The fully online Undergraduate Certificate in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provides basic skills and knowledge in networking and IT applications development, along with the ability to apply practical ICT solutions in real-world situations.
Note: all Discounted Short Courses must be completed by December 2020. Students whose study duration extends past December 2020 will be subject to full fee payment for any study after this date. The next intake commences July 6. Applications for this intake close July 3.
Invent your career in bits and bytes
The course will provide a solid foundation in information systems, databases, ICT support and programming.
This course offers a pathway to the Diploma of Information and Communication Technology. If you wish to continue with further studies, the Diploma offers a direct pathway to the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology.
The units covered in this course include;
- Information Systems in Context
- Programming Fundamentals
- Database Design and Development
- Computer Networking
Our Undergraduate Certificates are designed to run in block mode which means that you complete one unit at a time over a shorter time period. This means you can focus 100% on one unit at a time. All of our units are run online. Assessments are industry grounded and will remain authentic to the activities, challenges, and expectations of the industry.
More information about the course structure is outlined in our handbook.
Discounted online short courses
The Federal Government is providing support for people to retrain or upskill during COVID-19. If you are a domestic student, you may be eligible to complete this course at a discounted rate.
To see our full list of discounted courses or to register your interest, follow the link below.
Fees and delivery
Eligible students also have access to interest-free HECS-HELP loans, so you can study now and pay later.
Find out more about HECS-HELP on the Study Assist website.
This course is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this certificate.
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This program may open the door to a career in:
- IT Support
- Help desk support
- Network administration
- Database design
- Systems development
Remote IT support assistant
Remote IT support assistant help organise and coordinate the maintenance and use of computer and telecommunication systems within organisations.
Help desk support officer
Help desk support officers provide first level contact and resolve technical problems to ensure an organisation can operate effectively.
Network administrators research, analyse and recommend strategies for network architecture and development, implement, manage, maintain and configure network hardware and software.
Database Administrator or programmer
Database Administrators or programmers plan, develop, maintain, manage and database management systems to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.
Systems developers design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and technical specifications.
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Related study options
This course is offered consistent with Federal Government’s Higher Education Relief Package. Should you choose to extend the completion of this course beyond December 1, 2020, you will be required to pay additional fees and this will be subject to unit availability. For the remainder of 2020, this course will only be offered online. The continuation of this course beyond 2020 will be dependent on student demand. The course / some parts of the course may be offered face-to-face, online or via mixed / blended mode of delivery beyond 2020. For more information, please visit the WSU Fees Page.