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).
Information Technology is the new frontier in business. Even simple IT skills such as building a website or a database are increasingly in demand in all facets of business, large and small companies, all round the world. The Diploma of Information Technology includes training in a range of technological skills to enable graduates a variety of in-demand skills for business.
The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:
advanced networking: configuring and managing virtual computing environments, and security within ICT networks
advanced programming: applying intermediate and advanced programming skills, managing data and building advanced user interfaces to manage organisational requirements
developing and maintaining website information architecture and data
business analysis: designing and implementing technical requirements, quality assurance processes and contingency plans for businesses
cloud engineering: building, implementing and managing cloud infrastructure and virtual networks
cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans
database and data management: creating, designing and monitoring systems that store data and optimise organisational knowledge management
designing dynamic and complex websites, user experience solutions and documents using extensible mark-up languages
systems administration and maintenance support
systems analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|BSBWHS521||Ensure a safe workplace|
|BSBSUS501||Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability|
|ICTSAS502||Establish and maintain client user liaison|
|ICTICT509||Gather data to identify business requirements|
|ICTICT517||Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation|
|ICTWEB501||Build a dynamic website|
|ICTWEB503||Create web-based programs|
|ICTPRG527||Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills|
|ICTPRG532||Apply advanced object-oriented language skills|
|ICTPRG524||Develop high-level object-oriented class specifications|
|ICTSAD501||Model data objects|
|ICTSAD502||Model data processes|
|ICTNWK514||Model preferred system solutions|
|ICTPMG501||Manage ICT projects|
|BSBCRT501||Originate and develop concepts|
|BSBINN601||Lead and manage organisational change|
|BSBWOR502||Lead and manage team effectiveness|
|ICTICT608||Interact with clients on a business level|
|ICTICT610||Manage copyright ethics and privacy in an ICT environment|
Am I Eligible?
There are no stated entry requirements in the Training Package for entry into ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology.
International students must be 18 years of age and provide evidence of:
All ECA College vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment methods including written reports,
projects, role plays, presentations or essays.
|Term 1 (10 weeks) 10 Jan 2022 to 20 Mar 2022||Unit integration detail||Duration||Unit start date||Unit end date|
|ICTICT523 Gather data to identify business requirements||ICTICT523, ICTSAD509||2 weeks||10-Jan-22||06-Feb-22|
|ICTSAD509 Produce ICT feasibility reports||2 weeks|
|ICTSAS502 Establish and maintain client user liaison||ICTSAS502, BSBXTW401||3 weeks||07-Feb-22||20-Mar-22|
|BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team||3 weeks|
|Holiday Break||3 weeks||21-Mar-22||10-Apr-22|
|Term 2 (10 weeks) 11 Apr 2022 to 19 Jun 2022||Duration||Unit start date||Unit end date|
|ICTWEB514 Create dynamic web pages||ICTWEB514, ICTWEB513||2 weeks||11-Apr-22||15-May-22|
|ICTWEB513 Build a dynamic website||3 weeks|
|ICTWEB518 Build a document using extensible markup language||ICTWEB518||3 weeks||16-May-22||05-Jun-22|
|ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments||ICTICT532||2 weeks||06-Jun-22||19-Jun-22|
|Holiday Break||3 weeks||20-Jun-22||10-Jul-22|
|Term 3 (10 weeks) 11 Jul 2022 to 18 Sep 2022||Duration||Unit start date||Unit end date|
|ICTSAD501 Model data objects||ICTSAD501, ICTSAD502, ICTNWK548||2 weeks||11-Jul-22||21-Aug-22|
|ICTSAD502 Model data processes||2 weeks|
|ICTNWK548 Model preferred system solutions||2 weeks|
|BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices||BSBXCS402||4 weeks||22-Aug-22||18-Sep-22|
|Holiday Break||3 weeks||19-Sep-22||9-Oct-22|
|Term 4 (10 weeks) 10 Oct 2022 to 20 Dec 2022||Duration||Unit start date||Unit end date|
|ICTPRG548 Develop high-level object-oriented class specifications||ICTPRG548||5 weeks||10-Oct-22||13-Nov-22|
|ICTNWK560 Determine best-fit topology for a wide area network||ICTNWK560||5 weeks||14-Nov-22||18-Dec-22|
|Holiday Break||3 weeks||19-Dec-22||08-Jan-23|
|Term 5 (10 weeks) 9 Jan 2023 to 19 Mar 2023||Duration||Unit start date||Unit end date|
|ICTCYS407 Gather, analyse and interpret threat data||ICTCYS407||4 weeks||09-Jan-23||5-Feb-23|
|BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts||BSBCRT512, ICTSAS527||3 weeks||06-Feb-23||19-Mar-23|
|ICTSAS527 Manage client problems||3 weeks|
|Holiday Break||3 weeks||20-Mar-23||09-Apr-23|
|Term 6 (10 weeks) 10 Apr 2023 to 18 Jun 2023||Duration||Unit start date||Unit end date|
|ICTPMG505 Manage ICT projects||ICTPMG505||5 weeks||10-Apr-23||14-May-23|
|ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation||ICTICT517, BSBSUS501||3 weeks||15-May-23||18-Jun-23|
|BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability||2 weeks|
|Holiday Break||3 weeks||19-Jun-23||9-Jul-23|
Face to face (online during COVID-19) classes – 15 hours per week Self-study – 5 hours per week Classes are scheduled Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 9:00pm offering both day and evening sessions. Students are required to attend classes on campus or online 15 hours per week. ECA College reserves the right to change the timetable without prior notice.
Students undertake a range of practical assessments for each unit of competency. The methods of assessment will vary according to the requirements of each unit and these include Knowledge tests, Practical demonstrations, Presentations, Case studies, Projects, Role plays.