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This Coding/Software Developer course is eligible for FEE-FREE in 24.
This training is subsidised by the WA Government for eligible students.
Limited places apply, see below for eligibility.
Enrolment Period Closes 15th of June

ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Back End Web Development)

Study the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology Course and learn coding. This is a software development course, teaching you the skills required to work in software developer/engineering, website development and AI programming.

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Course fee: $8,900 Subsidies available for WA Residents
Eligible students will pay $0 in course fees in 2024
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The Department of Training and Workplace Development have completely subsidised the IT course fee cost through their Jobs and Skills WA program. Eligible Western Australian residents may enrol into the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology course through the Priority Industry Training Free in ‘24 program.This is a Western Australia Government Program.
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Course Description

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology is an Australian nationally recognised course. This is a software development course teaching the practical skills of coding to become a software developer/engineer.

1. Front End Web Development
2. Working with Clients and Industry
3. Back End Web Development
4. Deployment and Hosting
5. Privacy and Security
6. Blockchain
7. Artificial Intelligence (AI/Machine learning)

Our course is practical and will teach you real coding skills, relevant to the industry. By the end of this course you will be able to code websites and applications! These skills are highly sought after and our industry research suggests that not many places have the capacity to teach this level of information application. We strive to provide the best quality

Study Method: Trainer-Led Online Classes
Enrolment Period:
Closes 15th of June 2024
Duration: 12 Months

Core Achieved Skills
- Front End Web Development (HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Tailwind)
- Back End Web Development (JavaScript, Python, Django, ExpresJS)
- Database and Data Management (MySQL, NoSQL, PHPMyAdmin)
- Hosting and Deployment (GITHub, Servers, Domains)
- Blockchain (Blockchain networks, Smart Contracts)
- Artificial Intelligence (Machine Learning)
- Working with Clients (Rules, Briefs, Design, Feedback and Reviews)
- Systems Administration
Careers in Information Technology:

Information Technology is not just an industry. Its a language and foundation that the world of today is built upon. No longer are these skills specialised, they affect the everyday life of every person and the need for people who understand this new foundation is massive. Information Technology effects every business, every industry, every life on this planet. Once you learn the skills the career and life options are endless. Welcome to the building blocks of the future.

Searches from Seek show (as 27/5/24)
Over 40,000 jobs advertised for - Information Technology
Over 3000 jobs advertised for - Software Developer

‍The average annual salary for Software Developer jobs in  Australia ranges from $90,000 to $110,000.

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Priority Industry Training  
The Priority Industry Training Program operates under Jobs & Skills WA.  Under this program, Equinim College is approved to offer funding available under the Priority Industry Training Program to existing workers residing in Western Australia. To classify as an existing worker under this program, you must be employed at the time of enrolment for a minimum of 20 hours per week. You may be employed in any field. 

Course fees: 
The course fee is the fee you pay as the student. If you meet the eligibility criteria, the course fee is completely subsidised by the WA Government under the Free in ‘24 Priority Industry Training Program. If you enrol in the Free in ’24 Program on or before 31 December 2024, you are entitled to a fee-free arrangement each year over the entire duration of your course.  
*The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and WA Government requirements. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.  

Eligibility criteria for WA Government funding:

To be eligible for WA Government funding for this course, you must:
o  Reside in the Western Australia; and
o  Be an existing worker (20 or more hours per week)
o  Be An Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia; or An eligible visa holder, as outlined below
o  Not have an active apprenticeship/traineeship contract registered on WAAMS.

Eligible visas include the following sub classes:
o  Holders of a sub-class 309, 444, 785, 790 or 820 visa;
o  Secondary holders of a temporary visa of sub-class 457 or 482 visa;
o  Holders of a Bridging Visa E (sub-classes 050 and 051) where the visa holder has made a valid application for a visa of sub-class 785 or 790;
o  Ukraine citizens who are holders of a visa sub-class 449 or 786;
o  Afghan citizens who are holders of a visa sub-class 449; and
o  Holders of a bridging visa who are eligible to work and who have made a valid application for a subclass 866.
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What are the course subjects?

There are 7 subjects in the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology

UNIT OF STUDY 1 (Trimester 1)
Subject 1. Front End Web Development
Subject 2. Working with Clients and Industry

UNIT OF STUDY 2 (Trimester 2)

Subject 3. Back End Web Development
Subject 4. Deployment and Hosting

UNIT OF STUDY 3 (Trimester 3)
Subject 5. Privacy and Security
Subject 6. Blockchain
Subject 7. Artificial Intelligence (AI/Machine learning)

What are the units?

We’ve made your units very easy to study by grouping them under  subjects, so you have less doubling up and your study is more efficient  and meaningful.

BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
ICTSAS527 Manage client problems

ICTWEB513 Build dynamic websites
ICTWEB519 Develop complex web page layouts
ICTWEB520 Develop complex cascading style sheets
ICTDBS507 Integrate databases with websites
ICTPRG553 Create and develop REST APIs
ICTPRG554 Manage data persistence using noSQL data stores
ICTWEB522 Develop website information architecture
ICTWEB525 Implement quality assurance process for websites
ICTWEB514 Create dynamic web pages
ICTICT527 Develop and maintain blockchain solutions
ICTAII401 Identify opportunities to apply artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning
ICTAII501 Automate work tasks using machine learning
ICTAII502 Train and evaluate machine learning models
ICTAII503 Build natural language processing models and pipelines

What kind of work could I do when I graduate?

On completion of the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology qualification you will be equipped with a variety of sought after skills. The world of Information Technology is rapidly growing and expanding, with many industries now requiring those possessing a variety of IT skills to become part of their team.

Industries where Information Technology professionals are sought after include:
- Finance and insurance
- Education- Manufacturing
- Telecommunications
- Data processing and hosting
- Web and software developing
- Programming
- Analytics
- And many more

What are the education entry requirements?

There are no prior qualifications required before entering this diploma.

Course Details
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Duration: 12 Months
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Subjects: 7
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Study Method: Trainer-Led Fully Online
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Level: Nationally Accredited Diploma
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Enrolment Period:Closes 15th June
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Course Fee: Fee-Free Eligible Students
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Equinim College has a sole focus on the student's education. All of our learning materials are written by our in-house training experts. This means the training is real, alive and is actually usable in the industry you are studying.

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Our commitment is to you as a student and the industry that you will work in. For industries to grow and thrive they need good workers, skilled workers.
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We understand that whilst you want to learn something new, life can't just stop for your studies. We have made our materials simple and created an easy to use online learning platform.
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We are not just educators, we are learners too. We are open to what you bring to the table, your experience, your feedback and what we can achieve together.

Frequently asked questions

Is your training practical?

At Equinim College we believe training must be practical and useful. This means we train you the skills, tools and 'know how' for the actual job you will be doing.

Is there student support?

Absolutely! Every student is assigned a training mentor. This mentor will support you through your studies every step of the way. It is important to us that you have someone you can, ask questions, share information, challenge and work with, throughout your learning. There is also our office team who can help with anything course related, information about your studies and general support.

How long will my studies take?

Each course duration will vary depending on the course you are studying. That said, we make sure we teach education in a simple and concise way. This means you only learn what you actually need to know. We dont waste time with things you will not later use and or 'filler content'.

How does enrolment process work?

To enrol with us you must first fill out an enrolment application. We will then perform an interview with you, ensure you have all the information and check course suitability. From there, we will complete the enrolment documents with you and get you into your course.

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