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ICT30120 / ICT50220 | 106316K / 107313E

Certificate III in Information Technology / Diploma of Information Technology

Advanced Networking and Cloud Engineering

Take the next step in your web development career with this dual award. Learn specialist skills in networking and cloud engineering.

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NEXT INTAKE International: South Bank Start date: 23 Jan 2023 Duration: 18 months
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Sunshine Coast Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY International
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
International
$24,600

Course overview

Take the next step in your web development career with this dual award. Learn specialist skills in networking and cloud engineering.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, there is strong future job growth predicted for IT professionals. This large occupation is expected to create around 17,000 job openings over the next five years.

In this specialisation you will learn how to install and manage complex IT environments and manage network security. You will also learn how to use code to implement cloud infrastructure as well as how to manage infrastructure in cloud environments.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work in the IT industry as a cloud architect, cloud engineer, cyber security administrator, or network engineer. It will also give you the foundation skills needed to undertake further studies in your field.

What can I do?

  • Network Engineer
  • Cyber Security Administrator
  • Cloud Engineer
  • Cloud Architect

Course outcome:

ICT30120 / ICT50220 Certificate III in Information Technology / Diploma of Information Technology

Further study options

At TAFE Queensland we believe in providing quality pathways to further education opportunities. Give yourself the best chance to continue to advance your career with further study options that will open up more exciting employment opportunities in the world of information technology.

Industry standard facilities

Our learning spaces are more than just classrooms. They include simulated working environments which will develop your practical skills and prepare you for real-world situations while under the supervision of industry-experienced professionals.

What you will study

Certificate III in Information Technology

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 12 Units:
Core Competencies: 6
Elective Competencies: 6

Diploma of Information Technology

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 20 Units:
Core Competencies: 6
Elective Competencies: 14

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

Certificate III in Information Technology

  • Certificate III in Information Technology

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBCRT301
    Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBCRT301
    Unit description :

    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to develop the habit of thinking in a more creative way through looking at things differently, musing, testing, experimenting and challenging existing thought patterns.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBXCS303
    Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBXCS303
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBXTW301
    Work in a team
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBXTW301
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively as part of permanent or project based teams in a workplace within an industry.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work in a team

  • UNIT CODE
  • ICTICT313
    Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
    UNIT CODE :
    ICTICT313
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments

  • UNIT CODE
  • ICTPRG302
    Apply introductory programming techniques
    UNIT CODE :
    ICTPRG302
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create simple applications through introductory programming techniques.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply introductory programming techniques

  • UNIT CODE
  • ICTSAS305
    Provide ICT advice to clients
    UNIT CODE :
    ICTSAS305
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide information and communications technology (ICT) advice and support to clients, including the communication of comprehensive technical information.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide ICT advice to clients

Diploma of Information Technology

  • Diploma of Information Technology

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBCRT512
    Originate and develop concepts
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBCRT512
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to originate and develop concepts for products, programs, processes or services to an operational level.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Originate and develop concepts

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBXCS402
    Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBXCS402
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to promote cyber security in a work area.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBXTW401
    Lead and facilitate a team
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBXTW401
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively lead and facilitate a team in a workplace within any industry.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Lead and facilitate a team

  • UNIT CODE
  • ICTICT517
    Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
    UNIT CODE :
    ICTICT517
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure information and communications technology (ICT) products and systems match the strategic direction of the organisation.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

  • UNIT CODE
  • ICTICT532
    Apply IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
    UNIT CODE :
    ICTICT532
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain professional and ethical conduct, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner when dealing with stakeholders in an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments

  • UNIT CODE
  • ICTSAS527
    Manage client problems
    UNIT CODE :
    ICTSAS527
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to liaise and support clients to manage and resolve problems in an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage client problems

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
18 months
Full time
Mixed mode
  • International: $24,600
South Bank
10 Jul 2023
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $24,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mooloolaba
23 Jan 2023
18 months
Full time
Classroom
  • International: $24,600
Mooloolaba
10 Jul 2023
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • International: $24,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
23 Jan 2023
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • International: $24,600
Cairns
10 Jul 2023
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • International: $24,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville (Pimlico)
23 Jan 2023
18 months
Full time
Classroom
  • International: $24,600
Townsville (Pimlico)
10 Jul 2023
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • International: $24,600

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Certificate III in Information Technology / Diploma of Information Technology (ICT30120 / ICT50220)

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Certificate III in Information Technology / Diploma of Information Technology

COURSE CODE: ICT30120 / ICT50220
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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International student payment

Our preferred payment method is telegraphic transfer or credit card using Western Union Global Pay for Students or the Flywire Payment Portal. Western Union and Flywire both allow you to complete your payment in your own currency using a telegraphic transfer with no processing fees or delays. 
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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

International Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - View a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place.  TAFE Queensland has entered an agreement with Union Institute of Language (UIL) to facilitate the provision of the welfare services (fees apply).

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

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The advertised course cost and duration will be broken down as per the following:

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

For International students

International students can either apply directly through our TAFE Queensland International Application portal, or through one of our education agents. Our registered agents can assist you with your visa application and guide you through the enrolment process. If you are from this list of countries, you will need to apply through an agent.
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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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