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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Today’s industry of information and communications technology has to be second to none when it comes to the demand of consumers. We live in a world whereby changes occur in technology on a daily basis and where strong practical abilities combined with vast knowledge and analytical expertise is expected in today’s work environments whether they are large or small. From Diploma to Advanced Diploma, the student will be provided with the skills and knowledge to administer and manage information and communications technology, process improvement and business skills so as to enable effectiveness in mid stream and senior ICT roles across all levels of business.

ICT50118 – DIPLOMA OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to administer and manage information and communications technology (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general ICT technologies.

Persons working at this level provide a broader rather than specialised ICT support function, applying a wide range of higher level technical skills in ICT areas such as networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition, if what they have
learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work
is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment
issued by other registered training organisations. For further information see the RPL brochure
or visit www.scei.edu.au

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to
undertake study at Diploma level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or the equivalent level of study or mature aged entry
  • Successful completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Test
  • Candidates must be aged 18 or older
  • Moderate level of computer literacy required

FURTHER STUDY PATHWAYS

After achieving this Diploma course, individuals may continue their studies in ICT60115
Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Occupational titles for these workers may include:
  • Computer technician
  • Customer IT support
  • Information systems operator
  • Systems administrator
  • Systems support technician
  • Network operations technician

CORE UNITS

  • BSBWHS501 – Ensure a safe workplace
  • BSBSUS501 – Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • ICTICT509 – Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTICT511 – Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

ELECTIVE UNITS

  • ICTPRG525 – Build Java Applets
  • ICTPRG528 – Perform ICT data conversion
  • ICTICT507 – Select new technology models for business
  • ICTSAS506 – Update ICT system operational procedures
  • ICTICT506 – Implement process re-engineering strategies
  • ICTSAS504 – Develop and conduct client acceptance test
  • ICTICT501 – Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
  • ICTWEB502 – Create dynamic web pages
  • ICTWEB510 – Analyse information and assign meta tags
  • ICTWEB429 – Create a markup language document to specification
  • ICTWEB508 – Develop website information architecture
  • ICASAS417 – Undertake ICT capacity planning
  • ICTWEB424 – Evaluate and select a web hosting service
  • ICTDBS502 – Design a database
  • ICTDBS412 – Build a database
  • ICTICT505 – Determine acceptable developers for projects
...

DURATION

Full Time,
49 Weeks

...

MODE OF STUDY

On Campus

...

ASSESSMENTS

Assessment is both formative and summative and may include a combination of:

  • Questioning
  • Projects
  • Practical Tasks
  • Case Studies

ICT50118 – DIPLOMA OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to administer and manage information and communications technology (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general ICT technologies.

Persons working at this level provide a broader rather than specialised ICT support function, applying a wide range of higher level technical skills in ICT areas such as networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition if what they have
learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work
is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment
issued by other registered training organisations. For further information see the RPL brochure
or visit www.scei.edu.au

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or the equivalent level of study
  • Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Candidates originating from student visa assessment levels 1 and 2 without the required IELTS score can undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy Indicator Test. For more information on student visa assessment levels, refer to Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) website (http://www.border.gov.au)
  • Participants must also be aged 18 or above

FURTHER STUDY PATHWAYS

After achieving this Diploma course, individuals may continue their studies in ICT60115
Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Computer technician
  • Customer IT support
  • Information systems operator
  • Systems administrator
  • Systems support technician
  • Network operations technician

Core Units

  • BSBWHS501 – Ensure a safe workplace
  • BSBSUS501 – Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • ICTICT509 – Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTICT511 – Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

Elective Units

  • ICTPRG525 – Build Java Applets
  • ICTPRG528 – Perform ICT data conversion
  • ICTICT507 – Select new technology models for business
  • ICTSAS506 – Update ICT system operational procedures
  • ICTICT506 – Implement process re-engineering strategies
  • ICTSAS504 – Develop and conduct client acceptance test
  • ICTICT501 – Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
  • ICTWEB502 – Create dynamic web pages
  • ICTWEB510 – Analyse information and assign meta tags
  • ICTWEB429 – Create a markup language document to specification
  • ICTWEB508 – Develop website information architecture
  • ICTCSA417 – Undertake ICT capacity planning
  • ICTWEB424 – Evaluate and select a web hosting service
  • ICTDBS502 – Design a database
  • ICTDBS412 – Build a database
  • ICTICT505 – Determine acceptable developers for projects
...

DURATION

Full Time,
49 Weeks

...

MODE OF STUDY

On Campus

...

ASSESSMENTS

Assessment is both formative and summative and may include a combination of:

  • Questioning
  • Projects
  • Practical Tasks
  • Case Studies