Diploma of Database Design and Development (ICT50515)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: ICT50515
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Upfront payment
Duration: 39 weeks max
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Careers Australia Education Institute (RTO 22479)
Course fees: Price may vary
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

If you have a passion for numbers, puzzles and logic, the Diploma of Database Design and Development (ICT50515) course could be the ideal program for you. Provided by Careers Australia, the online diploma gives you the up-to-date skills to work in one of the most exciting fields of today's digital landscape. You will learn how to develop databases suitable for any business or purpose.

Specifically, you will gain the technical skills required to create web pages, integrate databases and websites, implement security for applications, and use key coding languages. The diploma will open doors for anyone seeking a career within the dynamic world of information technology. Notably, it will allow you to influence how data and logic are used in the current online environment.


It is recommended that applicants be:

  • Aged 16 or older; OR
  • Have completed Year 12


Areas of study

In this information technology course, the units of competency you will study include:

  • ICTICT502 - Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications
  • ICTDBS504 - Integrate database with a website
  • ICTPRG505 - Build advanced user interface
  • ICTPRG507 - Implement security for applications
  • ICTDBS502 - Design a database
  • ICTPRG425 - Use structured query language
  • ICTPRG509 - Build using rapid application development
  • ICTSAD501 - Model data objects
  • ICTSAD502 - Model data processes
  • ICTSUS6233A - Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects
  • ICTWEB502 - Create dynamic web pages
  • ICTNWK514 - Model preferred system solutions
  • ICTPRG503 - Debug and monitor applications
  • ICTICT515 - Verify client business requirements
  • ICTICT418 - Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • ICTICT509 - Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTPRG504 - Deploy an application to a production environment
  • ICTPRG529 - Apply testing techniques for software development
  • ICTWEB503 - Create web-based programs
  • ICTTEN5204A - Produce technical solutions from business specifications

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Database Design and Development (ICT50515) from Careers Australia.

This course is designed for students seeking a career in information technology, with a specific interest in database development and design. You will gain valuable skills in database-driven coding, mobile technology, business logic and key coding languages. The ability to create databases and websites will make you an attractive IT candidate to a wide range of businesses and employers.

Finance options

Course fees vary depending on your own personal circumstances, and which state you reside in.

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this program, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.

You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
RTO 22479
As one of the largest private training institutes in Australia, Careers Australia prides itself on delivering up-to-date, dynamic vocational education, where the focus is you. With over 14,000 students to date, the results speak for themselves. Strong partnerships with a range of industry bodies and universities ensure you transition seamlessly through each stage of your learning journey, while state-of-the-art online technologies help you to achieve your goals faster. With flexible online courses across areas like business, management, healthcare and hospitality, you’re guaranteed a real-world education in an in-demand employment sector. Join the Careers Australia community today!
As a student of Careers Australia, you’ll have access to a knowledgeable team of teachers and lecturers, each of whom is a leader in their field. State-of-the-art technologies support your learning each step of the way, with course content constantly evolving to ensure currency and industry relevance. You’ll use tools like Blackboard Learning, the world’s leading online learning management system, and a range of additional resources and academic journals to support your training. And with all materials available online, you really do have the freedom to study in a way that fits in with your lifestyle.

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