About this course
This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have established specialised skills in a technical ICT function.
Individuals in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in specialist fields, working independently, as part of a team or leading deliverables with others. They may apply their skills across a wide range of industries, business functions and departments, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).
The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:
- Advanced networking: configuring and managing virtual computing environments, and security within ICT networks.
- Advanced programming: applying intermediate and advanced programming skills, managing data, and building advanced user interfaces to manage organisational requirements.
- Back-end web development: developing and maintaining website information architecture and data.
- Business analysis: designing and implementing technical requirements, quality assurance processes and contingency plans for businesses.
- Cloud architecture: developing, improving, and designing cloud infrastructure, including disaster recovery plans.
- Cloud engineering: building, implementing, and managing cloud infrastructure and virtual networks.
- Cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans.
- Database and data management: creating, designing, and monitoring systems that store data and optimise organisational knowledge management.
- Front end web development: designing dynamic and complex websites, user experience solutions and documents using extensible mark-up languages.
- Game art and design: creating complex 2D and 3D modelling and animation software through scripts and storyboards.
- Game programming: creating complex 2D and 3D interactive games and media, building graphical user interfaces and applying artificial intelligence in game development.
- Systems administration: reviewing maintenance procedures and support to help troubleshoot system applications.
- Systems analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions.