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Diploma of Information Technology
Systems Administration (ICT50315)

The Diploma of Information Technology Systems Administration equips you with the key skills, knowledge and confidence to help kick-start your career in the tech world.

About this course

Qualification

Diploma of Information Technology Systems Administration

Nationally recognised

Yes

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National code

ICT50315

Course cost

$19,602 (i)

Delivery mode

Online, with a difference
Self-paced study + access to regular interactive support webinars (i)

Course duration

12 months (approx. 23 study hours/week) (i)
Self-paced (e.g. study faster, finish sooner)

Assessment

A variety of assessment methods form part of this course including written assignments, presentations, portfolios of work, role plays and projects. There are no formal written exams.

Start dates

Enquire today for 2017 courses

Awarded by

Study Group Australia Pty Ltd RTO Code 5806

  • IT Professional Practice

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Contribute to copyright ethics and privacy in an IT environment (ICTICT418)

  • Manage Sustainability

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability (BSBSUS501)

  • Systems Maintenance

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Use network tools (ICTSAS517)
    - Review and manage delivery of maintenance services (ICTSAS512)

  • Network Solutions

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Produce technical solutions from business specifications (ICTTEN516)
    - Design and implement an integrated server solution (ICTNWK504)

  • Disaster and Contingency Planning

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans (ICTSAS505)

  • Resource Planning

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Gather data to identify business requirements (ICTICT509)
    - Produce a feasibility report (ICTSAD506)

  • Client Support

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Implement and hand-over systems components (ICTSAS406)
    - Establish and maintain client user liaison (ICTSAS502)

  • Systems Security

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks plan (ICTNWK509)
    - Manage system security (ICTNWK513)

  • Website Development

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Build a dynamic website (ICTWEB501)

  • Applied Java Programming

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills (ICTPRG527)

  • Manage System Testing

    Training Package Competency Alignment:
    - Manage the testing process (ICTSAS515)
    - Develop detailed test plans (ICTSAS513)
    - Perform systems tests (ICTSAS503)
    - Develop and conduct client acceptance test (ICTSAS504)

Just because you’re learning online, it doesn’t mean you’re on your own. At Ivy, we offer supplementary learning support through our optional interactive webinars.

Designed specifically around your study plan, these regular online webinars cover subject specific content and provide an opportunity to interact with trainers, study coaches and your study peers in an online forum. Focusing on course theory and specific assessment tasks – each interactive support webinar is designed to equip you with the practical tools to help complete your course.

While not a compulsory part of the course, the interactive webinars are designed for those students who would like additional support.

Student Support Team

Our friendly Student Support Team is available to assist you with any student administration enquiry. To request support, simply log in to myIVY, or telephone or email us.  (i)

Trainer Support 

At Ivy we believe there’s no such thing as too much support.

Your experienced trainer is available to support you at every stage of the course. Upon enrolment you will be contacted directly by your trainer for a personal introduction. Throughout your studies you may contact your trainer with any course-related query by logging into myIVY, telephone, LiveChat or video conference – based on your needs. As you may be juggling study with work or other commitments your trainer is also available to assist at designated times outside of business hours.

If you would like additional support you also have access to workshops, where you can gain one-on-one support from your trainer.  Workshop attendance is optional. (i)

Technical Support

To keep you on course, we help you stay online. Our technical support team is available to assist you with password resets, myIVY features and functionality and other general technical enquiries.  Simply raise a support ticket through myIVY or telephone during business hours. (i)

Student Networking

We provide many opportunities to interact with your course peers, including online discussion forums where you can share challenges and find support. Friendly debates often achieve great things! Our workshops are a great chance to meet your peers in person and develop valuable, lasting relationships with people who share your interests and ambitions.

Entry requirements

To enrol in Diploma courses with Ivy College, you will need the ability to read and write English to at least Year 12 level.

To show evidence of this ability, you will need to have satisfied the following:

  • During the enrolment process, demonstrate that you have the skills and capability to succeed in the course at least to the level of Year 12 by providing a copy of your Australian year 12 certificate, or completing the Diploma Entry Test.

All students are also required to have a unique email address and access to a computer with an internet connection.

Technology requirements

Once enrolled, you will complete your course work and assessment tasks through myIVY, the College’s online learning platform. To do this, you will need access to a computer that meets the following minimum systems requirements:

Operating system: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Software: Adobe Acrobat Reader (latest versions available for free download at Adobe website)

Internet: Supported browsers include Firefox 3+, Google Chrome 4+, Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and 8, Opera 9+, Safari 3+ (download latest browser software for free online).  You will need a reliable internet connection, preferably Broadband (64 Kbit/sec or faster)

Access to a printer and digital camera/recording device is also required.

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If you are an Australian citizen and meet the eligibility requirements, you may apply for VET FEE-HELP*. Study now, pay later.

Our unique learning model offers the ultimate flexibility. Study online at your own pace, supported by your trainer, plus you have the option to attend regular interactive webinars. Designed specifically around your study plan, interactive support webinars provide an opportunity to interact with trainers, study coaches and your study peers in an online forum.  While not a compulsory part of the course, the interactive webinars are available to you if you would like extra support.

Study hours include reading and understanding course material in myIVY, attempting practice activities, communicating with your trainer and completing assessment tasks.

Prices subject to change

Job Outcomes

Assistant IT Manager

An Assistant IT Manager works closely with the IT Manager to oversee the development, implementation and use of technology within a business as well as assist with developing technological strategic solutions.


Systems Administrator

A Systems Administrator is responsible for the maintenance, configuration and reliable operation of systems hardware, software and related infrastructure. In particular, multi-user computers such as servers.


Student Stories

Current Student Mark Fletcher Diploma of Information Technology Systems Administration

“I believe that Ivy can give you the foundation to advance your career. I have so much respect for my Study Coach. He has been an amazing pillar of support throughout my studies. ”

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