Course Information:

Qualification Name

Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology

Qualification Code

ICT60515

CRICOS Code

088492C

Tuition Duration in weeks (104)

72 Weeks Tuition plus 32 Weeks Holiday

Tuition Fee

$16800

RTO Code

6538

Provider Name

International Institute of Business and Information Technology (IIBIT)

Delivery Location

841 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

Level 6, 127 Rundle Mall Adelaide, SA - 5000 Australia

 

Course Description:   

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to coordinate and administer, as an independent information and communications technology (ICT) specialist or as part of a team, the installation, commissioning and ongoing maintenance of a range of networks, enterprise servers and systems, including internetworking, security and e-business solutions.

 

Course Outcome:

This course aims to provide students with the requisite knowledge, skills to create new software products to meet an initial project brief or customise existing software products to meet customer needs. This qualification is designed to reflect the role of employees who perform duties such as:

  • Network administrator or coordinator
  • Network engineer
  • Enterprise systems administrator
  • Systems developer
  • It administrator or coordinator
  • It operations administrator or coordinator
  • Network services administrator or coordinator
  • Administrator or coordinator network support
  • Network operations analyst
  • Administrator or coordinator network security
  • Administrator or coordinator network e-business

 

Admission Criteria:

Diploma and Advanced Diploma

All students must be aged 18 or above and have satisfactorily completed Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent school qualifications

Students must also meet IIBIT’s standards for English Proficiency. In order to demonstrate possession of adequate English language proficiency, students must provide valid evidence of attainment of at least one of the following:

  • Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System) overall band score: 5.5
  • TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based test) test score band: 46
  • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) test score band: 42
  • CAE (Cambridge English Advanced) test score band: 47
  • OET (Occupational English Test) test score band: Pass
  • TOEFL PBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language Paper-Based Test) test score band: 527
  • An overseas student who has studied in Australia for at least 12 months will be deemed to have required level of language proficiency provided the application is accompanied by proof that he/she has duly completed Certificate IV.
  • Overseas students who are unable to meet any of the above English language proficiency requirements may undertake further study on a NEAS-approved course of English for Academic Purposes designed to raise students English proficiency to an equivalent level to IELTS 5.5. Production of proof of successful completion of such a course will be accepted by IIBIT as meeting the English language proficiency admission requirement.
  • For students who do not have an IELTS Test score or equivalent test score, they can take an English Placement Test to assess whether their English level can meet the requirements of entry into the Diploma course.

 

Preferred Pathways:

Pathway into the qualification

Preferred pathway for the candidates considering this qualification include

  • ICT41015 - Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology

or

  • relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICT41015 - Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology

or

  • with demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior network support roles, including administrator, operations analyst, technician, operations or support coordinator/technician

 

Pathway from the qualification

After achieving this qualification:

  • Student can articulate into a pathway to progress into Vocational Graduate Certificate qualifications

or

  • other higher education sector qualifications

 

Teaching and Assessment Method:

Teaching methods focus on classroom based face-to-face training, which includes lectures and practical tutorials. Classes are small in size and lecturers focus on individual student needs during the learning process.

The emphasis in assessment is on collection of evidence, holistic assessment against the unit of competency and trainer/assessor judgment. Importance is placed on the integration of areas of theoretical knowledge, practical skills and proper work attitudes.

The following assessment methods are used:

  • Written examinations
  • Written and oral quizzes
  • Simulated workplace activities/scenarios/role plays
  • Projects/assignments/presentations
  • Classroom activities

Learning and assessment generally take place in an integrated classroom and simulated workplace environment.

 

Qualification Structure:

18 competency units are required to attain ICT60515 Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology

12 Core units plus

6 Elective units

We aim to equip our graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to enable them to successfully satisfy the demands of the workplace. 

 

Unit Code

Unit Name

Face-to-face

Online studies

Self-paced hours

1

ICTNWK507

Install, Operate and Troubleshoot Medium Enterprise Routers

60

20

40

2

ICTNWK506 

Configure, Verify and Troubleshoot WAN Link & IP Services in a Medium Enterprise

75

25

50

3

ICTNWK508

Install, Operate and Troubleshoot Medium Enterprise Switches

60

20

40

4

ICTNWK509

Design and Implement a Security Perimeter for ICT Networks

75

25

50

5

ICTNWK602

Plan, Configure and Test Advanced Server Based Security

75

25

50

6

ICTNWK505

Design, Build and Test a Network Server

60

20

40

7

ICTNWK529 

Install and Manage Complex ICT Networks

60

20

40

8

ICTNWK607 

Design and Implement Wireless Network Security

75

25

50

9

ICTPMG608 

Manage IT Project Systems Implementation

75

25

50

10

ICTPMG609 

Plan and Direct Complex IT Projects

60

20

40

11

ICTPRG527 

Apply Intermediate Object-Oriented Language Skills

75

25

50

12

ICTWEB501 

 Build a Dynamic Web Pages

60

20

40

13

ICTWEB502 

Create Dynamic Web Pages

45

15

30

14

ICTDBS504 

Integrate Database with Website

45

15

30

15

ICTWEB505 

Develop Complex Web Page Layouts

45

15

30

16

ICTICT509 

Gather Data to Identify Business Opportunities

45

15

30

17

ICTICT511 

Match IT needs with the Strategic Direction of the Enterprise

45

15

30

18

ICTPMG501 

Manage IT Projects

45

15

30

Total of hours

1080

360

720

 

Unit Descriptions:

ICTWEB502 Create Dynamic Web Pages – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to produce both server and client-side content.

