ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology

Working Together for Change

Goanna Education has partnered with the Australian Computer Society to develop the in-demand and nationally recognised qualification – ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development) and (Cloud Architecture). 

Along with consultation with IT industry partners, this qualification has been designed as an intensive Bootcamp style program, with the intention to get candidates trained and employment-ready for a career in this rapidly changing industry.

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Course Highlights

Bootcamp Education

46 week intensive course

Bootcamp style education is practical, hands on project-based and is proven to maximise learning outcomes

Web Design

This course covers a variety of skills and disciplines relating to Front End Web Development

Cloud Training

This course covers a variety of skills and disciplines relating to Cloud Architecture

Paid Cadetship

12 week on the job learning

This course involves a 12 week on-the-job paid cadetship that provides practical hands-on experience to develop newly learned skills

Education Designed to Build Skills for a Career

Goanna Education is committed to supporting students fulfill their career ambitions. In addition to the paid industry cadetship we offer career pathway support in connecting you with possible future employers in the IT sector*.

Graduates may find employment* as a:

  • Web Developer
  • Software Tester
  • IT Administrator
  • IT Office Manager
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Business Analyst
  • Software Support Technician
  • IT Support Officer

*employment outcomes are not guaranteed


Hands-on Practical Experience


Students will have the opportunity to utilise their newly formed web development and cloud architect skills in a 12-week paid cadetship with some of Goanna’s leading Industry partners.

Along with practical real workplace experience, students will supplement their training with modules that build competency in a variety of professional skills.

Goanna Education’s career pathway support extends to enhance students soft skills and employability capabilities throughout the entire program.

in Web

This bootcamp is taught by expert instructors who can help you quickly master technical basics of web development so that you are job ready upon graduation.

You will be taken through the fundamentals of creating and building dynamic webpages, designing the user experience of a website and become familiar with HTML,CSS,JavaScript and PHP.

Along with web design you will also gain exposure to foundational programming techniques using javaScript including Object Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts.

Specialisation in Cloud Architecture

The specialisation in cloud architecture has been designed to supplement students existing and acquired technical knowledge throughout the course. 

Students will gain the ability to design, implement and improve cloud infrastructure using the AWS cloud platform as well as gain an understanding in how to apply these concepts in the Microsoft Azure platform.

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Goanna Education is excited to be partnering with Avanade the leading provider of innovative digital cloud services , business solutions and design-led experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem.
Avanade will be offering students who successfully complete the 30 weeks virtual classroom component of this Bootcamp a 3-month paid cadetship to test their skills and work with their expert team of professionals.

This is a great opportunity to gain real workplace experience and put newly developed skills and knowledge into practice, don’t miss out, enrol into the program by 2nd May 2022.

*Student must be an Australian Citizen and successfully clear the screening process by Avanade to be eligible for on-the-job training with Avanade.

Industry Qualifications

Students will have the opportunity to sit industry certifications from AWS and Microsoft during the Cloud component of the program.
Offering students a nationally recognised qualifications as well as industry recognised certifications upon successful completion of the program.

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Course Details

Qualification code


Qualification name

Diploma of Information Technology (Front End Web Development) and (Cloud Architecture)


Front End Web Development and Cloud Architecture

Delivery mode/learning

The delivery mode is a blend of real-time virtual (synchronous online learning) facilitated by one of Goanna's experienced trainers and self-paced learning which will be required to be completed outside of the virtual classroom.

This course also includes 12-week on-the-job learning with practical hands-on experience, mentoring and online guided training.

RTO Code

Australian Computer Society Inc
(RTO Code 40184)

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has partnered with Goanna Education to develop this in-demand nationally recognised qualification and is actively involved in all aspects of the program and compliance.

  • Goanna Education will manage enrolments, delivery of training and cadetship arrangements
  • ACS responsible for RPL, CT and issuance of certificates as well as reporting requirements to ASQA

Along with consultation with IT industry partners, this qualification has been designed as an intensive Bootcamp style program, with the intention to get candidates trained and employment-ready for a career in this rapidly changing industry.

This program also comes with future employment support upon successful completion of the qualification; in which Goanna Education will provide access to their network connections and employment gateways where possible to our industry partners. Although this does not guarantee employment outcomes it will provide candidates with the confidence to start their IT career journeys.

The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

  • programming: building, testing and applying basic object-oriented language skills and software developments
  • front end web development: designing dynamic and complex websites, user experience solutions and documents using extensible mark-up languages
  • cloud architecture: developing, improving and designing cloud infrastructure, including disaster recovery plans

This course will still meet all the standard compliance requirements and has a 24 week* full-time study workload of 40 hours per week including virtual classroom sessions (35 hours per week) and self-guided learning (5 hours per week). The program will also include a 12-week internship with a mix of on the job training, practical hands-on experience as well as continuing virtual classroom sessions and self guided learning.

