Course Details

  • Course Code : ICT50118
  • Course Duration: 52 weeks
Course Description
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.
Career Opportunities
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • ICT Manager
  • Database Development Manager
  • Web Developer
Entry Requirements
To gain entry into this course, participants should have successfully completed year 12 or equivalent level of studies.

  • Age Requirement:
    Students must be of 18 years of age to apply.
  • English Language Entry Requirements:
    An IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent is required for entry into this program. However if a student has an IELTS score of 5.0, the student will be required to complete an English Language course to achieve the required standard prior to commencement of the course..
  • Pre-Training Review
    Every learner must go through a Pre-Training Review (PTR) Process. The PTR process includes a PTR form, mandatory LLN Test and a computer self-assessment test which is reviewed by the Student Support Services team (Student Support Officer, LLN Support Officer, Trainer and Assessor & the Training Manager). The Pre-Training Review process ensures that educational and support needs of every learner are determined and that the learner is placed into a suitable course based on their career goals, interests, skills and knowledge assessed. The completed form must be submitted to Student Support Services at Level 6, 501 Latrobe Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000.
Course Fees
The total tuition fee for the complete course is AUD 10800.00
Enrollment Fees AUD 200(non – refundable)
Material Fees AUD 1000
Mode of study
This qualification is delivered in a classroom based environment and / or simulated work environment for specific units as required.
Assessment Process
Participants will be advised of the assessment requirements at the beginning of each unit. Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery. As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed. The assessment methods include:
  • Written reports
  • Presentations/Demonstrations
  • Classroom activities/ Role plays
  • Case studies
  • Written test
  • Project work/Research/ Portfolio
Course Structure
Participants need to complete twenty (20) units of competency in total following the guidelines as outlined in the ICT Training Package qualification rules which comprise of: Qualification Rules
Four (4) Core units
Sixteen (16) Elective units

Core Units
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organization

Elective Units
Unit Code Unit Name
ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTNWK508 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTICT501 Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
ICTICT510 Determine appropriate ICT strategies and solutions
ICTICT514 Identify and manage the implementation of current industry specific technologies
ICTSAS517 Use network tools
ICTSAS518 Install and upgrade operating systems
ICTWEB507 Customise a complex ICT content management system
ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website
ICTSAD501 Model data objects
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
ICTWEB516 Research and apply emerging web technology trends
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects

Credit Transfer and RPL
Students may be granted RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) or Credit Transfer if they are able to demonstrate that they have achieved the level of skills and knowledge equivalent to the unit they seek credit for through work experience, through life experiences or similar study at another institution. Students can apply for credit transfer or RPL at the time of enrolment.

Applicants applying for RPL/CT should submit the RPL/CT application along with their original supporting documents to Student Administration.

Where RPL is being applied, the student must submit all relevant evidence of work experience and where learning has occurred.

A Credit Transfer application must be accompanied by Nationally Recognized Certificates with detailed Statement of Attainments indicating the units successfully completed including unit codes and titles and dates of completion.

Credit Transfer may also include credit transfer based on formal learning that is outside the AQF.
Special Consideration
If a student is not able to meet the minimum entry requirements but considers that they have the skills and experience to succeed in the course, they may apply to ANGAD Australian Institute of Technology for special consideration for entry.