This Certificate of Advanced Computing course is a course designed to prepare students for education in English speaking countries such as Australia. The units in this course are designed on the basis of an internationally recognised education system. The students can get recognition of prior learning/ credit on completion of these units to allow pathways to leading universities in Australia. This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in software development, business information system, and project management and to administer and manage information and communications technology (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general ICT technologies.
This program mainly addresses the business applications of technology, the management of large quantities of information and the way in which this affects and changes modern organisations. In addition, this program provides an understanding of the technology on which systems are built as well as how to develop software systems and applications. It is designed to provide students with an understanding of the business context in which information systems are used through vast range of industries. Students obtain the in depth knowledge and practical skills necessary to work across a broad spectrum of computing areas.
The Advanced Computing program aims at developing students' intellectual ability, executive personality and Information Technology (IT) skills through an appropriate blending of IT and general education. Career opportunities include positions such as information systems office manager, office systems administrator, IT office manager, IT systems administrator, systems manager, analyst/systems analyst, e-commerce programmer, e-commerce architect, e-services web programmer, intranet engineer, Java developer, project manager, applications architect, web usability engineer, webmaster, web development manager, web architect, web programmer/software engineer, web developer, WAP designer/developer, web production manager, ICT business analyst, systems analyst, analyst programmer, developer programmer, software engineer, ICT security specialist, computer network and systems engineer, telecommunications engineer, telecommunications network engineer.
- Completion of Year 12 with high score or equivalent
- Satisfactory completion of the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test
||Introduction to Computing
||Information Technology in Business
||Workplace Health, Safety and Sustainability
||Web Page Design
||Manage ICT Systems
||Principles of Software Engineering