Information Technology Courses

Duration icon 900 hours Qualification icon Advanced Certificate Modules icon 9 modules This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning


HOME STUDY - WEBSITE DEVELOPER - PROGRAMMING

GAIN SKILLS TO DEVELOP DYNAMIC DATABASE DRIVEN WEBSITES + GRAPHIC DESIGN + PHOTOGRAPHY + e-COMMERCE!

This unique course will teach you website development from all angles: programming, database, graphics and marketing.   Designed to help you develop critical and in demand skills that make a difference to commercial success in the here & now of today's world.  

  • Learn VB.net, ASP.net, SQL and Javascript (new!)
  • Develop graphic skills in Photoshop & Flash
  • Learn E-commerce and marketing

Employers are looking for versatile and adaptable employees with a wide range of skills. Don't miss out on this chance to gain a wide range of useful and necessary skills.

Accreditation:  International Accreditation and Recognition Council I.A.R.C.


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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 11 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
 
TOO MANY PROGRAMMERS LEARN THE WRONG COMPUTER LANGUAGE
 
ASP.NET is a language that is used widely on the internet -and that means this is a particularly useful course!
 
ASP.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 your own database driven web applications.

 

This course covers all aspects of ASP.Net including programming essentials, forms, web server controls, form validation, classes, namespaces, applications, database interaction, error handing, email and creating an online store.

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Duration icon 1500 hours Qualification icon Associate Diploma Modules icon 15 modules This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning


LEARN ECOMMERCE and ONLINE MARKETING

AN EXCEPTIONAL COURSE FOR ALL INVOLVED IN ONLINE BUSINESS

As more business move to an online presence, knowledge of how to market online is becoming increasing valuable.   This course will help you develop an exciting mix of skills in I.T. and marketing, which are in high demand world wide. Ecommerce 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. 

This course consists of 15 modules which are comprised of a blend of practical programming and web development as well marketing, ecommerce and graphics courses designed to equipe you with the diverse skills required for online business.

Accreditation: This course is internationally accredited through I.A.R.C

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Duration icon 1500 hours Qualification icon Associate Diploma Modules icon 15 modules This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning


A PRACTICAL I.T. QUALIFICATION THROUGH ONLINE LEARNING - VIA HOME STUDY

 
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.
 
The course encompasses a wide range of practical subjects including programming languages such as VB.net, ASP, SQL, Javascript, HTML as well as providing a wide range of elective modules including ecommerce, marketing subjects, editing and more.
 
Accreditation: I.A.R.C (International Accreditation & Recognition Counsel)
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Duration icon 1500 hours Qualification icon Associate Diploma Modules icon 15 modules This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

 

IT DIPLOMA - GET AN IT DIMPLOMA THROUGH HOME STUDY - ONLINE LEARNING

Gain Practical IT and Management skills in one 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.
  • This course combines an education in broad I.T. skills, with business and managemen
  • Self paced, 1500 hour professional training, supported by a team of tutors from around the world
  • A very practical course, where every student is treated aqs an individual; and helped to develop skills that will set them apart and improve their employability anywhere in the world.

Accreditation: This course is internationally accredited through I.A.R.C

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Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning


DISTANCE EDUCATION - ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS COURSE

GET A QUALIFICATION IN ELECTRONIC JOURNALISM

Learn a unique blend of marketable skills in publishing, photography and IT.
 
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.

This course is a must for writers, journalists, freelance writers, and anyone interested in writing for the web.
 
Accreditation: I.A.R.C (International Accreditation & Recognition Council)
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Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

 

HOME STUDY - IT CERTIFICATE

A sound introduction to using computers

 
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.
 
Recognition: International Accreditation and Recognition Council (IARC)

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Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

HOME STUDY - ASP, VB, HTML AND MORE 

Learn to develop functional database driven websites

Web site development has become a huge industry, and there is high demand for developers who can bring results. IT 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 Basic.NET, Flash, E-commerce and Digital Photography.

