RTO ID : 45203

CRICOS Code : 03620C



Study Method: 14 hrs. On campus and 6 hours online per week


This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to administer and manage information and communications technology (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general ICT technologies.

Persons working at this level provide a broader rather than specialised ICT support function, applying a wide range of higher level technical skills in ICT areas such as networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development.

Study Method: 14 hrs. On campus and 6 hours online per week.


Academic Requirement

  •  Year 12 (HSC); or other relevant qualification/s; or experience in a business environment

English Language Requirement

SCCM requires the following English language levels: International students are required to produce one item of evidence of English proficiency according to the following:

  • IELTS English language proficiency at a minimum level of 5.5 (Academic)
  • Upper Intermediate level of English completed in Australia
  • Completion of 1-year full time study in Australia
  • Successful completion of SCCM ’s Placement Test


Assessments may include short written knowledge tests, discussions and oral communication demonstrations, case study exercises, written reports, web based research and reports, final projects and final written exams. To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time.


Students who have completed relevant studies or have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Application for RPL can be made with the initial application or can be made within two weeks of the course commencement using the RPL Application Form and by providing supporting documents. Please note that RPL cannot result in an international student having less than a full-time load of study (20 hours per week).

DURATION: 65 (Academic weeks 50 + 15 Weeks Holiday)

STUDY METHOD: 14 hours face to face and 6 hours online per week

Course Fee:

Course Code Estimated Tuition Fee per year Enrolment Fee Material Fee Estimated Total Course Cost
096687C 12000 250 400 15,650 (5 Term)


Academic Pathways

On completion of this qualification student have following further academic pathways

  • ICT60515-Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology or other Advance Diploma Level ICT packages courses
  • Candidates may also choose to seek entry into an undergraduate degree such as a Bachelor of Information Technology at an Australian Higher Education Provider (subject to the Higher Education Provider’s course entry requirements).

 Employment Pathways

  • Network support,
  • Help desk support.
  • IT support
  • Database development,
  • Programming
  • Web development

Unit of Competency:


ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology

Units of competency

BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability C
ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise C
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace C
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements C
ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server E
ICTNWK511 Manage network security E
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks E
ICTNWK516 Determine best-fit topology for a local network E
ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment E
ICTPRG501 Apply advanced object-oriented language skills E
ICTPRG502 Manage a project using software management tools E
ICTICT502 Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications E
ICTSAD506 Produce a feasibility report E
ICTSAS517 Use network tools E
ICTSAS518 Install and upgrade operating systems E
ICTICT501 Research and review hardware technology options for organisations E
ICTWEB501       Build a dynamic website E
ICTWEB502       Create dynamic web pages E
ICTWEB503        Create web-based programs E
ICTPMG501       Manage ICT projects E