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Information Technology Courses 

Certificate IV in Information Technology - ICT40120

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are job ready and competent in a wide range of information and communications technology (ICT) roles and apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using problem solving skills and effective communication with others.

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

  • database development: interpreting specifications, technical designs and flow charts, modifying software applications, constructing technical specifications from models and testing, and writing technical documents

  • database maintenance: managing, cleaning, storing and verifying organisational data, and evaluating compliance with internal and external data ethics regulations and legislation

  • gaming development: creating 2D and 3D modelling and animation software through scripts and storyboards

  • networking: installing, configuring and testing networks and servers in organisations

  • programming: building, testing and applying basic object-oriented language skills, user interfaces and software developments

  • systems administration support: implementing maintenance procedures and support to help troubleshoot system applications

  • web development: designing website layouts through textual and visual content transfer, search engine optimisation and simple markup language documents.

Possible Career Pathway:

  • computer technician.

  • customer support.

  • customer support professional.

  • information systems operator.

  • PC support.

  • systems administrator.

  • systems support.

  • technical support.

Diploma of Information Technology - ICT50120

Qualification Description

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 a specialist field, working independently, as part of a team or leading a deliverable 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: 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

  • telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Possible Career Pathway:

  • Help Desk, Network Support Technician

  • System Administrator

  • Assistant I.T. Manager

Advance Diploma of Network Security- ICT60120

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have significant experience in specialist technical skills, or managerial business and people management skills.

Individuals in these roles carry out complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, leading a team or a strategic direction of a business. They apply their skills across a wide range of industries and business functions, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).

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

  • advanced data management information: creating, designing and monitoring complex systems that store data, and optimising organisational knowledge management

  • cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture, and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans

  • full stack web development: building advanced user interfaces, developing representational state transfer application program interfaces (REST APIs) and designing user experience solutions

  • further programming: applying advanced ICT languages to maintain security and manage data

  • IT strategy and organisational development: managing and communicating strategic ICT business solutions

  • systems development and analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions

  • telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.

Possible Career Pathway:

  • Network security administrator or coordinator

  • Network security engineer

  • Enterprise systems security administrator

  • Systems security designer

  • Network security analyst

  • Administrator or coordinator network security