  • learn programming languages such as ASP.net and VB.net
  • learn to build websites
  • gain useful skills in flash and digital photography
  • learn to program web sites
  • self paced, 600 hour course, tuition from qualified, experienced and very successful web developers
  • a "results" focused course -we teach you how to build sites that don't just look good; but also get the traffic and sell the goods

 

Career Opportunities
Web developer, Web specialist, Web programmer

Accreditation: International Accreditation and Recognition Council (I.A.R.C)


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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 13 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

 

LEARN MICROSOFT APPLICATIONS - HOME STUDY - ONLINE LEARNING

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.


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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 9 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

 

REPAIR AND SERVICE COMPUTERS - DISTANCE LEARNING 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 computer if it has some problems.
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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
 
LEARN MORE ABOUT COMPUTER SERVICING WITH THIS INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER SERVICING  COURSE - DISTANCE LEARNING
 
Build on your skills in computer repair and servicing
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.
  • Develop procedures for routine hardware maintenance of a computer system
  • Develop procedures for routine software maintenance of a computer system
  • Evaluate the appropriateness of different computer systems for different applications.
  • Determine different sources of faulty hardware operation in a PC computer system
  • Determine different sources of faulty software operation in a PC computer system

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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 9 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
 
ADVANCED COMPUTER REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE COURSE - THROUGH ONLINE LEARNING
 
Gain advanced computer servicing skills.
This follows on from Computer Servicing II 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.
Learn to:
  • Compare alternative solutions to different types of faults determined in PC computer systems
  • Repair hardware faults determined in PC computer systems
  • Repair software faults determined in PC computer systems
  • Install hardware components in a computer

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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence
 

A BEGINNER'S COURSE IN COMPUTERS

A beginners course, developing an understanding of computers, their applications in industry, and skills to use and manage the use of computers in a workplace situation. It is an excellent course for people wanting to have a starting point with computers. It is a very basic course which will give you a basic knowledge of computers. It requires no prior knowledge of computers.

Is this course right for me?
If you are someone looking for help to start using your PC and go through basic functions and have been wary of computers in the past this course has been developed just for you.
 

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Duration icon 100 hours Lessons icon 8 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
 
GAIN VALUABLE SEO, EMARKETING AND ECOMMERCE SKILLS- ONLINE COURSE
 
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. E commerce is short for “electronic commerce”. It is anything concerned with doing business electronically. Ecommerce includes commerce conducted over the internet, but also other forms of electronic commerce such as telephone banking, using a fax, or generating and managing accounting systems on a computer (without use of the internet).
 
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.

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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 12 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
 
HOME STUDY COURSE -  FLASH CS -  ONLINE
 
Flash CS course - home study, online, learning.Get skills in creating Flash CS animations and graphics.
 
Flash is used to make multimedia files and interactive websites. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to Flash. It assumes the student has no knowledge of Flash at all but they must have access to a computer with Flash CS installed.  Gain skills in: 
  • using the flash editor
  • using text and images in flash
  • creating animations
  • incorporating audio into movies
  • using synchronised & unsychronised audio
  • using video in flash movies
  • using components
  • publishing and more.
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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

 

GRAPHIC DESIGN - STUDY ONLINE

Learn all about Graphic Design. Build your skills, awareness and understanding of graphic design, and how it is applied commercially across a range of disciplines, ranging from marketing to publishing and beyond.

Do you want to know the difference between a TIFF and a GIF? If you are wanting to know more about the graphic design, whether you are looking for new career or if you work in a complementary profession, this is course for you.


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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
 
HTML & CSS - LEARN ONLINE AND CREATE GREAT WEBSITES
 
Gain the essential skills of HTML and creating a website from scratch.

Learn HTML coding and how 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 is suitable for anyone who wants to learn programming in HTML. It can be studied as a hobby or used to create a website for your personal or business use. Keeping in mind that web development companies charge thousands of dollars to develop websites for businesses, this course is a good investment.   Javascript is recommended to take with this course to make your website dynamic.


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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 11 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
 

LEARN ABOUT INFORMATION SECURITY ONLINE

 
Don't take unnecessary risks!
 
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.
 

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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Javascript course - online, home study, distance education

 
HTML AND JAVASCRIPT HELP YOU TO CREATE GREAT WEBSITES
Make websites magic with dynamic HTML and Javascript!
 
