Institute of Technology Australia

ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology

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CRICOS Code: 093617G

ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology qualification has a strong common core ICT Diploma base and provides students with fundamental skills required in Information Technology industry in different areas like web design and multimedia, networking, core programming, databases, software testing, etc., and widens the opportunities to explore by serving the purpose of general skills in IT.

Students will achieve broader skills as an outcome to meet any industry’s requirements and gain capabilities to provide IT solutions to real world IT related problems.

Course Fees

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Employment Outcomes

Students can gain the skills and knowledge required to design, develop and manage a website individually / independently. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible employment outcomes with this qualification includes:

  • Network Administrator
  • Developer
  • IT Programmer
  • Program Lead
  • Project Lead
  • Database Administrator
  • Business Analyst
  • Project Managers
  • Office coordinator

Educational Pathways

After successful completion of ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology, the preferred educational pathway could be an entry to Bachelors in IT or ICT60115 Advanced Diploma in Information Technology or a range of other relevant qualifications.

You can also choose Vocational Graduate Certificate qualification or other higher  education sector qualifications upon successful completion of this course.

Course Delivery

The qualification, Diploma of Information Technology will be delivered through

  • Face to face – With focus on individual student to improve their learning skills
  • Online – This is considered to be more popular and effective method of delivery for people with considerable knowledge
  • Supervised self-study

Course Duration

Students can complete Diploma of Information Technology(ICT50115) qualification within 78 weeks(including holidays) and you can discuss with your Trainer for customised study plan that meets your requirements.

Enquiries for Enrolments and intake dates can be made any time during the business hours.

Course Structure

Actual  Study Hours: Diploma of Information Technology (ICT50115) course structure is designed for 78 weeks (including 11 weeks holidays) and total scheduled contact hours are 1340 hours  which is equivalent to 20 hours per week. You can also complete this qualification in lesser time than mentioned based on the study load you can manage.

Assessment Methods: This qualification is assessed using various assessment methods i.e. through written activities, case studies, simulated projects and by observation.

Core Units

BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace

BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements


ICTICT503 Validate quality and completeness of system design specifications

ICTICT514 Identify and manage implementation of current industry specific technologies

ICTICT515 Verify client business requirements

ICTSAS504 Develop and conduct client acceptance test

ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans

ICTWEB516 Research and apply emerging web technology trends

ICTWEB508 Develop website information architecture

ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages

ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website

ICTWEB503 Create web-based programs

ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects

ICTTEN5204A Produce technical solutions from business specifications

ICTDBS502 Design a database

ICTDBS504 Integrate database with a website

ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system

Entry Requirements

    • IELTS overall band of 5.5 or equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with DIBP regulations
    • Successful completion of Senior Secondary certificate of education (Year 12) or equivalent qualification from student’s home country
    • Mature aged students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements but with relevant work experience within chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet course requirements.
    • Must be over the age of 18 years at the commencement of the course
    • Original or certified copies of all documents must be submitted with application
    • According to assessment levels for the country of origin, International Student who does not meet the English entry requirement is required to register in the appropriate English course. Further details for these requirements can be found at


      ITA provides the facilities and resources that will need to be available or accessed include:

    • Student Handbook
    • Access to online book
    • Group Activities to emulate real scenarios
    • ICT Softwares
    • Adobe Website
    • MS Office
    • Windows 7 / MAC – OSx 10plus
    • WordPress
    • 2 Projectors
    • Internet on campus
    • Photocopiers
    • Learner book: Online Toolbox
    • Student Support and counselling

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The acknowledgment of skills and knowledge that have been gained through training, work, or life experiences into formal competencies. The assessment of RPL is made from the evidence provided against the units of competency (elements and performance criteria) as described in the relevant endorsed Training Package. To support this type of application evidence of where and how the skills were obtained are required. i.e. A certificate where the codes do not match bit are of similar skills and knowledge would require an ability to assess the learning the outcomes against the learning outcomes of the current course.

Assessment of Course Credit/RPL Application in the Diploma Programs

Some subjects have exam but most of the assessment methods include practical test, group works, SA, personal portfolios, presentations, log books, written assessment and case studies. Each subject has minimum of 2-3 assessments. If you have studied the same or equivalent subject as those taught by ITA, you can apply for credit for those subjects. Applicants with qualification of Cert III through to Cert IV in IT, are eligible to enter directly into ICT50615 as they fulfil the pre-requisite criteria. Students apply for RPL either prior to commencement or once on campus.

To apply for recognition you must

    • Students will be required to submit Academic and other relevant documents where necessary
    • Submit a full application to UNI indicating that you want to apply for recognition for prior learning
    • Students will be required to submit Academic and other relevant documents where necessary
    • Self assessment will be necessary to be filled by the applicant and interview to follow by ITA
    • As part of recognition assessment where students are unable to provide sufficient documents and evidence, recognition cannot be granted
    • A process of appeal is available in cases of disputes or decisions or refunds granted.


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