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ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology

Upgrade your skills, upgrade your career.

Start Date

Rolling Enrolment

Duration

12 months

Delivery Method

Online

Units

20

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Rolling Enrolment

Course Duration

12 months

Delivery Method

Online

Pre-Requisites

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As technology continues to innovate itself there is a strong demand for people qualified in IT.

Don’t miss your chance to enter the exciting world of IT! Be a vital part of an organisation’s IT department by undertaking our Diploma of Information Technology online course.

The ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology qualification is designed to expose you to a range of essential ICT knowledge and skills. In addition to IT skills, this course also equips you with skills in boosting your professional development, to broaden your job prospects and thrive in your next workplace.

Why TrainSmart?

  • Top Quality Trainer Support
  • Affordable Payment Options
  • Government Subsidies Available

Course Overview

Study the Diploma of Information Technology

his online Information Technology course covers topics in networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development, methods in administering and managing ICT support systems. You will also develop soft skills in principles of effective communicationteamwork and problem-solving.

As a part of our Diploma of IT online course, our highly skilled IT trainers will give you work placement opportunities in roles including network management, systems design, software development and web application.

To find out more on the ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology online course at TrainSmart Australia, download the brochure.

Is the Diploma of Information Technology for you?

The ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology course is for you if you’re keen to learn a wide range of general ICT technologies.

What will you learn in the Diploma of Information Technology?

Our ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology course will expose you to a number of topics including; server visualisation, internet gateways, operating systems, markup language, server testing, virtual machines, IT projects, network access and more.

How will you study the Diploma of Information Technology?

You will study online at your own pace. You’ll be required to complete written, practical and oral assignments. Learning is self-paced over a 12-month period with opportunity to extend if required.  You’ll receive full trainer support during your studies.

How long is the Diploma of Information Technology?

This is a 12 month long qualification.

entry Requirements

TrainSmart Australia will assess a student’s ‘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) that can be verified 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.

Please note, we are unable to enrol international students at this time. 

Modules

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This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology.

The ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology is broken up into the following Modules.

  • Module 1: Information Technology Part 1
  • Module 2: Information Technology Part 2
  • Module 3: Information Technology Part 3
  • Module 4: Information Technology Part 4
  • Module 5: Information Technology Part 5
  • Module 6: Information Technology Part 6

Module 1: Information Technology Part 1

Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

BSBWHS521

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in a work area to ensure a safe workplace, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements. The unit applies to those working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have, responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS laws, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by WHS laws.

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

BSBSUS501

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a workplace sustainability policy and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances. It applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who undertake work developing approaches to create, monitor and improve strategies and policies within workplaces and engage with a range of relevant stakeholders and specialists.

Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system

ICTSUS501

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install and integrate a virtual server in a network to replace multiple physical servers, reducing power requirements of individual servers and meeting sustainability targets. It applies to individuals with a high level of specialist technical skills and knowledge in telecommunications and information and communications technology (ICT) networks using internet protocol (IP) systems.

Module 2: Information Technology Part 2

Install an enterprise virtual computing environment

ICTNWK535

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement, virtualisation technologies to provide a more efficient and reliable information and communications technology (ICT) environment. It applies to senior networking staff responsible for increasing the sustainability of an enterprise.

Configure an internet gateway

ICTNWK531

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to connect network hardware devices, mainly personal computers (PCs), to an internet gateway. It applies to individuals who are middle managers, network engineers, technical specialists or security analysts with excellent information communications and technology (ICT) skills who plan and implement networks, determine security threats and are involved in business budgeting.

Install and upgrade operating systems

ICTSAS518

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain, install new and upgrade existing operating systems (OS) in a medium to large organisation. It applies to individuals who apply technical and specialised knowledge to undertake complex support operations.

Module 3: Information Technology Part 3

Create a markup language document to specification

ICTWEB429

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. It applies to individuals working as web designers and developers who interpret client briefs, generate a framework for internet information, and are resourceful in their application of technology in using a markup language.

Build a document using eXtensible mark up language

ICTWEB504

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, and build, a valid extensible markup language (XML) document to suit a specified requirement. It applies to individuals working in development roles in a variety of information technology areas who are technically proficient in the use of XML documents.

