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CRICOS Course Code: 099823J
Duration:78 weeks (60 weeks delivery plus 18 weeks term break)

  • Mode of Study
  • Course Description
  • Course Structure
  • Entry Requirement
  • Career Opportunities
  • Education Pathways
  • Exit Point/Award

Students study full time mixed mode of delivery that integrates:

  • scheduled hours for face to face classes (15 hours per week during term time)
  • scheduled hours for on-line learning (5 hours per week during term time)
  • additional self-study to revise and reinforce areas of knowledge, assessment research and assessment preparation and completion

The Diploma of Information Technology provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to administer and manage information and communications technology (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general ICT technologies.

Persons working at this level provide a broader rather than specialised ICT support function, applying a wide range of higher-level technical skills in ICT areas such as networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development

ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology consists of twenty (20) units of competency, comprising 16 core units and 4 elective units, in accordance with the packaging rules.

Core Units


Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability


Ensure a safe workplace


Gather data to identify business requirements


Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

Elective Units


Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages


Create dynamic web pages


Build a dynamic website


Create web-based programs


Develop complex web page layouts


Research and review hardware technology options for organisations


Design and configure desktop virtualisation


Produce a feasibility report


Install and upgrade operating systems


Use network tools


Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications


Design and implement an integrated server solution


Design, build and test a network server


Install and manage complex ICT networks


Configure an internet gateway


Manage ICT projects


Although there are no stated entry requirements in the ICT Training Package for entry into ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology, international students must be 18 years of age or above and provide evidence the following published entry requirements as stated below:

Academic Entry Requirements

  • Year 12 with a pass of 60% in best four academic subjects.

English Language Entry Requirements:

  • IELTS score 6.0 minimum (no lower than 5.5 in each band) or equivalent
  • No study gap

Graduates at this level will have skills for specialised work. Job roles and titles may vary but can include:

  • Computer Technician
  • Customer Support Professional
  • Help Desk Specialist
  • Network Support Technician

After successfully achieving ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Network Security, candidates may undertake further studies at an Australian university or higher education provider

Students that successfully complete all 20 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology. This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)

Students that complete some but not all of the units of competency as stated in the Course Structure may be issued with a Statement of Attainment. It will identify only those units of competence that have been completed as part of the qualification and recognised nationally under the AQF

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