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ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security, Database & Data Management, Systems Administration)

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).


The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

  • cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans

  • database and data management: creating, designing and monitoring systems that store data and optimise organisational knowledge management

  • systems administration: reviewing maintenance procedures and support to help troubleshoot system applications

ICT50220 Diploma of Information Tecnology

CRICOS Course Code: 112088M

Entry Requirements

Domestic & International Students:

All students will need to complete a Pre-Training Review (PTR) before enrolling to ensure your suitability for undertaking this course.

  • Students must be 18 years of age or above.

  • Students must have access to a PC or equivalent running or capable of running Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office 2010 and Internet connection


Additional entry requirements for International Students:

English Requirements:

  • A valid IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent, with no score below 5.0 in any band

  • Evidence of successful completion of at least five (5) years (full time equivalent) study taught and assessed in English

  • Completion of an Australian certificate III qualification or above

Delivery Mode

Class based delivery:

20 hours per week

Course duration

Total of 104 weeks:

  • 80 weeks of class-based sessions

  • 24 weeks of holidays

Career Outcomes
  • Cybersecurity officer

  • Cybersecurity consultant

  • Database Administrator

  • ICT Security Specialist

  • ICT Support Officer


After completion of ICT50220, students may wish to undertake ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology or a pathway to higher education such as:

  • Bachelor of Computer Science

  • Bachelor of Information Technology

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