Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology

Study pathway:
Duration Up to 24 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeICT60515
TAFE SA CodeTP00754
Example Career ProfileICT Network ProfessionalsICT Network Professionals
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Adelaide CityOn & Off CampusApply Now
 Information Session:Wednesday 8 November 2017
6:00-7:00pm

Adelaide Campus - Lecture Theatre B.127

Barossa ValleyOn & Off CampusApply Now
BerriOn & Off CampusApply Now
ElizabethOn & Off CampusApply Now
 Information Session:Thursday 16 November 2017
6:00-7:00pm

Elizabeth Campus – Building B2, 1.07 Computer Suite

KadinaOn & Off CampusApply Now
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NoarlungaOn & Off CampusApply Now
 Information Session:Thursday 9 November 2017
4:00-6:00pm

Noarlunga Campus – E221A Computer Suite 1B

Port PirieOn & Off CampusApply Now
Tea Tree GullyOn & Off CampusApply Now
 Information Session:Tuesday 14 November 2017
6:00-7:00pm

Tea Tree Gully Campus – 3 TTG Lecture Theatre

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

    Important Information

    • Students will be able to complete subjects in common with the Cert IV Information Technology by attending classes at campuses other than Adelaide but will need to study online or attend the Adelaide City campus to complete this qualification.
    • Preferred pathways into this qualification is after completion of a Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology or other relevant qualification or with demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior network support roles, including administrator, operation's analyst, technician, operation's or support coordinator/technician.
    • Applicants with limited or no underpinning knowledge and skills may commence at a lower level and additional fees to those shown below will apply. For more information refer to the relevant Program information document on tafesa.edu.au/information-technology
    • Please note that fees listed are for the Advanced Diploma only. Please see the Certificate IV course page for fees.
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    How to Apply

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    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Various ICT professionals.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Award - SATAC application process

    Certificate IV in Information Technology (ICT40115)
    This certificate is designed to provide a wide range of general Information and Communications Technology (ICT) skills and knowledge. The general stream provides specialisation in information technology activities across a range of digital media technologies. It builds on the knowledge gained in Certificate III Information, Digital Media and Technology (ICT30115) and will equip you with the expertise to manage the IT requirements of any small business. This program provides a range of skills required for employment in the ICT, and digital media industry including skills in information technology hardware, networking using CISCO and Microsoft technologies and virtual machines. 5 core units plus 15 electives.

    Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology (ICT60515)
    This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to be competent in hardware and networking, software programming and web development. A person with this qualification would participate effectively in WHS communication and consultative processes, implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices, determine and confirm client business requirements, contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment. 12 core units plus 6 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Credit Transfer

    Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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    Fees

    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.