fbpx
ICT50220

Diploma of Information Technology

Upgrade your skills, upgrade your career.

Start Date

Rolling Enrolment

Duration

12 months

Delivery Method

Online

Units

20

Quick Info

Download a free course brochure!

Download our free brochure guide to be contacted by our friendly career advisory team by phone, email and online chat. 

Next Start Date

Rolling Enrolment

Course Duration

12 months

Delivery Method

Online

Pre-Requisites

N/A

As technology continues to innovate itself there is a strong demand for people qualified in IT.

Don’t miss your chance to enter the exciting world of IT! Be a vital part of an organisation’s IT department by undertaking our Diploma of Information Technology online course.

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology qualification is designed to expose you to a range of essential ICT knowledge and skills. In addition to the technical skills you need for a career in IT, this course also equips you with skills in boosting your professional development, broaden your job prospects and thrive in your next workplace.

Why TrainSmart?

Course Overview

Study the Diploma of Information Technology

This online Information Technology course covers topics in networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development, methods in administering and managing ICT support systems. You will also develop soft skills in principles of effective communicationteamwork and problem-solving.

To find out more about the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology course at TrainSmart Australia, download the brochure.

Is the Diploma of Information Technology for you?

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology course is for you if you want to gain a broad set of knowledge and skills in ICT technologies.

What will you learn in the Diploma of Information Technology?

Our ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology course will expose you to a number of topics including; server visualisation, internet gateways, operating systems, markup language, server testing, virtual machines, IT projects, network access and more.

How will you study the Diploma of Information Technology?

Throughout your IT course, you will study online under the ‘Trainer-Directed Learning’ model. In this format, trainers will be in direct contact with you to assist and direct you through your online assessments and workshops.

How long is the Diploma of Information Technology?

This is a 12 month long qualification.

entry Requirements

TrainSmart Australia will assess a student’s ‘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 of education; or,
  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of a Certificate IV qualification (or above) that was delivered as a part of the AQF (Australian Qualification Framework) that can be verified by the issuing organisation or the USI (unique student identifier) transcript 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.

You may be required to complete a Bridging Course if you do not meet the above academic suitability criteria or at the request of our career advisory team.

Please note, we are unable to enrol international students at this time. 

Modules

This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology.

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology is broken up into the following Modules.

Click each module title to learn more about the units within each module.

Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

BSBXCS402

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to promote cyber security in a work area. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries who as part of their job role support policies, procedures and practice within an organisation that promote cyber security.

Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments

ICTICT532

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain professional and ethical conduct, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner when dealing with stakeholders in an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to ICT personnel who are required to gather information to determine the organisation’s code of ethics and protect and maintain privacy policies and system security.

Manage client problems

ICTSAS527

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to liaise and support clients to manage and resolve problems in an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals who apply high level technical and specialised knowledge in assisting clients to support, manage and resolve problems.

Lead and facilitate a team

BSBXTW401

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively lead and facilitate a team in a workplace within any industry. This unit has a specific focus on the teamwork skills required for team leader or supervisor level (depending on organisational structure) workers with responsibility for others or teams.

Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

ICTICT517

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure information and communications technology (ICT) products and systems match the strategic direction of the organisation. It applies to individuals whose responsibilities may include improving, evaluating, acquiring, maintaining and supporting ICT for organisations.

Originate and develop concepts

BSBCRT512

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to originate and develop concepts for products, programs, processes or services to an operational level. The unit applies to individuals who develop concepts for any business or community activity or process. This may include marketing and advertising campaigns, staff development programs, information technology and communication systems, radio and television programs and entertainment events. These individuals operate with a high degree of autonomy and also collaborate with others to generate ideas and refine concepts for implementation.

Install and upgrade operating systems

ICTSAS518

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain, install new and upgrade existing operating systems (OS) in a medium to large organisation. It applies to individuals who apply technical and specialised knowledge to undertake complex support operations.

Configure and troubleshoot operating system software

ICTSAS445

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install, configure, optimise and troubleshoot operating system (OS) software to ensure organisational and client requirements are met. It applies to experienced individuals who, whilst working under minimal supervision and in an instructional and management capacity, are required to install, configure, optimise and troubleshoot OS system software to meet organisational client requirements.

Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches

ICTNWK543

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches and routers. It applies to individuals working as help desk technicians, network support technicians or in similar roles.

Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

ICTNWK542

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers. It applies to individuals working as network technicians and network administrators or in other network support roles.

Design enterprise wireless local area networks

ICTNWK561

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design an enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) and analyse existing network layouts and parameters. It applies to individuals working in the networking area who are required to evaluate client requirements and design a WLAN.

