Diploma of Information Technology

Jobs and Skills WA: Information technology courses
It's time to boot up your IT career - FEE FREE!

Information technology is an exciting field, with many different occupations and career opportunities on offer. This qualification is what you need to set you on your way to get that dream job in IT! 

You can learn about programming; algorithims; web development (PHP and content management systems); data science; cloud computing and virtual environments; operating systems; networking; database modelling and implementation; cyber security; gaming environments; web apps, data and information management; and so much more! Learning is hands on, and provides opportunities to grow your skills in creative thinking; problem solving; decision making; and so much more. This qualification is also an excellent pathway into university-level study.

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Apprenticeship or Traineeship
Existing worker traineeship
Industry: Information Technology, Library and Digital
National course code: ICT50220 | WA State ID: BGJ4

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This course is available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are also funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider's website for further information about the course and how to enrol.

The ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology is the latest IT diploma qualification in Australia. Information Technology governs the way people communicate, the way people store information and data and the way people transact business and is central in education. This exciting growth industry is your first stop for an interesting and evolving career with sought-after skills. The IT world is rapidly expanding. Industries seeking Information Technology professionals include:

  • Finance and insurance
  • Education
  • Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications 
  • Data processing host and hosting 
  • Web and software developing 
  • Programming 
  • Analytics and more.

At Equinim College we understand education is not just a textbook, but a whole experience. We ensure you have access to trainers for all learning related support, and a general team member for other needs. Our focus is that you are supported to do your best, learn the most and graduate ready to begin your career.

Core achieved skills included:

  • Cyber Security
  • Programming
  • Web Development 
  • Business Analysis 
  • Teamwork 
  • Cloud Engineering and Architecture 
  • Database and Data Management 
  • Game Design and Programming 
  • Systems Administration 
  • Telecommunications Network Engineering

If you are a Perth citizen working 20 hours per week, you may be eligible to study at our Perth campus through the Priority Industry Training Program. Classes run 3 days per week combining remote class delivery and self-paced learning over 12 months. Contact our enrolment team now.

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Take a big leap to build your career in Information Technology
With NIT’s Diploma of Information Technology, you can build your career in any of the following three high-demand specialisations:
Advanced Networking specialisation is for you to gain skills needed to install and manage computer networks including IT support, customer service, operating systems such as Linux and Windows, server virtualisation, and network security.
Cyber Security specialisation aimed at equipping you with skills in Information Technology and Cybersecurity. You will learn to manage security for IT networks, analyse threat data, develop disaster recovery strategies and incident response plans.
Front End Web Development specialisation is designed to train you in developing and maintaining commercial websites and web applications. This includes specialist skills in web development technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, configuring a Linux server, and an apache web server.
All students enrolled at NIT have an opportunity to access NIT’s Internship program. With 200+ internship host organisations, NIT can place its students in internships that are relevant to their specialisations. NIT is also an authorised Cisco Academy, Microsoft Azure partner, CompTIA Academy, Oracle Academy .
Call us on 08 62692300 to speak with one of NIT’s admission Officers who will be able to advise you on the best study pathway to meet your career goals. You can also book an appointment to visit the NIT campus. NIT’s team members will welcome and show you NIT’s specialist training facilities.
For more information on NIT Australia’s courses please visit: www.nitaustralia.edu.au

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Develop the knowledge and skills to establish yourself in the growing industry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Stanley College offers the Cyber Security specialisation which is aimed to equip you with the skills in IT and Cybersecurity.  You will learn to manage security for IT networks, analyse threat data, develop disaster recovery strategies and incident response plans.  This qualification is delivered over 40 weeks and includes 2 days in class and 4 hours online per week.  For further information including eligibility requirements, please contact us at 6371 9999 or visit our website.

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The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.