2
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however the preferred pathway for candidates include:
Successful completion of
ICT40715 Certificate IV in Systems Analysis and Design, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICT40715 OR Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior information technology and/or systems roles, including analyst or design 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. 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).
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 ICTTEN516 Produce technical solutions from business specifications ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements ICTDBS502 Design a database ICTICT401 Determine and confirm client business requirements ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise ICTICT403 Apply software development methodologies ICTSUS601 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects ICTICT502 Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment ICTSAD605 Elicit ICT requirements ICTSAS422 Scope implementation requirements ICTICT510 Determine appropriate ICT strategies and solutions ICTSAS601 Implement change-management processes ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects ICTSAD502 Model data processes ICTPRG518 Monitor the system pilot ICTNWK514 Model preferred system solutions ICTSAS502 Establish and maintain client user liaison BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace ICTPRG515 Review developed software ICTSAD501 Model data objects
Possible job titles include:
Information Technology Analyst
Microsoft Certification Mapping
This qualification covers the Microsoft learning content for the following Certification:
MTA: Software Development Fundamentals MCSA: SQL Server 2012 MCSE: Data Platform 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.
Pathways from the qualification:
ICT Advanced Diploma, or Vocational Graduate Certificate qualifications, or other higher education sector qualifications.
For information about Pathways to University,
* 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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