ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology

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Goanna Education has developed 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.

Goanna Education (RTO Code 45707)

Fee-Free. Under the NSW Smart & Skilled Program, training in priority qualifications is fee-free and fully funded by the NSW and Commonwealth governments.

Course Highlights

Intensive Bootcamp

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

Front End Web Development

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

Cloud Architecture

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

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Education Designed to Build Skills for Your Career

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

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Enhancing Your Employability

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Along with technical skills, 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.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in industry talks and resume workshops, further bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical industry application.

in Front End Web Development

This bootcamp is taught by expert instructors who can help you quickly master the technical basics of front end 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 development, 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 the student’s 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.

Industry Certifications

Students will have the opportunity to sit industry certification exams from AWS and Microsoft during the Cloud component of the program.
Goanna Education is offering students a nationally recognised qualification 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

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 the virtual classroom.


 Goanna Education  developed this in-demand nationally recognised qualification and is actively involved in all aspects of the program and compliance.

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:

  • 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
  • programming: building, testing and applying basic object-oriented language skills and software developments

This course has 29 weeks of formal studies (including 2 weeks Christmas Holiday break) 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 and an additional 4 weeks for lodgement of Assessments or resubmissions if needed for a total of 33 weeks.

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1. Web DevelopmentICTICT530 Design user experience solutionsFront End Web
 ICTWEB513 Build dynamic websitesFront End Web
 ICTWEB514 Create dynamic web pagesFront 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. ProgrammingICTICT426 - Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices Elective
 ICTPRG433 Test Software DevelopmentsElective
 ICTICT449 Use version control systems in development environmentsElective
 ICTPRG430 - Apply introductory object-oriented language skills Elective
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

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.








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: 8 GB; Recommended: 16 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 activities within the program. Goanna Education Trainers will provide information for these applications when applicable.

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 and meet NSW Smart and Skilled Eligibility Requirements. 

Candidates must:

  • Be 15 years old or over
  • No longer be at school
  • Reside or be employed in New South Wales Pass a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
  • Be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident, a humanitarian visa holder, or a citizen of New Zealand
  • Possess advanced IT skills, as this course is not designed for beginners. This can be demonstrated by either holding a Certificate IV in Information Technology or a higher qualification from Australia or overseas, or by having recent or current work experience in Information Technology
  • Be available full-time for the program duration

This training is fee-free. Training in priority qualifications is fee-free and fully funded by the NSW and Commonwealth governments.

Smart and Skilled program and its application process

Smart and Skilled is the central NSW Government program for vocational education and training (VET) and is also the vehicle for delivering NSW Fee Free.

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