Advanced Diploma Of Computer Systems Technology

Advanced Diploma Of Computer Systems Technology

Course Code
:
ICT60515
Department
:
Professional, Creative & Environment
Study Area(s)
:
Computer Systems Technology, Information Technology
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Full-time(1 year)

Start Date(s): February 2022
End Date(s): December 2022
Days and Time: Mondays
Tuesdays
Wednesdays & Thursdays
9:00am to 4:00pm

Course Overview

Do you have what it takes to achieve your career goals in the fast paced field of computer systems technology?

If you are looking to build on your existing skills and take the next step in your information and communications technology (ICT career), we can help you get there.

Our Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology will prepare you to work as an ICT specialist or as part of a team.

This ICT course equips participants with the skills and knowledge to coordinate and administer the installation, commissioning and ongoing maintenance of a range of networks, enterprise servers and systems, including inter-networking, security and e-business solutions.

University pathway
When you graduate from the Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology (ICT60515), you'll be eligible for guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Information Technology at La Trobe University (Bundoora) and 120 credits (which is equivalent to 1 year study).

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

Click here for course modules

Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
ICTNWK506Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network (ICTNWK506)90
ICTNWK507Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers (ICTNWK507)120
ICTNWK508Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches (ICTNWK508)90
ICTNWK509Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks (ICTNWK509)60
ICTNWK529Install and manage complex ICT networks (ICTNWK529)100
ICTNWK602Plan, configure and test advanced server-based security (ICTNWK602)80
ICTNWK607Design and implement wireless network security (ICTNWK607)60
ICTPMG608Manage ICT project systems implementation (ICTPMG608)40
ICTPMG609Plan and direct complex ICT projects (ICTPMG609)80
ICTPRG527Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills (ICTPRG527)60
ICTWEB501Build a dynamic website (ICTWEB501)60
ICTWEB502Create dynamic web pages (ICTWEB502)40

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
ICTNWK504Design and implement an integrated server solution (ICTNWK504)50
ICTNWK505Design, build and test a network server (ICTNWK505)50
ICTNWK525Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment (ICTNWK525)60
ICTNWK527Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment (ICTNWK527)60
ICTNWK614Manage ICT security (ICTNWK614)80
ICTWEB503Create web-based programs (ICTWEB503)60

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

Additional comments

Register for an information session to find out more about the course. To view the latest information session click here.

Please bring your Medicare card, a photo ID and concession card (if applicable) to confirm enrolment. This information and enrolment session will take approximately 3 hours.

What will I study?

For a listing of the course subjects, please click on the course module listing link in the Course Overview section.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

Click here to find out more about our Online Service Standards.

For information on disability support at Kangan Institute, click here.

Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

To you check your eligibility click here.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2022 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$12150.00
$2430.00
$12150.00
Apprentice/Trainee
$N/A
$N/A
$N/A

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$0.00

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee and non-tuition fees (table 1) and any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
810 810 $15.00 $3.00 $15.00

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2022. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. OR You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months.)

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Broadmeadows campus with classes timetabled over three days. Resources and submission of assessment work will be done through myLearning, our online learning management system.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead to employment in the ICT industry within a variety of roles including:

  • Network engineer enterprise systems administrator
  • Systems developer network
  • Services administrator
  • Network security administrator

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in programming

  • IT project management
  • building websites
  • designing and building servers
  • installing and maintaining routers and switches
  • network security
  • server security
  • installing and maintaining virtual computing environments

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology (ICT60515). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

When you graduate from the Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology (ICT60515), you'll be eligible for guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Information Technology at La Trobe University (Bundoora) and 120 credits (which is equivalent to 1 year study).

How do I apply?

Students can apply online by clicking on the 'Apply Here' button at the top of the Kangan Institute website page for this course. You can also contact us by calling the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (138233) or email us at enquiries@kangan.edu.au. 

 

How will I be selected for this course?

All applicants will need to sit for a basic literacy and numeracy test. You will also be interviewed.