Diploma of Information Technology
Course Code: ICT50120 | CRICOS Code: 102852G

Faculty

Information Technology

Delivery Mode

Blended

Duration

78 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: ICT50120 | CRICOS Code: 102852G

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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).

This course is superseded

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

  • Advanced networking: configuring and managing virtual computing environments, and security within ICT networks
  • Advanced programming: applying intermediate and advanced programming skills, managing data and building advanced user interfaces to manage organisational requirements
  • 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.
Course Duration/Fee

Course Duration: 78 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $22,500 (Includes Material, Lab Training and Enrolment Fees)
Enrolment Fee: AUD $350

Mode of Delivery

Blended (Face to Face + Online)

Intake Dates
5th April 20215th July 2021
3rd May 20214th October 2021

*This course is available at Haymarket , Parramatta & Perth Campus.

Entry Requirement

The following are the Admission requirements of Lead college:

International Student
1. 18 years of age or above at the time of enrolment
2. Must have completed Year 12 or equivalent
3. IELTS Overall 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 / TOEFL
IBT 60 / PTE Academic 50 / CAE 169 / OET PASS/ GE
Advanced Level/ MOI Certificate or equivalent or CERT IV level in Australian Qualification
4. Must complete an LLN Assessment – diagnostic
process to identify if prospective student requires LLN Support
5. Must complete the FaceCruit Interview test with Lead College Admissions Officer

Assessment

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

Award Requirements

Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive certificate of ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology. Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.

Career Pathway

Occupational titles suited to our choice of electives may include:

  • Cybersecurity officer
  • Cybersecurity consultant
  • Network Administrator
  • Network support coordinator
  • ICT Support Officer
  • IT administrator
  • IT operations administrator
  • Network services administrator
  • Network security coordinator
Essential Information

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING RPL/ CREDIT TRANSFER

Lead College recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs. Lead College will accept and mutually recognise the qualifications and Statements of Attainment awarded by any other registered training organisation unless precluded by licensing requirements. We can also grant you Credit Transfer for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where skills and knowledge that you have gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training can be formally recognised.

During the entry process and interview stage LEAD College will discuss with you the process and options for RPL.  Suitability is often determined on how much experience you have in a certain area, your work history and previous training. If RPL is determined as a possibility for you, you will be provided with a kit that will guide you in working through each unit to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.

UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI) REQUIREMENT

USI is needed for all students studying with LEAD College. From 1 January 2015 for undertaking Nationally Recognised Training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation the students will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is available online and at no cost to the student. This USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed. Please see the official USI website https://www.usi.gov.au.The student after enrolment is required to create USI (Unique Student Identifier) or allow LEAD College to create an USI on their behalf.

STUDENT SUPPORT WELFARE and GUIDANCE SERVICES

Relevant resources are available at LEAD College to ensure that the students settle in well, smoothly transit life in new places and achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our staff assists in how to seek help with local welfare and guidance services.

ORIENTATION

Orientation to assist students is provided by LEAD College as an age and culturally appropriate program. Please refer Pre-enrolment Information Pack at www.leadcollege.edu.au Students will be permitted to attend classes only after they have attended and completed the orientation session for the enrolled courses.

Pathway From Qualification

After completing ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology, you might like to think about a pathway into the ICT60120 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.

Units Of Competency
The ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology requires the completion of the following 20 Units (including 6 core and 14 electives).
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
ICTCYS407 Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
ICTNWK423 Manage network and data integrity
ICTPMG505 Manage ICT projects
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
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change
ICTICT519 Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications
ICTTEN519 Design network building projects
ICTNWK541 Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
ICTNPL413 Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry
ICTICT527 ICTICT527 Develop and maintain blockchain solutions

Related Qualifications

Application for Enrolment – International Students

Prospective students are required to complete and submit this duly filled form (Application for Enrolment – International Students) to Lead College Pty Ltd with the supporting documents as stated.

Notes:
1. Please read through the International Student Handbook and Policies and Procedures which can be found on our website at: https://leadcollege.edu.au or with an authorised agent of Lead College.

2. No enrolment will be processed unless this form is fully completed. You will need to sign the declaration at the end of this document to acknowledge your understanding and agreement of the enrolment conditions.

3. For more information on the eligibility requirements for the student visa processing, please visit the Australian
immigration website at: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/student-500

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