Diploma of Information Technology

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Course Overview

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to administer and manage information and communications technology (ICT) support in business using a wide range of 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 areas such as networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development.

Please note this qualification was previously titled ICT50115 but is now referred to as ICT50118.

What you will learn

This program aims to instill a design thinking approach in students to provide them with a distinctive problem solving strength for solving web, app and UX design challenges. This program embeds a number of internationally recognized vendor certifications to ensure graduates are competitive the job market.

Includes vendor certifications

Includes Certificate of Attendance

  • ICTICT509Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTICT517Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
  • BSBCRT501Originate and develop concepts
  • CUADIG502Design digital applications
  • ICTPMG501Manage ICT projects
Vender certification
  • ICTPRG505 Build advanced user interface
  • ICTPRG409Develop mobile applications
  • ICTICT406Build a graphical user interface
  • ICTPRG527Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
  • ICTPRG525 Build Java applets
Vender certification
  • ICTWEB411 Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
  • ICTWEB429 Create a markup language document to specification
  • ICTWEB501Build a dynamic website
  • ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages
  • ICTWEB503 Create web-based programs
Vender certification
  • BSBLDR502Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBWHS521Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
  • ICTICT419Work effectively in the digital media industry
Vender certification  

How you can study

Students are required to attend class a minimum of two days per week and will be required to complete self-paced study activities outside of class-time. This is estimated at approximately 20 hours. In some weeks students may need to attend class 5 days per week. A study plan will be developed for you on commencement and reviewed for the start of each term.

Enrolment Information

This course is conducted over 52 weeks. There are 4 study terms of 10 weeks each. There is a 3-week holiday period between terms.

Upcoming Intake Dates

  • 13 January 2020
  • 17 February 2020
  • 13 April 2020
  • 18 May 2020 
  • 13 July 2020
  • 17 August 2020
  • 12 October 2020
  • 16 November 2020

International Students can study the ICT50118 - Diploma of Information Technology in our Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne campus.

In Australia you are considered to be an overseas student if you’re not an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident humanitarian visa.

To apply as a International student:

  • Students must be 18 years or over.
  • Students must have completed their final year of secondary schooling or equivalent.
  • Students need to be able to demonstrate an IELTS score of 5.5 overall, with a minimum of 5 in any one band, or equivalent.

Course fees are fixed for the duration of your enrolment.

The total fees payable for this qualification are: AUD$14,850. This is broken into two payments:

Payment 1: 

Before we can issue a Confirmation of Enrolment, you will be required to pay

  • a non-refundable Enrolment fee of AUD$350
  • a Materials fee of AUD$500, and
  • 50% of your Tuition fees AUD$7,000

A Confirmation of Enrolment is required to apply for your Student Visa.

Payment 2: 

Payment 2 is required after you have completed 50% of your course. You will be required to pay the outstanding balance of your Tuition fees of AUD$7,000.

Students studying the ICT50118 - Diploma of Information Technology will be assessed via

  • project work
  • instructor observations; and
  • theory based assessments

To also gain the vendor certifications available through this qualification students must sit and pass the related exams. Vendor Certifications are a recommended, optional element of the program but not necessary to gain the Qualification.

Students may apply for course credit if they can demonstrate the required skills and knowledge. Speak with a Student Support Officer for more information.

Thank you for making my dream come true ...Raya Zaharieva, Bulgaria
A shout out to those thinking of studying in Australia... Do it. Sydney is the friendliest, most exciting place to be! ...Raya Zaharieva, Bulgaria
I learned all about business and IT. It was exactly what I was looking for ...Erica Takoch, Pittsburgh, USA

Quick facts

  • ICT50118

    Diploma of Information Technology


    Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne


    This course is conducted over 52 weeks. There are 4 study terms of 10 weeks each. There is a 3-week holiday period between terms.


    13 Jan, 17 Feb, 13 Apr, 18 May, 13 Jul, 17 Aug, 12 Oct, 16 Nov