ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology



ICT50118 – Diploma of Information Technology has been superseded by
ICT50120 – Diploma of Information Technology on 20th July 2020
ICT50118 – Diploma of Information Technology can be delivered and assessed until 19th July 2021


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

Students working at this level provide a broader rather than specialized ICT support function, applying a wide range of higher-level technical skills in ICT areas such as networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development.

  • Year 12 (HSC)
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 overall, no less than 5.0 in each band, or upper intermediate, or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL center or evidence of completing a VET course at Certificate IV or above the level in Australia.
  • Students who do not meet the English requirement as above must sit for an LLN Test.
  • At least 18 years or above * From May 2019 intake SCCM is not accepting any under 18 application.
  • For Packaging courses, the student cannot progress to the higher Qualification unless the student successfully Completed Lower Qualification.

Assessments may include short written knowledge tests, discussions and oral communication demonstrations, case study exercises, written reports, web-based research and reports, final projects and final written exams. To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time.

Students who have completed relevant studies or have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Application for RPL can be made with the initial application or can be made within two weeks of the course commencement using the RPL Application Form and by providing supporting documents. Please note that RPL cannot result in an international student having less than a full-time load of study (20 hours per week) but can reduce the overall duration of the course and fees. See our Student Handbook for more information.

If a Student has an Australian VET qualification and the units match exactly with the units delivered, the Student will be granted a Direct Credit Transfer. Marketing and student services staff will manage this process following Student Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning policy and procedure. This sets out how the process is administered and the adjustment to course duration and course fees.

65 weeks (50Academic weeks + 15Weeks Holidays)
14 Hours Face to Face and 6 Hours Online
Tuition Fees AUD 15000 Enrolment Fee AUD 250 Material fee AUD 400

Units of competency

BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Core
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation Core
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Core
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements Core
ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server Elective
ICTNWK511 Manage network security Elective
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks Elective
ICTNWK516 Determine best-fit topology for a local network Elective
ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment Elective
ICTPRG532 Apply advanced object-oriented language skills Elective
ICTPRG502 Manage a project using software management tools Elective
ICTICT502 Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications Elective
ICTSAD506 Produce a feasibility report Elective
ICTSAS517 Use network tools Elective
ICTSAS518 Install and upgrade operating systems Elective
ICTICT501 Research and review hardware technology options for organizations Elective
ICTWEB501       Build a dynamic website Elective
ICTWEB502       Create dynamic web pages Elective
ICTWEB503        Create web-based programs Elective
ICTPMG501       Manage ICT projects Elective

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City Campus
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Sydney City College of Management

Level 2, 17 Macquarie St, Paramatta, NSW 2150

Phone: +61 288720435

Email: admissions@sccm.edu.au

National Register Link https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/FNS50217
*This course does not have any prerequisite

*Student material fees does not include the cost of work book. Student can purchase/ order student work book from SCCM reception if required with additional cost.