Diploma of Information Technology Systems Administration (ICT50315)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: ICT50315
Study mode: Online
On Campus
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: 70 weeks (online); 35 weeks (on campus)
Start date: Start anytime! (online); Set intake dates (on campus)
Awarded by: Martin (RTO 5806)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

The online Diploma of Information Technology Systems Administration (ICT50315) course offered by Martin provides you with the education and training to launch your IT career.

Studying this IT program, you will gain IT training focusing on systems administration. You will develop proficiency in using computers and computational techniques and learn how to build and configure a server in line with enterprise requirements.

Campus locations

If you'd prefer to study this course on campus, you can choose between one of the following locations:

  • Sydney - Level 1, 63 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
  • Melbourne - Level 3, 30 Church Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Brisbane - Level 4, 119 Charlotte Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000


To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Provide a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (i.e. a Year 12 qualification); OR
  • Demonstrate that you have the capacity to successfully complete this course by achieving an Exit Level 3 score within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in reading and mathematics. This will be demonstrated through two short tests as a part of the enrolment process.

Areas of study

In this diploma course, the units of competency you may study include:

  • ICTICT418 - Contribute to copyright ethics and privacy in an IT environment
  • BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • ICTSAS517 - Use network tools
  • ICTSAS512 - Review and manage delivery of maintenance services
  • ICTTEN5204A - Produce technical solutions from business specifications
  • ICTNWK504 - Design and implement an integrated server solution
  • ICTSAS505 - Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • ICTICT509 - Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTSAD506 - Produce a feasibility report
  • ICTSAS406 - Implement and hand over systems components
  • ICTSAS502 - Establish and maintain client user liaison
  • ICTNWK509 - Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
  • ICTNWK513 - Manage system security
  • ICTWEB501 - Build a dynamic website
  • ICTPRG527 - Apply intermediate object-orientated language skills
  • ICTSAS515 - Manage the testing process
  • ICTSAS513 - Develop detailed test plans
  • ICTSAS503 - Perform systems tests
  • ICTSAS504 - Develop and conduct client acceptance test

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Information Technology Systems Administration (ICT50315) from Martin.

By completing this course you will have the skills and qualifications to be able to work with businesses in developing and improving their IT systems. You will graduate from this course job-ready for positions such as:

  • Computer technician
  • Help desk officer
  • IT technician
  • Database administrator

Finance options

You may be eligible to receive a VET FEE-HELP loan for this diploma, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Enquire now for more information and to see if you meet eligibility criteria.

Martin also offers flexible payment plans to help make studying more affordable.

View the tuition fees for 2016 here.

You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
RTO 5806
Martin is a leading tertiary education institution offering a range of courses in events, business and management at certificate and diploma level. With over 35 years experience in the education sector, the college is focused on equipping students with the practical skills needed to enter the professional workforce. All Martin courses are accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority and meet the requirements of the VET Quality Framework.

Campus locations
Sydney – Level 1, 63 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Melbourne – Level 3, 30 Church Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
Gold Coast – Level 5, 38 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217
Brisbane – Level 4, 119 Charlotte Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Martin offers a range of student support services, and is dedicated to helping its students excel in their chosen field of speciality. As a Martin student you will be supported at every stage of your training; from talented mentors and one-on-one feedback sessions, through to academic skills workshops, and learning support services.

You will also be given access to the Basic Skill Key Builder, an online learning platform that creates individualised learning plans, houses interactive learning resources, and features support tutorials that are tailored to your needs.

Martin is dedicated to building inclusive learning environments, and provides disability services and free counselling sessions to promote wellbeing for all students.

Career Starter Program

Ensure you graduate job-ready with the help of Martin’s Career Starter Program. The program includes:

  • Careers counsellors: Available for personal guidance sessions, workshops, seminars, and mentoring.

  • Job placements: Short-term or part-time placements across a range of industries.

  • Internships: Gain valuable experience and start building your professional network.

  • Volunteer opportunities: Get a foot in the door and build valuable industry contacts.

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