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Diploma of Information Technology ICT50220

Overview

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to administer and manage information and communications technology (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general ICT technologies.

To achieve the Diploma of Information Technology you need to complete the 6 CORE units and 14 ELECTIVE units.

Qualification:

Diploma of Information Technology ICT50220

Course No:

DP-BD65

Campus:

CIT Reid 

Duration:

This qualification can be completed in two (2) semesters (approx. 35 hours per week) full-time, or part-time equivalent, of intensive delivery plus an average of approximately 10 hours per week for project work and private study to practise skills and apply new knowledge.

Cost Info:

The 2022 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:

$3,740.00
Apprentice/trainee
  • Subsidised fee $2856
  • Full fee $11,359

Likely Job Outcome:

Depending on the Stream you choose possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Information systems office manager
- Office systems administrator
- IT office manager
- IT systems administrator
- Systems manager
- Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Network administrator
- IT administrator
- IT operations administrator
- Network services administrator
- Network support coordinator
- Network operations analyst
- Network security coordinator
- Network e-business coordinator
- Analyst programmer support
- Assistant programming developer
- Assistant software applications programmer
- Assistant software developer
- Database support programmer
- Web support programmer

Application Type:

Standard
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Additional Information

All fees are subject to change

You may be required to pay additional costs (approx. $150-$350) associated with textbooks, online resources or access to simulation software.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However, it is assumed that you have:

- Completed the Certificate IV in Information Technology or other relevant qualification, or units equivalent to the core of the Certificate IV; or
- Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments, specifically using IT networking technologies. This experience should be relevant, such as:
        - Creating OOP classes using inheritance.
        - Analysing system requirements and document using UML diagrams such as user case diagram and use cases.
        - Creating basic HTML documents and applying CSS.
        - Using a programming language (e.g., Java, C++ and PL/SQL) to create iterative constructs and conditional statements.
        - Working with the intermediate functions of the current version of Windows Server such as DHCP, DNS, NPS, VPN and IPsec.
        - Manipulating databases using SQL; applying basic programming skills to create applications; creating markup language documents (HTML) and cascading style sheets (CSS).
        - Applying design methodologies and present feasibility reports.
        - The ability to pass CCNA Routing and Switching - Introduction to Networks (TCP/IP model, OSI model, basic router configuration and IP addressing including VLSM)

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 20 subjects

Electives: Complete 6

  • BSBCRT512   Originate and develop concepts
    • CIT Code: BUSN293
      Cost: Standard $90.00
      Description: 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.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBXCS402   Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
    • CIT Code: BUSN297
      Cost: Standard $80.00
      Description: 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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTICT532   Apply IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
    • CIT Code: INFT1180
      Cost: Standard $200.00
      Description: 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.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTICT517   Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
    • CIT Code: INFT1027
      Cost: Standard $140.00
      Description: 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.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBXTW401   Lead and facilitate a team
    • CIT Code: MGNT797
      Cost: Standard $90.00
      Description: 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.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTSAS527   Manage client problems
    • CIT Code: INFT1330
      Cost: Standard $65.00
      Description: 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.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete minimum of 10

