CRICOS code: 112578D
This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have significant experience in specialist technical skills, or managerial business and people management skills.
Individuals in these roles carry out complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, leading a team or a strategic direction of a business. They apply their skills across a wide range of industries and business functions, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).
The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:
- advanced data management information: creating, designing and monitoring complex systems that store data, and optimising organisational knowledge management
- cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture, and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans
- full stack web development: building advanced user interfaces, developing representational state transfer application program interfaces (REST APIs) and designing user experience solutions
- further programming: applying advanced ICT languages to maintain security and manage data
- IT strategy and organisational development: managing and communicating strategic ICT business solutions
- systems development and analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions
- telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
This course is delivered over 104 weeks of full time study at 20 hours per week of scheduled class time at the Cambridge College Australia training facility. This includes six weeks holidays per year.
|Weeks||Hours per week||Total hours|
|Year 1 Study/ training||46||20||920|
|Year 1 Holidays||6|
|Year 2 Study/ training||46||20||920|
|Year 2 Holidays||6|
This qualification is delivered “institutionally” in a formal classroom setting with simulated workplace environments. It utilises a blended delivery mode which incorporates face to face delivery, workshops, individual assignments, team-based assignments and/or simulated environment. Participants will attend scheduled training sessions delivered in the workplace / training facility.
- Satisfactory completion of year 12 or equivalent
- Overseas students require a language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
There are no specific academic prerequisites for any of the units in this course, or for the course as a whole.
Entry requirements for NESB Students
Following are the language literacy requirements for this course:
- Having arrived at an admission decision, the English language skills (language and literacy) will be assessed. If the student has a satisfactory IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent the applicant will be admitted to his/her chosen course
- If an applicant cannot produce a satisfactory IELTS score, and/or there are doubts about his/her English language skills to cope in an academic environment, the applicant is advised to enrol in an English (ELICOS)course at an approved provider for an appropriate duration until the student achieves an IELTS score or 5.5
- In a situation where the student can demonstrate that he/she can communicate in English but cannot produce any formal English qualifications as described above, then the student will be required to complete an IELTS test or equivalent in Australia
Applicants must be 18 years and above
All of the learning and assessment materials required to complete this course will be provided.
In order to receive this qualification, eight units must be completed satisfactorily:
- 6 core units
- 10 elective units
|BSBCRT611||Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving|
|BSBTWK502||Manage team effectiveness|
|BSBXCS402||Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices|
|ICTICT608||Interact with clients on a business level|
|ICTICT618||Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments|
|ICTSAD609||Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment|
|BSBPMG536||Manage project risk|
|ICTCYS608||Perform cyber security risk assessments|
|ICTPMG613||Manage ICT project planning|
|ICTCYS604||Implement best practices for identity management|
|ICTICT523||Gather data to identify business requirements|
|ICTNWK540||Design, build and test network servers|
|ICTNWK546||Manage network security|
|ICTICT517||Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation|
|ICTICT518||Research and review hardware technology options for organisations|
|ICTICT519||Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications|
This qualification provides participants with the skills to obtain a position as an IT manager and administrator. Participants are provided with advice on career development and training options throughout the delivery of the program
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students who have completed any of the units of study or have practical experience that may be used for recognition of prior learning must contact Cambridge College Australia prior to enrollment.
Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery. As this is a competency-based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.
The assessment process may include theory, projects and practical assessments which can further include:
- Observation of the learner
- Written and oral questioning
- Written report
- Simulated role-play
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Is this course available for Domestic or International students?
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Cambridge College Australia has a commitment to providing equity in training for all learners. In particular, ensuring equity in training for women and the elimination of discrimination against female students in vocational education and training is a priority.
Cambridge College Australia encourages all students to pursue their vocational education and achieve their training goals, including students:
- With language, literacy and numeracy problems
- From a non-English speaking background
- With a disability
Our college will identify and access appropriate support services, and ensure the necessary services are provided for participants as required.