ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology

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Course Details

CAMPUS: Melbourne

DURATION: 36 Weeks

Tuition Fees: See Statement of Fees

Entry Requirements

  • 18 years of age or above
  • Sufficient Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills through successful completion of the College's LLN test 

Although it is not a requirement, the following would be preferable:

  • Successful completion of Year 11 or equivalent study


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. 

Career Opportunities

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • information systems office manager
  • office systems administrator
  • IT office manager
  • IT systems administrator
  • systems manager


After completing ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology, students may continue their studies by enrolling in ICT60115 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.

Mode of Study and Assessment Methods

Mode of study includes classroom based training sessions based on theory classes and practical sessions involving small groups and individual activities. Assessment methods include written test, observation, research, and project. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

A learner may be able to apply for RPL if they have gained competency from work, other programs, courses, life experience or training provided at work that is relevant to the course. The College recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. 

Course Contents/ Units of Competency


BSBWHS501  Ensure a safe workplace

BSBSUS501    Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

ICTICT509      Gather data to identify business requirements

ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise


ICTWEB411   Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages

ICTWEB429   Create a markup language document to specification

ICTWEB501   Build a dynamic website

ICTWEB502   Create dynamic web pages

ICTWEB503   Create web-based programs

ICTNWK515  Develop configuration management protocols

ICTNWK516  Determine best-fit topology for a local network

ICTNWK517  Determine best-fit topology for a wide area network

ICTNWK518  Design an enterprise wireless local area network

ICTDBS502    Design a database

ICTPRG425   Use structured query language

ICTPRG501   Apply advanced object-oriented language skills

ICTPRG524   Develop high-level object-oriented class specifications

ICTPRG525   Build Java applets

ICTSAD501   Model data objects

ICTSAD502   Model data processes



Intake Dates: Weekly

Victorian Government Funding

You can check if you are eligible for the Victorian government funding under the Skills First program from the following link: Victorian Government Funding