ICT50220 - Diploma of Information Technology

Federation University IIBIT

Entry Requirements

Students must be over 18 years of age.

Students must have completed Australian Year 12 or an overseas equivalent or an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) or higher qualification prior to commencing this course.

Have sound language, literacy and numeracy skills in order to undertake this course (Contact IIBIT for a LLN test).

English language requirements for international students:

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

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.

Course Details

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).

This qualification can provide dual specialisation in Advanced Networking + Cyber Security - Back end web development + Front end web development - Cloud architect + Cloud Engineer -Systems administration + Systems analysis - Advanced Networking + Systems administration.

Duration: Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) - 52 weeks

Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking and Cyber Security) - 78 weeks

Diploma of Information Technology ( Back End Web Development and Front End Web Development) - 78 weeks

Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking and Systems Administration) - 78 weeks

Diploma of Information Technology (Systems Administration and Systems Analysis) - 78 weeks

Diploma of Information Technology (Cloud Architect and Cloud Engineer) - 78 weeks

Teaching And Assessment Methods

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

Pathways From The Qualification

ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology or a range of other ICT Diploma qualifications.

Course Outcomes

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Network administrator; IT administrator; IT operations administrator; Network services administrator; Network support coordinator; Network operations analyst.

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Level of Study: Diploma

Duration: 52 weeks

CRICOS Course Code: 105060D

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6

Annual Tuition: AUD$12,000.00

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