Diploma of Information Technology

Diploma of Information Technology qualification provides students with fundamental skills required in Information Technology industry in different areas like web design and multimedia, networking, core programming, databases, and software testing. 

Diploma of Information Technology qualification provides students with fundamental skills required in Information Technology industry in different areas like web design and multimedia, networking, core programming, databases, and software testing.
 

  • IT project manager
  • IT office manager
  • IT project manager
  • Application consultant
  • Enterprise Application Integration Consultant
  • eLearning

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

MANAGE CLIENT PROBLEMS
ICTSAS527
APPLY IP, ETHICS AND PRIVACY IN ICT ENVIRONMENTS
ICTICT532
MATCH ICT NEEDS WITH THE STRATEGIC DIRECTION OF THE ORGANISATION
ICTICT517
LEAD AND FACILITATE A TEAM
BSBXTW401
PROMOTE WORKPLACE CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS AND BEST PRACTICES
BSBXCS402
ORIGINATE AND DEVELOP CONCEPTS
BSBCRT512
EXPOSE WEBSITE SECURITY VULNERABILITIES
VU21997
MANAGE THE SECURITY INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE ORGANISATION
VU21995
RECOGNISE THE NEED FOR CYBER SECURITY IN AN ORGANISATION
VU21990
TEST CONCEPTS AND PROCEDURES FOR CYBER SECURITY
VU21989
REVIEW AND UPDATE DISASTER RECOVERY AND CONTINGENCY PLANS
ICTSAS526
APPLY INTERMEDIATE OBJECT-ORIENTED LANGUAGE SKILLS
ICTPRG549
DEVELOP HIGH-LEVEL OBJECT-ORIENTED CLASS SPECIFICATIONS
ICTPRG548
APPLY ADVANCED PROGRAMMING SKILLS IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE
ICTPRG547
APPLY ADVANCED OBJECT-ORIENTED LANGUAGE SKILLS
ICTPRG532
MANAGE ICT PROJECTS
ICTPMG505
INSTALL, OPERATE AND TROUBLESHOOT MEDIUM ENTERPRISE SWITCHES
ICTNWK543
INSTALL, OPERATE AND TROUBLESHOOT MEDIUM ENTERPRISE ROUTERS
ICTNWK542
CONFIGURE, VERIFY AND TROUBLESHOOT WAN LINKS AND IP SERVICES
ICTNWK541
INSTALL AND MANAGE COMPLEX ICT NETWORKS
ICTNWK529
3.5 days a week (7 hours/day)

Delivery: Combination of classroom and online.

Entry requirements (year 12)

Standard requirements: interview, PTR, LLN

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: Yes

VTAC code: 3700511594 (Ballarat - Admin Campus), 3700511614 (Ballarat - Admin Campus), 3700511624 (Ballarat - Admin Campus), 3700511634 (Ballarat - Admin Campus), 3700511644 (Ballarat - Admin Campus), 3700574334 (Ballarat - Admin Campus)

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: JAN

National course code: ICT50220

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees you will pay depends on your eligibility for a Victorian Government subsidised place under the Skills First Program.

Find out more about eligibility here.

2023 total estimated tuition fees for Diploma of Information Technology
Concession
Government Subsidised Place
Standard
Government Subsidised Place
Full Fee Place
(Not eligible for government subsidy)
N/A$11,151$18,711

*Fees displayed are estimates for the total program and may change depending on individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees are subject to change annually.

Visit our TAFE enrolment fees page for more information.

VET Student Loans

A VET Student Loan from the Australian Government can cover all or part of your tuition fees for some Diploma/Advanced Diploma programs (subject to availability).

A VET Student Loan is available for this program – up to a maximum of $16,788

For more information visit our VET Student Loan page.

Eligibility Exemptions

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University through the Skills First eligibility exemptions initiative.

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government-subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level, you may be eligible to enrol in a government-subsidised place with an eligibility exemption.

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2023.

Important Information

Direct Debit Payment Plans are available for eligible students to help manage the payment of tuition and material fees throughout the enrolment year (excluding Diploma/Advanced Diploma tuition fees).

Students accessing government-subsidised training under the Skills First Program need to be aware that enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

Free TAFE: Under the Victorian Government Free TAFE initiative, some programs have free tuition for eligible students, however material fees (if applicable) will be payable by the student.  Free TAFE is subject to availability and eligibility requirements.

Visit the TAFE fees website. for further information on fees, payments and refunds.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

Further education pathway/s: ICT60220 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology or Bachelor of Information Technology
 

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

Centre for Science, Technology

Course coordinator

Nicholas Andison