Diploma of Information Technology

Program Code                                                                         ICT50118

CRICOS Course Code                                                             099815J

Course Duration                                                                     58 weeks

Delivery Mode                                                                         Face to face training

Campus Location and Delivery Site                                   337-339 La Trobe Street Melbourne 3000 VIC

Course Description

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 language. Artificial Intelligence will define the next
generation of software solutions and will help organizations be more efficient and enrich people’s

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of Australian Year 11 or equivalent or higher OR
  • Completion of an Australian training program (AQF 4 or above)

Language requirements:

  • Minimum of IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5) or equivalent, or
  • Successfully complete the GBCA ELICOS English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP1).

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Name
ICTNWK508 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTWEB429 Create a mark-up language document to specification
ICTWEB510 Analyse information and assign meta tags
ICTWEB508 Develop website information architecture
ICTWEB411 Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages
ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
ICTDBS502 Design a database
ICTSAD501 Model data objects
ICTPRG425 Use structured query language
ICTDBS504 Integrate database with a website
ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTPRG430 Apply introductory object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG528 Perform data conversion
ICTSAD506 Produce a feasibility report

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.

Intake Dates

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