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Diploma of Information Technology

Specialise in a faced paced industry in Information Technology

Domestic Students

ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology

Course Description

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 .

Course duration

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.

Delivery mode

Blended delivery between face to face and real time online

Government funding

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.

Course Factsheet


Unit CodeUnit Name
BSBCRT512Originate and develop concepts
BSBXCS402Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
BSBXTW401Lead and facilitate a team
ICTICT517Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTICT532Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
ICTSAS527Manage client problems
ICTDBS507Integrate databases with websites
ICTPRG553Create and develop REST APIs
ICTPRG554Manage data persistence using noSQL data stores
ICTWEB522Develop website information architecture
ICTWEB525Implement quality assurance process for websites
ICTICT530Design user experience solutions
ICTWEB513Build dynamic websites
ICTWEB514Create dynamic web pages
ICTWEB518Build a document using extensible markup language
ICTWEB519Develop complex web page layouts
ICTWEB520Develop complex cascading style sheets
BSBTEC501Develop and implement an e-commerce strategy
ICTWEB451Apply structured query language in relational databases
ICTWEB452Create 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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