Install, configure and test a server

ICTTEN514

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake work on a server as part of an upgrade to an existing network or during the implementation of a new network. It applies to individuals, employed by telecommunications and information communications technology (ICT) networking provisioning companies, who carry out installation, maintenance and upgrade of ICT networks.

Module 4: Information Technology Part 4

Use network tools

ICTSAS517

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use tools to assist in managing a network effectively. It applies to individuals who apply technical and specialised knowledge to monitor security and resolve issues for the network.

Install and configure network access storage devices

ICTNWK524

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select, install and test a network access storage (NAS) device in a local area network (LAN). It applies to individuals who install, configure and test a NAS device.

Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment

ICTNWK525

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement virtualisation technologies, with the goal of providing a more sustainable information and communications technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals working as senior networking staff responsible for increasing the sustainability of an organisation, by using virtualisation

Module 5: Information Technology Part 5

Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment

ICTNWK527

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage virtualisation technologies, with the goal of providing a more sustainable information and communications technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals with excellent communication skills responsible for managing virtualisation technologies.

Gather data to identify business requirements

ICTICT509

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, analyse and document business requirements. It applies to individuals working as systems analyst developers and project team leaders, and managers responsible for gathering data to identify business requirements.

Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

ICTICT517

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure information and communications technology (ICT) products and systems match the strategic direction of the organisation. It applies to individuals whose responsibilities may include improving, evaluating, acquiring, maintaining and supporting ICT for organisations.

Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications

ICTICT502

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse requirements of the project specifications in order to produce a set of high-level component specifications. It applies to systems designers who are required to produce component specifications for programmers.

Module 6: Information Technology Part 6

Confirm transition strategy for a new system

ICTICT504

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to confirm a transition strategy to a new system, based on the revised system design and newly developed change management plan. It applies to individuals who work as part of a team in a range of information and communications technology (ICT) positions, and are required to plan for a transition to new system websites, networks or software.

Perform systems tests

ICTSAS519

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure that the properties of an entire system are tested and proved adequate before handover to the user for final acceptance testing. It applies to individuals employed in a range of information and communications technology (ICT) work environments who apply specialised and technical knowledge and systematic approaches to testing, fault finding and problem solving.

Manage ICT projects

ICTPMG501

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the initiation, implementation and completion of reasonably complex information and communications technology (ICT) projects incorporating scope, risk control and financial factors. It applies to individuals who utilise a range of specialised technical and managerial techniques to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and/or the work of a team.

Evaluate vendor products and equipment

ICTICT508

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate and test a range of vendor products and equipment against a client’s business requirements. It applies to individuals in a range of information and communications technology (ICT) areas who are required to assess hardware and software products.

Job Outcomes

Diploma of Information Technology Career Opportunities

With the ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology qualification, you may wish to choose a career in;

  • Network support Coordinator
  • Systems Support Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • IT Consultant

Expected Salary and biggest employment opportunity

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All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research. Based on national surveys.

Payment Options

Standard Rate

$10,500

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $10,500. Your fee payment options are:

  • Upfront payment
  • VET Student Loans – Australian government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.

Find out what your repayments may be by using our VET Student Loans Repayments Calculator

*VET Student Loans are subject to students meeting eligibility requirements. VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth.

Find out what your repayments may be using our Payment Plan Repayment Calculator

  • Study Loans – Flexible loan with payment options for up to 48 months.
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Units of competency
ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology

This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology.

The ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology is broken up into the following Modules;

Module 1: Information Technology Part 1

BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

ICTSUS501 Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system

Module 2: Information Technology Part 2

ICTNWK535 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment

ICTNWK531 Configure an internet gateway

ICTSAS518 Install and upgrade operating systems

Module 3: Information Technology Part 3

ICTWEB429 Create a markup language document to specification

ICTWEB504 Build a document using eXtensible mark up language

ICTTEN514 Install, configure and test a server

Module 4: Information Technology Part 4

ICTSAS517 Use network tools

ICTNWK524 Install and configure network access storage devices

ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment

Module 5: Information Technology Part 5

ICTNWK527 Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment

ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements

ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

ICTICT502 Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications

Module 6: Information Technology Part 6

ICTICT504 Confirm transition strategy for a new system

ICTSAS519 Perform systems tests

ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects

ICTICT508 Evaluate vendor products and equipment

If you are interested in this course, please call us on 1300 855 517!

* Please note, course Units of Competency are subject to change. These units are valid only on the date of printing.

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