ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology

  • Course Code : ICT50220
  • CRICOS Course Code : 105442A
  • Course Duration : 78 weeks
  • Tuition Fee : $16,000
  • Location : Level 10, 140 Elizabeth Street, Sydney NSW 2000

    Level 2, 108 Margaret Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000

    Level 1, 15 Moore Street, Canberra ACT 2601

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have established specialised skills in a technical ICT function.

Individuals in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in specialist fields, working independently, as part of a team or leading deliverables with others. They may apply their skills across a wide range of industries, business functions and departments, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor). Six (6) core units and fourteen (14) elective units are required for the award of the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology.
The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:


6th February 2023
10th April 2023
8th May 2023
10th July 2023
7th August 2023
9th October 2023
6th November 2023

Students successfully completing this course will receive the ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology

QIBA has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and must have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12.
  • Have an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).
  • Participate in a course entry interview to demonstrate their suitability for the course.
  • Participate in LLN test.

English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

  • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
  • Successful completion of an English Placement Test

NOTE: Other English language tests such as PET and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Our ICT50120 – Diploma in Information Technology is designed to prepare participants for a range of job roles and titles across different industry sectors.


Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Analyst programmer support
Assistant programming developer
Assistant software applications programmer
Assistant software developer
Database support programmer
Web support programmer

BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts Core
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices Core
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team Core
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation Core
ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments Core
ICTSAS527 Manage client problems Core
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks Elective
ICTNWK536 Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions Elective
ICTNWK540 Design, build and test network servers Elective
ICTNWK546 Manage network security Elective
ICTNWK560 Determine best-fit topologies for wide area networks Elective
ICTNWK561 Design enterprise wireless local area networks Elective
ICTPRG535 Build advanced user interfaces Elective
ICTSAD509 Produce ICT feasibility reports Elective
ICTICT518 Research and review hardware technology options for organisations Elective
ICTICT524 Determine ICT strategies and solutions for organisations Elective
ICTICT526 Verify client business requirements Elective
ICTICT523 Gather data to identify business requirements Elective
ICTPMG505 Manage ICT projects Elective
ICTWEB527 Research and apply emerging web technology trends

Course delivery is through classroom-based face-to-face learning at the Sydney and Brisbane Campus locations for 15 hours per week. This is tailored for theoretical and practical training sessions by means of simulated workplace environments and group activities. An additional 5 hours of online learning is delivered through QIBA online learning platforms ZOOM and Learnbook (Moodle) thus comprising of a total of 20 hours of training delivery per week.

This allows learners to develop the knowledge and foundations required to undertake business services-based work or information and communications technology work and to prepare for and practice dealing with, situations that arise in business services and I.T. settings. Units of competency in these courses can be delivered as standalone units.

QIBA offers Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfers to students with existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience. The granting of course credit may affect course fees, as well as the duration of the course.

This process is outlined in the VET Credit Transfer Policy and the VET Recognition of Prior Learning Policy. Click here to download the form for RPL/Credit transfer. Click here to download the form for RPL/Credit transfer.

Brisbane CBD Campus

Level 2
108 Margaret Street
Brisbane QLD 4000


07 3186 6449

Sydney CBD Campus

Level 10
140 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000


02 9267 3040