ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology


CRICOS Course Code: 107634K

Course Intakes: January & July

Course Duration: 49 weeks

Tuition Fees AUD$12,000.00


Course Description:

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have established specialised skills in a technical ICT function.

Individuals in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, as part of a team or leading a deliverable with others. They may apply their skills across a wide range of industries, business functions and departments, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).  This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to manage, as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team, the installation of a range of networks, including internetworking, security and e-business integration. This course provides essential skills and knowledge to build and manage network systems in a business environment.

The Elective chosen for this qualification will enable students to gain the following specialisations:

  • Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking)
  • Diploma of Information Technology (Cloud Architecture)


Entry Requirements:

  • 18 years or above and have completed Year 12 (HSC) or AQF qualification (Diploma of Management or equivalent).
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 overall, no less than 5.0 in each band or upper intermediate or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL centre.
  • Applicants with no formal qualification and who can provide evidence of relevant and sufficient work experience can be considered


Course Details:

Code Title Elective
BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts Core
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices Core
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team Core
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation Core
ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments Core
ICTSAS527 Manage client problems Core
ICTNWK536 Plan, implement and test enterprise communications solutions Elective
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks Elective
ICTNWK540 Design, build and test network servers Elective
ICTNWK546 Manage network security Elective
ICTNWK557 Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments Elective
ICTNWK559 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment Elective
ICTCLD501 Develop cloud disaster recovery plans Elective
ICTCLD502 Design and implement highly-available cloud infrastructure Elective
ICTCLD503 Implement web scale cloud infrastructure Elective
ICTCLD504 Improve cloud-based infrastructure Elective
ICTNWK541 Configure, verify & troubleshoot WAN links & IP Services Elective
ICTNWK542 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers Elective
ICTNWK543 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches Elective
ICTNWK538 Install and maintain valid authentication processes Elective

Course Outcome:
Students who gain this qualification may seek roles as Network Administrators, IT Support Technicians or other Computer Network Professional positions.