ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology~

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DurationFull-time: 12 months

Course description

If you are looking to develop a career in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry or pathway to university, this course is your answer. This practical and hands-on course covers a broad range of ICT skills and knowledge including knowledge management, business analysis, cloud computing, programming, mobile applications, team project management, web systems, data warehouse, and wireless network security.

Wondering if this industry will suit you?

We have created a very short course quiz to help you gain a little more understanding of what is required and whether you might enjoy a role in this industry. Take the quiz here.

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

How often do I attend?

FT - 5 days per week | Monday 3:00pm - 5:00pm | Tuesday 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Wednesday 9:00am - 3:00pm | Thursday 10:00am to 2:00pm | Friday 11:00am - 5:00pm                                                         
PT - established upon enrolment

Possible career outcomes

  • Software developer/programmer
  • Knowledge management analyst
  • Manager IT infrastructure solutions
  • Database systems administrator
  • Web applications developer

~ This course is in transition. The course code, title, units and content may change in future. Further information will be provided on The Gordon website, upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

Applications for this course are not currently open.

Please contact customer service on 52250538 to discuss upcoming intake dates.

Applications & attendance

Intake
Please contact Customer Service on 5225 0800 to discuss upcoming intakes.

 

Students may need to complete some self-paced learning and assessment activities outside class time. This will be different for each course and will depend on a student’s level of skill and experience.

Class days and times in the above table are indicative. Prior to course commencement, changes may be necessary. Follow the link for more information on Attendance mode definitions. When you submit your application, please make sure you answer all the questions. Only successful applicants with complete applications will receive an offer. We issue offers as soon as possible. Follow the link for more information on Offer timing.

Many courses have limited places and high demand. We may close an intake before the date above. We recommend you apply early. If student numbers are insufficient we may cancel an intake or a course.

  • Applicants must be aged 17 years and over at the time of course commencement
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3 to meet the academic requirements for the course. 
  • To be eligible to apply for a VET Student Loan applicants will be required to: 
    • undertake an independent assessment test to ensure they possess Level 3 in reading and numeracy, or
    • provide their Year 12 certificate, or
    • provide evidence of completion of a Certificate IV or above. 
  • As this course 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, it is recommended for students to have first completed both ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology and  ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking)
  • You must reside in Victoria to access Victorian Government Subsidised Fees and any incentive such as Job Trainer. Full fees apply to all non-Victorian residents.
  • All applicants* must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to course commencement and will be required to provide a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate. * This requirement does not apply to secondary school students, including VCAL, VCE, Geelong Tertiary Futures Program, Mumgu-dhal tyama-tiyt and school-based apprentices and trainees (SBATs).

Each student must complete a pre-training review as part of their application. The outcome of your pre-training review assists our teachers and trainers to better understand your capabilities prior to training and enables you to be matched to the right program. Your literacy and numeracy skills will be evaluated and you may be required to undertake a separate assessment. Follow this link for more information about literacy and numeracy skills .

Practice tests

In order to prepare for your LLN, you may wish to attempt some practise tests in which you will find similar questions (with solutions too). These practice tests are not VSL approved but may be similar in question type and level of difficulty to what may be asked in the VSL approved LLN. Click here for practice tests. Please note, the VSL approved LLN cannot be resat within 3 months of undertaking it.

  • All applicants* must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to course commencement and will be required to provide a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate. * This requirement does not apply to secondary school students, including VCAL, VCE, Geelong Tertiary Futures Program, Mumgu-dhal tyama-tiyt and school-based apprentices and trainees (SBATs).

  • Applicants must be aged 17 years and over at the time of course commencement
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3 to meet the academic requirements for the course. 
  • To be eligible to apply for a VET Student Loan applicants will be required to: 
    • undertake an independent assessment test to ensure they possess Level 3 in reading and numeracy, or
    • provide their Year 12 certificate, or
    • provide evidence of completion of a Certificate IV or above. 
  • As this course 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, it is recommended for students to have first completed both ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology and  ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology (Networking)

  • All applicants* must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to course commencement and will be required to provide a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate. * This requirement does not apply to secondary school students, including VCAL, VCE, Geelong Tertiary Futures Program, Mumgu-dhal tyama-tiyt and school-based apprentices and trainees (SBATs).

Personal Learning Requirements

There are personal learning requirements for each qualification at The Gordon. These are essential personal capabilities and skills required to successfully complete the course and be ready to work in the industry.

Please review the requirements here and consider any challenges you may have in meeting them. When applying for your course, please let us know what support you may need.

Selection mode

Core Code Hours
Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability BSBSUS501 50
Ensure a safe workplace BSBWHS501 60
Gather data to identify business requirements ICTICT509 30
Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation ICTICT517 50
Elective Units Code Hours
Apply advanced object-oriented language skills ICTPRG532 80
Apply advanced programming skills in another language ICTPRG523 80
Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills ICTPRG527 60
Build a data warehouse ICTDBS601 80
Build a dynamic website ICTWEB501 60
Build advanced user interface ICTPRG505 60
Create cloud computing services ICTPRG604 60
Create dynamic web pages ICTWEB502 40
Develop a knowledge management strategy ICTDBS602 80
Develop advanced mobile multi-touch applications ICTPRG601 80
Manage copyright ethics and privacy in an ICT environment ICTICT610 30
Manage ICT projects ICTPMG501 80
Plan configure and test advanced server-based security ICTNWK602 80
Select new technology models for business ICTICT507 20
Use site server tools for transaction management ICTWEB509 20
Verify client business requirements ICTICT515 40

 

Please note that the listed electives are delivered by The Gordon but you may not need to complete all of these units to successfully complete this qualification. If you have previously completed any of the units of competency relevant to this course, you may be eligible for Credit Transfer (CT). Any previous relevant experience may qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Find out more about CT or RPL here.

Assessment is based on:

  • Hands-on projects
  • Workplace tasks
  • Written assignments
  • Team projects
  • Exam
FeesRateUnitIndicative Course HoursIndicative Tuition Payable by StudentMax. Indicative Government Subsidy Total
Standard Tuition AUD $5.99 per hour 1140 AUD $6,829.00 AUD $6,820.00
Full Fee Tuition AUD $12.19 per hour 1140 AUD $13,897.00

Add the costs below to your relevant tuition fee

Resources AUD $500.00
Education Levy AUD $171.00

 

All fees and charges are correct at time of publication but may change without notice. The student tuition fees are indicative only. Additional fees may apply. Where GST is applicable to any courses or materials, the fee displayed is inclusive of the GST.

Which fee will I pay?

Your fees will be charged according to your eligibility for government funding. For more information, visit our Fees & Payments pages.

Fee help and student loans

VET Student Loans are available for eligible students for tuition fees only. The current years maximum loan cap is $10,717

Payment plans may be available for students who are not eligible for a VET Student Loan.

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Date published: 5/01/2022 4:04:25 PM
ICT50118-Diploma-of-Information-Technology

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