12 months full time / part time
12 months full time / part time
April, October, Midyear
February, July, February, July, Midyear
Accelerate your career in information technology with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Information Technology. 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. In the 2019/20 financial year, 53% of employers indicated they intend to increase their permanent IT staff levels and demand for skilled IT professionals is likely to continue growing. 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 IT 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. You’ll also receive Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) training in Windows Server Administration to maximise your employability.
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 support.
"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."
Units are assessed in a variety of ways including tests, practical exercises, online assessment, case studies, 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.
|ICTSAD501||MODEL DATA OBJECTS||Core||30|
|ICTNWK508||INSTALL, OPERATE AND TROUBLESHOOT MEDIUM ENTERPRISE SWITCHES||Core||90|
|ICTICT406||BUILD A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE||Core||20|
|BSBWHS501||ENSURE A SAFE WORKPLACE||Core||60|
|ICTPRG406||APPLY INTRODUCTORY OBJECT-ORIENTED LANGUAGE SKILLS||Core||60|
|ICTSAD502||MODEL DATA PROCESSES||Core||30|
|ICTWEB501||BUILD A DYNAMIC WEBSITE||Core||60|
|ICTWEB411||PRODUCE BASIC CLIENT-SIDE SCRIPT FOR DYNAMIC WEB PAGES||Core||40|
|ICTICT509||GATHER DATA TO IDENTIFY BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS||Core||30|
|ICTWEB503||CREATE WEB-BASED PROGRAMS||Core||60|
|ICTICT511||MATCH IT NEEDS WITH THE STRATEGIC DIRECTION OF THE ENTERPRISE||Core||50|
|ICTWEB502||CREATE DYNAMIC WEB PAGES||Core||40|
|ICTPMG501||MANAGE IT PROJECTS||Core||80|
|ICTPRG425||USE STRUCTURED QUERY LANGUAGE||Core||60|
|ICTNWK507||INSTALL, OPERATE AND TROUBLESHOOT MEDIUM ENTERPRISE ROUTERS||Core||120|
|ICTSAS518||INSTALL AND UPGRADE OPERATING SYSTEMS||Core||50|
|ICTPRG527||APPLY INTERMEDIATE OBJECT-ORIENTED LANGUAGE SKILLS||Core||60|
|ICTNWK505||DESIGN, BUILD AND TEST A NETWORK SERVER||Core||50|
|BSBSUS501||DEVELOP WORKPLACE POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR SUSTAINABILITY||Core||50|
|ICTNWK615||DESIGN AND CONFIGURE DESKTOP VIRTUALISATION||Core||80|
Studying at Melbourne Polytechnic
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Our Student Life at Melbourne Polytechnic (SLAM) team run the fun stuff on campus: things like movie nights, bake sales, cook-offs, career expos, spring markets, and much more.Student Life at Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne Polytechnic has a large range of specialist training facilities in health and community, construction, hospitality, education and more.Specialist Training Facilities
One of the most common misconceptions about scholarships is that you have to be 'top in your class' to apply. Melbourne Polytechnic scholarships are awarded on a range of criteria such as merit, your area of study and personal circumstances.Scholarships
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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 2019. 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.
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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. 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 of our Skills and Job Centres, 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 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
All future international students will need to complete the short application form. After this, you will be redirected to the full enrollment application form and provide further documentation and forms specifically for International Students. Following this, you will be contacted by a member of the International Office who will support you in the next steps.
You'll find a step-by-step guide to enrolling for international admissions here
If you'd like to speak to one of our International Office staff directly, call +61 03 9269 8400
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