12 months full time
Accelerate your career in a dynamic industry such as information technology with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Information Technology ICT50220. Developed in consultation with industry to teach you general ICT skills, this course helps you turn your passion for innovation and technology into developing a range of practical skills. According to Australian Computer Society (ACS), the demand for skilled ICT professionals is likely to continue growing over the next decade. Secure your future today with essential ICT problem solving skills that will keep you in demand.
You’ll learn fundamental skills across a range of ICT disciplines. This includes software development, web design, server administration, virtualisation, networking, database design and development, IT project management and systems analysis. Our industry-experienced teachers are passionate and focus on each student’s individual progress. Alongside your Diploma, you’ll also gain highly sought after training and hands-on experience with Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching in our fully functioning Cisco Lab.
Once you complete this course, you’ll have gained the practical skills and experience to impress employers and carve out your own career path based on your passions and interests. You could help develop the latest technologies in networking, ICT support, database development, programming and web development. Potential career paths range from a network administrator or engineer to a systems developer, computer programmer, or web development.
Each course has a dedicated learning method that is designed to let you thrive in your studies.
Interactive learning in a face-to-face environment. Classes will be held at a Melbourne Polytechnic campus or partner institute.
Units are assessed in a variety of ways including practical exercises, written assessments, demonstrations, observation and assignments.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBCRT512||Originate and develop concepts||Core||30|
|BSBXCS402||Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices||Core||40|
|BSBXTW401||Lead and facilitate a team||Core||50|
|ICTICT517||Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation||Core||50|
|ICTICT532||Apply IP, ethics and privacy in ICT||Core||40|
|ICTNWK540||Design, build and test network servers||Elective||50|
|ICTNWK542||Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers||Elective||120|
|ICTNWK543||Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches||Elective||90|
|ICTNWK553||Configure enterprise virtual computing environments||Elective||60|
|ICTNWK615||Design and configure desktop virtualisation||Elective||80|
|ICTPMG505||Manage ICT projects||Elective||80|
|ICTPRG430||Apply introductory object-oriented language skills||Elective||60|
|ICTPRG436||Develop mobile applications||Elective||50|
|ICTPRG549||Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills||Elective||60|
|ICTSAD502||Model data processes||Elective||30|
|ICTSAS518||Install and upgrade operating systems||Elective||50|
|ICTSAS527||Manage client problems||Core||20|
|ICTWEB451||Apply structured query language in relational databases||Elective||60|
|ICTWEB513||Build dynamic websites||Elective||60|
|ICTWEB517||Create web-based programs||Elective||60|
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|Government subsidised fee||Non-subsidised fee|
|Maximum annual amenities||$250||$250|
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Contact us to find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2021. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment.
The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.
The Student Services and Amenities Fee is charged at forty cents (40 cents) per student contact hour and is capped over a twelve (12) month period, effective from the enrolment date, to:
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.
This direct entry course is open to post-Year 12 students, mature aged applicants and people who have sufficient relevant vocational experience.
The minimum hardware and operating system requirements to satisfactorily complete all the units from the Diploma course are as follows:
IMPORTANT NOTE: All of our teaching resources are based on Windows and software that runs on a Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise or Education operating system.
We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form from the Apply Now page.
You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.
It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment.
Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend our Skills and Job Centre, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.
For Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, you may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Read more about them here.
If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 1300 635 276 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
When we receive your application, the International Office will be in contact with you shortly to discuss your application and provide you additional instructions.
If you'd like to speak to one of our International Office staff directly, call 1300 635 276
Nationally Recognised Training This course is government accredited and has national recognition.
Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.