Information Technology Courses

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Learn ASP.NET programming

Dot NET programmers are the most sought after for writing web sites. Whilst there is an oversupply of programmers skilled in some languages, there is heavy demand for skilled ASP.NET Programmers.
 
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to ASP.NET. By the end of the course, you should be able to easily understand all the major aspects of ASP.NET and use it to produce their own web applications. This is the only ASP.net course available completely by distance education.
 
Career Opportunities are Strong
Work as web developer for software companies, Freelance Webdesign work.
Asp.net programmers can attract very good hourly rates of pay, more than other types of programmers.

 


More info & enrolment: ASP.NET - BIT200 »

Develop a mix of skills in I.T. and marketing, which are in high demand world wide.

E commerce is a must have skill for managers in any industry not just IT because all businesses now use the world wide web as another point of sale. To successfully sell on the web knowledge of the way business and marketing goes on the web is a must have. Great course for Marketing managers and Business managers.

Career Opportunities
You can work as IT Managers, IT Consultants, Ecommerce Consultants, Web marketing consultant etc.

 


More info & enrolment: ASSOCIATE DIPLOMA IN E COMMERCE VIT004 »

 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE DIPLOMA COURSE - Learn IT for a successful Career

Why Choose this Course?
A solid foundation for a career in I.T., this course focuses on developing awareness of industry, knowledge of valuable skills and a capacity to adapt to change in order to remain abreast of what is a rapidly changing discipline. This course does not require any previous IT experience as it takes you right from the basics to a higher level.
Career Opportunities
You can work as an IT Officer, Technical support officer, IT Help desk Officer or an IT Administrator


More info & enrolment: ASSOCIATE DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY VIT005 »

Learn IT Management Skills

Why choose this course?
Develops a balance of skills in both Information Technology and management to produce a graduate with the foundation training to manage an IT business or department. This course does not require any previous IT experience though experience in using a personal computer will be useful.
Career Opportunities
This a good course for people who want to start a career in IT or people with IT experience who want to attain a qualification to further their career.
More info & enrolment: ASSOCIATE DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT – VIT006 »
Learn Successful Electronic Journalism skills 
  • Develop freelance writing skills, programming a website and an understanding of the modern publishing industry.
  • Study in your own time and at your own pace.
  • Learn from industry experts – our tutors! Improve your job prospects.
  • Develop skills in freelance writing, programming a web site and a broad understanding of the modern publishing industry.
 
The publishing industry has changed greatly over recent decades, embracing IT not only for writing, but also production and increasingly for publishing. This is a very good course for anyone seeking a start in today's publishing industry. Most of the writing nowadays is done on the computers even if it is for print.
Ebooks, web sites, blogs, and electronic marketing are just some of the areas where writers are now finding their work.
 

More info & enrolment: CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRONIC JOURNALISM VIT007 »
Develop broad, relevant IT Knowledge as a foundation for Working with Modern Technology
  • A wide ranging qualification for anyone wanting to work in the IT industry.
  • Improve your IT knowledge
  • Study in your own time and at your own pace.
  • Learn from the experts – our tutors!
A broad foundation course for anyone seeking entry into a career with computers. It is also a good course for people looking to complement their existing careers with IT knowledge. No previous IT experience is required to undertake this course.
 
Work as 1st level IT help desk, IT Technician, IT officer -or enhance your skills for greater success in business or management

More info & enrolment: CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY VIT003 »

Learn Website Development

Why choose this course?
Web Site Development has become a huge industry; and there is high demand for developers who can bring results. I.T. Staff at ACS are world leaders in web site development, rest assured you will be trained by experts.  This certificate teaches the most in demand web development tools like HTML, ASP.net, Visual Studio.net, Flash, Ecommerce and Digital photography.
Career Opportunities
Web developer, Web specialist, Web programmer
More info & enrolment: CERTIFICATE IN WEB SITE DEVELOPMENT VIT002 »

Learn about Computer networks  

  • what they are
  • their component parts
  • the various configurations that are possible and what they can do.  
This course lays a foundation in a way that will enable you to better plan and manage computer networks.

