Diploma of Information Technology


Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have established specialised skills in a technical ICT function. Individuals in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, as part of a team or leading a deliverable with others. They may apply their skills across a wide range of industries, business functions and departments, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).

The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

  1. Advanced Networking – Configuring and managing virtual computing environments, and security within ICT networks.
  2. Backend Web Development- Developing and maintaining website information architecture and data
  3. Advanced Programming: Applying intermediate and advanced programming skills, managing data and building advanced user interfaces to manage organisational requirements.
  4. Business Analysis – Designing and implementing technical requirements, quality assurance processes and contingency plans for business.
  5. Cloud Architecture: Developing, improving, and designing could infrastructure, including disaster recovery plans.
  6. Cyber Security: Protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans.
  7. Database and Data Management: Creating, designing and monitoring systems that store data and optimise organisational knowledge management.
  8. Frontend Web Development: Designing dynamic and complex websites, user experience solutions and documents using extensible mark-up languages.
  9. Game Art and design: Creating complex 2D and 3D modelling and animation software through scripts and storyboards
  10. Game Programming: Creating complex 2D and 3D interactive games and media, building graphical user interfaces and applying artificial intelligence in game development
  11. System Administration: Modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions.
  12. Telecommunication Network Engineering: Managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.

Vocational Outcomes

Successful completion of the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology can lead a range of possible career opportunities including ICT Office Manager, ICT Systems Administrator, Information Systems Office Manager and Office Systems Administrator

Course Completion

Students obtaining a ‘Competent’ result for all the units in this qualification will receive Diploma of Accounting. A statement of attainment will be issued only for the units in which a student has been found ‘Competent’

Protection of fee paid in advance

Tuition fee paid in advance by student is protected under comonwealth’s Tuition Protection Service (TPS). TPS is a placement and refund service for international students. The TPS is like an insurance cover for fees paid in advance. It is a single mechanism to place students when provider fails to meet obligations or as a last resort to provide refunds of unexpended prepaid tuition fees. 


February 19, 2024

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