*excluding break and holiday periods

study load



1. Front End Web DevelopmentICTWEB514 Create dynamic web pagesFront End Web
 ICTWEB513 Build dynamic websitesFront End Web
 ICTICT530 Design user experience solutionFront End Web
 ICTWEB518 Build a document using extensible markup languageFront End Web
 ICTWEB519 Develop complex web page layoutsFront End Web
 ICTWEB520 Develop complex cascading style sheetsFront End Web
2. ProgrammingICTPRG430 Apply introductory object-orientated language skillsElective
 ICTPRG433 Test Software DevelopmentsElective
 ICTICT449 Use version control systems in development environmentsElective
 ICTICT426 Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practicesElective
3. The CloudICTCLD501 Develop cloud disaster recovery plansCloud Architect
 ICTCLD502 Design and implement highly available cloud infrastructureCloud Architect
 ICTCLD503 Implement web-scale cloud infrastructureCloud Architect
 ICTCLD504 Improve cloud-based infrastructureCloud Architect
4. Create an Opportunity BSBCRT512 Originate and develop conceptsCore
 BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practicesCore
 BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a teamCore
5. Business SkillsICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisationCore
 ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environmentsCore
 ICTSAS527 Manage client problemsCore


A comfortable workstation including an ergonomic desk and chair is required. There are minimal information technology requirements to optimally access the online learning system and resources:

  • A modern computer/laptop
    • RAM: Minimum: 4 GB; Recommended: 8 GB
    • Processor: Minimum: x64 Processor: 1.6 GHz; Recommended: 2.0 GHz or faster
    • Hard disk: Minimum: 50 GB+
  • Webcam and microphone
  • Internet access (Broadband or higher)
  • A modern Web Browser (e.g. latest version of Google Chrome, etc).
  • Microsoft Windows 10 equivalent or higher
  • Minimum student software requirements are:
    • Microsoft Word 2010 or higher
    • Microsoft Project 2010 or higher
    • Microsoft Excel 2010 or higher
    • Microsoft Powerpoint 2010 or higher
    • Some modules may have additional software requirements
  • Any PDF reader
  • Other Free software applications will be required to be downloaded in order to complete some of the activities within the program. Goanna Education Trainers will provide information for these applications when applicable.

The cadetship program will involve the following components

Step 1: Hudsons - Expressions of Interest>Application and Screening process

Step 2: Goanna Education Pre-enrolment

Step 3: Goanna Education Formal Training

Step 4: Industry Certification exams

Step 5: Cadetship work placement activities

Step 6: ACS mentorship program (concurrent with cadetship)

Step 7: Program Completion



Goanna Education requires candidates to meet some entry requirements prior to enrolment to ensure that candidates have the required skills and knowledge to successfully complete the qualification at this level.

Candidates must:

  • Preferably be 24 years old and above at the time of enrolment.

  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.  Permanent Residents are eligible for this program, however, they will not be considered for the on the job learning with Avanade. They will be supported by the Goanna Education Team for alternative cadetship opportunities.

  • Have completed Australian Year 10 or equivalent or above.

  • Achieve a satisfactory result in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment.

  • Complete Pre-enrolment activities which includes :

    • Pre-screening by Hudsons to determine if this is the right course for the candidate.

    • Must have a moderate level of computer literacy (Candidates may be required to qualify for a separate computer literacy test)

    • A learner intake Assessment to determine their ability to successfully participate and complete the program.

    • An interview on their overall suitability for this program


Students will undertake various activities in an informal and formal assessment setting. The main assessment methods for the units within this qualification include knowledge-based questions and a project for each Unit of Competency.








The upcoming course intake for this program will be funded through the Digital Skills Cadetship Trial. This Australian Government initiative is aimed at working with the tech industry to address its emerging digital skills needs.

As such the training fee for this program is $0 for eligible candidates. Please see the entry requirements on the next page for further details on this.

As part of the Digital Skills Cadetship Trial students who successfully complete the formal training component, will be eligible for a paid cadetship.

Payment to students regarding the cadetship will be the responsibility of host employers, however, Goanna Education will be aware of all arrangements and ensure students are treated fairly and to industry standards.

Register Your Interest

If you have any other questions or need further information please complete the below enquiry form and someone from the Goanna team will respond as soon as possible.

Fill out the form below to register your interest.

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Phone: 1300 402 582

Email: education@goanna.group

How to Apply



Goanna Education has partnered with Hudson to assist in the pre-enrolment process. To express your interest and complete an application click apply now.

Hudson will be in touch to discuss your application and suitability for the course.

Applications through Hudson have now closed, if you would like to express your interest or have any questions please register your interest using the above form directly to Goanna Education.

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