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What will I learn?

This qualification is for individuals who are job ready and competent in a wide range of information and communications technology (ICT) roles and can apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using problem solving skills and effective communication with others.

The skills required for the role includes networking, installing, configuring and testing networks and servers in organizations.

Pathways into the qualification

Candidates may enter the qualification through a number of entry points demonstrating potential to undertake vocational education and training at advanced diploma level, including:
• ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology OR
• other relevant qualification Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
• IT Network Operations Support
• IT Network Operations Technician
• IT Network Support
• IT Network Support Technician
• IT Network Technician
• IT Network Administrator.

Assessment Methods

The Institute will use the following assessment methods during this course which includes, but may not be limited to Questions, Assignments, Projects, Case Studies, Activities, Third Party Reports/Logbooks, Portfolio, Observations, Tests and Written Assessments.



Study options

Full Time (52 weeks including breaks)

Tuition fees
A$12,000.00 (6,52,884) per year
Application / Enrolment Fee: AUD $200
Start date

25 July 2022, 10 October 2022


Sydney Campus

Level 5 & 8, 333 Kent Street,


New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (52 weeks including breaks)

Tuition fees
A$12,000.00 (6,52,884) per year
Application / Enrolment Fee: AUD $200
Start date

25 July 2022, 10 October 2022


Victorian Institute of Technology

Level 14, 123 Queen Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Any one of the below:

  • Completion of senior high school to the Australian Year 11 or equivalent
  • Mature age students can also enter based on an interview with VIT staff

Minimum Age Requirement: 18 years or older at commencement of course.

An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • Cert III in EAL / IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent
  • Satisfactorily completed ELICOS at least to Upper Intermediate level
  • Completed equivalent of Australian Year 11 qualification from any of the English speaking countries such as Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • Completed any AQF Certificate III or higher qualification
  • Satisfactorily completed at least one semester of study in Australia in a tertiary course (satisfactorily for this purpose would mean that the applicant has completed more than 50% of the semester load)
  • Completed a Placement Test devised and administered by VIT or a nominated accredited agency

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.