ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology

Cricos Course Code: 111179E

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Course overview

This qualification is designed in collaboration with industry to provide students with the knowledge required to get started in the ICT sector. Students can graduate with this standalone qualification or use it as a pathway into further study in a bachelor’s degree.

Course Summary

  • Duration: 78 weeks (including term breaks)

  • This course is for: International students

  • Final exam: No

  • Please contact us at [email protected] for our Onshore/Offshore course fees.

  • Funding: N/A

  • CRICOS: 111179E

  • Location: Canberra and Melbourne

  • Multiple intakes every year. Please contact our admin team for more information.

About Course

Course Description

This qualification would suit individuals who wish to develop their existing skills in Information Technology and those who are already working in the industry and want to strengthen their knowledge and career prospects.

Course Duration

  • 78 weeks (including term breaks)
  • 6 terms (10 weeks per term)

This course consists of 20 units of competency (6 core and 14 elective) delivered across a period of 78 weeks (including 18 weeks of term breaks). Students will complete 1,800 hours of structured learning (20 hours per week) and are expected to complete 600 hours of unsupervised study and assessment preparation (10 hours per week). The 60 weeks of learning are split into 6 terms of 10 weeks each, with each term covering 3-4 units of competency.

Study Mode

The delivery methods for this course include:

Face-to-Face Classroom-Based Learning

Course Entry Requirements

This course is available to those who have completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent and are at least 18 years of age at course commencement. All international students must be proficient in English at a level of IELTs 5.5 or equivalent, with no skills band less than 5.0.

It is recommended that all students have the appropriate level of learning, reading, writing, language, oral communication, and numeracy skills, as well as proficiency in the use of computer-based technology.


This course will be delivered and assessed through verbal assessment, group discussion, consultation, prescribed textbook reading and online written assessment activities.

Course Outcomes

Students will attain the Diploma of Information Technology once all units have been completed at a competent level.

Graduates of our Diploma of Information Technology will gain a solid overview of the IT and Communications industry with a focus on operational knowledge. Relevant job roles include:

  • ICT Office Manager
  • Office Systems Administrator
  • ICT Systems Administrator

Course Fees

The costs for this course are as follows:

  • Enrolment Fee: $200 (non-refundable)
  • Material Fee: $100 (non-refundable)
  • Tuition Fee: Scholarships are available

Please contact us at [email protected] for more information about our course fees.

Unit of Competency

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
ICTSAS527 Manage client problems
ICTPRG535 Build advanced user interfaces
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTNWK536 Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
ICTNWK540 Design, build and test network servers
ICTNWK546 Manage network security
ICTSAD507 Design and implement quality assurance processes for business solutions
ICTSAD508 Develop technical requirements for business solutions
ICTSAD509 Produce ICT feasibility reports
ICTICT523 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTICT524 Determine ICT strategies and solutions for organisations
ICTICT526 Verify client business requirements
ICTDBS505 Monitor and improve knowledge management systems
ICTICT443 Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
ICTPMG505 Manage ICT projects
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