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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.

ICT60115 – ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

This qualification provides high level information and communications technology (ICT), 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.

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 Advanced 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 above
  • Moderate level of computer literacy required

FURTHER STUDY PATHWAYS

After achieving this Advanced Diploma course the individuals may continue their studies in
Bachelor Degree course such as Information Technology or Business Information Systems at a
higher education provider. Individuals may be eligible for credit into a bachelor degree. For
further information contact individual universities.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

This course may provide employment opportunities as an IT specialist in the ICT Industry.
Relevant job titles include:

• Database systems administrator
• Software developer/programmer
• Knowledge manager
• ICT infrastructure manager
• Business development manager
• Software manager

CORE UNITS

  • BSBWOR502 – Ensure team effectiveness
  • ICTICT608 – Interact with clients on a business level
  • ICTICT610 – Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • ICTPMG609 – Plan and direct complex ICT projects
  • ICTSUS601 – Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects

ELECTIVE UNITS

  • ICTICT508 – Evaluate vendor products and equipment
  • ICTICT602 – Develop contracts and manage contracted performance
  • ICTSAS601 – Implement change management processes
  • ICTSAD505 – Develop technical requirements for business solutions
  • ICTSAD504 – Implement quality assurance processes for business solutions
  • ICTDBS501 – Monitor and improve knowledge management system
  • ICTDBS601 – Build a data warehouse
  • BSBMGT608 – Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • ICTSAS504 – Develop and conduct client acceptance test
  • ICTDBS504 – Integrate database with a website
  • ICTICT501 – Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
...

DURATION

Full Time,
49 Weeks

...

MODE OF STUDY

On Campus

...

ASSESSMENTS

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

  • Presentations
  • Reports
  • Projects
  • Questioning
  • Case Studies
  • Demonstrations

ICT60115 – ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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This qualification provides high level information and communications technology (ICT), 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.

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 Certificate IV in IT or above
  • 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 Advanced Diploma course the individuals may continue their studies in
Bachelor Degree course such as Information Technology or Business Information Systems at a
higher education provider. Individuals may be eligible for credit into a bachelor degree. For
further information contact individual universities.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

This course may provide employment opportunities as an IT specialist in the ICT Industry.
Relevant job titles include:

  • Database systems administrator
  • Software developer/programmer
  • Knowledge manager
  • ICT infrastructure manager
  • Business development manager
  • Software manager

CORE UNITS

  • BSBWOR502 – Ensure team effectiveness
  • ICTICT608 – Interact with clients on a business level
  • ICTICT610 – Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • ICTPMG609 – Plan and direct complex ICT projects
  • ICTSUS601 – Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects

ELECTIVE UNITS

  • ICTICT508 – Evaluate vendor products and equipment
  • ICTICT602 – Develop contracts and manage contracted performance
  • ICTSAS601 – Implement change management processes
  • ICTSAD505 – Develop technical requirements for business solutions
  • ICTSAD504 – Implement quality assurance processes for business solutions
  • ICTDBS501 – Monitor and improve knowledge management system
  • ICTDBS601 – Build a data warehouse
  • BSBMGT608 – Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • ICTSAS504 – Develop and conduct client acceptance test
  • ICTDBS504 – Integrate database with a website
  • ICTICT501 – Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
...

DURATION

Full Time,
49 Weeks

...

MODE OF STUDY

On Campus

...

ASSESSMENTS

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

  • Presentations
  • Reports
  • Projects
  • Questioning
  • Case Studies
  • Demonstrations