Diploma of Information Technology – Domestic
Program code ICT50115
Course duration 58 weeks
Delivery mode Blended training
Campus location and delivery site 337-339 La Trobe street & 338 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000
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.
Graduates from this program will be able to provide a broader rather than specialised ICT support function, applying a wide range of higher level technical skills in ICT areas such as:
- IT support,
- Database development,
- Web development.
University of Canberra: Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Information Technology with GBCA are eligible for advanced standing of up to one (1) year into the Bachelor of IT at the University of Canberra. (Course available in both Canberra and Melbourne).
Students who wish to secure a place in the second year of the Bachelor of IT could attach the GBCA letter of offer with the University of Canberra application to GBCA administrative department; a conditional letter of offer would be issued.
Pathway to Deakin University: Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Information Technology with GBCA are eligible for credit exemption of up to a maximum of 8 out of 24 credit points into the Bachelor of Information Technology (S326) at Deakin University.
There are no set requirements for this course. It is recommended that domestic students would meet one of below requirements:
- Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course, or
- Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course, or
- Satisfactory complete year 11.
Domestic applicants will undertake a language, literacy and numeracy test as part of the Pre-Training Review.
|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|
|ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server|
|ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers|
|ICTNWK508 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches|
|ICTICT501 Research and review hardware technology options for organisations|
|ICTICT507 Select new technology models for business|
|ICTSAD506 Produce a feasibility report|
|ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans|
|ICTSAS506 Update ICT system operational procedures|
|ICTWEB411 Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages|
|ICTWEB429 Create a mark-up language document to specification|
|ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages|
|ICTWEB508 Develop website information architecture|
|ICTWEB510 Analyse information and assign meta tags|
|ICTDBS502 Design a database|
|ICTDBS504 Integrate database with a website|
|ICTICT508 Evaluate vendor products and equipment|
A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Project, Observation of students performing practical tasks, Portfolio of Work, Written report, Analysis of case study/Response to simulated work scenario or Written questioning.