Manage network security

ICTNWK546

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and manage security functions throughout a network. It applies to individuals with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) expertise and lead the development of strategic reviews of security and provide technical advice, guidance and leadership in resolution of specified problems.

Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

BSBWHS521

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in a work area to ensure a safe workplace, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements. The unit applies to those working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have, responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS laws, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by WHS laws.

Configure an internet gateway

ICTNWK531

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to connect network hardware devices, mainly personal computers (PCs), to an internet gateway. It applies to individuals who are middle managers, network engineers, technical specialists or security analysts with excellent information communications and technology (ICT) skills who plan and implement networks, determine security threats and are involved in business budgeting.

Design and implement an integrated server solution

ICTNWK539

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and implement network authentication models that allow users to log in using the same user credentials between multiple operating system platforms and that provides a secure method of file sharing on a single, shared network. It applies to individuals working in network or systems engineering roles, where they are required to support multiple operating systems in a complex computing environment of medium-to-large organisational settings.

Implement secure encryption technologies

ICTNWK537

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select, implement and monitor secure file encryption technologies on a computer network or local environment. It applies to individuals working as network engineers, security analysts, application and software developers as well as systems support administrations in in any size enterprise.

Install and maintain valid authentication processes

ICTNWK538

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, develop, install and maintain authentication processes and reduce vulnerability of a system. It applies to individuals working in middle management roles including information security managers, network engineers, security analysts, or similar roles who are responsible for implementing and monitoring an organisational security management system.

Configure enterprise virtual computing environments

ICTNWK553

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement virtualisation technologies, with the goal of providing a more sustainable Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals working in senior networking roles and are responsible for increasing the sustainability of an organisation through the use of virtualisation technologies.

Manage enterprise virtual computing environments

ICTNWK554

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage virtualisation technologies, with the goal of enhancing sustainable Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environments. It applies to individuals who work in ICT roles where they are responsible for managing virtualisation technologies.

Implement virtual network in cloud environments

ICTCLD506

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and configure a virtual network according to networking requirements for a multi-tiered application on a cloud platform. The unit applies to cloud engineers, cloud systems administrators and those who work within cloud computing operations to program, implement and maintain cloud computing solutions to support a business.

Modules

Share on print
Print a copy of these modules

This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology.

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology is broken up into the following Modules.

Module 1: Cyber Security

Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

BSBXCS402

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to promote cyber security in a work area. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries who as part of their job role support policies, procedures and practice within an organisation that promote cyber security.

Module 2: Ethics in an ICT Environment

Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments

ICTICT532

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain professional and ethical conduct, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner when dealing with stakeholders in an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to ICT personnel who are required to gather information to determine the organisation’s code of ethics and protect and maintain privacy policies and system security.

Module 3: ICT Support and Customer Service

Manage client problems

ICTSAS527

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to liaise and support clients to manage and resolve problems in an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals who apply high level technical and specialised knowledge in assisting clients to support, manage and resolve problems.

Module 4: ICT Strategy and Leadership

Lead and facilitate a team

BSBXTW401

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively lead and facilitate a team in a workplace within any industry. This unit has a specific focus on the teamwork skills required for team leader or supervisor level (depending on organisational structure) workers with responsibility for others or teams.

Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

ICTICT517

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure information and communications technology (ICT) products and systems match the strategic direction of the organisation. It applies to individuals whose responsibilities may include improving, evaluating, acquiring, maintaining and supporting ICT for organisations.

Originate and develop concepts

BSBCRT512

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to originate and develop concepts for products, programs, processes or services to an operational level. The unit applies to individuals who develop concepts for any business or community activity or process. This may include marketing and advertising campaigns, staff development programs, information technology and communication systems, radio and television programs and entertainment events. These individuals operate with a high degree of autonomy and also collaborate with others to generate ideas and refine concepts for implementation.

Module 5: Operating Systems

Install and upgrade operating systems

ICTSAS518

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain, install new and upgrade existing operating systems (OS) in a medium to large organisation. It applies to individuals who apply technical and specialised knowledge to undertake complex support operations.

Configure and troubleshoot operating system software

ICTSAS445

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install, configure, optimise and troubleshoot operating system (OS) software to ensure organisational and client requirements are met. It applies to experienced individuals who, whilst working under minimal supervision and in an instructional and management capacity, are required to install, configure, optimise and troubleshoot OS system software to meet organisational client requirements.

Module 6: Networking

Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches

ICTNWK543

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches and routers. It applies to individuals working as help desk technicians, network support technicians or in similar roles.

Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

ICTNWK542

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use tools, equipment, software and protocols to install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers. It applies to individuals working as network technicians and network administrators or in other network support roles.

Design enterprise wireless local area networks

ICTNWK561

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design an enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) and analyse existing network layouts and parameters. It applies to individuals working in the networking area who are required to evaluate client requirements and design a WLAN.

