Diploma of Information Technology

Diploma   NRT
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 –   Loftus
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  • Information Technology course details

    Course description and aims

    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.

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

    Course outcomes and careers


    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 5 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    1 Semester
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled, VET Student Loan
    20 Hours per week
    Indicative course cost:
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    About offering:


    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Tuesday, 30 January 2018 at 2:00pm, or 6.00pm, at Sutherland College, Loftus Campus, Rawson Avenue, Building G, Level 1, Room G1.19.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class over 4 days a week for 1 semester. Indicative timetable: Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30am to 4:00pm; Thursday, 11:00am to 4:00pm; Friday, 10:00am to 2:30pm

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.


    This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

    Find out more about VET Student Loans at http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/studyassist/vet%20student%20loans/pages/vet%20student%20loans

    Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

    The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

    Find out about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    Units of Study

    CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensusAmount
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Information Technology 2018/02/052018/04/132018/03/05$1354.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Information Technology 2018/02/052018/04/132018/04/03$1354.00
    UOS VSL-Diploma of Information Technology 2018/04/302018/06/222018/06/04$1352.00


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    ICTWEB512Administer business websites and servers30
    ICTWEB501Build a dynamic website60
    ICTNWK525Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment60
    ICTWEB429Create a markup language document to specification20
    ICTNWK505Design, build and test a network server50
    BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability50
    BSBWHS501Ensure a safe workplace60
    ICTSAS502Establish and maintain client user liaison20
    ICTICT509Gather data to identify business requirements30
    ICTNWK502Implement secure encryption technologies20
    ICTNWK535Install an enterprise virtual computing environment60
    ICTNWK503Install and maintain valid authentication processes25
    ICTSAS518Install and upgrade operating systems50
    ICTDBS504Integrate database with a website25
    ICTPMG501Manage ICT projects80
    ICTSAS515Manage the testing process20
    ICTICT511Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise50
    ICTICT501Research and review hardware technology options for organisations20
    ICTSAS505Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans30
    ICTWEB509Use site server tools for transaction management20



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