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Diploma of Information Technology

Diploma of Information Technology


Qualification: ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology
CRICOS Course Code: 095375E
Duration: 40 weeks tuition + up to 12 weeks break = 52 weeks total
Study Type: Full time: 15 hours face-to-face and 5 hours online per week


This course is organised into 20 units of competency, made up of 4 core units and 16 elective units.

Subjects Units of Competency Core / Elective
ICT501 Requirements Analysis ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements Core
ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise Core
ICT502 Workplace Health & Safety BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Core
ICTICT512 Plan process re-engineering strategies for business Elective
ICT503 Feasibility Study ICTSAD506 Produce a feasibility report Elective
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Core
ICT504 IT Project Management ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects Elective
ICTPRG502 Manage a project using software management tools Elective
ICT505 Network Infrastructure & Security ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks Elective
ICTNWK513 Manage system security Elective
ICTNWK504 Design and implement an integrated server solution Elective
ICT506 Programming ICTPRG523 Apply advanced programming skills in another language Elective
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills Elective
ICT507 Database Integration ICTWEB503 Create web-based programs Elective
ICTDBS504 Integrate database with a website Elective
ICT508 Website Development ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website Elective
ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages Elective
ICTWEB516 Research and apply emerging web technology trends Elective
ICT509 Software Implementation ICTPRG503 Debug and monitor applications Elective
ICTPRG504 Deploy an application to a production environment Elective


The ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to administer and manage information and communications technology (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general ICT technologies.

Individuals in these roles 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.


In order to gain entry into this course, the potential student must:

  • Be 18 years of age or over
  • Have satisfactorily completed Year 12 in an Australian High School (or equivalent), and
  • Have an IELTS band score of 5.5 or TOEFL 500 (or equivalent)


After achieving the ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology, students may continue to study ICT60115 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.


Have you studied this topic before? We will recognise competencies gained through previous learning, work and life experiences.

Students can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/ Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) before they commence the course or a particular unit. Students will need to provide evidence that they are already competent in this/these specific unit/s. Email info@win.edu.au for further information.