ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (General IT)

Qualification Description

ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (General IT)

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:

  • Advanced networking: configuring and managing virtual computing environments, and security within ICT networks
  • Advanced programming: applying intermediate and advanced programming skills, managing data and building advanced user interfaces to manage organisational requirements
  • Back end web development: developing and maintaining website information architecture and data
  • Business analysis: designing and implementing technical requirements, quality assurance processes and contingency plans for businesses
  • Cloud architecture: developing, improving and designing cloud infrastructure, including disaster recovery plans
  • Cloud engineering: building, implementing and managing cloud infrastructure and virtual networks
  • 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
  • Front end web development: designing dynamic and complex websites, user experience solutions and documents using extensible mark-up languages
  • Game art and design: creating complex 2D and 3D modelling and animation software through scripts and storyboards
  • Game programming: creating complex 2D and 3D interactive games and media, building graphical user interfaces and applying artificial intelligence in game development
  • Systems administration: reviewing maintenance procedures and support to help troubleshoot system applications
  • Systems analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions
  • Telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.

Possible Job Titles

  • IT Office Manager
  • General Application Support Officer

*Gamma Education & Training Pty Ltd does not guarantee that international graduates will obtain the listed jobs as international student employment will depend on factors in the student’s home country and home country corporate environment. However, Graduates will gain skills relevant to the learning and development functions performed

Course Information

CRICOS Course Code


  •  52 – 78 weeks


  • Study Weeks = 40 – 60
  • Holiday Weeks = 12 – 18


  • Brisbane Campus

Entry Requirement

Gamma Education & Training Pty Ltd is committed to providing quality, industry-relevant education while supporting students throughout their study.

Qualification Structure

20 units must be completed:

6 Core units
14 Elective units

6 Core Units

  • BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts
  • BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
  • ICTICT517    Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
  • ICTICT532    Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • ICTSAS527   Manage client problems

14 Elective units

  • ICTPRG535   Build advanced user interfaces
  • ICTICT523    Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTPRG537   Implement security for applications
  • ICTPMG505 Manage ICT projects
  • BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
  • BSBPMG536 Manage project risk
  • ICTSAD509  Produce ICT feasibility reports
  • ICTSAD508   Develop technical requirements for business solutions
  • ICTSAD507   Design and implement quality assurance processes for business solutions 
  • ICTICT526    Verify client business requirements
  • ICTNWK425  Build small wireless local area networks
  • ICTWEB441  Produce basic client-side script
  • ICTSAD508   Develop technical requirements for business solutions
  • ICTSAD509  Produce ICT feasibility reports

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