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ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology

National Course Code: ICT50220
CRICOS Course Code: 106760A
Course Fees: $24,000 AUD
Material Fee: $1,500 AUD
Entry requirements: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, Completed year 12(HSC or equivalent)
About this course

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 specialist fields, working independently, as part of a team or leading deliverables 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:

  • Advanced networking: configuring and managing virtual computing environments, and security within ICT networks.
  • Advanced programming: applying intermediate and advanced programming skills, managing data, and building advanced user interfaces to manage organisational requirements.
  • Back-end web development: developing and maintaining website information architecture and data.
  • Business analysis: designing and implementing technical requirements, quality assurance processes and contingency plans for businesses.
  • Cloud architecture: developing, improving, and designing cloud infrastructure, including disaster recovery plans.
  • Cloud engineering: building, implementing, and managing cloud infrastructure and virtual networks.
  • Cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans.
  • Database and data management: creating, designing, and monitoring systems that store data and optimise organisational knowledge management.
  • Front end web development: designing dynamic and complex websites, user experience solutions and documents using extensible mark-up languages.
  • Game art and design: creating complex 2D and 3D modelling and animation software through scripts and storyboards.
  • Game programming: creating complex 2D and 3D interactive games and media, building graphical user interfaces and applying artificial intelligence in game development.
  • Systems administration: reviewing maintenance procedures and support to help troubleshoot system applications.
  • Systems analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions.
Assessment methods

Observations, Case Study, Projects, Assignments, Presentations, Role play, Quiz, Supervised Assessment, Practical Observation, Work Based Training

Packaging Rule

Total Number of Units = 20
6 Core Units
14 Elective units

Core Units 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
Elective Units Unit Name
ICTICT443 Work collaboratively in the ICT Industry
BSBPMG537Manage project procurement
ICTICT523 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTCYS610 Protect critical infrastructure for organisations
ICTCYS613 Utilise design methodologies for security architecture
ICTSAS524 Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
ICTSAS526 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
ICTPMG505 Manage ICT projects
ICTSAD509 Produce ICT feasibility reports
ICTSAS526 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
ICTCYS407 Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
BSBPMG536 Manage project risk
BSBPMG539 Manage project governance
ICTWEB513 Build dynamic websites