Module 7: Network and System Security

Manage network security

ICTNWK546

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and manage security functions throughout a network. It applies to individuals with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) expertise and lead the development of strategic reviews of security and provide technical advice, guidance and leadership in resolution of specified problems.

Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

BSBWHS521

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in a work area to ensure a safe workplace, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements. The unit applies to those working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have, responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS laws, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by WHS laws.

Configure an internet gateway

ICTNWK531

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to connect network hardware devices, mainly personal computers (PCs), to an internet gateway. It applies to individuals who are middle managers, network engineers, technical specialists or security analysts with excellent information communications and technology (ICT) skills who plan and implement networks, determine security threats and are involved in business budgeting.

Design and implement an integrated server solution

ICTNWK539

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and implement network authentication models that allow users to log in using the same user credentials between multiple operating system platforms and that provides a secure method of file sharing on a single, shared network. It applies to individuals working in network or systems engineering roles, where they are required to support multiple operating systems in a complex computing environment of medium-to-large organisational settings.

Implement secure encryption technologies

ICTNWK537

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select, implement and monitor secure file encryption technologies on a computer network or local environment. It applies to individuals working as network engineers, security analysts, application and software developers as well as systems support administrations in in any size enterprise.

Install and maintain valid authentication processes

ICTNWK538

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, develop, install and maintain authentication processes and reduce vulnerability of a system. It applies to individuals working in middle management roles including information security managers, network engineers, security analysts, or similar roles who are responsible for implementing and monitoring an organisational security management system.

Module 8: Virtualisation and Cloud

Configure enterprise virtual computing environments

ICTNWK553

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement virtualisation technologies, with the goal of providing a more sustainable Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment. It applies to individuals working in senior networking roles and are responsible for increasing the sustainability of an organisation through the use of virtualisation technologies.

Manage enterprise virtual computing environments

ICTNWK554

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage virtualisation technologies, with the goal of enhancing sustainable Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environments. It applies to individuals who work in ICT roles where they are responsible for managing virtualisation technologies.

Implement virtual network in cloud environments

ICTCLD506

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and configure a virtual network according to networking requirements for a multi-tiered application on a cloud platform. The unit applies to cloud engineers, cloud systems administrators and those who work within cloud computing operations to program, implement and maintain cloud computing solutions to support a business.

Job Outcomes

Diploma of Information Technology Career Opportunities

With the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology qualification, you may wish to choose a career in;

  • Network support Coordinator
  • Systems Support Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • IT Consultant

Expected Salary and biggest employment opportunity

Salary
$ 0
Average Entry Level Annual Salary
Jobs
0 %
Employed as Professionals
Industry
0 %
Employed in the Information Media and Telecommunications industry

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research. Based on national surveys.

Payment Options

Standard Rate

$15,750

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $15,750. Your fee payment options are:

  • Upfront payment
  • VET Student Loans – Australian government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.

*VET Student Loans are subject to students meeting eligibility requirements. VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth.

Find out what your repayments may be using our Payment Plan Repayment Calculator

  • Study Loans – Flexible loan with payment options for up to 48 months.
Study Diploma of Information Technology | Enrolling Now! Affordable Payment Options, Flexible Delivery & Online e-Learning available! Enquire Now!
Other Courses
TrainSmart Australia

Units of competency
ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology

This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology.

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology is broken up into the following Modules;

Module 1: Cyber Security

BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

Module 2: Ethics in an ICT Environment

ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments

Module 3: ICT Support and Customer Service

ICTSAS527 Manage client problems

Module 4: ICT Strategy and Leadership

BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team

ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts

Module 5: Operating Systems

ICTSAS518 Install and upgrade operating systems

ICTSAS445 Configure and troubleshoot operating system software

Module 6: Networking

ICTNWK543 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches

ICTNWK542 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

ICTNWK561 Design enterprise wireless local area networks

Module 7: Network and System Security

ICTNWK546 Manage network security

BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

ICTNWK531 Configure an internet gateway

ICTNWK539 Design and implement an integrated server solution

ICTNWK537 Implement secure encryption technologies

ICTNWK538 Install and maintain valid authentication processes

Module 8: Virtualisation and Cloud

ICTNWK553 Configure enterprise virtual computing environments

ICTNWK554 Manage enterprise virtual computing environments

ICTCLD506 Implement virtual network in cloud environments

If you are interested in this course, please call us on 1300 855 517!

* Please note, course Units of Competency are subject to change. These units are valid only on the date of printing.

TrainSmart Australia
Want to learn more about the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology? Fill out the form below and click download!
TrainSmart Australia
jswa_primary_logo1.png
jswa_skillsready_txt
LFLS_large
Want to learn more about the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology? Fill out the form below and click download!