Diploma of Digital Media Technologies

Course Code: ICT50915, CRICOS Code: 086719E

Course Aims
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in designing, developing and refining digital media technologies as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team. It provides the opportunity to work in new and emerging digital media technology areas, such as online, and interactive design and development, and with tools and equipment, such as software, Web 2 tools, technologies and mobile devices.

Course Duration
52 weeks (including break)
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Application Fee: $AU 200
Tuition: $AU 9,000
Mode of Study
Face to Face/ on campus
Job Roles and Titles May Include:
Audio/video engineer, digital media specialist, multimedia designer, web designer, PC games programmer.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but it is preferred that candidates entering this qualification demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments, such as digital media, games development, animation, graphics design or similar roles, or have undertaken some previous Information Technology Networking related studies that might include:
  • ICT40815 Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICT40815.
International students entering this qualification must have an English Language proficiency level of one of the below:
  • IELTS band score of 5.5 or an equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with DIBP regulations (http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Stud/More/Student-Visa-English-Language- Requirements)
  • or
  • IELTS band score of 5.0 then satisfactory completion of an Upper Intermediate ELICOS or EAL or EAP program up to 20 weeks
  • or
  • Completion of at least upper intermediate ELICOS from a NEAS quality-endorsed centre (http://www.neas.org.au/studentsagents/centre-locator) or a member college of English Australia (https://www.englishaustralia.com.au/college_courses.php?id=113
  • or
  • studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States
  • or
  • within two years of your application date have successfully completed in Australia
  • a foundation course
  • a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or
  • a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.
  • Ozford also offers all students the opportunity to undertake a pre-entry English Proficiency Test (EPT) as part of the student enrolment process. Students can choose to undertake the English Proficiency Test (EPT) to confirm their level of English proficiency. Other students will be encouraged to undertake the English Proficiency Test (EPT) if for any reason there is doubt or concern about their English language Proficiency. Those students who gain less than 70% at the English Proficiency Test (EPT) will be required to undertake an ELICOS or ESL program up to 20 weeks at upper intermediate level. Recognition of Prior Learning provides students an opportunity to have their current skills and competencies recognised. Applicants wishing to have Recognition of Prior learning should complete the relevant RPL application form available from student administration.
    To achieve a Diploma of Digital Media Technologies, 18 units must be completed
    7 core units plus 11 elective units
    ICTGAM504 Manage interactive media production
    ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
    BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
    ICTICT515 Verify client business requirements
    ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
    ICTICT419 Work effectively in the digital media industry
    BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
    Electives *
    CUAPOS401 Edit screen content for fast turnaround
    ICTDBS504 Integrate database with a website
    ICTWEB429 Create a markup language document to specification
    CUADIG502 Design digital applications
    BSBRSK501 Manage risk
    BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    ICTICT514 Identify and manage the implementation of current industry-specific technologies
    ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
    ICTICT406 Build a graphical user interface
    ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website
    CUADIG504 Design Game
      *Electives are subject to change.
    The achievement of competence will be assessed by a range of methods aiming at maximum flexibility and customisation to address specific needs and learning situations; assessment methods may include:
    • Observation of ongoing activities
    • Presentation of portfolios
    • Role plays
    • Web design
    • Tests and quizzes
    Candidates will undertake informal assessment on an ongoing basis. This assessment will be used by the trainer to monitor candidate progress and to provide appropriate feedback. The informal assessments do not contribute to the results achieved by a learner. Learners should be aware that all competency based tasks must be completed by the submission due date.
    To receive a qualification, students are required to successfully complete all units of competence for the qualification level.
    Ozford has facilities and systems that include modern general purpose rooms, library and computer labs with Internet access and printers, multi-function photocopiers and wireless internet access.

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