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10747NAT

Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain

Designed for experienced managers with an understanding of basic planning methods, blockchain, and distributed ledger technologies, this course will enable you to apply blockchain frameworks to new and legacy business frameworks.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Coomera Start date: 23 Jan 2023
STUDY LOCATIONS Gold Coast
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Online
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$13,500
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Course overview

This course is designed for managers with experience in developing business plans and an understanding of basic planning methods, the Internet of Things, blockchain, and distributed ledger technologies. This course will equip you with the knowledge and experience required to apply blockchain frameworks to new and legacy business frameworks.

According to recent workforce data from LinkedIn, blockchain was the most in-demand hard skill of 2020 with the small supply of qualified professionals in this area currently in high demand. This course will teach you how blockchains work in practice to create user value. You'll learn how to analyse the technical and non-technical aspects and limitations of blockchain, and identify potential opportunities for disintermediation and innovation created through the application of blockchain technologies.

The course also covers how to: develop a business model that utilises blockchain to create value; develop a blockchain network functional requirements specification; create trust and activate transactions within a blockchain network; operate a blockchain network; develop a strategic network framework that facilitates blockchain interoperability; prepare the organisation for transitioning operations to a blockchain network; and develop a blockchain governance model.

Successful completion of this course will prepare you for strategic or management roles within a range of organisations who are:

  • researching and crafting new business models that incorporate blockchain technologies to create value, efficiencies and new opportunities, or
  • researching and modelling disruptive business systems around the application of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, or
  • charged with transitioning business systems to new and emerging blockchain and distributed ledger technologies.

What can I do?

  • Blockchain Developer
  • Developer Programmer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Business Analyst

Course outcome:

10747NAT Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain

Blockchain collective partnership

This course is delivered in partnership with leading blockchain education body the Blockchain Collective and is designed to meet industry demand for professionals who can understand the strategic approach to applying blockchain and distributed ledger technologies to new and existing businesses.

Innovative teaching staff

Our courses are delivered by passionate industry experts with years of experience in the ICT sector. Our teachers understand the technical aspects of the job and are ahead of the game in innovation and development, preparing you for the next big thing in the industry.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 2 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BLKEBF001
    Establish a blockchain framework for decentralised peer to peer consensus and innovation
    UNIT CODE :
    BLKEBF001
    Unit description :
    This unit requires the ability to explain blockchain terminology, how blockchains work in practice to create user value, work with teams to analyse the technical and non-technical aspects and limitations of blockchain, identify potential for disintermediation and opportunities for innovation created through the application of blockchain technologies.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Establish a blockchain framework for decentralised peer to peer consensus and innovation

  • UNIT CODE
  • BLKDBM002
    Develop a blockchain business model
    UNIT CODE :
    BLKDBM002
    Unit description :
    This unit includes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop a business model that utilises blockchain to create value, build new business or transform existing organisations.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop a blockchain business model

  • UNIT CODE
  • BLKFRS003
    Develop a blockchain network functional requirements specification
    UNIT CODE :
    BLKFRS003
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop a blockchain network functional requirements specification. It requires the ability to define the proposed scope of a blockchain network implementation, conduct a feasibility analysis, identify prioritise and document functional and non-functional requirements, and successfully navigate the organisational approval protocols.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop a blockchain network functional requirements specification

  • UNIT CODE
  • BLKSMC004
    Create trust and activate a blockchain with smart contracts
    UNIT CODE :
    BLKSMC004
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance skills and knowledge required to create trust and activate transactions within a blockchain network. Smart contracts are a key underpinning of blockchain technology that can be used to replace expensive and / or time consuming intermediaries. It requires the ability to effectively to build trust through consensus, develop a specification for a Smart contract and overcome issues when activating an application with a blockchain ecosystem.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Create trust and activate a blockchain with smart contracts

  • UNIT CODE
  • BLKOBN005
    Develop a framework for operating a blockchain network
    UNIT CODE :
    BLKOBN005
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate a blockchain network. The operator will look at the objective of consensus and a typical flow of execution of a transaction to become distributed and validated by the network. It requires the ability to determine who can participate in the blockchain, gather valid transactions from participants, generate and sign blocks of valid transactions, and distribute blocks to participants.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop a framework for operating a blockchain network

  • UNIT CODE
  • BLKSNW006
    Develop a strategic network framework for interoperability
    UNIT CODE :
    BLKSNW006
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to form strategic networks to facilitate the interoperability between a blockchain network and an organisations current private and or public networks. The candidate will look at the objective of developing a strategic network framework that facilitates blockchain interoperability. It requires the ability to develop cooperative relationships and align them to the outcomes of the planned blockchain network, understand where effective interoperability is required with cross chain and other enterprise systems, and to effectively maintain strategic networks critical to the performance of the blockchain network.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop a strategic network framework for interoperability

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Coomera
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Coomera - 2 sessions per week
Monday, Thursday
Online
  • Full fee: $13,500
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Coomera - 2 sessions per week
Monday,Thursday
  • Full fee: $13,500
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Coomera
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Coomera - 2 sessions per week
Monday, Thursday
Online
  • Full fee: $13,500
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Coomera - 2 sessions per week
Monday,Thursday
  • Full fee: $13,500

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Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain (10747NAT)

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Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain

COURSE CODE: 10747NAT
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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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Selection criteria

Domestic Students

Entrants to the Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain must:

  • be over 18 years of age at the time of commencement
  • have successfully completed a year 12 certificate or equivalent

It is recommended entrants have:

  • vocational experience at a management level including the development of business plans
  • high level language, literacy and numeracy levels - sufficient to interpret complex documents and prepare written reports.
Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect. Students require access to a PC or MAC with MS Word and PowerPoint. Students will also need access to a camera and reliable internet. Students will need to download Zoom, details are provided at the commencement of study.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to and bring a USB or external hard drive (minimum 1TB), and personal stationery.

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.

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

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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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