Diploma of Information Technology

Diploma of Information Technology

Start your career in IT with a Diploma of Information Technology course.

This Diploma of Information Technology, awarded by Torrens University Australia, is designed in collaboration with industry to provide you with the knowledge required to get started in the ICT sector. Upon completion, you will be equipped with foundational knowledge in topics such as computer hardware and software, networking and programming, website development and cloud computing. By the end of this course, you will have gained a thorough introduction to IT professional practice.

Master industry-standard programming

Develop proficiency in programming languages such as C++, Python and Java.

Guaranteed pathway entry

Successful completion will guarantee entry into our Bachelor of Information Technology.

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  • Qualification:
    Diploma
  • Study mode:
    Online
    On Campus
    Blended
  • Payment options:
    HECS-HELP may be available
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    1 year full time, up to 2 years part time, 6 months accelerated
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Torrens University Australia
  • Location:
    NSW, VIC, QLD, SA
  • Career Outcomes:
    ICT Support Technician | Network Administrator | Network Operations Technician | Programmer | View All

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Course Rundown

Start your career in IT with a Diploma of Information Technology course.

This Diploma of Information Technology, awarded by Torrens University Australia, is designed in collaboration with industry to provide you with the knowledge required to get started in the ICT sector. Upon completion, you will be equipped with foundational knowledge in topics such as computer hardware and software, networking and programming, website development and cloud computing. By the end of this course, you will have gained a thorough introduction to IT professional practice.

Master industry-standard programming

Develop proficiency in programming languages such as C++, Python and Java.

Guaranteed pathway entry

Successful completion will guarantee entry into our Bachelor of Information Technology.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course, students need to have:

  • Completed Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent, OR
  • Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above, OR
  • Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification, OR
  • Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.

While completing this Diploma of Information Technology, awarded by Torrens University Australia, you will cover the following subjects:

Core subjects

  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Foundations of Information Systems
  • Data and Networking
  • Introduction to Software Engineering
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Interaction Design
  • IT Professional Practices

Billy Blue College of Design is the design and creative technology faculty at Torrens University Australia, and home to the industry’s best and brightest. They’re known for our engagement with industry and employability focus, with courses developed in collaboration with industry leaders.

You'll study in iconic, inspirational spaces where ideas flourish, and our educators are adventurous and eager to share their craft, and industry contacts. During your studies, you’ll master the practical skills you need back up your imagination and gain the commercial skills you need to scale up your career.

Best of all, university admission needn’t be a worry. You don’t need an ATAR to study with Billy Blue, just a passion to learn, and that hard-earned work-life experience counts too

You’ll benefit from the dedicated support of Course Advisors and Success Coaches, who can help you navigate your career dreams and study goals.

And, with all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part-time, on-campus, online, or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On completion of this course, you will be awarded the nationally recognised Diploma of Information Technology qualification awarded by Design at Torrens University Australia. This coveted qualification will ensure that you posses all the relevant skills and knowledge required to start performing to your best in a variety of entry level IT roles available nationally.

Curious about where a career in it could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Total cost for this course is $19,400 (8 subjects at $2,425 per subject).

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

 

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

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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