ICT50120: Diploma of Information Technology

To achieve this qualification, the learner must demonstrate competency in 20 units of competency. 

The qualification comprises of:

  • Core units = 6
  • Elective units = 14

Core Units
BSBCRT501 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

Elective Units
ICTNWK517 Determine best-fit topology for a wide area network
ICTNWK518 Design an enterprise wireless local area network
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
ICTICT443 Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
ICTICT518 Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
ICTICT523 Gather data to identify business requirements 
ICTICT524 Determine ICT strategies and solutions for organisations
ICTICT526 Verify client business requirements
ICTPMG505 Manage ICT projects 
ICTSAD508 Develop technical requirements for business solutions 
ICTSAD509 Produce ICT feasibility reports
Age
  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed the equivalent of Year 12.
Pre-Training Review
  • Participate in a pre-training review interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs. This will also include an LLN assessment and computer skills assessment. Students must achieve ACSF Level 4 for each domain for their LLN assessment.
English Language

International students, applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:

  • IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    • educated for 5 years in an English speaking country; or
    •  completed at least 6 months of a Certificate III level course in an Australian RTO; or
    • successful completion of an English Placement Test.

Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. You are required to provide your results so that we can confirm they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

After attaining the Diploma of Information Technology, learners may undertake the following pathways:

  • ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Informaiton Technology

Potential employment options are as a Manager or Support Officer in the IT industry or a range of industry areas.

Orientation event is held before the start of the term. The students will be provided information their course, the requirements of attendance and assessment submissions, and the support services available to students.

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