ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology

Cricos Course Code: 111179E

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Course overview

The Diploma of Information Technology is designed for students seeking to comprehend and utilize various technological and programming principles and tools.

This program will equip you with the skills to apply software in addressing contemporary technological challenges within businesses.

Additionally, you will learn to communicate solutions and outcomes clearly and effectively to a diverse range of stakeholders.

Course Summary

  • Duration: 78 weeks (including term breaks)

  • This course is for: International students

  • Final exam: No

  • $12,000/year

  • Funding: N/A

  • CRICOS Code: 111179E

  • Location: Canberra and Melbourne

  • Intakes: Monthly intakes

About Course

Course Description

The Diploma of Information Technology at Opulence College is crafted for students aspiring to master a range of technological and programming concepts. This program empowers you with the skills to adeptly apply software solutions to address modern technological challenges in business.

Learn effective communication of solutions to diverse stakeholders, making you well-equipped for the dynamic IT landscape.

Our Diploma of Information Technology is a nationally recognised VET qualification.

Course Duration

  • 78 weeks (including term breaks)
  • 6 terms (10 weeks per term)

This course consists of 20 units of competency (6 core and 4 electives) delivered across a period of 78 weeks (including 18 weeks of term breaks). Students will complete 1,800 hours of structured learning (20 hours per week) and are expected to complete 600 hours of unsupervised study and assessment preparation (10 hours per week). The 60 weeks of learning are split into 6 terms of 10 weeks each, with each term covering 3-4 units of competency.

Study Mode

The delivery methods for this course include:

Face-to-Face Classroom-Based Learning

Course Entry Requirements

  1. English Proficiency Requirements:
    • Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English through one of the following:
      • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum overall band score of 6.0, with no individual band score below 5.5.
      • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a minimum overall score of 50, and a minimum score of 42 in each of the four skills.
      • Any other English proficiency test deemed equivalent by Opulence College.
  2. Age Requirements:
    • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of enrolment.
  3. Academic Requirements:
    • Applicants must have successfully completed Australian Year 12 or an equivalent.

Note: Meeting these requirements does not guarantee admission, as additional factors may be considered during the selection process.


This course will be delivered and assessed through verbal assessment, group discussion, consultation, prescribed textbook reading and online written assessment activities.

Course Outcomes

Students will attain the Diploma of Information Technology once all units have been completed at a competent level.


Gradudates of our Diploma of Information Technology will gain a solid overview of the IT and Communications industry with a focus on operational knowledge. Relevant job roles include:

  • ICT Office Manager
  • Office Systems Administrator
  • ICT Systems Administrator


Course Fees

The costs for this course are as follows:

  • Enrolment Fee: $400 (non-refundable)
  • Material Fee: $100 (non-refundable)
  • Tuition Fee: $15,000/1.5 years

Please contact us at enquiry.act@opc.edu.au for more information about our course fees.

Unit of Competency

Unit CodeUnit name
BSBCRT512Originate and develop concepts
BSBXCS402Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
BSBXTW401Lead and facilitate a team
ICTICT517Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTICT532Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
ICTSAS527Manage client problems
ICTPRG535Build advanced user interfaces
ICTNWK529Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTNWK536Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
ICTNWK540Design, build and test network servers
ICTNWK546Manage network security
ICTSAD507Design and implement quality assurance processes for business solutions
ICTSAD508Develop technical requirements for business solutions
ICTSAD509Produce ICT feasibility reports
ICTICT523Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTICT524Determine ICT strategies and solutions for organisations
ICTICT526Verify client business requirements
ICTDBS505Monitor and improve knowledge management systems
ICTICT443Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
ICTPMG505Manage ICT projects


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