It is designed for the office manager, or I.T. professional who has limited knowledge of networks; and needs a more solid foundation in order to build their knowledge, skills and ability to work with networks.


More info & enrolment: COMPUTER NETWORKING FOUNDATIONS BIT103 »

Learn to Use Computers Better with Microsoft Software

Why choose this course?
This course is or people who already know how to use a computer, but wish to extend their skills, particularly with respect to Microsoft applications.
Is this course right for me?
If you want to work with Microsoft word, excel, access etc this is the course for you.
More info & enrolment: COMPUTER OPERATIONS VIT101 »

Learn about Computer Hardware 

 

 

- maintenance and repair

Why choose this course?

Computer technicians are in high demand. With an increasing number of computers used in both the home and workplace, there is a significant and ever growing demand for people to install, maintain and repair both hardware and software. While many computer courses teach programming, surprisingly few provide the type of training needed to be a competent and effective computer technician.
This course provides an introduction to servicing computers. It develops a broad and general understanding of repair and maintenance procedures that can be used at work or home, and in doing so provides a good starting point for anyone seeking a career in computer servicing.

Is this course right for me?
This course is for you if you are looking to work as an IT technician or an IT support specialist or just want to know how to fix your own comp

A comment from one of our Computer Servicing I students:     "Very good course. Look forward to the next one"   I. McKenzieuter


More info & enrolment: COMPUTER SERVICING 1 VIT203 »

Study at Home Computer Servicing

Why choose this course?
This course covers more into the hardware diagnostics, fault analysis. It also covers software trouble shooting etc.
This course expands on and continues from the basics covered in Computer Servicing 1
.
Is this course right for me?
If you are looking into expanding your skills more into troubleshooting and hardware diagnostics this course is suitable for you.
More info & enrolment: COMPUTER SERVICING II VIT204 »

Computer Servicing Distance Learning Course

Why choose this course?
If you have previous IT experience and do not want to go through the basics this course is the one to choose. This follows on from Computer Servicing I I dealing further with more advanced computer repairs
Is this course right for me?
This is the ideal course for people who are experienced in IT and are looking to improve on their knowledge.
More info & enrolment: COMPUTER SERVICING III VIT205 »

Learn about the world of E-Commerce with ACS

  • Develop an ability to manage commercial transactions electronically, particularly via the internet.
  • While the course is concerned with marketing, management and processing; the primary concern is marketing.

 

Is this course right for me?

This course is excellent for managers and marketing people who are good with general marketing but are not very sure about marketing on the web.


More info & enrolment: E-COMMERCE BIT100 »

Why Choose this course?
Flash is used to make multimedia files and interactive websites. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to Flash MX. It assumes the student has no knowledge of Flash at all but they must have access to a computer with a CDROM drive and Flash MX installed. As with all our computer courses, students are able to purchase the software required (Flash MX) at a heavily discounted price (academic pricing). More information can be obtained about this from the school.
By the end of the course, the student should be able to easily understand all the major aspects of Flash MX and use it to produce their own Flash applications.
Is this course right for me?
If you are thinking of a career in multimedia or graphic design this course is a must for you. Lot of people take up this course out of interest as well.

Duration     100 hours


More info & enrolment: FLASH CS BIT102 »

Learn about Graphic Design and how to apply it commercially across a range of disciplines
 
Graphic design involves technical, creative and management work tasks. Art and design are both conceptual processes. Both aim to communicate ideas to an audience.

Some consider the differences between art and design to be minimal if any, but for most artists and designers, there is a clear distinction.

  • Art work is intending to communicate ideas that have originated with the artist.
  • Design work is intending to communicate ideas from a client to deliver a message from someone other than the designer.
     
     

 

 

 


More info & enrolment: GRAPHIC DESIGN BIT205 »
Learn HTML and CSS
This course is designed to provide the student with a starting point for understanding the world of Web Development. It will provide sufficient training for you to start producing your own HTML pages and publish them to the Internet.
 
