Diploma of Information Technology
Cyber Security & Telecommunications Network Engineering
Course Code: ICT50220 | CRICOS Code: 111841B


Information Technology

Delivery Mode



78 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: ICT50220 | CRICOS Code: 111841B


The course – Diploma Of Information Technology, gives an insight to the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) & those who have established specialised skills in a technical ICT function.

All the more, these individuals carry out moderately complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, as part of a team or leading a deliverable with others. They apply their skills across a wide range of industries, business functions and departments, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).

Course Duration/Fee

Course Duration: 78 Weeks

Tuition Fee: $AUD 18,000

Material Fee:$AUD 2,000

Total Course Fee:$AUD 20,000

Mode of Delivery

Blended (Face to Face + Online)

Intake Dates
2023 Intake Dates 2024 Intake Dates
21st August, 2023 29th January, 2024
09th October, 2023 04th March, 2024
13th November 2023 22th April, 2024
27th May, 2024
15th July, 2024
19th August, 2024
07th October, 2024
11th November 2024
Entry Requirement
Here’s your check list to check your eligibility:-
  • The candidate must complete 18yrs of age or older at the time of course commencement.
  • Potential candidates may be asked to undertake an LLN Assessment / Enrolment Interview prior to acceptance.
  • The candidate needs to ensure that they have completed anyone of the following:-
  • Australian Year 12 or an equivalent level of schooling or a Certificate IV or Higher Qualification with an Australian Institution.
  • IELTS Requirements

    The candidate needs to secure the English level of IELTLS 6.0, with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent such as.,

    IBT 60

    PTE Academic 50

    CAE 169

    OET Pass

    General English Advanced MOI Certificate

    Certificate IV or Higher Qualification with an Australian Institution

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Award Requirements

A candidate is only entitled for the Certificate, once they have successfully completed all units of the course – ICT50220- Diploma of Information Technology.

On the other hand, candidates who have done a partial completion of the course will receive a Statement of Attainment, for the units they are deemed competent.

Career Pathway
On completion of this course the candidate is opened to opportunities to seek employment as: –
  • Telecommunication technical officer or technologist
  • Telecommunications network planner
  • Telecommunications network manager
  • Cyber security administrator
Essential Information

ISMT College recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs. At the same time, accept and mutually recognise the qualifications and Statements of Attainment, awarded by any other registered training organisation unless precluded by licensing requirements.

We also consider and grant Credit Transfer for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process wherein candidates’ skills and knowledge that has been gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training will be formally recognised.

ISMT College will discuss with the candidate the process and options for RPL, during the entry process and interview stage. The suitability of the candidate is often determined on how much experience one had in certain area, their work history and previous training.

If RPL is determined that as a candidate you have a possibility. Then you will be provided with a kit, that will guide you in working through each unit, to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.


ISMT College has made it essential for all students that a USI is a major requirement. Since 1st January 2015, for undertaking Nationally Recognised Training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation, the candidate/s will require to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

The USI is available online & free of cost to the student. The USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed.

The candidate is required to visit the official USI website: – https://www.usi.gov.au/

The candidate after enrolment is required to create USI (Unique Student Identifier) or allow ISMT College to create a USI on their behalf.


ISMT College ensures all candidates that relevant resources are available. So that, the candidates may settle in well, smoothly transit life in new place & achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our dedicated staff puts in their efforts to assist in how to seek help with the local welfare and guidance services.

ORIENTATION ISMT College provides orientation to assist students through culturally appropriate program. Candidates will only be permitted to attend classes after they have completed the orientation session for the enrolled courses. You are requested to refer Pre-enrolment Information Pack at http://www.ismt.edu.au/
Pathway From Qualification
After completing this course the student may progress their education into ICT60220- Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.
Units Of Competency

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology requires the completion of the following 20 Units (including 6 core and 14 electives).

Core Units – 6
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
Elective Units
ICTCYS407Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
ICTCYS610Protect critical infrastructure for organisations
ICTCYS613Utilise design methodologies for security architecture
ICTSAS524Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
ICTSAS526Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
ICTICT519Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications
ICTNPL413Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry
ICTNWK423Manage network and data integrity
ICTNWK541Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services
ICTPMG505Manage ICT projects
ICTTEN519Design network building projects
ICTNWK529Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTNWK536Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
ICTNWK540Design, build and test network servers

** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.

Related Qualifications

ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology 111841B

Course Code: ICT50220
CRICOS Code: 111841B

ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology 111842A

Course Code: ICT60220
CRICOS Code: 111842A