Diploma of Information Technology

Kent Institute Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 105666G

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


The Diploma of Information Technology 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 a specialist field, working independently, as part of a team or leading a deliverable 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 these roles may include, but are not restricted to: advanced networking: configuring and managing virtual computing environments, and security within ICT networks advanced programming: applying intermediate and advanced programming skills, managing data and building advanced user interfaces to manage organisational requirements back end web development: developing and maintaining website information architecture and data business analysis: designing and implementing technical requirements, quality assurance processes and contingency plans for businesses cloud architecture: developing, improving and designing cloud infrastructure, including disaster recovery plans cloud engineering: building, implementing and managing cloud infrastructure and virtual networks cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans database and data management: creating, designing and monitoring systems that store data and optimise organisational knowledge management front end web development: designing dynamic and complex websites, user experience solutions and documents using extensible mark-up languages game art and design: creating complex 2D and 3D modelling and animation software through scripts and storyboards game programming: creating complex 2D and 3D interactive games and media, building graphical user interfaces and applying artificial intelligence in game development systems administration: reviewing maintenance procedures and support to help troubleshoot system applications systems analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.

Exit pathways:

  • Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Information Technology


  • Case Studies
  • Scenarios - Problem Solving, Practical Activities, Oral Presentation, Multiple Choice Quiz, Written Portfolio, Projects, Reports, Practical Observations.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
8,240 Per Year
Read moreTuition Fee: 8,240; Enrolment Fee (non-refundable): 250
09 Jan 2023
10 Apr 2023
10 Jul 2023
1.2 years
Full time
Melbourne Campus
Level 10, 350 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Academic requirement

Entry to this course requires:

  • Successful completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of Post-Secondary studies (Cert III or above); OR
  • Relevant work experience in a related field.

English requirement

International Applicants from non-English-speaking backgrounds only.

IELTS (Academic) 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 or equivalent; PTE Academic (Pearson) - Overall score of 42 (with 35 or more in all communicative scores); TOEFL IBT (Internet based) - Overall score of 46 (Writing/Speaking of 15+ and Reading/Listening of 7+); Cambridge CAE & CPE - 162+.


Kent Institute Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 11, 10 Barrack Street
Sydney New South Wales 2000
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