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.
VET Student Loan Information
VET Student Loans may be available for eligible students in approved Diploma level qualifications. The loan can be used towards Tuition Fees only and does not cover additional expenses such as textbooks, uniforms, equipment, travel, tools, and accommodation or general living expenses.
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|AQF Level||Level 5: Diploma|
There are no entry requirements for this course.
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: information systems office manager; office systems administrator; IT office manager; IT systems administrator; systems manager.
Standard Course Structure
To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 20 units, consisting of:
4 core units and 16 elective units.
|BSBSUS501||Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability|
|BSBWHS501||Ensure a safe workplace|
|ICTICT509||Gather data to identify business requirements|
|ICTICT511||Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise|
|BSBDIV501||Manage diversity in the workplace|
|ICTDBS502||Design a Database|
|ICTICT418||Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment|
|ICTICT514||Identify and manage the implementation of current industry specific technologies|
|ICTNWK505||Design, build and test a network server|
|ICTNWK511||Manage network security|
|ICTNWK516||Determine best-fit topology for a local network|
|ICTNWK525||Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment|
|ICTPMG501||Manage ICT Projects|
|ICTPRG502||Manage a project using software management tools|
|ICTPRG503||Debug and monitor applications|
|ICTPRG524||Develop high-level object-oriented class specifications|
|ICTPRG527||Apply intermediate object-orientated language skills|
|ICTSAD501||Model data objects|
|ICTWEB501||Build a dynamic website|
|ICTWEB502||Create dynamic web pages|
2018 Study Sequence
For full-time study, the 4 groups will be completed over 1 year. Enrol into one group of units at a time, as per the following order:
For part-time study, the 4 groups will be completed over 2 years. Enrol into one group of units at a time, as per the following order:
Course Assessment Information
Various course intakes are available in 2018 which are specific to each study load.
Duration and dates
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time