Diploma of Information Technology


52 weeks - Full Time, 4 Terms x 10 weeks (Total 40 weeks)
ICT50118, CRICOS Code: 0100141


Level 2, 1 James Place, North Sydney, NSW 2060   View map



ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology (CRICOS Code: 0100141)

This course is accredited by Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). Access the following link for further information regarding the accreditation of this course http://training.gov.au/Organisation/Details/45018. 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.

Persons working at this level 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, programming and web development.

Job Roles

  • Information Systems Office Manager
  • Office Systems Administrator
  • IT Office Manager
  • IT Systems Administrator
  • Systems Manager

Consistent with the training package rules, the units listed below will be delivered for this course. The code and title of each unit is provided as well as an indication of core and elective. This qualification is made up of 20 units of competency. The units of competency are stand alone and not sequenced in any specific order.

The duration of this course is 52 week in calendar Year, which include 40 weeks in academic calendar (10 weeks per term x 4 terms) and 12 weeks in holidays & study breaks.


Units of Competency 

This qualification is made up of 20 units of competency. The units of competency are stand alone and not sequenced in any specific order. The course structure is as below:

BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organization
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website
ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages
ICTWEB503 Create web-based programs
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTSAS502 Establish and maintain client user liaison
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system
BSBINN501 Establish systems that support innovation
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organizational change
ICTICT501 Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
ICTNWK536 Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
ICTPRG532 Apply advanced object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills


Entry Requirements

a) English language equivalence requirements

  • English is the student’s first language; or
  • IELTS 5.5 with no sub band scores less than 5.0; or
  • Completion of at least one year of full-time study at secondary, post-secondary or tertiary level; or
  • A pass grade or better in an English language subject at Australian Year 12 level or overseas equivalent; or
  • Completion of the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program at an Australian NEAS Accredited Language Centre; or
  • Completion of an English communication skills program appropriate for specific programs approved.

b) Educational and other qualifications, skills, and other prerequisites

  • A recognised secondary (high school) qualification; or completion of AQF Level 4 study (e.g., Certificate IV); or
  • For international students directly recruited from overseas, the entry requirement is the successful completion of equivalent high school certificate.


Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • Completion of qualification ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology, or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICT40115;


  • with demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments using a wide range of information technologies.


Pathways from the qualification

Students may wish to continue with ICT60115 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology or other ICA11 Advanced Diploma qualifications.


Recognition of Prior Learning

Elite Education Vocational Institute (EEVI) supports the national policy of recognition of qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations (RTO), regardless of the location, provided that the RTO is registered to offer units of competency which exist within the qualification offered by EEVI and which may also exist in other Training Packages. An application can be made for RPL when the student believes that they have already attained the necessary skills and competencies elsewhere (work other study etc.). An RPL application form is available from Administration Services upon request. The student will be required to provide documentation to support their application. The application will be processed and an assessment made as to the success or otherwise of the application. The student will be notified in writing of the result. The Student must sign (or otherwise accept) the ‘Record of Course Credit Granted’.


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