This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of
information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have
established specialised skills in a technical ICT function.
Individuals in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in specialist fields, working independently, as part of a team or leading deliverables with others. They may apply their skills across a wide range of industries, business functions and departments, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor)
Information Technology is the new frontier in business. Even simple IT skills such as building a website or a database are increasingly in demand in all facets of business, large and small companies, all round the world. The Diploma of Information Technology includes training in a range of technological skills to enable graduates a variety of in-demand skills for business.
The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:
advanced networking: configuring and managing virtual computing environments, and security within ICT networks
advanced programming: applying intermediate and advanced programming skills, managing data and building advanced user interfaces to manage organisational requirements
developing and maintaining website information architecture and data
business analysis: designing and implementing technical requirements, quality assurance processes and contingency plans for businesses
cloud engineering: building, implementing and managing cloud infrastructure and virtual networks
cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans
database and data management: creating, designing and monitoring systems that store data and optimise organisational knowledge management
designing dynamic and complex websites, user experience solutions and documents using extensible mark-up languages
systems administration and maintenance support
systems analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions.