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Diploma of Information Technology

ICT50115

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your IT skills or progress to a more senior IT role, a Diploma of Information Technology (ICT50115) will develop your skills in administering information and communications technology support.

You’ll be trained to determine appropriate IT solutions, model data processes, create advanced web page layouts, and manage general technologies.

This course will prepare you for roles such as IT office manager, IT systems administrator, and systems manager.

Study in your own time with this self-paced course, using online activities and learning materials. Expert teacher support is on hand via phone and email to help you achieve your goals.

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At a glance

Study mode

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Online

Provider

OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Career Opportunities
  • Systems Manager
  • Information Systems Office Manager
  • Office Systems Administrator
  • IT Office Manager
  • IT Systems Administrator
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Meets membership requirements for Australian Computer Society as a Provisional Associate (AACS Prov).

Prerequisites

Digital literacy skills.
If you pay using VET FEE-HELP you need to provide a Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy test.

Location

Online

Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 16 hrs a week = finish in 1 year, 12 hrs a week = finish in 18 months). Complete within 18 months.
Study mode

Online


Online

Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.

Blended

Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.

In-class

Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

Assessment
Online quizzes & activities, written assignments & practical skills assessments
Start date

Enrol anytime.

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Provider
OTEN – Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)

TAFE NSW - OTEN - Open Training and Education Network (RTO 90004) is the largest online TAFE provider in Australia.

You can study OTEN’s accredited online TAFE courses at your own pace, and start anytime.

OTEN’s flexible courses are developed in consultation with relevant industry groups – to ensure you build the skills that are valued by employers.

Many OTEN courses are VET FEE-HELP approved so you can study now and pay later.

TAFE NSW - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004) trading as Open Training & Education Network

Payment options

Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

12-month interest free payment planTerms & conditions apply

Upfront payment

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Price
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Prerequisites

  • Sufficient digital literacy (use a browser and independently administer a computer including the installation of software and software updates)

Preferred pathway:

  • Any Certificate IV in Information Technology; OR
  • 1 year of full-time experience in an IT role.

If you pay for the course using a VET FEE-HELP government loan, you need to:

  • provide a Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (from an Australian agency), OR
  • successfully complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.

What you'll learn

You'll develop the knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify, analyse and document business requirements
  • Use a structured query language (SQL) to define, create and manipulate databases
  • Integrate sustainability concepts and policies into ICT planning and design projects
  • Develop information architecture
  • Manage and control IT project risks
  • Model data objects
  • Use structured query language

Resources required

You will need reliable internet access with at least 2GB of data per month.

Course structure

20 units

Core units

  1. ICTICT418 - Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain professional and ethical conduct, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner when dealing with stakeholders in an information and communications technology (ICT) environment.

  2. ICTICT401 - Determine and confirm client business requirements


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine client business system requirements and verify the accuracy of the information gathered.

  3. ICTICT509 - Gather data to identify business requirements


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify, analyse and document business requirements.

  4. ICTICT515 - Verify client business requirements


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to deal with clients at a senior level, to identify their business requirements and verify the accuracy of the information gathered.

  5. ICTWEB429 - Create a markup language document to specification


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a text editor to design, create and save web pages to a given specification, rather than using an authoring tool.

  6. BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy & procedures for sustainability


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a workplace sustainability policy, including the modification of the policy to suit changed circumstances.

  7. ICTPRG425 - Use structured query language


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use a structured query language (SQL) to define, create and manipulate database structures and associated data in a relational database.

  8. ICTSAD506 - Produce a feasibility report


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recommend the preferred scenario from a range of feasible options offered to the client.

  9. ICTICT510 - Determine appropriate ICT strategies and solutions


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to determine the best IT solution during the initial planning phase. It involves defining the basic goals of the solution and providing the basis for a high-level project work plan.

  10. ICTSAD501 - Model data objects


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to understand business operations, identify entities and data, diagrammatically represent their relationships and prepare a data model.

  11. ICTSAD502 - Model data processes


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to gather process data and business information in order to model data processes within an organisation.

  12. ICTNWK514 - Model preferred system solutions


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to fit a physical model into the design phase of the methodology.

  13. ICTSUS6233A - Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to integrate sustainability concepts and policies into ICT planning and design projects. It involves accessing industry information and applying legislative and occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines.

  14. ICTICT511 - Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to ensure information technology (IT) services meet current and future internal operational enterprise requirements.

  15. ICTWEB508 - Develop website information architecture


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop information architecture for a complex website that meets current and future business requirements.

  16. ICTWEB505 - Develop complex web page layouts


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design and create a web page layout to an advanced level.

  17. ICTWEB506 - Develop complex cascading style sheets


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop complex cascading style sheets (CSS) that are attached to a mark-up language document.

  18. ICTSAS502 - Establish and maintain client user liaison


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and maintain client user liaison in an information and communications technology (ICT) environment, post support implementation. This occurs after the business critical functions have been determined.

  19. BSBWHS501 - Ensure a safe workplace


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation's work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area according to WHS legislative requirements.

  20. ICTSAS505 - Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to analyse the impact of the system on the organisation and carry out risk analysis, disaster recovery and contingency planning.

Support and delivery

When you study online with OTEN, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.

Recognition

After graduation, you'll be eligible for membership of the Australian Computer Society at the grade of Provisional Associate (AACS Prov). With an additional two years of experience in IT, you'll be eligible for upgrade to Associate (AACS).

Payment options

There are 3 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

If you are eligible, you can pay for this course through the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

3. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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