ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology

Course Overview

The Diploma of Information Technology at Rosehill College equips students with specialized skills for various ICT roles, covering areas such as advanced networking, programming, web development, and cybersecurity.

Course Sector

Sector: Vocational Education and Training (VET)
CRICOS Course Code: 108962H
VET National Code: ICT50220
Course Level: Diploma
Course Language: English
Duration: 78 weeks

Entry Requirements

To enroll in the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology at Rosehill College, applicants must meet the following criteria:

General Requirements for All Students:

  • Age: Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Interview: Participate in a course entry interview to assess suitability and individual needs.

Additional Requirements for Domestic Students:

  • Language, Literacy, and Numeracy:
    • Must demonstrate sufficient skills through a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) assessment.
    • Required to achieve ACSF Level 3 for:
      • Reading
      • Writing
      • Numeracy
      • Oral Communication

Additional Requirements for International Students:

  • English Language Proficiency:
    • IELTS Score: Must have a score of 5.5 overall, with no individual band lower than 5.0 (test results must be no more than 2 years old).
    • Alternative Evidence:
      • Documented evidence of being educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
      • Successful completion of an English Placement Test at IELTS level 5.5.

Other English language tests such as PTE (minimum score of 42) and TOEFL iBT (minimum score of 46) are also accepted. Students must provide their test results to confirm equivalence to IELTS 5.5.

Fees and Charges

  • Tuition Fee (Domestic Students): $AU 9,600
  • Tuition Fee (International Students): $AU 12,500
  • Materials Fee: $AU 500
  • Estimated Total Course Cost: $AU 10,100 (Domestic) / $AU 13,000 (International)

Course Details

Units of Competency:

Core Units

  • 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 in ICT environments
  • ICTSAS527: Manage client problems

Elective Units

  • BSBPMG532: Manage project quality
  • BSBPMG536: Manage project risk
  • ICTICT440: Develop service level agreements
  • ICTSAS524: Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
  • ICTSAD508: Develop technical requirements for business solutions
  • ICTSAD509: Produce ICT feasibility reports
  • ICTSAS526: Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • BSBPMG537: Manage project procurement
  • ICTICT435: Create technical documentation
  • ICTICT443: Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
  • ICTICT523: Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTPMG505: Manage ICT projects
  • ICTPRG535: Build advanced user interfaces
  • ICTPRG530: Manage projects using software management tools

Assessment Methods

  • Written Quizzes: Test theoretical knowledge
  • Projects and Portfolios: Apply practical skills
  • Role Plays and Presentations: Simulate real-world scenarios

Course Duration

Total Duration: 78 weeks (including 18 weeks of holidays)
Weekly Commitment: 20 hours per week (15 hours face-to-face, 5 hours online)

Support Services

  • Academic Support: Tutoring and study groups
  • Welfare Support: Counseling services and career advice


Employment Pathways

Potential employment options are in a range of IT-related roles. Graduates of this course can pursue various positions such as:

  • Business Analyst
  • Telecommunication Technical Officer or Technologist
  • Telecommunications Network Planner
  • Telecommunications Network Manager

Further Education Pathways

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a range of advanced diploma qualifications, such as the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.

Preferred pathways include:

  • ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology, or
  • With vocational experience assisting in a range of support roles without a formal IT qualification

Pathways from the qualification: Further training pathways from this qualification may lead to the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.

Policies and Procedures

Contact Information

Admissions Office:
Email: info@rosehillcollege.edu.au
Phone: +61 (02) 7228 0008