ICT50220 - Diploma of Information Technology
Are you looking for an advanced IT qualification that provides you with IT technical skills and how to manage ICT projects? The Diploma of Information Technology (ICT50220) course will provide you with an extended understanding and skillset for working in the Information and Communications Technology industry. This course is included in the Australian and Queensland Government’s Fee Free TAFE program.
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.
Individuals in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, as part of a team or leading a deliverable with others. They may apply their skills across a wide range of industries, business functions and departments, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).
This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have established specialised skills in a technical ICT function.
This is a nationally recognised accredited course.
Standard Course StructureDuration:
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.
Business Needs Analysis
|ICTICT517||Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation|
|BSBCRT512||Originate and develop concepts|
|ICTCYS407||Gather, analyse and interpret threat data|
|ICTNWK529||Install and manage complex ICT networks|
|ICTCYS610||Protect critical infrastructure for organisations|
Professional Practice within IT
|ICTSAS527||Manage client problems|
|ICTICT532||Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments|
|BSBXTW401||Lead and facilitate a team|
|ICTNWK540||Design, build and test network servers|
|ICTNWK536||Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions|
|ICTPMG505||Manage ICT projects|
|ICTICT525||Identify and manage the implementation of industry specific technologies|
|ICTSAS524||Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan|
|ICTCYS613||Utilise design methodologies for security architecture|
|BSBXCS402||Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices|
|ICTNWK546||Manage network security|
|ICTSAS526||Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans|
|ICTNWK537||Implement secure encryption technologies|
|ICTNWK559||Install an enterprise virtual computing environment|
|ICTNWK557||Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments|
Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.
There are no other mandatory entry requirements for this course. The following are examples of the inherent requirements that are needed to achieve the core learning outcomes of the course:
- Communication skills (verbal, non-verbal, written and technology): you will need to effectively communicate in English and produce written assessment in a coherent manner with correct grammar and punctuation.
- Cognitive abilities (knowledge and cognitive skills, literarcy and numeracy): you will need to perfom basic arithmetic.
- Information and Communcation Technology (ICT) abilities: you will need to competently use a desktop operating system such as Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X, an Internet browser, and email client, and competently use productivity software such as Microsoft Office. Althrough some aspects of discipline software willl be learnt as part of your course, you will need to be able to independently learn to use features of software.
- Sensory abilities (visual, auditory and tactile), strength and mobility (gross motor skills and fine motor skills): you will need to preceive fine detail on a computer screen and interact with a computer through devices such as a mouse, touchscreen or keyboard. Some units might require physical movement and installation of computer equipment such as small network routers and cables. You will be expected to either perfomr or supervise the movement and installation of small computer equipment.
- Sustainable performances: you will need to be able to concentrate for at least 2 hours at a time.
- Interpersonal engagement: you will need to be able to work productively in a team, build rapport with future clients and admit mistakes.
- Ethical behaviour: you will need to demonstrate honesty and integrity in academic and professional practice.
- Behavioural stability: you will need to interact with people from a wide range of cultures in a calm and composed manner in difficulat situations.
- Legal compliance: you will need to comply with the policies and practices of the ICT business organisation in which you find employment.
|Fee for service||$13,240.00 (2023)|
|Subsidised full fee||$9,900.00 (2023)|
|Subsidised concession fee||$8,900.00 (2023)|
|Fee for service per unit||$662.00 (2023)|
|Subsidised full fee per unit||$495.00 (2023)|
|Subsidised concession fee per unit||$445.00 (2023)|
|TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit||$333.70 (2023)|
|JobTrainer fee per unit||$20.00 (2023)|
Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86. The 2023 VET Student Loan Cap for this course is $16,788.
VET Student Loans can be used to pay for all or part of an eligible student’s Tuition Fees. VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students studying diploma level and above qualifications to pay their tuition fees. A VET Student Loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is paid. Please refer to VET Student Loan for details and eligibility.
This is a Fee Free TAFE course thanks to the Australian and Queensland Governments. Eligibility criteria applies.
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