ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology


Diploma of Information Technology

ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology (108127K) qualification highlights the role of people who have developed specialised abilities in a technical ICT function and work in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles.

People in these positions perform fairly difficult duties in a specialised subject while working alone, in a team, or as part of a project management team. They can use their abilities in a variety of corporate activities, departments, and industries, or as business owners (single trader/contractor).

Advanced networking: establishing and maintaining virtual computing environments, and ensuring network security

Advanced programming: using intermediate and advanced programming techniques, data management, and the creation of cutting-edge user interfaces to manage organizational requirements Back-end web development: creating and managing website information architecture and data

Business analysis: establishing and carrying out technical specifications, quality control procedures, and backup plans for enterprises

Cloud architecture: creating, enhancing, and planning cloud infrastructure, including backup procedures

Cloud engineering: developing, deploying, and maintaining virtual networks and cloud infrastructure

Cyber security: implementing security architecture to secure critical data and information, and creating backup plans for emergencies

Database and data management: planning, developing, and maintaining data storage and organisational knowledge management systems

Front-end web development: creating dynamic and complicated websites, user experience solutions, and documents using extensible markup languages

Game art and design: using storyboards and scripts to create sophisticated 2D and 3D modeling and animation software

Game programming: designing graphical user interfaces, developing sophisticated 2D and 3D interactive games and media, and using artificial intelligence in game development

Systems administration: examining maintenance guidelines and support to assist with system application troubleshooting

Systems analysis: modeling, testing, and evaluating preferred ICT system solutions Engineering for telecommunications network projects that manage logistics, organisational specifications, legal requirements, and regulatory needs.

52 weeks (40 Weeks study + 12 weeks holidays). Students are required to attend a minimum 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

Various intake and start dates available. Contact us info@apsley.nsw.edu.au or call 02 9633 2779 for more information

Training will be conducted face to face on a fulltime basis in a classroom, with simulated work environment.

Assessment methods may include: knowledge questions, projects, written reports, portfolio of work, assignment, case study, self-assessment, observation and role play.

All assessments are conducted in accordance with the principles of assessment (fairness, flexibility, validity and reliability) and rules of evidence (validity, sufficiency, authenticity and currency).

By the end of ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology (108127K) qualification students will be able to:

  • Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • Install and manage complex ICT networks
  • Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
  • Install and upgrade operating systems
  • Create dynamic web pages
  • Leading and managing a team
  • Building emotional intelligence

There are no pre-requisites for ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology (108127K) qualification specified in the training package at the time of publication.

Apsley College has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

All students must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test prior to the commencement of the course.

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
    • Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.
All students must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test prior to the commencement of the course.

All credit transfer applications must be supported by appropriate documentation. This may be in the form of a nationally recognised qualification certificate, transcript, and/or a statement of attainment, which corresponds with the same qualification code and name, unit code, and title as those included in the student application and date/duration of the course. For details, please refer to the credit transfer policy and procedure.

This is a Nationally Recognised Qualification.

Units in ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology (108127K) qualification reflect the knowledge and skills of individuals with significant experience in:

  • IT Support Services
  • Business Administration
  • IT Officer Manager
  • Security Analyst
  • ICT Security
  • Database/Systems Administrator
  • Chief Information Security Officer

Above pathway information is in line with qualification description on National Training Register, it does not imply any job guarantee or job role at the end of the course. Apsley college does not claim any employment outcome or job guarantee associated with its courses as it will be misleading.

Students who complete the ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology (108127K) course may wish to continue their education into a range of advanced diploma qualifications such as the ICT60220 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.

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Course Structure

Code Title Core or Elective
BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts Core
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices Core
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team Core
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation Core
ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments Core
ICTSAS527 Manage client problems Core
ICTWEB452 Create a mark-up language document Elective
ICTICT443 Work collaboratively in the ICT industry Elective
ICTSAD507 Design and implement quality assurance processes for business solutions Elective
ICTICT524 Determine ICT strategies and solutions for organisations Elective
ICTSAD508 Develop technical requirements for business solutions Elective
ICTCYS407 Gather, analyse and interpret threat data Elective
ICTNWK560 Determine best-fit topologies for wide area networks Elective
ICTCYS610 Protect critical infrastructure for organisations Elective
ICTCYS613 Utilise design methodologies for security architecture Elective
ICTSAS524 Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan Elective
ICTSAS526 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans Elective
ICTWEB441 Produce basic client-side script Elective
ICTNWK561 Design enterprise wireless local area networks Elective
ICTWEB513 Build dynamic websites Elective