Course Overview

Data is a big deal. A really big deal, especially when it comes to business. This course is for those who love problem solving and want to be part of the biggest revolution in business today. This course takes students behind the scenes of managing data, and will give you all the knowledge and expertise you need to be able to design and develop complex ICT database systems.

What you will study

This course covers the essential skills in planning, managing and maintaining database management systems. You'll learn how to organise data, design data support solutions and develop security processes and procedures. The skills you learn are those required of database designers and developers in corporate IT teams, data warehousing teams and data and analytics consultancies.


Course Structure

ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
ICTPMG606 Manage ICT project quality
ICTPRG425 Use structured query language
ICTDBS502 Design a database
ICTSAD501 Model data objects
ICTSAD502 Model data processes
ICTPRG509 Build using rapid application development
ICTPRG501 Apply advanced object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG505 Build advanced user interface
Included Vendor Certifications:
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ICTPRG502 Manage a project using software management tools
ICTPRG520 Validate an application design against specifications
ICTPRG523 Apply advanced programming skills in another language
ICTPRG529 Apply testing techniques for software development
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
ICTPRG505 Build advanced user interface
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

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How you can study

Classes are run using a range of flexible delivery models. Some classes are instructor led (in-class or online ) whilst others are self-managed online study. You can plan your-own timetable based on scheduled class times within the 12-month period. We recommend you plan this with a Student Support Officer when commencing your study.

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Duration

This course can be completed over a 12 month period.

You can plan your own schedule and study subjects in the order you choose as part of the public schedule published on the New Horizons Australia Training Schedule. We recommend you plan this with your Learning Solutions Advisor when commencing your study.

Location

Classes are run using a range of flexible delivery models. Some classes are instructor led whilst others are self-managed online study. Most of the in-class courses can also be attended via remote connection.

You can plan your-own timetable based on scheduled class times within the 12-month period. We recommend you plan this with your Learning Solutions Advisor when commencing your study.

This combined in-class and online delivery approach provides great balance. It offers you maximum flexibility, whilst still getting direct access to accredited instructors and time to build a network with other students.

Entry Requirements

  • Students must be 18 years or over
  • Students must be an Australian citizen or resident
  • Students must have completed their final year of secondary schooling or equivalent
  • Students must complete a Learning, Literacy & Numeracy assessment

Tuition Fees and Payment Options

Course fees are fixed for the duration of your enrolment. The total tuition fees payable for this qualification are: AUD$11,400

All materials and exam fees are included in the cost, and tuition fees are GST Exempt.

You can elect to pay via:

  • Self-funding, where you pay your own fees by credit card, direct debit or cash
  • Pay by Instalment with 50% on commencement and the balanced paid in quarterly instalments
  • VET Student Loans, which is an Australian Government income contingent loan

This Diploma course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist you with paying for your tuition fees. VET Student Loan is an Australian Government Loan program available to Australian Citizens. For the ICT50515 - Diploma of Database Design and Development, you can borrow a $10,000 VET Student Loan, which you will be required to pay back once you are earning above a certain threshold.

The balance of the tuition fees can be made with $200 up front and $100 every month over the 12 month period. You can pay the remaining balance in one lump sum if preferred.

To find out more about payment options please visit our Fees and Payment Options Page.

Assessment Methods

Students studying the ICT50515 - Diploma of Database Design and Development will be assessed via

  • project work
  • instructor observations; and
  • theory based assessments

To also gain the vendor certifications available through this qualification students must sit and pass the related exams. Vendor Certifications are a recommended, optional element of the program but not necessary to gain the Qualification.

Course Credit

Students may apply for course credit if they can demonstrate the required skills and knowledge. Speak with a Student Support Officer for more information.


Outcomes & Certifications

Successful completion of the Diploma of Database Design and Development can lead to a range of possible career opportunities including database developer, data warehousing or project manager.

The unique benefit of studying your Diploma with New Horizons is that you also have the opportunity to gain internationally recognised Vendor Certifications. These Certifications are asked for by employers, and can help put you ahead in the job market.

By passing or completing the required exams or activities required for each certification, you can gain PRINCE2® Foundation, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA A+ and Microsoft Server 2012 certifications.

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Overview

This course will provide you with the skills to manage the day-to-day operations of IT systems, manage IT queries and to ensure that systems run effectively. You will study best practice principles in disaster recovery, contingency planning, maintenance services, installation deployment and release testing. You will explore the areas of ethics, business requirements gathering, workplace effectiveness and strategic thinking.

What you will learn

This program aims to instill a design thinking approach in students to provide them with a distinctive problem solving strength for solving web, app and UX design challenges. This program embeds a number of internationally recognized vendor certifications to ensure graduates are competitive the job market.


Course Structure

ICTICT509 - Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTICT511 - Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
BSBCRT501 - Originate and develop concepts
CUADIG502 - Design digital applications
Related Vendor Certification:
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ICTPRG505 - Build advanced user interface
ICTPRG409 - Develop mobile applications
ICTICT406 - Build a graphical user interface
ICTPRG527 - Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG525 - Build Java applets
Related Vendor Certification:
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ICTWEB411 - Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
ICTWEB429 - Create a markup language document to specification
ICTWEB501 - Build a dynamic website
ICTWEB502 - Create dynamic web pages
ICTWEB503 - Create web-based programs
Related Vendor Certification:
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ICTPMG501 - Manage ICT projects
BSBLDR502 - Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR502 – Ensure team effectiveness
BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBWHS501 - Ensure a safe workplace
ICTICT419 - Work effectively in the digital media industry
Related Vendor Certification:
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How you can study

Students are required to attend class at least two days per week and will be required to complete self-paced study activities outside class-time. Students should expect to spend at least 20 hours per week studying, plus additional time required to complete assessments.

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Duration

This course is conducted over 48 weeks. There are four study terms of 8 weeks each. There is a 1 week holiday mid term, and 4 weeks holiday between terms.

Location

All classes are conducted from our CBD premises in the heart of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Entry Requirements

  • Students must be 18 years or over.
  • Students must have completed their final year of secondary schooling or equivalent.
  • Students need to be able to demonstrate an IELTS score of 5.5 overall, with a minimum of 5 in any one band, or equivalent.

Tuition Fees and Payment Options

Course fees are fixed for the duration of your enrolment. The total tuition fees payable for this qualification are: AUD$12,000

There is a non-refundable Enrolment fee of AUD$350 non-refundable Enrolment fee.

There is also a Materials fee of AUD$500.

Students are required to pay 50% of the tuition fee, plus the Enrolment and Material Fees on Commencement.

After 50% completion of the course, students are required to pay the outstanding balance.

Assessment Methods

Students will be assessed via

  • project work
  • instructor observations; and
  • theory based assessments.

To gain the vendor certifications available through this qualification you must sit and pass the related exams. This is a recommended, optional element of the program but is not required in order to gain the qualification.

Course Credit

Students may apply for course credit if they can demonstrate the required skills and knowledge. Speak with a Student Support Officer for more information.


Outcomes and Certifications

Successful completion of the Diploma of Information Technology can lead to a range of possible career opportunities including IT networking, IT support, database development, programming and website or app developer.

The unique benefit of studying your Diploma with New Horizons is that you also have the opportunity to gain internationally recognised Vendor Certifications. These Certifications are asked for by employers, and can help put you ahead in the job market.

By passing or completing the required exams or activities required for each certification, you can gain PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner and Java8 Eclipse Practitioner certifications

Achieve more with New Horizons Australia Institute of Technology. Download the Course Guide and Apply Today.  


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This qualification is delivered in conjunction with New Horizons Learning Centres Australia”