Diploma of Information Technology

Information Technology.  Transforming business.

Virtually every business relies on technology of some form to operate successfully. A career in IT is always challenging as technology evolves at a rapid pace which makes it an exciting career path. A Diploma of Information Technology gives you the foundations in computing, hardware, multi-media technologies, operating and network systems.

Diploma of Information Technology

What you will learn

You will learn a broad range of skills which will prepare you for a career in areas such as network management, systems design, software development and web-application. This qualification will be suitable for those who want to learn a wide range of general ICT technologies. The course will also teach you the principles of effective communication, teamwork and problem solving.

What are your career options with a Diploma of Information Technology?

A career in computers and IT can be immensely varied as IT experts are always needed to ensure the smooth operation of any business. As technology moves forward and changes at a rapid pace more skilled specialists will be needed. This Diploma of Information Technology will make you desirable to employers in many sectors and give you a thorough understanding in computer applications, installing and maintaining networks, hardware, software and general computer support.

How you will study

The Diploma of Information Technology is a nationally accredited qualification. Assessments are by way of written, practical and oral assignments. There are no exams and full trainer/assessor support is available throughout your studies.

Student entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. TrainSmart Australia will assess a students’ ‘academic suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This is determined by either:-

  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of an Australian year 12 Certificate; or,
  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of a Certificate IV qualification (or above) or,
  • The student completing the Core Skills Profile for Adults online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.

Cost of this course

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $11,400. Your fee payment options are:

  • 24 month interest-free payment plan. No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months.
  • VET Study Loan – Australian Government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.

VET Study Loan is available

VET Study Loan is an Australian Government loan program available to Australian citizens. For this Diploma in Information Technology you can borrow a $10,000 VET Student Loan which you will pay back once you are earning above a certain threshold.

The extra payment can be made with $200 up front and $100 every month for 12 months. Alternatively you can fully fund the extra $1,400 in one payment.  There are 16 units as listed below.

Units of study

Module 1: Systems Implementation Part 1
ICTSUS501 Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system
ICTNWK526 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTNWK531 Configure an internet gateway
Module 2: Systems Implementation Part 2
ICTSAS518 Install and upgrade operating systems
ICTWEB429 Create a markup language document to specification
ICTWEB504 Build a document using eXtensible markup language
Module 3: Business Continuity and Security
ICTTEN514 Install, configure and test a server
ICTSAS517 Use network tools
ICTNWK524 Install and configure network access storage devices
ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTNWK527 Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment
Module 4: Service Delivery and Governance Part 1
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
Module 5: Service Delivery and Governance Part 2
ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
ICTICT502 Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications
ICTICT504 Confirm transition strategy for a new system
ICTSAS503 Perform system tests

Complimentary services and career guidance

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For more information about the many benefits of learning with us at TrainSmart Australia, about VET Student Loans or about our complimentary career guidance service, simply submit your details online or call now on 1300 855 517


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