Fundamentals of Information Technology

BIT503

This online course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to support and enhance organisational processes and systems.

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    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
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    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

 

You will develop the skills required to provide technical support using applicable practice methodologies for managing hardware and software resources in the workplace.

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Explain the processes associated with information management, including data storage and retrieval
  • Describe the concepts of user experience and usability in IT and the requirements for supporting end users
  • Explain security concepts and tools and techniques used for minimising risk
  • Describe networking and internet concepts
  • Identify the processes and procedures necessary for hardware and software diagnostic testing, maintenance, and technical and customer support
  • Demonstrate the basic principles of web design and interactivity

Assessment

100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Certificate
Diploma
Bachelor's Degree

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying