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Diploma of Information Technology

INTAKES

Quarterly

NUMBER OF UNITS

20

DURATION

52 weeks

STUDY MODE

On-Campus & Online

ACADEMIC PATHWAYS

Available

DOMESTIC FEES

$5,000

COURSE / CRICOS CODES

ICT50220 | 107209E

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Yes

Our Diploma of IT provides the skills administer and manage IT infrastructure - from basic desktop support, to networking, to hardware, purchasing, planning and even software development - all in support of small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs).

About this Course:

Use technology to make great things happen with a Diploma of Information Technology. This course teaches students to use information technology for general work and multiple specialised fields of their choosing.

Students will choose their electives from 7 specialisations; Networking, Programming, IT Support, Web Design and Development, Digital Games, Digital Media Technologies, and Project Management.

Electives in these specialisation teach students general skills and common industry workflows. The course structure ensures graduates are capable of working across multiple specialisations.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Learn common industry workflows
  • Networking
  • Programming
  • IT Support
  • Web design and development
  • Digital games
  • Digital media technologies
  • Project management

Career Outcomes


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Why Study with NIET?

Pathways, Support, Affordability

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Explore Our Facilities

  • EMP Centre
  • Hobart

EMP Centre

Our brand-new multi-million dollar Brisbane learning hub provides students with access to cutting edge multimedia labs, networking equipment, tech labs and simulators to provide the most immersive training experience.

Equipment

  • 10 multimedia tutorial rooms
  • 2 lecture rooms
  • tech lab

Hobart

Based right in Salamanca Place, NIET Group Hobart Centre is a regional campus delivering one of Tasmania’s largest private vocational offerings. Located high on the fourth floor, views reach out across the Derwent river, with the campus affording study spaces tailor designed for learning & study. IT students also benefit from proximity to the technology precinct located nearby.

Equipment

  • 10 multimedia tutorial rooms
  • 2 lecture rooms
  • tech lab

Student Testimonials

See why more than 8000 students have chosen NIET

Bishnu Panthi
Diploma of Information Technology
NIET has provided lots of facilities and services to students to help them study. They have friendly staff and management, I would recommend to other students!.
Kendra Sashidharan
Diploma of Information Technology
I had a great lecturer and he was very accommodating during my few months so far at [NIET]. Classes are conducted through a great combination of in-person and online via Microsoft Teams which is very beneficial while I juggle work and studies - plus I really love their IT labs; they have really great equipment!

Meet our Trainers

Jefferson Lima

Bringing more than 30 years of enterprise IT experience, Jeff has worked with Dell, Microsoft, and large CRM providers, today delivering that experience to the classroom.

Rodney Evaga

Having worked for more than 35 years in the infrastructure sector, working with giant firms like Qantas, BHP, Flight Centre and Toll, he brings extensive experience across enterprise software, ERP, and MSP.


Course Details

CORE UNIT

Course Code
Course Name
BSBCRT512
Originate and develop concepts
BSBXCS402
Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
BSBXTW401
Lead and facilitate a team
ICTICT517
Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTICT532
Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
ICTSAS527
Manage client problems

ELECTIVE UNIT

Course Code
Course Name
ICTICT518
Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
ICTICT521
Select new technology supported business model
ICTPMG505
Manage ICT projects
ICTSAS526
Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
ICTSAS506
Update ICT system operational procedures
ICTSAD509
Produce ICT feasibility reports
ICTPRG532
Apply advanced object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG530
Manage projects using software management tools
ICTPRG533
Debug and monitor applications
ICTNWK536
Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
ICTNWK537
Implement secure encryption technologies
ICTNWK538
Install and maintain valid authentication processes
ICTNWK539
Design and implement integrated server solutions
ICTICT523
Gather data to identify business requirements

UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS

Griffith University
Bachelor of Information technology
80CP
Packaged
Griffith University
Bachelor of Computer Science
30/40CP
Packaged
University of Tasmania
Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (Artificial Intelligence, Business Analysis, Cyber Security, Data Scicence, Games and Creative Technology, Software Development)
100 CP (8 units)
Packaged
University of Tasmania
Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (Computer Science, Geospatial Information System)
100 CP (8 units)
Packaged
Southern Cross University
Associate Degree of Information Technology
8 units
Articulation
Southern Cross University
Bachelor of Information Technology
8 units
Articulation
Southern Cross University
Bachelor of Arts
8 units
Articulation
Southern Cross University
Bachelor of Psychological Science
8 units
Articulation
Southern Cross University
Bachelor of Art and Design
4 units
Articulation
University of Southern Queensland
Bachelor of Information Technology
8 units
Articulation
Bond University
Bachelor of Business Data Analytics
60cp
Articulation

TUITION FEES

Course NameCourse
Duration
Domestic
Base Rate
Campus
Availability
Intakes
Diploma of Information Technology52 weeks$5,000BNE HBTQuarterly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $200

Disclaimer:

NIET’s tuition fees vary based on a combination of residential status, location at the time of applying, campus capacity and other factors. Fee information provided for this course is therefore indicative and intended only as a guide. Specific tuition fees, terms and conditions will be provided via a formal Letter Of Offer issued to successful applicants. Should you wish to discuss tuition fees, please Contact Us or alternatively, you may Apply Now and our Admissions Team will respond with a formal Letter of Offer should your application be successful.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The training package does not have any entry requirement, but NIET’s specific course entry requirements are:

Education

  • Australian Year 11 high school certificate or equivalent; or
    Pass NIET entry test
    Basic computer skills

English

  • IELTS score of 5 or equivalent
    Pass NIET LLN test

COURSE SCHEDULE

Our schedules are designed to optimise learning and delivery for our diverse cohort of students.
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DISCLAIMER:

NIET’s course intake dates and training schedules vary according to student numbers, trainer availability and other of factors. Schedule information provided for this course is therefore indicative and intended only as a guide. Specific class schedules and access to the online learning portal will be provided upon commencement. Should you wish to discuss training schedules in more detail prior to applying, please Contact Us.

Why study with ?

Very Affordable.

Our low fees are designed to make education accessible to all students, and we provide a range of funding options, and customised payment schedules.

Lots of Pathway Options.

We offer more than 200 different package and pathway options to award-winning Australian universities, like Griffith and UTAS.

Accessible Entry Requirements.

Our college caters to learners of all academic backgrounds and English levels, with a huge range of free study support and tutoring options.

Just the education you need.

Our hyper-focused training programmes are designed to get students out into industry, with exactly the skills that industry demand.

How do I apply?

Our application process is free, easy & there’s no obligation.

1

Submit an Application

It’s free, takes around 5 minutes, and helps our team make sure you’re eligible. If you have any questions, for example around how to pay, funding, schedule, placement etc, ask them at the same time.

2

Accept your letter of offer

Our team will send you a letter of offer for you to accept. Send it back, pay your enrolment fee, then our incredible Admissions team will send you an onboarding pack, and schedule in your classes. Welcome onboard!

“NIET offers flexible classes for me so I could still meet my family responsibilities while getting my certificate. Now I started my dream jobs so I and my family are very happy that I started my study at NIET.”

Sarah T

“I can utilise the skills gained from my business study course. I have met wonderful people throughout my study journey – from my study group and trainers to very helpful student services staff. My experience with NIET has been a very rewarding one. I have applied my knowledge and skills to real world experiences, and can really see the benefits it brings to my own business.”

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