ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology

Post school students are enrolled who have an interest in Information Technology, virtualisation and network optionally with selected programming units. Students would have completed the IT Essentials, MTA qualifications and will be enrolled in the MCSA and VMWare qualifications. Most have skill sets at Certificate IV and wish to attain formal qualifications and to follow a pathway to higher qualifications such as Diploma in IT. Most students will attempt the Diploma concurrently with one of ICT40418 Certificate IV in Networking, 22519VIC Certificate IV Integrated Technologies or ICT50418 Diploma in Networking with underpinning industry vendor qualifications in one or more of:

  1. Microsoft MCSA
  2. VMware VCP
  3. Cisco IT Essentials
  4. Cisco CCNA

On successful completion of this course students will qualify for ICT50518 Diploma of Information Technology

Career opportunities/vocational outcomes: Information Technology technician or entry level network engineer. Further studies in Network Security can also be options to follow.

Articulation: With ICT50118 Diploma in Information Technology qualification a student may qualify for an improved position in higher Information Technology courses such as Diploma of Information Technology Networking and/or Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology ICT60515

Further education: Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology ICT60515

  • Outstanding facilities including 2 dedicated rooms with Cisco laboratory sub-network with two router labs, 27 modern computers.
  • Blended learning delivery 24/7 online course access
  • Powerful production network with Cisco backbone
  • Fully qualified staff members
  • Web access to the curriculum
  • Flexible classroom and online delivery
  • Easy access via public transport

This program is delivered over a period of 45 – 50  weeks depending on time commitment and effort .

Classes operate on the following days and times 45 weeks per year:

Monday  9:30am to 7pm

9.5 hrs

Tuesday  10am to 8:30pm

10.5 hrs

Wednesday  12 noon to 8:30 pm

8.5 hrs

Thursday  10am to 7 pm

9 hrs


37.5 hrs


Students can attend any and every session and work according to other commitments such as employment or family arrangements.

MTA network fundamentals, IT Essentials, MCSA selected skills and knowledge, HyperV or VMware equivalent knowledge and skills. 

This course is made up of 20 units with a large elective range as outlined below. Electives will be chosen based on consultation with the learner upon development of the training plan.

BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace (60)
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability (50)
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements (30)
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise (50)

Electives Maximum of 5 from any one group ( eg. NWK, TEN, PRG, WEB )
ICTNWK532 Identify and resolve network problems (50)
ICTTEN507 Cut over new and replacement network equipment (60)
ICTSAS518 Install and upgrade Operating Systems (50)
ICTTEN602 Undertake system administration (75)
ICTTEN509 Provide expert advice and support on complex faults (50)
ICTICT514 Identify and manage the implementation of current industry specific technologies (60)
ICTSAS517 Use network tools (50)
ICTNWK518 Design an enterprise wireless local area network (30)
ICTTEN506 Integrate new systems and equipment into the telecommunications network (80)
ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment (60)
ICTNWK535 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment (60)
ICTTEN514 Install, configure and test a server (60)
ICTWEB507 Customise a complex ICT content management system (80)
ICTICT609 Lead the evaluation & implementation of current industry specific technologies (80)
ICTNWK536 Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions (80)
ICTWEB516 Research and apply emerging web technology trends (80)

Contact Ringwood Training directly to obtain an enrolment pack. This can be done by visiting reception between 8am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday or emailing [email protected]

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