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Diploma of Information Technology

Specialise in a faced paced industry in Information Technology

Domestic Students

Course outline (Domestic)

Course Code: ICT50118 | CRICOS Code: 099815J

What can I do with an Diploma of Information Technology?

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to administer and manage information and communications technology (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general ICT technologies.

Graduates from this program will be able to provide a broader rather than specialised ICT support function, applying a wide range of higher-level technical skills in ICT areas such as:

  • Networking
  • IT support,
  • Database development,
  • Web development.
  • Programming

In the programming cluster, students will be introduced to Python, one of the most widely used Artificial Intelligence (AI) programming languages. Artificial Intelligence will define the next generation of software solutions and will help organizations be more efficient and enrich people’s lives.

Entry requirements

There are no set requirements for this course. It is recommended that domestic students would meet one of below requirements:

  • Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course, or
  • Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course, or
  • Satisfactory complete year 11.

Domestic applicants will undertake the language, literacy and numeracy test and digital skill test as part of the Pre-Training Review.

How long does it take to do a Diploma of Information Technology?

This course has a duration of maximum 58 weeks


Three (3) sessions per week

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including Project, Observation of students performing practical tasks, Portfolio of Work, Written report, Analysis of case study/Response to simulated work scenario or Written questioning.

Can I Study Diploma of Information Technology Online?
Yes You Can!

GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Information Technology Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

Is This Course Government Funded?

This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply for training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

Course Factsheet

Unit CodeUnit Name
ICTNWK508Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTNWK507Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTNWK505Design, build and test a network server
BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
ICTICT509Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTWEB429Create a mark-up language document to specification
ICTWEB510Analyse information and assign meta tags
ICTWEB508Develop website information architecture
ICTWEB411Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
ICTWEB502Create dynamic web pages
BSBWHS501Ensure a safe workplace
ICTDBS502Design a database
ICTSAD501Model data objects
ICTPRG425Use structured query language
ICTDBS504Integrate database with a website
ICTSAS505Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
ICTICT517Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTPRG430Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG528Perform data conversion
ICTSAD506Produce a feasibility report


You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*

To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.

Course Accreditations

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualification Framework

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