ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology

CRICOS Course Code: 108962H

This qualification will provide students with the skills and knowledge to work successfully in an IT environment. This course is not restricted to business analysis, designing and implementing technical requirements, quality assurance processes and contingency plans for the business.

Individuals may apply their skills across a wide range of industries, business functions and or as a business owner(sole trader/contractor).

Employment Pathway

  • Business analytics consultant
  • BI specialists
  • Business systems analyst
  • Business Owner
  • Information analyst
  • Information manager/information officer
  • ICT project manager

Entry Requirements

  • Be over the age of 18
  • Demonstrate good command of written and spoken English
  • IELTS Level 5.5 equivalent if a non-native English speaker
  • Have completed an equivalent secondary schooling level of a High School Certificate or can demonstrate suitable work experience.

The Course Facts

Duration: 60 weeks plus 18 weeks of breaks (One and a half years)

2023 Start Dates:

  • 16 January
  • 13 March
  • 29 May
  • 17 July
  • 04 September
  • 06 November

Delivery mode: 

15 hours of face-to-face and 5 hours of online learning per week.

Sydney locationLevel 2&4 616-620 Harris Street, Ultimo NSW 2007

Course Structure

The course will be delivered in six terms over three semesters over one-and-a-half years.

The following identifies each term and the units of competency to be delivered:

 Term One

  •  ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
  •  BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
  •  BSBCRT512 – Originate and develop concepts

 Term Two

  • ICTPMG505 Manage ICT projects
  • ICTSAD508 – Develop technical requirements for business solutions
  • ICTPRG535 Build advanced user interfaces

 Term Three

  • BSBXTW401 – Lead and facilitate a team
  • ICTICT532 – Apply IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
  • ICTPRG530 Manage projects using software management tools
  • ICTSAS526 – Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans

Term Four

  • ICTICT443 – Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
  • ICTICT435 – Create technical documentation
  • ICTSAD509- Produce ICT feasibility reports

Term Five

  •  ICTICT440 Develop service level agreements
  •  BSBXCS402 – Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  •  ICTSASS524 Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
  • BSBPMG537 – Manage project Procurement

Term Six

  •  ICTSAS527 – Manage client problems
  •  ICTICT523 – Gather data to identify business requirements
  •  BSBPMG536 – Manage project risk