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).

Course Duration

Course Fees

Intake Dates

Tuition Fee: $19,000 *
Enrolment Fee: $250 **
Materials Fee: $1000

* Discounts may apply
** Non-refundable

Information on other fees and charges available here

78 Weeks
54 Weeks Tuition/24 Weeks Holidays

Full-Time Study
20 Hours/Week
Face-to-Face and Online Learning

Units of Competency

All the above listed units of competency must be completed to receive the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology qualification.

Entry Requirements and Pre-Requisites

The course will be available for those students who are 18 years or older and have completed Year 12 or equivalent. International Students are required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification.

Target Group

Domestic and International students who wish to undertake this course in order to access employment as Cyber security administrator, Cyber security technician, ICT security consultant, Security support office, Database administrator as well as those with substantial experience gained through employment but who lack a formal qualification.

Vocational Outcomes

Possible employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:
·      Cyber security administrator
·      Cyber security technician
·      ICT security consultant
·      Security support officer
·      Database Administrator

RPL and Exemptions

AIE must recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by any other RTO. RPL and Credit Transfer are available for students to access prior to enrolment. More information is available in our student handbook.


Assessments are conducted during and on completion of training for each unit to determine if the learner is competent. The assessments are conducted using knowledge and skills assessments. Assessment methods may include: Assignment, Questioning (Oral/Written), Case Study, Third Party Report, In Class Activities, Observations, Role Play and RPL.

Mode of Study

The 20 units of competency are delivered throughout the 54 weeks of tuition. The qualification is delivered over 6 terms (each term is 9 weeks).

Classroom based learning and up to one-third of the course may be delivered online.

4 January 2022

28 February 2022

18 April 2022

23 May 2022