ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology



Delivery Mode

Face to Face

Course Duration

Total weeks

Tuition weeks

52 including holidays


Course Duration

Total weeks 52 including holidays

Tuition weeks 36 

Course Structure

Total Number of units

Core units





All 5 elective units from ICT50220 package group D specialisation: (Cyber Security)

9 elective units from ICT50220 package elective list provided

Course Structure

Total Number of units: 20

Core units: 6

Electives: 14

All 5 elective units from ICT50220 package group D specialisation: (Cyber Security)

9 elective units from ICT50220 package elective list provided

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 a specialist field, working independently, as part of a team or leading a deliverable 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).


The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

  • Cyber security: Protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans.

Core Units:

BSBCRT512 – Originate and develop concepts

BSBXCS402 – Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

BSBXTW401 – Lead and facilitate a team

ICTICT517 – Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

ICTICT532 – Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments

ICTSAS527 – Manage client problems


Elective Units:

ICTICT523 – Gather data to identify business requirements

ICTCYS407 – Gather, analyse and interpret threat data

ICTCYS610 – Protect critical infrastructure for organisations

ICTCYS613 – Utilise design methodologies for security architecture

ICTSAS524 – Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan

ICTPMG505 – Manage ICT projects

ICTWEB441 – Produce basic client-side script

ICTWEB517 – Create web-based programs

ICTWEB520 – Develop complex cascading style sheets

ICTSAS526 – Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans

ICTPRG540 – Maintain custom software

ICTPRG531 – Prepare for software development using current method

ICTPRG549 – Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills

ICTPRG542 – Review developed software

Evidence gathering technique used for this course:

  • Direct observation, role-plays written/verbal questioning, interviews and self-evaluations, case studies, projects, assignments are used to assess required knowledge and skills
  • Combination of practical and written exercises.

Study Pathways

The further study pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include:

  • ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology


Employment Pathways

Employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification in:

  • ICT Administrator
  • ICT Support
  • All students entering this course must have completed Year 10 or equivalent qualification.
  • Overseas students must demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
  • Students with no formal qualifications are required to successfully complete the LLN test and meet with the General Manager to be admitted.
  • Overseas students can only enroll face to face 20 hours per week.

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