  • Learn to create web pages.
  • Explore different methods of laying out an HTML page.
  • Investigate some of the techniques employed by web developers to Navigate between web pages.
  • Experiment with the use of images and background images on web pages.
  • Use style sheets to change the look and feel of a web page.
  • Build a web site based on a client design specification.

This course complements our JavaScript course to develop dynamic webpages.


More info & enrolment: HTML (WRITING AN INTERNET WEBSITE) VIT102 »

Learn to Make Electronic Information more Secure

Information Security has always been a vital component of information systems, and ever since the rise of the Internet back in the early 1990’s, information systems have become increasingly accessible by people across the globe.

Today, security is one of the highest priorities in most organisations and more and more home users are getting the message and becoming aware of the importance of information security.

  • Learn to keep Information on your computer secure - a course equally important for the individual through to the largest corporation.

More info & enrolment: INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT - VIT203 »
Gain A Key Skill for anyone involved in Web Development - Learn JavaScript - DHTML

Learn Javascript - home study course.

JavaScript is a key programming skill for anyone involved with websites. Study with our JavaScript course and learn:
  • Programming essentials.
  • The JavaScript language
  • DOM and event handling.
  • Create dynamic HTML and navigation.
  • Write web apps and much more.

This is a unique and very relevant course - use your knowledge to promote your business, your career, you!

 


More info & enrolment: JAVASCRIPT BIT202 »

Distance Learning Photoshop Course

Why choose this course?
Develop a basic understanding of how to create and manipulate images and artwork compositions using Adobe Photoshop for use on the web, email and print.

The course is upgraded regularly by a leading graphic artist to retain current industry relevance. This is an excellent entry level course for anyone wanting to use Photoshop in their work (or very keen amateurs).

Is this course right for me?
If you work a lot with images, photos and graphics this course is a must have. It is an excellent course for people who are interested in digital photography and are looking to learn to edit their pictures and make suitable for printing.


More info & enrolment: PHOTOSHOP (BEGINNER to MEDIUM LEVEL) - VIT202 »
PROFICIENCY AWARD IN COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 
 
This is a professional development course for professional people from any industry  who wish to add programming skills to their skill set; whether as a technician, manager or marketing professional.
 
This is a 500 hour course in computer programming where you  gain both theory and practical work experience with this flexible qualification.

More info & enrolment: PROFICIENCY AWARD IN COMPUTER PROGRAMMING VIT008 »
COMPUTER SERVICING COURSE PROFICIENCY AWARD - DISTANCE LEARNING
 
Why choose this course?

Develop skills in the repair and maintenance of computers (PC'S). A Proficiency Award is a type of “specialist” certificate; designed to provide a qualification that reflects “knowledge or skills” in a specialised section of an industry or discipline.

Career Opportunities
People who have completed this course can work in IT technical support, as IT Technicians, IT officer, IT help desk officer


More info & enrolment: PROFICIENCY AWARD IN COMPUTER SERVICING VIT001 »
Learn to develop and manage databases for the internet
 
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to SQL. By the end of the course, the student should be able to easily understand all the major aspects of SQL.
 
Is this course right for me?
This course is most suitable for programmers and web developers who are looking to expand their skills with SQL server
More info & enrolment: SQL FOR THE WEB - BIT201 »

Home Study Visual Basic.Net Course

ACS student comments: I am finding the course very valuable it is keeping me focused and the content is excellent. I have a tendency to go off on tangents but the structure of the course keeps me on track. Bill Anderson, Aust - Visual Basic.Net course

Why choose this course?

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to Visual Basic.NET.

It assumes the student has no knowledge of Visual Basic or computer programming at all but they must have access to a computer and either Visual Studio.NET or Visual Basic.NET installed. As with all our computer courses, they enable the student to purchase the software required at a heavily discounted price (academic pricing). More information can be obtained about this from the school. By the end of the course, the student should be able to easily understand all the major aspects of Visual Basic.NET and use it to produce their own windows based applications.
Is this course right for me?
If you are a programmer experienced in html but want to complement your knowledge with knowledge of visual basic this course is apt for you. Visual basic is more sophisticated than html and can produce more sophisticated websites.


More info & enrolment: VISUAL BASIC.NET BIT101 »