ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology


Total duration: 52 Weeks

Qualification Description

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. This course is for people desiring to work or develop their skills in a wide range of senior and/or managerial positions within small, medium or large organisations in a broad range of industries. Students will learn about networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development. These all units will be enabling them to operate effectively within their job role.

Code Title
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
ICTNWK503 Install and maintain valid authentication processes
ICTNWK510 Develop, implement and evaluate system and application security
ICTNWK511 Manage network security
ICTNWK513 Manage system security
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTPRG502 Manage a project using software management tools
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
ICTSAS502 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
ICTICT515 Verify client business requirements
ICTPMG608 Manage ICT project systems implementation
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
ICTPMG609 Plan and direct complex ICT projects
ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
ICTDBS501 Monitor and improve knowledge management system
ICTDBS601 Build a data warehouse
BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement


Vocational Outcome Computer Technician, Customer Support Professional, Help Desk Specialist, Network Support Technician, ICT Office Manager, System Support Officer.


Academic Pathways

On completion of this qualification, candidates may choose to undertake the ICT60115 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology or other Advanced Diploma qualifications from the ICT Training Package or any other training package to further enhance their career opportunities in their chosen field.


Course Delivery & Assessment Methods

  • Delivery and assessment strategies are selected to reflect the nature of the elements and performance criteria of the competency together with the needs and learning style of the participants. Delivery and assessment method includes a blended learning practice including learning management system (Moodle).
  • Assessment methodology may include but is not limited to: observation, project/ report, case study, role play, exercises, activities; and written/oral tasks including multiple choice, questions and answer, essays, true/false and presentations.


Entry Requirements

Entry requirements will be checked at enrolment in line with the RTO’s Student entry requirements, selection, enrolment and orientation policy.

  • Students must be over 18 years of age,
  • Students must have completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12
  • Students must have either an IELTS score of 5.5 total or above with no band lower than 5.0 or
  • Paper based (PBT) TOEFL score of 550 or above or
  • Internet based (iBT) TOEFL score of 78 or above and must provide documentation to that effect.
  • Vocational qualifications in Information Technology such as ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology or other relevant qualifications at AQF 4 level.



TM Requirement


Equivalent Year


Year 12 Completing a senior school certificate or higher secondary school certificate.
Course relevant working knowledge, skills, experiences and Year 11 completion certificate or secondary school certificate [If unable to provide equivalent year 12]
Course relevant working knowledge, skills, experiences and Year 10 completion certificate or secondary school certificate [If unable to provide equivalent year 12]


TM Requirement


IELTS score Equivalent English Level

(Successful completion of each level)

IELTS score of 5.5 total or above with no band lower than 5.0 3.0 – 4.0 Basic (10 weeks) + Pre-intermediate (20 weeks)
4.5 – 5.5 Intermediate (20 weeks) or Upper-intermediate (20 weeks)
6.0 – 7.0 Pre-Advanced (10 weeks) + Advanced (10 weeks)

Credit Transfer & Recognition of Prior Learning

Have you worked or studied in this field before? RPL will gives you an opportunity to be recognised for skills, experience and study that you may have already attained. To gain RPL you will need to contact with our marketing & admission team for RPL kit, which will provide you detail information & a complete process of RPL.



Shift # 1 (Weekdays)


Monday, Tuesday: 8 am – 4 pm

Wednesday: 8 am – 1 pm

Shift # 2 (Weekend)


Thursday, Friday: 8 am – 4 pm

Saturday: 8 am – 1 pm

Shift # 3 (Evening)


Monday – Thursday: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Intakes Date

Year Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6 Term 7 Term 8
2020 13/01/2020 24/02/2020 13/04/2020 25/05/2020 06/07/2020 17/08/2020 28/09/2020 09/11/2020
2021 11/01/2020 22/02/2020 12/04/2020 24/05/2020 05/07/2020 16/08/2020 27/09/2020 08/11/2020

For admission please contact us:

Tel: +61 02 82787722

E-mail: admissions@tm.nsw.edu.au

ABN: 72611635128

RTO: 41479

CRICOS: 03510J


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