Diploma of Information Technology (ICA50111)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: ICA50111
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: Self-paced; complete within 18 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: OTEN - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
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

This online Diploma of Information Technology (ICA50111) course from SEEK Learning, delivered in partnership with the Open Training and Education Network, is the perfect way to advance your IT skills and make the leap into more senior IT roles.

The course has a strong practical focus and trains students to identify business requirements and implement effective IT strategies and solutions to meet these needs.

Students learn how to use structured query language (SQL), model data objects and solutions, develop website information architecture, and integrate sustainability concepts in ICT planning and projects.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course you must have:

  • Literacy and numeracy skills to at least HSC level or equivalent

AND

  • Sufficient digital literacy skills (for instance, use a browser and independently administer a computer including the installation of software and software updates)

The preferred pathway for this course is:

  • A Certificate IV in Information Technology

OR

  • 1 year of full-time experience in an IT role

Areas of study

In this information technology program, you will study the following:

  • ICTICT418 - Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • ICTICT401 - Determine and confirm client business requirements
  • ICTICT509 - Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTICT515 - Verify client business requirements
  • ICTWEB429 - Create a markup language document to specification
  • BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • ICTPRG425 - Use structured query language
  • ICTSAD506 - Produce a feasibility report
  • ICTICT510 - Determine appropriate ICT strategies and solutions
  • ICTSAD501 - Model data objects
  • ICTSAD502 - Model data processes
  • ICTNWK514 - Model preferred system solutions
  • ICTSUS6233A - Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects
  • ICTICT511 - Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
  • ICTWEB508 - Develop website information architecture
  • ICTWEB505 - Develop complex web page layouts
  • ICTWEB506 - Develop complex cascading style sheets
  • ICTSAS502 - Establish and maintain client user liaison
  • BSBWHS501 - Ensure a safe workplace
  • ICTSAS505 - Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans

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How will this course advance my career?

Upon completion of this course you will have the skills and knowledge to work in a range of senior IT roles. These include:

  • Systems manager
  • Information systems office manager
  • Office systems administrator
  • IT office manager
  • IT systems administrator

With this diploma under your belt, you will also meet membership requirements for the Australian Computer Society as a Provisional Associate.

How else will I benefit from this diploma?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Information Technology (ICA50111) from the Open Training and Education Network.
  • Studying online/by correspondence means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
  • Gain Provisional Associate membership with the Australian Computer Society.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for most OTEN programs, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Additionally, if you are an Australian resident you may also be eligible to receive Abstudy/Austudy or Youth Allowance.

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.
SEEK Learning offers a vast selection of tertiary and vocational courses through some of Australia’s leading education providers. You can study an accredited TAFE, university and IT course, as well as customised training packages, from recognised course providers. With flexible study and finance options and many courses available through correspondence and online studies, you can gain any number of career-boosting qualifications at your convenience with SEEK Learning.
As a student of OTEN through SEEK Learning, you will be periodically contacted by your teachers to discuss your education progress. Your enquiries will also receive priority attention and your assignments will be marked and returned within seven working days.

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