Diploma of Information Technology

Location

Brisbane (QLD), Sydney (NSW)

Length

92 Weeks

Cricos Code

102627E

Course Code

ICT50120

Develop complex technical skills in IT with this qualification. In this course, you will explore ICT areas in advanced networking, front and back end web development, business analysis, cyber security and systems administration. Students will also learn emerging technologies in blockchain technology and the Internet of Things.

Course Overview

This course is suitable for individuals who wish to establish specialised skills in ICT.

In this course, students will learn about:

  • Cyber security awareness and best practices
  • IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • Blockchain technology
  • Internet of Things
  • Network and server configuration
  • Web development
STUDY OPTIONS:

At Intech Institute, we offer a range of study options to suit different types of students and their needs.

  1. Full-Time on-campus study (Domestic and International Students)
  2. Blended Delivery (Face-to-Face and Online)
  3. RPL Existing Skills (Must have current industry experience)
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Domestic Students
English and language, literacy and numeracy skills.

International Students
English Language Proficiency – must demonstrate minimum language skills.

Other criteria is determined by the Australian Department of Home Affairs (i.e. satisfying Visa requirements)

RPL Students
Demonstrate previous and/or current work history. See RPL section for more information.

Skillset and Micro Courses
English and Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Attendance and work placement

What you'll learn
Qualification Structure and Rules

To be awarded the ICT50120 – Diploma of Information Technology, the following twenty (20) units of competency must be achieved.

SIX (6) CORE UNITS:

BSBCRT501 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

PLUS FOURTEEN (14) ELECTIVE UNITS:

ICTSAS517 Use network tools
ICTICT527 Develop and maintain blockchain solutions
ICTICT523 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTIOT501 Install IT devices and networks
ICTIOT503 Design and test IoT devices and networks
ICTNWK531 Configure an internet gateway
ICTNWK541 Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services
ICTNWK542 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTNWK543 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTNWK552 Install and configure network access storage devices
ICTNWK556 Identify and resolve network problems
ICTWEB452 Create a markup language document
ICTWEB517 Create web-based programs
ICTWEB527 Research and apply emerging web technology trends

Where relevant, students may choose to specialise in one of these areas:

  • Advanced networking
  • Advanced programming
  • Back end web development
  • Business analysis
  • Cyber security
  • Database and data management
  • Front end web development
  • Systems administration
  • Systems analysis

Please see training packaging rules on achieving a specialisation.

Teaching and assessment

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
As a domestic student, you will attend face-to-face classes, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required.

International Students
As an international student, you will attend face-to-face classes, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required under student visa conditions. InTech operates on a 10-week term. There are 4 terms per year. All classes are scheduled for 20 hours per week.

RPL Students
Attend classes only if skills gaps identified.

Skillset and Micro Courses
Attend face-to-face classes at InTech campus.

Resources Provided
Students attending full-time classes will receive handouts/learning material relevant to each unit on induction day.

On induction /orientation day, students will receive:

  • Overview of each unit of competency
  • Methods of assessment
  • Student handbook
  • Training plan and schedule
  • Internship details and journal
  • Textbooks and study materials
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) overview
  • Work placement support
RPL

Recognition of Prior Learning is a process of having your work experience and skills formally assessed for the purpose of gaining a nationally recognised and accredited qualification. InTech offers you the chance to transfer your skills and experience and turn it into a Diploma of Information Technology!

Candidates can demonstrate their skills through a combination of:

  • Portfolio of Evidence
    • Prior qualification (accredited and non-accredited)
    • Employment history (detailed, positions, performance, appraisals)
    • Work samples and other relevant documents (photos, videos, etc.)
    • References and testimonials from verifiable sources
    • Journals and publications
  • Practical testing in the workshop or classroom (if necessary)
  • Written/verbal testing (if necessary)

Apply for RPL or Credit Transfer today!

Career Pathways
Potential career pathways:
  • General application support officer
  • IT office manager
Fees and funding

Domestic Students (Full-Time)

$14,000

International Students

$14,000 (includes training and assessment resources; excludes OSHC, visa fees, accommodation)

RPL Students

Please contact us for a quote.

Skillset and Micro Courses

Please contact us for a quote.

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full fee of a course upfront you might be eligible for a payment plan.

This allows you to pay for your course either per semester or in monthly installments.

Fee reduction applies for

Credit Transfer, RPL or Government Funding

How to apply

Ready to get started?

Fill out an application above or see our How to Apply section for further guidance.

If you require assistance, our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the application and enrolment process.

Students are advised to make an appointment to speak to a career counselor for advice on programs, learning pathways and career outcomes.

Professional accreditation and recognition

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with the Diploma of Information Technology. This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check www.training.gov.au.

Additional information

Further Progression:

Students can progress onto the next level of qualification within the college.
We offer the following qualifications:

  • Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
  • or other relevant qualifications

Credits may also include units of competency contained within relevant skill sets and statements of attainment.

University Pathway:

This qualification may provide a pathway into university in the program Bachelor of Information Technology.

InTech has advanced standing from Southern Cross University and Griffith University for students who have completed the Diploma of Information Technology:

  • 8 subject credits from InTech Diploma of IT into Bachelor of IT
  • 12 Subject credits from InTech Advanced Diploma of IT into Bachelor of IT

What Kind Of Student Are You?

You're a local student if you are:
  • a citizen of Australia or New Zealand or
  • an Australian permanent resident
You're an international student if you are:
  • intending to study on a student visa, or
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • not an Australian permanent resident or
  • a temporary resident of Australia
You're a working professional if you are:
  • currently working in Australia or Internationally
  • able to provide sufficient work evidence to obtain a qualification
  • willing to expand your future job prospects

If you're unsure please contact us at admissions@intech.edu.au