This qualification provides the skills and knowledge to work in a select range of information and communications technology (ICT) technologies and to support small to medium enterprises that require broad and specific IT support. The IT positions that are possible after achieving this qualification require a range of knowledge and skills in networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development support; working safely and ethically in a sustainable work environment.

At a Glance

QualificationICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology
AccreditationNationally recognised – meets AQF standards
Qualification StatusCurrent
CRICOS Code086614C
Study ModeClassroom: 14 hours per week
Online: 6 hours per week
Duration52 weeks (includes 10 weeks holiday)
Intake Dates14 January, 18 February, 15 April, 20 May, 15 July, 19 August, 7 October, 11 November
Entry RequirementsIELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Employment opportunities

  • Information systems office manager
  • Office systems administrator
  • IT office manager
  • IT systems administrator
  • Systems manager
Unit Code and Unit Name Unit Type
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Core
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Core
ICTICT509 Gather Data to Identify Business Requirements Core
ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise Core
ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages Elective
ICTWEB509 Use site server tools for transaction management  Elective
ICTNWK516 Determine best-fit topology for a local network Elective
ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server Elective
ICTNWK506 Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network Elective
ICTNWK532 Identify and resolve network problems Elective
ICTSAD501 Model data objects Elective
ICTPRG525 Build Java applets Elective
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills Elective
ICTPRG528 Perform ICT data conversion Elective
ICTSAS503 Perform systems tests Elective
ICTNWK614 Manage ICT security Elective
ICTICT502 Develop Detailed Component Specifications from Project Specifications Elective
ICTWEB504 Build a document using extensible markup language Elective
ICTWEB505 Develop complex web page layouts Elective
ICTWEB506 Develop complex cascading style sheets Elective
SC EditorDiploma of Information Technology ICT50115