ICT50118 (CRICOS Course Code 099834F)

Diploma of Information Technology

Course At A Glance

Course Duration
78 Weeks
Study Mode
On Campus
Campus Location
Brisbane
Start Date
Contact us for various intake & start dates
Student Type
International

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.

Entry Requirements

International Students:

There are no prerequistites for international students to enter into this course but they must meet academic and english entry requirements.

Students must provide academic evidence of satisfactory completion of Year 12 or equivalent.

Where English is not the official language in the country of where students are currently residing, evidence of a valid IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or any equivalent must be provided. Students will also complete an online English level placement test prior to enrolment.

What You'll Learn

• Learn the essentials for network management including how to design, build, and test a network server, manage network security, determine best-fit topology for a local network and identify and resolve network problems
• Set up and manage network systems and applications including how to debug and monitor applications, review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans, update ICT system operational procedures, review and develop ICT maintenance strategy and install and upgrade operating systems
• Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages, develop complex web page layouts and manage interactive media production. Learn to gather data to identify business requirements, match ICT needs while managing projects, research, and review hardware technology options for organisations
• Understand key business requirements in for the ICT industry including how to originate and develop concepts, develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability and ensure a safe workplace

Course Outline

• BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
• BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
• ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
• ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
• ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server
• ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
• ICTNWK511 Manage network security
• ICTNWK516 Determine best-fit topology for a local network
• ICTNWK532 Identify and resolve network problems
• ICTICT501 Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
• ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
• ICTSAS506 Update ICT system and operational procedures
• ICTSAS510 Review and develop ICT maintenance strategy
• ICTSAS518 Install and upgrade operating systems
• ICTWEB411 Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
• ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website
• ICTWEB504 Build a document using extensible markup language
• ICTWEB505 Develop complex web page layouts
• ICTWEB506 Develop complex cascading style sheets
• ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects

Assessment

Students will be assessed through the following general methods of assessment that may apply for each unit. Each of the selected methods must be completed/deemed satisfactory, as each method is only a partial completion.
• Knowledge Question
• Written Activity
• Observation / Demonstration Report
• Major Project

Possible Career Outcomes

• Computer technician
• IT customer support
• Help desk, network support technician
• ICT sales representative
• PC Support
• Assistant IT manager
• Assistant system manager
• Internet/intranet administrator
• Internet/intranet systems administrator
• Systems administrator

Payment Options

Axis Institute has a number of options to allow you to select a payment method best suitable to your financial situation. Course fees can be paid by in person, by phone, internet banking, or credit card.

Fee for Service

• Option 1 Upfront 100% Payment.
You can pay course fees in full upfront through your own pocket either through direct debit or credit card. A direct debit or direct withdrawal of funds can be arranged and scheduled from your nominated bank account. We accept payments by MasterCard or Visa.

• Options 2 Payment Plan
You can pay course fees through convenient instalments weekly, fortnightly, monthly or per every semester. Terms and conditions apply.

• Options 3 Direct Debit
A direct debit or direct withdrawal of funds can be arranged and scheduled from your nominated bank account.

• Options 4 Credit Card
We accept payments by MasterCard or Visa.

Enquire Today

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