ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology

  • Home
  • ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology





Course Overview

Course Code: ICT50220
CRICOS Code: 105212D
Training Package: ICT – Information and Communications Technology
Course Duration: 78 weeks
Classroom Location: Seven Hills, NSW


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 a specialist field, working independently, as part of a team or leading a deliverable 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).

Potential employment options for the students who will complete this qualification are in a range of IT-related roles, including ICT Office Manager, ICT Systems Administrator, Information Systems Office Manager, Office Systems Administrator, Systems Manager, etc.

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a range of advanced diploma qualifications such as the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology or other higher education qualifications such as at the universities in the information communication and technology sector.

You can apply for the recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (Credit and/or Recognition of Prior Learning). The granting of Credit or RPL may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course. Please refer to our International Student Handbook for more details.






There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However, ANIE has some specific entry requirements for the international students that include:

  • 18 years of age or above at the time of enrolment.
  • Must have completed year 12 or equivalent.
  • IELTS overall band score 5.5 or more, or equivalent accredited English language test
  • Participation in the Course Entry Interview and LLN (Language, Literacy and Numeracy) test, if applicable





This course’s training and assessment activities are conducted in the classroom, where 20-hour attendance per week is mandatory. Students are also required to complete at least 5 hours of unsupervised study hours at home every week.

For all enrolled students, the Australian National Institute of Education is responsible under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 for the quality of the training and assessment activities and the issuance of all AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) certificates.





This qualification will be delivered over 78 weeks, including 60 weeks of training and assessment spread over 6 terms of 10 weeks each. Holidays are 3 weeks per term, amounting to 18 weeks of holidays followed by the training and assessment weeks spread over 6 terms.



Twenty (20) units must be completed for the award of the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology qualification. The regulatory authority decides the core units. ANIE has selected the elective units according to the regulatory packaging rules. This selection is also guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements, and the complexity of skills appropriate to thisqualification’s AQF level.

For course completion, a student of the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology course must achieve competency in the following units:

Unit CodeUnit TitleCore/Elective
BSBCRT512Originate and develop conceptsCore
BSBXCS402Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practicesCore
BSBXTW401Lead and facilitate a teamCore
ICTICT517Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisationCore
ICTICT532Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environmentsCore
ICTSAS527Manage client problemsCore
ICTNWK529Install and manage complex ICT networksElective
ICTNWK536Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutionsElective
ICTNWK540Design, build and test network serversElective
ICTNWK546Manage network securityElective
ICTDBS505Monitor and improve knowledge management systemsElective
ICTWEB514Create dynamic web pagesElective
ICTPRG535Build advanced user interfacesElective
ICTSAD509Produce ICT feasibility reportsElective
ICTICT518Research and review hardware technology options for organisationsElective
ICTICT524Determine ICT strategies and solutions for organisationsElective
ICTICT526Verify client business requirementsElective
ICTICT523Gather data to identify business requirementsElective
ICTPMG505Manage ICT projectsElective
ICTWEB527Research and apply emerging web technology trendsElective



ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology is a course suitable for international students seeking to pursue or advance a career in the globally thriving information and communication technology industry in various entry-level positions. This course is also ideal for those who are seeking to enter the ICT sector.

Moreover, graduated students may wish to continue their education in various advanced diploma level qualifications or at undergraduate level in the Australian universities.


Enrolling with us is pretty straightforward.

Be sure to read all course information, our International Student Handbook and the Prospectus for International Students (both are available on the ANIE website or our campus) to ensure that this is the right course for you and you can meet the entry requirements. Please consult with an Education Agent if you feel the need to do so.

Once you are ready, complete our Enrolment Form (available on the website or on-campus) and submit it to us, or to your Education Agent with the required documents attached.

From there, we will review the application and contact you or your Educational Agent (if you have nominated one to act on your behalf).

If you require any further information in any phase of your enrolment process, please contact us via email or phone, or you may visit our campus during regular business hours to talk to one of our Student Support Officers.

Welcome aboard! Accelerate your career by enrolling with the Australian National Institute of Education.

RTO Code: 41160 | CRICOS Provider Code: 03682M | ABN: 54 603 488 526