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ICT50118 - Diploma of Information Technology

The Diploma of Information Technology is an ideal course to further your career in an industry with endless opportunity. This course will provide you with an extended understanding and skillset for working in the Information and Communications Technology industry.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

RPL/RCC/Credit, Online

DURATION

1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.Full-time study load (30+ hours per week) aim to complete four to five units every three months.Part-time study load (10-20 hours per week) recommended maximum of three units every three months.Units within clusters are best studied at the same time with the exception of the Professional Practice units.

AVAILABILITY

Rockhampton, Online

FULL COURSE COST

$11,640 (2021), $10,980 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

UNITS/CREDITS

20 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Person 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.

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.

Standard Course Structure

Duration:

1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.

Full-time study load (30+ hours per week) aim to complete four to five units every three months.
Part-time study load (10-20 hours per week) recommended maximum of three units every three months.

Units within clusters are best studied at the same time with the exception of the Professional Practice units.

Database Design Cluster
ICTDBS502 Design a Database
ICTSAD501 Model data objects
Business Needs Analysis Cluster
ICTICT517Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTICT509Gather data to identify business requirements
Network Design Cluster
ICTNWK511 Manage network security
ICTNWK516 Determine best-fit topology for a local network
Server Design Cluster
ICTNWK525Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server
IT Project Management Cluster
ICTICT514Identify and manage the implementation of current industry specific technologies
ICTPRG502Manage a project using software management tools
ICTPMG501Manage ICT projects
Professional Practice within IT (Units)
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBWHS501Ensure a safe workplace
BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
ICTICT418Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
Object-Orientated Programming Cluster
ICTPRG503 Debug and monitor applications
ICTPRG524Develop high-level object-oriented class specifications
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
Web Design Cluster
ICTWEB501Build a dynamic website
ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages

Online

2020 JanuaryOnline Available
2020 FebruaryOnline Available
2020 MarchOnline Available
2020 AprilOnline Available
2020 JuneOnline Available
2020 JulyOnline Available
2020 AugustOnline Available
2020 SeptemberOnline Available
2021 FebruaryOnline Available
2021 MarchOnline Available
2021 AprilOnline Available
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Person 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.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$10,980 (2020)
Subsidised full feeN/A
Subsidised concession feeN/A
Fee for service per unit$549 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unitN/A
Subsidised concession fee per unitN/A
Fee for service$11,640 (2021)
Subsidised full feeN/A
Subsidised concession feeN/A
Fee for service per unit$582 (2021)
Subsidised full fee per unitN/A
Subsidised concession fee per unitN/A
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unitN/A
Overseas OnlineN/A
Domestic OnlineN/A

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