  • ICTNWK537   Implement secure encryption technologies
    • CIT Code: INFT1210
      Cost: Standard $60.00
      Description: 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.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTPRG532   Apply advanced object-oriented language skills
    • CIT Code: INFT1033
      Cost: Standard $435.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake advanced programming tasks using object-oriented programming languages in the development of large-sized applications.It applies to individuals who are programmers producing complex object-oriented programming in the development of large-sized applications.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTPMG505   Manage ICT projects
    • CIT Code: INFT1240
      Cost: Standard $250.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the initiation, implementation and completion of reasonably complex Information and Communications Technology (ICT) projects incorporating scope, risk control, cyber security and financial factors.It applies to those who use a range of specialised technical and managerial techniques to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and the work of a team.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTSAS525   Develop and conduct client acceptance tests
    • CIT Code: INFT1380
      Cost: Standard $120.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and conduct acceptance testing as part of a process whereby clients will determine whether to accept the system. It applies to experienced individuals working in a range of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environments, who apply specialised and technical knowledge in the development of strategic initiatives and in performing and organising others to complete complex technical operations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTNWK539   Design and implement integrated server solutions
    • CIT Code: INFT1212
      Cost: Standard $100.00
      Description: 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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTNWK538   Install and maintain valid authentication processes
    • CIT Code: INFT1211
      Cost: Standard $60.00
      Description: 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.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTNWK540   Design, build and test network servers
    • CIT Code: INFT1379
      Cost: Standard $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, install and test servers in complex network environments. It applies to individuals who are employed in network or systems engineering roles or similar and are required to design and build network servers in a complex computing environment of medium-to-large organisations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTNWK542   Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
    • CIT Code: INFT1215
      Cost: Standard $340.00
      Description: 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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTNWK531   Configure an internet gateway
    • CIT Code: INFT473
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Description: 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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTNWK557   Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments
    • CIT Code: INFT1229
      Cost: Standard $120.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments and to provide a more efficient and reliable Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment.It applies to senior networking staff who are responsible for increasing the sustainability of an organisation.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTNWK559   Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
    • CIT Code: INFT1231
      Cost: Standard $185.00
      Description: It applies to those who work as senior networkers and administrators, and responsible for increasing the sustainability of an enterprise or similar environment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTNWK554   Manage enterprise virtual computing environments
    • CIT Code: INFT1227
      Cost: Standard $185.00
      Description: 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.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTNWK546   Manage network security
    • CIT Code: INFT1381
      Cost: Standard $240.00
      Description: 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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTNWK529   Install and manage complex ICT networks
    • CIT Code: INFT751
      Cost: Standard $290.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to install and manage enterprise-wide information and communications technology (ICT) networks. It applies to individuals with excellent ICT skills who are working as senior networking staff responsible for the sustainability of an organisation by using virtualisation technologies in complex computing environments of medium- to-large companies to provide network services and resources.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTSAD501   Model data objects
    • CIT Code: INFT441
      Cost: Standard $190.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand business operations, identify entities and data, diagrammatically represent their relationships, and prepare a data model. It applies individuals who have a broad range of analytical, technical and communication skills and who work within broad but established parameters. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTSAD502   Model data processes
    • CIT Code: INFT442
      Cost: Standard $185.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather process data and business information in order to model data processes within an organisation. It applies to individuals who can apply a broad range of technical knowledge and skills within the context of a complex project. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTDBS507   Integrate databases with websites
    • CIT Code: INFT1087
      Cost: Standard $65.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to integrate a database with a website.It applies to those employed as web software and database developers and responsible for creating data-driven web applications.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTWEB520   Develop complex cascading style sheets
    • CIT Code: INFT1364
      Cost: Standard $290.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop complex cascading style sheets (CSS) that are attached to a markup language document. It applies to individuals working as web designers and developers, who are involved in the layout and appearance of web pages have a highly developed understanding of design principles and software languages and can apply protocols and standards proficiently. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTWEB513   Build dynamic websites
    • CIT Code: INFT1359
      Cost: Standard $155.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and design websites to meet technical requirements.It applies to individuals working as web developers, who are responsible for the analysis, design, implementation and testing of websites.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTWEB517   Create web-based programs
    • CIT Code: INFT1361
      Cost: Standard $155.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop web applications.It applies to individuals who work as web developers and have highly developed technical skills to take responsibility for implementing code required to create web applications.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTSAS502   Establish and maintain client user liaison
    • CIT Code: INFT472
      Cost: Standard $140.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and maintain client user liaison in an information and communications technology (ICT) environment, post support implementation. This occurs after the business critical functions have been determined. It applies to individuals who are responsible for system and business analysis and administration, and liaising with clients to ensure that their requirements are fully met. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTPRG530   Manage projects using software management tools
    • CIT Code: INFT1265
      Cost: Standard $190.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use software management tools, to manage a systems development project from initiation to completion.It applies to software developers, who work in a team or who individually develop systems to specification using software management tools to manage delivery within time and budget parameters. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTICT525   Identify and manage the implementation of industry specific technologies
    • CIT Code: INFT1174
      Cost: Standard $180.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, plan and manage the implementation of industry specific technologies at an identified industry standard.The unit applies to those engaged in ongoing review and research to identify, manage and evaluate the implementation of industry technologies or techniques to improve aspects of the organisation's activities.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTPRG533   Debug and monitor applications
    • CIT Code: INFT1266
      Cost: Standard $130.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to debug and monitor a software application.It applies to software developers, testers and support engineers who use logging and tracing techniques to identify software problems and monitor systems.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTSAD508   Develop technical requirements for business solutions
    • CIT Code: INFT1293
      Cost: Standard $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop technical and related requirements that will enable business solutions to be implemented in an organisation.It applies to individuals responsible for performing complex technical analysis to complete a range of tasks and provide solutions to complex problems.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: May complete maximum of 4

  • ICTNWK420   Install and configure virtual machines
    • CIT Code: INFT1028
      Cost: Standard $175.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select and implement virtualisation solutions to meet organisational needs in an information and communications technology (ICT) environment.It applies to individuals who work in the network area of organisations and are responsible for the virtualisation of desktop and server operating systems.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTCLD401   Configure cloud services
    • CIT Code: INFT1382
      Cost: Standard $135.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to configure core cloud services including compute, storage, databases and autoscaling according to business needs and workload. The unit applies to cloud computing architects, developers and cloud engineers utilising cloud services and those engaged in deploying cloud computing solutions for a business. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTTEN622   Produce ICT network architecture designs
    • CIT Code: INFT1383
      Cost: Standard $170.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to compile and evaluate business specifications from a client and produce a set of architecture design solutions to cater for present and future forecast demands. It applies to individuals working in the field who carry out design and implementation of technical solutions of information communications technology (ICT) networks, employed by information technology networking provisioning companies specialising in integrating converging and emerging technologies of ICT networks. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Certificate IV Information Technology ICT40120
Certificate III Information Technology ICT30120
Non-Accredited Training Preparation for CISCO Assessment

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au