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ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology

Course CodeICT50220
Course NameDiploma of Information Technology
CRICOS Course Code105442A
Course Duration78 weeks
LocationLevel 10, 140 Elizabeth Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Level 2, 108 Margaret Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Level 1, 15 Moore Street
Canberra ACT 2601
Tuition Fee$14,000

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Course Description

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:


Intake Dates

11th April 2022
9th May 2022
11th July 2022
15th August 2022
10th October 2022
14th November 2022


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

Entry Requirements

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.

Job Prospects

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

Units Description

BSBCRT512Originate and develop conceptsCore
BSBXCS402Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practicesCore
BSBXTW401Lead and facilitate a teamCore
ICTICT517Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisationCore
ICTICT532Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environmentsCore
ICTSAS527Manage client problemsCore
ICTNWK529Install and manage complex ICT networksElective
ICTNWK536Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutionsElective
ICTNWK540Design, build and test network serversElective
ICTNWK546Manage network securityElective
ICTNWK560Determine best-fit topologies for wide area networksElective
ICTNWK561Design enterprise wireless local area networksElective
ICTPRG535Build advanced user interfacesElective
ICTSAD509Produce ICT feasibility reportsElective
ICTICT518Research and review hardware technology options for organisationsElective
ICTICT524Determine ICT strategies and solutions for organisationsElective
ICTICT526Verify client business requirementsElective
ICTICT523Gather data to identify business requirementsElective
ICTPMG505Manage ICT projectsElective
ICTWEB527Research and apply emerging web technology trendsElective

Mode of Study

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.

RPL/Course Credit

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 St


QLD 4000



07 3186 6449

Sydney CBD Campus

Level 10, 140 Elizabeth Street


NSW 2000



02 9267 3040