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Diploma of Information Technology

Specialise in a faced paced industry in Information Technology

Domestic Students

Course outline (Domestic)

Course Code: ICT50220

What can I do with an Diploma of Information Technology?

The e-commerce impact on the business is revolutionary, as new variable of doing business online is changing the consumer’s trend of shopping. New business trends augment the sales and promotion experience by using the new channels: e-business to business, e-business to consumer and e-consumer to consumer. In this new business environment sellers and buyers interact directly through the web sites and applications, which is innovative, attractive, and opening up new frontiers, while removing the limitations of doing business across the Globe.

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to design and build interactive web site and applications for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of front-end and back-end ICT technologies.

Students will acquire skills to design web-based applications using a user experience (UX) methodology that consider the users’ experience at the centre of design. The three main front-end coding languages are HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Students will use them to build dynamic web pages that are beautiful and functional in common online business scenarios. Students will also learn a range of back-end technologies, such as server-side REST API and database operations, to complete the implementation of a complex web application.

Potential job opportunities for graduates for this course include:

  • Front end web developer
  • Backend developer
  • Full-stack web developer
  • API developer
  • User interface (UI) and user experience (UX) developer

Entry requirements

There is no pre-requisite to this qualification. 

Domestic students who want to enrol on this course are recommended to possess the following: 

  • Successful completion of Year 11 or 
  • Mature aged students who can demonstrate basic level understanding of IT knowledge, or some level of vocational experience in a range of work environments in the information technology industry. 

Students who are unable to provide evidence to demonstrate meeting the above requirements may be interviewed or asked to undertake the language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills to ascertain their existing skills.  

Digital skill is essential to undertake this course.

The recommended LLN profile to enter this qualification is: ACSF level 3 for five skills: Oral, Reading, Writing, Learning and Numeracy .

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

This course is delivered during a maximum duration of 56 weeks, including term breaks and public holidays


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

To successfully complete the Diploma of Information Technology, participants must complete a total of below twenty (20) units of competency.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBCRT512 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
ICTDBS507 Integrate databases with websites
ICTPRG553 Create and develop REST APIs
ICTPRG554 Manage data persistence using noSQL data stores
ICTWEB522 Develop website information architecture
ICTWEB525 Implement quality assurance process for websites
ICTICT530 Design user experience solutions
ICTWEB513 Build dynamic websites
ICTWEB514 Create dynamic web pages
ICTWEB518 Build a document using extensible markup language
ICTWEB519 Develop complex web page layouts
ICTWEB520 Develop complex cascading style sheets
BSBTEC501 Develop and implement an e-commerce strategy
ICTSAD508 Develop technical requirements for business solutions
ICTWEB451 Apply structured query language in relational databases
ICTWEB452 Create a markup language document

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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