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Tuesday21 November 2017

ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology


Course Description
This qualification 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. Persons working at this level provide a broader rather than specialised ICT support function, applying a wide range of higher level technical skills in ICT areas such as networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development.

Upon successful completion of this course the student would be awarded the ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology which is a nationally recognised qualification. This could help students gain entry into career paths or further education in the field of ICT.

Modes of Delivery
The method of delivery includes classroom based theory and practical training sessions. A simulated workplace environment is created through individual and group activities and practical tasks in both delivery and assessment where students will be facilitated to develop skills and knowledge to fulfil the requirements for each competency unit and its elements.

Assessment processes cover a broad range of skills and knowledge needed to demonstrate competency and will integrate knowledge and skills with their practical application. All Assessments of units of competence will be conducted according to the assessment guidelines and competency standards of the official Training Package for this qualification.

Students will be required to perform in a range of areas including and not limited to: Short Answer Test, Case Study, Presentation, Practical Demonstration, Computer based activities and Written Examinations etc.

Course Length
This course will be delivered over a 52 week period of full time study (including course delivery, assessment, public holidays and break).

Entry Requirements


    • with demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments using a wide range of information technologies.

    Eligibility requirements - International students
    Age requirements
    For international students EAA has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course.In relation to this qualification it would be quite unexpected for any student local or international to be under 18 years of age.

    English Language
    All international students should be able to meet the English requirements as required under the assessment level of the student by Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

    EAA accepts the results from International Language Test Score (IELTS), PTE Academic English or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) as below:

    IELTS (Academic English)       TOEFL (Paper Based)       TOEFL (Internet Based)       PTE Academic
    Overall band score of 5.5                       527                                          46                                       42

    Applicants whose English results falls below above score will need to enrol in an English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS).  Arrangements will be made for the student to complete the ELICOS course with one of our associate providers at the student’s expense.

    Fee - International Students
    Tuition Fee:                   $11,000

    Admission Fee              $250

    Resources:                     $1200

    Overseas student Health cover (OSHC)year (These prices are determined by the Insurance Provider and may be subject to change)

    Single                             $408
    Family                             $3501

    Resources                     $1200 (including laptop and course material)

    Note: As per ESOS Act, a Student can pay full fees of the above course before the start of the course, if they wish to do so, but they are not required to pay more than 50 per cent up front course fee. We can also provide a more flexible payment plan to students to suite their individual circumstances

    Eligibility requirements - Domestic students
    English Language

    The applicant must have sufficient proficiency in English to be able to work successfully in a highly communicative environment.

    Fee - Domestic full fee paying students
    Tuition Fee:                        $11,000

    Application Fee:                 $250

    Skill Recognition/Credit Transfers
    Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) by providing evidence that they have the required skills and knowledge in the specific areas of competency through work /industry experience and/or completed eligible assessments in an equivalent or higher qualification.

    Appropriate credit transfer may be granted to eligible students against each unit of competency on evidence to successful completion of the same unit in an equivalent or higher nationally endorsed qualification.

    Students with credit transfers will finish the course in a shorter duration and are advised to consult appropriate authorities/bodies for applicable criteria if they are planning further study or stay in Australia.

    Units of Competence
    In order to attain this qualification students are required to complete 20 units of competency consisting of four (4) core units and sixteen (16) elective units.

      Students may apply for exemption for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency. Please refer details under Skill Recognition/Credit Transfers.

      Core Units

      BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
      BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
      ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
      ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

      Elective units

      ICTNWK501 Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
      ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
      ICTNWK508 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
      ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
      ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server
      ICTWEB411 Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
      ICTWEB429 Create a markup language document to specification
      ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages
      ICTWEB510 Analyse information and assign meta tags
      ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website
      ICTSAD506 Produce a feasibility report
      ICTICT501 Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
      ICTSAS506 Update ICT system operational procedures
      ICTICT507 Select new technology models for business
      ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
      ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment


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