It applies to individuals working as web developers who are responsible for creating dynamic pages to provide interaction between the user and the website. They use highly developed technical and analytical skills when developing the user-website interface.

 

ICTWEB505 Develop Complex Web Page Layouts – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and create a web page layout, to suit a range of devices and a variety of browsers, to industry standards.

It applies to individuals who work as web designers and web developers, have a highly developed understanding of design principles and apply technical skills proficiently, according to unique specifications.

 

ICTDBS504 Integrate Database with Website – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure the database is integrated with a website.

It applies to individuals employed as web developers who are responsible for creating data-driven web applications.

 

ICTICT509 Gather Data to Identify Business Requirements – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, analyse and document business requirements.

It applies to individuals working as systems analyst developers and project team leaders, and managers responsible for gathering data to identify business requirements.

 

ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the Strategic Direction of the Enterprise –  This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure information and communications technology (ICT) services meet current and future internal operational enterprise requirements.

 

It applies to individuals whose responsibilities may include maintaining and supporting critical infrastructure for objectives in small-to-medium sized organisations.

 

ICTPMG501 Manage ICT Projects – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the initiation, implementation and completion of reasonably complex information and communications technology (ICT) projects incorporating scope, risk control and financial factors.

It applies to individuals who utilise a range of specialised technical and managerial techniques to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and/or the work of a team.

 

ICTPRG527 Apply Intermediate Object-Oriented Language Skills – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake intermediate level programming tasks using an object-oriented programming language.

It applies to programmers in a variety of fields who are required to produce programs in object-oriented languages.

 

ICTNWK507 Install, Operate & Troubleshoot Medium Enterprise Routers – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use the appropriate tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate and troubleshoot, medium enterprise routers.

It applies to individuals working as network technicians, network administrator and network support.

 

ICTNWK506 Configure, Verify and Troubleshoot WAN Link & IP Services in a Medium Enterprise Network – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use appropriate tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate, and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches.

It applies to individuals with excellent communication skills who are working as help desk technicians and network support technicians.

 

ICTNWK508 Install, Operate and Troubleshoot Medium Enterprise Switches – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use appropriate tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate, and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches.

It applies to individuals working as help desk technicians and network support technicians.

 

ICTNWK602 Plan, Configure and Test Advanced Server Based Security – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement advanced server security using secure authentication and network services on a network server.

It applies to individuals working as information and communications technology (ICT) network specialists, ICT network engineers, network security specialists, network security planners and network security designers.

 

ICTNWK505 Design, Build & Test a Network Server - This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, install and test a server in a complex network environment.

It applies to individuals who are employed in network or systems engineering roles, such as network engineers who are required to design and build network servers in a complex computing environment of medium-to-large organisations.

 

ICTNWK509 Design and Implement a Security Perimeter for ICT Networks – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to build a high performance, high security, failure resistant security perimeter, for an enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) network.

It applies to individuals with excellent ICT expertise who are working as middle managers, including information security managers, network engineers, network technicians and security analysts.

 

ICTNWK529 Install and Manage Complex ICT Networks – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install and manage enterprise-wide information and communications technology (ICT) networks.

It applies to individuals with excellent ICT skills who are working as senior networking staff responsible for the sustainability of an organisation by using virtualisation technologies in complex computing environments of medium- to-large companies to provide network services and resources.

 

ICTPMG608 Manage ICT Project Systems Implementation – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the system-implementation process in an information and communications technology (ICT) project within small, medium or large organisations.

It applies to individuals who may be required to use high-level business management technical and communication skills to ensure that ICT projects are implemented to ensure alignment with project and system development documentation.

 

ICTPMG609 Plan and Direct Complex ICT Projects – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, plan, control and finalise complex information and communications technology (ICT) projects.

It applies to individuals who may be required to use high-level business and project management skills to ensure effective and timely delivery of projects.

 

ICTNWK607 Design and Implement Wireless Network Security – This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to mitigate security threats to a wireless local area network (WLAN) by implementing security standards and policies.

It applies to individuals with advanced information and communications technology (ICT) skills who are working as wireless help desk support technicians, wireless network support specialists and wireless network engineers.

 

ICTWEB501 Build a Dynamic Website - This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and design websites to meet technical requirements.

It applies to individuals working as web developers who are responsible for the analysis, design, implementation, and testing of websites.