This course has been superseded, no further enrolments accepted. Please check our current Diploma of Information Technology course.

Qualification descriptor

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).

Prerequisite requirements

There are no prerequisite requirements for individual units of competency.

Course availability: Sydney CBD
Length: 8 terms, (104 weeks incl. 32 weeks holidays)

Entry requirements

  • ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology or other relevant qualification/s; or
  • with vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification.
  • International students must show evidence of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Please refer to Nortwest’s student enrolment requirements for more information.

Pathways into the qualification

  • None

This is a sample course only.

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/ElectiveHours
ICTICT532Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environmentCore20
ICTICT517Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisationCore40
BSBPMG522 Undertake project workElective40
BSBXTW401Lead and facilitate a teamCore40
ICTSAS527Manage client problemsCore40
BSBCRT501Originate and develop conceptsCore40
BSBXCS402Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practicesCore20
ICTSAS526Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plansElective40
ICTWEB522Develop website information architectureElective80
ICTWEB519Develop complex web page layoutsElective100
ICTWEB520Develop complex cascading style sheetsElective80
ICTDBS506Design databasesElective180
ICTDBS507Integrate databases with websitesElective80
ICTWEB441Produce basic client-side scriptElective100
ICTWEB513Build dynamic websitesElective80
ICTWEB514 Create dynamic web pagesElective100
ICTWEB517 Create web-based programsElective100
ICTWEB526Implement and use web servicesElective80
ICTPRG553Create and develop REST APIsElective100
ICTWEB523Manage transactions using site server toolsElective80
After achieving the ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology, candidates may undertake a range of Advanced Diploma or further higher education level qualifications within the ICA11 Training Package, or other Training Packages.
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.
Further general information about studies and regulations can be found here.
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