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

Diploma of Information Technology Course

BSBWHS501Ensure a safe workplace*Core
BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability*Core
ICTICT511Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise*Core
ICTICT509Gather data to identify business requirements*Core
ICTWEB504Build a document using extensible mark-up language Elective
ICTWEB505Develop complex web page layoutsElective
ICTWEB506 Develop complex cascading style sheets Elective
ICTWEB502Create dynamic web pages Elective
ICTWEB509Use site server tools for transaction managementElective
ICTNWK516Determine best-fit topology for a local networkElective
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
ICTNWK532Identify and resolve network problemsElective
ICTSAD501Model data objectsElective
ICTPRG525Build Java appletsElective
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skillsElective
ICTPRG528Perform ICT data conversionElective
ICTSAS503Perform systems testsElective
ICTNWK614Manage ICT securityElective
ICTICT502Develop detailed component specifications from project specificationsElective

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