Diploma of Information Technology

Wells International College (WIC) / Times Group
Course Code:
Qualification Level:
Course Area:
Information Technology
Study Mode:
Full Time
Northern Territory
Course Fee:
$5,000 Per Course
Delivery Mode:
On Campus,Online Delivery,Blended Delivery

Course Overview

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 specialist fields, working independently, as part of a team or leading deliverables 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 the role may include, but is not restricted to back end web development: developing and maintaining website information architecture and data.

The total duration will be 52 weeks including the breaks. 

Course Structure

Total 20 units must be completed in order to successfully achieve this qualification. 6 core units of competency AND 14 elective units of competency.

This skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

  • data development: interpreting specifications, technical designs and flow charts, modifying software applications, constructing technical specifications from models and testing, and writing technical documents
  • database maintenance: managing, cleaning, storing and verifying organisational data, and evaluating compliance with internal and external data ethics regulations and legislation
  • gaming development: creating 2D and 3D modelling and animation software through scripts and storyboards
  • networking: installing, configuring and testing networks and servers in organisations
  • programming: building, testing and applying basic object-oriented language skills, user interfaces and software developments
  • systems administration support: implementing maintenance procedures and support to help troubleshoot system applications
  • Web development: designing website layouts through textual and visual content transfer, search engine optimisation and simple markup language documents.
  • At the end of the course the student will have fulfilled the necessary competencies required to gain the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Back End Web Development).

After achieving the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Back End Web Development), candidates may undertake the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology, or a range of other ICT Advanced Diploma or Vocational Graduate Certificate qualifications or other higher education sector qualifications

Entry Requirement

Admission Requirements
Minimum Age to Apply
Be 18 years of age or over
Academic Entry Requirements
Have completed NSW Higher School Certificate (Year 11) or equivalent
Language Requirement
English Language Requirements
Have an English ability at the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) level 5.0 or equivalent.

Career Opportunities

  • Web developer
  • Web programmer
  • Webmaster
  • Web administrator
  • Wed Back End Developer

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