This skill is a necessity in today's web based world due to increased usability requirements given the many devices that people use to access the web. 
 
JavaScript is a powerful scripting language which can be used to read and modify HTML elements, validate data, and it can also react to events such as a mouse click or a key press on the keyboard, etc.  This course will teach you:
  • programming essentials
  • the javascript language
  • DOM and event handling
  • create dynamic html and navigation
  • form validation, popups
  • write web apps & more!
This course compliements our HTML course and forms part of the Certificates in Web Development.  Javascript is one of the major modern components of creating succesful webpages.
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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

 

BECOME COMPETENT AT COMPUTER NETWORKING

A computer network, commonly just called a network, is a system of interconnected computers (and devices) that operate interactively. Any number of computers may be connected into a network, from two to dozens, hundreds, thousands or even millions. Networks typically include other devices such as printers, external hard drives, modems and routers, etc.  Nearly everyone involved with computers at any level now requires knowledge and skills with networks computer systems.

Gain the skills and competency you need in Networking with this course.  Studies include: networking introduction, topology, architecture and transmission media; components and hardware; design and planning;  upgrading; basic TCP/IP Services and Applications and more.

ACS Student Comment: Yes it is very much [a valuable learning experience] because I am learning something new that is in line with the work that I do up here, it has the most up to date basic information in technology.
Thanks to ACS for giving me this opportunity.

To do the online course which otherwise will be impossible to do at the same time working, especially for me who grew up in the analogue age, this gives me great confidence with my job as a radio communication technician and really looking forward to completed this networking foundation course, thank you
. Willem Ainui, PNG, Networking Foundations course.


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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 9 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
 
ONLINE COURSE - PHOTOSHOP CS - HOME STUDY
 
Photoshop CS course; online, study, learn.Gain skills in image manipulation for web and print
 
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. This is an excellent entry level course for anyone wanting to use Photoshop CS in their work, and is also suitable for keen amateurs.
Gain skills in using palettes and layers, preparing images for web and print, using filters, masking, making adjustments and much more. 

 

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Duration icon 500 hours Qualification icon Proficiency Award Modules icon 5 modules This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

 

GET A QUALIFICATION IN COMPUTER PROGRAMMING - ONLINE STUDY COURSE

 Why choose this Distance Learning course?

A Proficiency Award is a type of “specialist” certificate; designed to provide a qualification to reflect “knowledge or skills” in a specialised area. To attain a proficiency award, you need to: A/ Complete assignments and pass exams for three 100 hour modules/subjects Visual Basic.Net ASP.Net SQL Javascript HTML B/ 200 hrs work experience or a workplace project You can satisfy this by either submitting a reference from an employer or reputable colleague; or undertaking a major programming project (under tutor guidance). This is an ideal course for someone wanting to enter and work in one of the most 'in demand' fields of computer programming Career Opportunities Once this course is undertaken and completed you can start working as computer programmers, webdesigners or web developers.


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Duration icon 500 hours Qualification icon Proficiency Award This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

 

GET A QUALIFICATION IN COMPUTER SERVICING WITH THIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSE

Why choose this Distance Learning 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 helpdesk officer  This course is designed primarily for people who already have some related qualifications or experience, who seek to supplement their existing skills and gain an industry specific qualification that enhances their employability and capacity to work in industry.Save


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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 12 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

 

LEARN SQL ONLINE

 

Why choose this course?

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


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Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 12 lessons This course can be studied via Correspondence Correspondence This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning
 
ONLINE LEARNING - VB.NET - VISUAL BASIC - HOME STUDY

ACS student comments: I am finding the course very valuable it is keeping me focused and the content is excellent. I have a tendancy to go off on tangents but the structure of the course keeps me on track. Bill Anderson, Aust - Visual Basic.Net course.
 
Learn VB.net - get skills and practice.
 
Learn to produce windows applications using the .Net framework.  Students learn to:
  • Use variables & conditional statements
  • I/O handling & Controls
  • Objects, Modules
  • Methods, events, classes a
  • Polymorphism, inheritance
  • Debugging
  • Produce an application.

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