ICT50120

Diploma of Information
Technology

CRICOS Course Code: 102803E

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).

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.

INTAKES (2021)

11 Jan 21, 8 Feb 21, 12 Apr 21, 17 May 21, 7 June 21, 12 Jul 21, 23 Aug 21, 11 Oct 21, 15 Nov 21

DURATION

6 terms across 1.5 years. Each term is 10 weeks of study and each term break is 3 weeks. Total is 78 weeks.

Academic Calendar

2021 – 2022

CAMPUS

Sydney and
Melbourne

FEES (2021)

$7,000

STUDY MODE + TIMETABLE

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.

ASSESSMENT

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

WHY IS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY A
GREAT CAREER CHOICE?

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. .

CAREER OUTCOMES

  • Information systems office manager
  • Office systems administrator
  • IT office manager
  • IT systems administrator
  • Systems manager.

Units Studied

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

ICTWEB502

Create dynamic web pages

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

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Am I Eligible?

Academic Requirements

 

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:

  • Year 12 or equivalent and above, and
  • English Language Entry Requirements:
  • IELTS score 5.5 minimum (not lower than 5.0 in any band); or equivalent.
  • Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area, delivered and assessed in English only, will be sufficient for meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements.

English Language Requirements

 

  • IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5.0
  • Completion of 12 weeks of General English at Upper-Intermediate level or equivalent with a minimum B grade.
  • Completion of Cambridge Course B2(FCE) with a minimum B grade.
  • Completion of EAP1 with a minimum B grade.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

  • IELTS: Overall band score of 5.5 (Academic)
  • IBT (Internet-based TOEFL): Overall score of
    75 with a writing section minimum of 21
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    (CPE): Grades A, B, C and C1
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE):
    Total score of 52 or over
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP 2): Grade A or Grade B
  • PTE Academic Module with score over 51
  • Certificate IV in ESL
  • An AQF qualification (Certificate IV or higher) with a minimum
    duration of one year full-time study and which is less than 2 years old.

ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES

All ECA College vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment methods including written reports,
projects, role plays, presentations or essays.

STUDY PATHWAYS

Would you like to know more about this course?

ECA College Sydney
Level 2, 545 Kent Street, Sydney,
NSW 2000 |Phone: 02 9318 8181

ECA College Melbourne
Level 7, 399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne,
VIC 3000 | Phone: 03 9603 5333

ecacollege.edu.au
CRICOS Code: 02644C
RTO Code: 45012

TO APPLY ONLINE GO TO:

ecacollege.edu.au/apply/