ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology
This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have established specialized 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 various 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 organizational 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
- 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
- Database and data management: creating, designing, and monitoring systems that store data and optimize organizational
- 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 modeling 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: modeling and testing data objects, data processes, and preferred ICT system solutions
- Telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organizational specifications, regulations, and legislative
requirements across network projects
Western Sydney Technology College has the following entry requirements. Domestic /online students must:
- Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
- Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
- Have language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) skills to complete the course, such as reading materials relevant to the course, participating in discussions and roleplays, and applying numerical concepts such as time management.
This will be tested through an LLN assessment as part of the course entry process. To enter the course, students will need to achieve ACSF level 3 for reading, writing, numeracy, and oral communication.
Units of Competency
|ICTICT532||Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments (Core)|
|BSBXCS402||Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices (Core)|
|BSBXTW401||Lead and facilitate a team (Core)|
|ICTSAS518||Install and upgrade operating systems (Elective)|
|ICTSAS527||Manage client problems (Core)|
|ICTNWK529||Install and manage complex ICT networks (Elective)|
|ICTICT517||Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organization (Core)|
|BSBCRT512||Originate and develop concepts (Core)|
|ICTNWK540||Design, build and test network servers (Elective)|
|ICTNWK546||Manage network security (Elective)|
|ICTNWK557||Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments (Elective)|
|ICTNWK615||Design and configure desktop virtualization (Elective)|
|ICTSAS512||Review and manage delivery of maintenance services (Elective)|
|ICTNWK536||Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions (Elective)|
|ICTSAS524||Develop, implement, and evaluate an incident response plan (Elective)|
|ICTCLD505||Implement cloud infrastructure with code (Elective)|
|ICTCLD506||Implement virtual network in cloud environments (Elective)|
|ICTCLD507||Build and deploy resources on cloud platforms (Elective)|
|ICTCLD508||Manage infrastructure in cloud environments (Elective)|
|ICTNWK559||Install an enterprise virtual computing environment (Elective)|
Possible employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:
- IT/Network administrator
- IT operations administrator
- Network services administrator
- Network support or security coordinator
- Network operations analyst
- Network e-business coordinator
WSTC Learning Advisor can answer your inquiries regarding course, material or enrolment fee, Recognition of prior learning (RPL), or Credit Transfer. Refer to the scheduled course fee and charges at www.wstc.edu.au.
A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You must pay all of your course fees and on time. Non-payment of fees may result in the cancellation of enrolment.
Visit www.wstc.edu.au for further details.