ICT50120 – Diploma of Information Technology
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ICT50120 – Diploma of Information Technology

CRICOS Course Code: 103031C

ICT50120 – Diploma of Information Technology


About this course


ICT50120 – Diploma of Information Technology

The latest release of the qualification can be found at https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/ICT50120

Western Sydney College

RTO Code: 45360

CRICOS Provider Code: 03690M

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).

For more information, please visit following:


  • Individuals seeking to pursue higher education qualification.
  • Individuals seeking to pursue a career as an Information Technology.
  • Individuals holding other business qualifications or business experience seeking to gain additional IT Skills.

Network support coordinator, Network operations analyst, Network security coordinator or Network e-business coordinator, Network administrator, IT administrator, IT Operations administrator.

Students who complete this course may pursue a range of higher qualifications at Diploma level, but not limited to, ICT60120-Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

The ICT50120-Diploma of Information Technology requires the completion of six (6) core and fourteen (14) elective units. Electives for this qualification have been chosen by Western Sydney College to ensure that students achieve a broad range of skills and knowledge in Information Technology.

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTSAS527 Manage client problems
ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
ICTSAD508 Develop technical requirements for business solutions
ICTSAD509 Produce ICT feasibility reports
ICTNWK559 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTNWK540 Design, build and test network servers
ICTNWK546 Manage network security
ICTSAS517 Use network tools
ICTICT518 Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
ICTNWK531 Configure an internet gateway
ICTNWK537 Implement secure encryption technologies
ICTICT443 Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
ICTICT435 Create technical documentation
ICTNWK542 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTNWK543 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTSAS529 Prioritise ICT change requests

78 weeks (54 weeks of study and 24 weeks holidays)

This qualification will be delivered over 78 weeks, including 6 terms of 9 weeks and 24 weeks
of holidays.

This course will be delivered 13.5 hours face-to-face in campus and 6.5 hours online per week.

  • Must be at least 17  years of age or older at course commencement.
  • Students must have completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent; have completed AQF Certificate IV or relevant qualification.
  • An overall valid academic IELTS score of at least 5.5 or equivalent unless exempted (please refer to the DOHA website for Acceptable English Evidence and Exemptions); or an English proficiency of intermediate level or above from an approved ELICOS provider; or have successfully completed at least an Australian Certificate IV qualification within the last 2 years; or have successfully passed Western Sydney College’s English Placement Test.
  • International Students must meet the Student Visa (SC500) requirements.

All qualifications are delivered 13.5 hours face-to-face in campus and 6.5 hours online per week. Each qualification consists of different Units of Competencies (UOC) and our qualified trainers will explain UOC outlines at the beginning of training of each UOC.

All our sessions are held in fully equipped classrooms and in the simulated work environment.

Each training session are facilitated with learner resources such as PowerPoint Presentation, student learner guide, formative activities and where applicable, supported with simulated case studies, policies and procedures, software and necessary hardware’s etc.

Students can bring their own laptop that must have Microsoft office or other necessary software installed. Laptops must be fully charged and students must bring a USB flash drive.

This course may have various timetables and students are required to contact our admissions team prior to course commencement.

All our Units of Competencies (UOC) are assessed through a combination of assessment types. These may include, practical demonstrations, role plays, writing reports, group projects, presentations and written questionnaire etc.

All International students are required to meet satisfactory course progress in order to meet their student visa requirements. Please refer to the International Student Handbook which is available on our website on the specific support that WSC offers to international students.

Additional support is provided to those international students who are identified as a risk of not meeting the course progress requirements as per the intervention strategy.

At Western Sydney College we are committed to ensuring that students get all the support they need to successfully complete their studies.

Western Sydney College will provide wide range of learning support options and resources to assist students if required such as;

  • One to one support from our trainers/assessors to assist with their studies.
  • Additional classes, tutorial and workshops.
  • One to one support from the Administration relating to any student concerns such includes language, literacy and numeracy issues.
  • Referral to relevant external services.

If students need any support please contact the support team. E:support@wsc.nsw.edu.au

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook.

For international students, the granting of course credit may affect their course fees as well as the duration of the course.

The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing.

If course credit is granted following the issuance of the Confirmation of Enrolment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced course duration.

For further details please contact our admissions team.

Email: admissions@wsc.nsw.edu.au

The costs for this course are as follows:

Enrolment fee: $250 (non-refundable)

Course fees : $18,000

Materials fees: $75 per Term

Payment terms and conditions are included in the Student Handbook. Additionally, a detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the letter of offer and written agreement which is provided to the student for their review and agreement prior to acceptance into the course. The agreement also includes details of additional fees and charges, which may be applicable.

Please note Western Sydney College reserves the right to vary the tuition fees and/or other charges from time to time.

Please contact administration for current course fees and associated charges.

Complete and submit the student application form with relevant supporting documents. Students can apply directly to Western Sydney College or through an authorized representative of Western Sydney College. Please refer to our website www.wsc.nsw.edu.au for the detail application process.

Western Sydney College

55 High Street Parramatta NSW 2150

Phone: +61 02 8628 7973

E: admissions@wsc.nsw.edu.au

W: wsc.nsw.edu.au