Diploma of Information Technology
Upgrade your skills, upgrade your career
Are your lack of IT skills holding you back from the career of your dreams?
The Diploma of Information Technology can prepare you for an exciting and challenging career in the rapidly evolving information technology field, where the demand for qualified professionals is always growing.
You’ll learn how to provide a broad range of support to small-to-medium businesses, developing a strong foundation in computing, hardware, multimedia technologies, and operating and network systems.
Should I enrol?
This course is for you if you’re keen to learn a wide range of general ICT technologies.
What will I learn?
- A broad range of IT skills such as networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development;
- How to administer and manage information and communications technology support;
- Principles of effective communication, teamwork and problem solving.
How will I learn?
You will study online at your own pace. You’ll be required to complete written, practical and oral assignments. This course is paced over a 12-month period; however, there are no time constraints and you can take longer. You’ll receive full trainer support during your studies.
What are the entry requirements?
TrainSmart Australia will assess a students’ ‘academic suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This is determined by either:
- The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of an Australian year 12 Certificate; or,
- The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of a Certificate IV qualification (or above) or,
- The student completing the Core Skills Profile for Adults online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.
What are my career prospects?
There is a strong demand for people qualified in IT, especially as technology progresses. You will be well placed to work in areas like network management, systems design, software development and web application.
How much is the course?
The maximum tuition fee for this course is $10,000. We offer a number of flexible payment options sure to suit your needs, including:
- 24 month interest-free payment plan. No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months.
- VET Study Loan – Australian Government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.
VET Study Loan is available
VET Study Loan is an Australian Government loan program available to Australian citizens. For this Diploma in Information Technology you can borrow a $10,000 VET Student Loan which you will pay back once you are earning above a certain threshold. There are 16 units as listed below.
|BSBWHS501||Ensure a safe workplace|
|BSBSUS501||Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability|
|ICTSUS501||Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system|
|ICTNWK535||Install an enterprise virtual computing environment|
|ICTNWK531||Configure an internet gateway|
|ICTSAS518||Install and upgrade operating systems|
|ICTWEB429||Create a markup language document to specification|
|ICTWEB504||Build a document using eXtensible markup language|
|ICTTEN514||Install, configure and test a server|
|ICTSAS517||Use network tools|
|ICTNWK524||Install and configure network access storage devices|
|ICTNWK525||Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment|
|ICTNWK527||Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment|
|ICTICT509||Gather data to identify business requirements|
|ICTICT511||Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise|
|ICTICT502||Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications|
|ICTICT504||Confirm transition strategy for a new system|
|ICTSAS503||Perform systems tests|
|ICTPMG501||Manage ICT projects|
|ICTICT508||Evaluate vendor products and equipment|
Complimentary services and career guidance
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For more information about the many benefits of learning with us at TrainSmart Australia, about VET Student Loans or about our complimentary career guidance service, simply submit your details online or call now on 1300 855 517