ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology - AAAS

Course Description

ICT Employees

Career Outcomes

Successful completion of this course may provide employment opportunities such as :

  • IT Office Manager
  • General Application Support Officer 
  • ICT Systems Administrator
  • Network Support Technician
  • IT Support Analyst/Technician Assistant
  • ICT Consultant

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have established specialised skills in a technical ICT function.

Individuals in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in specialist fields, working independently, as part of a team or leading deliverables with others. They may apply their skills across a wide range of industries, business functions and departments, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).

The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

  • Advanced networking: interpreting specifications, technical designs and flow charts, modifying software applications, constructing technical specifications from models and testing, and writing technical documents
  • Advanced programming: applying intermediate and advanced programming skills, managing data, and building advanced user interfaces to manage organisational requirements
  • business analysis:
  • Back-end web development: developing and maintaining website information architecture and data
  • Business analysis:designing and implementing technical requirements, quality assurance processes and contingency plans for businesses
  • Cloud architecture:developing, improving, and designing cloud infrastructure, including disaster recovery plans
  • Cloud engineering:building, implementing, and managing cloud infrastructure and virtual networks
  • Cyber security:protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • Database and data management:creating, designing, and monitoring systems that store data and optimise organisational knowledge management
  • Front end web development:designing dynamic and complex websites, user experience solutions and documents using extensible mark-up languages
  • Game art and design:creating complex 2D and 3D modelling and animation software through scripts and storyboards
  • Game programming:creating complex 2D and 3D interactive games and media, building graphical user interfaces and applying artificial intelligence in game development
  • Systems administration:reviewing maintenance procedures and support to help troubleshoot system applications
  • Systems analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions
  • Systems administration:managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations, and legislative requirements across network projects.
  • * For Traineeship/Apprenticeship programs, employers are responsible for all relevant police checks.

    A total of 20 Units of Competency must be achieved as specified below.

    Core Units – 6

    BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts
    BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
    BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
    ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
    ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
    ICTSAS527 Manage client problems

    Elective Units – 14

    ICTWEB452 Create a mark-up language document
    ICTICT443 Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
    ICTSAD507 Design and implement quality assurance processes for business solutions
    ICTNWK546 Manage network security
    ICTSAD508 Develop technical requirements for business solutions
    ICTCYS407 Gather, analyse and interpret threat data ICTNWK560 Determine best-fit topologies for wide area networks
    ICTCYS610 Protect critical infrastructure for organisations
    ICTCYS613 Utilise design methodologies for security architecture
    ICTSAS524 Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
    ICTSAS526 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
    ICTWEB441 Produce basic client-side script
    ICTNWK561 Design enterprise wireless local area networks
    ICTWEB513 Build dynamic websites

    *AAAS recommends the above elective units based on extensive consultation with the industry experts.

    Pathways into the qualification

    Learners who have successfully completed a vocational qualification ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology

    Pathways from the qualification

    Upon successful completion of ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology, graduates may pursue into ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology to develop higher level of expertise across Information Technology Industry.

    We provide flexible delivery which includes a combination of online, face-face, on-the-job, self-paced and distance learning options through (internet/video calls/webinar/Learning Management systems (LMS).

    This qualification will be delivered over a period of 18 months

    AAAS ‘s Training and Assessment Strategy is developed in consultation with the employer groups to ensure the training meets the industry requirements.

    Extension will be granted under special circumstances

    ACT Fees
    For learners who live & work in ACT and satisfy eligibility criteria for ACT Skilled Capital or Australian apprenticeship program fees may differ. To check your eligibility please email us at info@aaas.edu.au or complete enquire form.
    Australian Apprenticeship program $1500
    Fee-For-Service Fees
    Tuition Fees $5500 *
    Direct Credit Transfer, Extension, Deferral and Certificate re-issue. $0

    Total course fees includes all study materials, training and assessment services.

    Fees may be paid in instalments through AAAS flexible payment plan. Following your course commencement, any instalments (not more than $1000) are collected as per your course progression at any given time.

    A Deposit of $120 must be paid prior to the Cooling-Off Period for AAAS to issue your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

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