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New Era Institute (NEI) welcomes international students to its campus in the heart of Burwood, a multi-cultural suburb close to the centre of clean and beautiful Sydney.
New Era Institute delivers Information technology qualifications to assist you to build knowledge and skills in basic networking, ICT support programming and web development support.

ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology

This diploma (CRICOS code 099819E) is a nationally recognised qualification that will develop the essential managerial skills, for you to be employed as an:
• Information Systems Office Manager
• Systems Manager
• IT Office Manager
• Office Systems Administrator
• IT Systems Administrator
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to administer and manage information and communications technology (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general ICT technologies.
Persons working at this level provide a broader rather than specialised ICT support function, applying a wide range of higher-level technical skills in ICT areas such as networking, IT support, database development, programming and web development.

Course Structure

ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology is a nationally recognised qualification. There are 20 units of competency, 4 core and 16 elective units.
Listed below are the units of competency to be delivered during the course.

Core Units
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
ICTICT509 Gather data to identify business requirements
Elective Units
ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server
ICTNWK511 Manage network security
ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTNWK508 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
ICTPRG502 Manage a project using software management tools
ICTICT502 Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications
ICTSAD506 Produce a feasibility report
ICTSAS517 Use network tools
ICTSAS518 Install and upgrade operating systems
ICTICT501 Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website
ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages
ICTWEB503 Create web-based programs
ICTWEB505 Develop Complex web page layouts
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects

Course Facts

Duration: 62 weeks (50 weeks’ tuition and 12 weeks’ breaks between terms)

Class sessions: 3 days per week (20 hours weekly)

Commencing: refer to Intakes dates available on www.newerainstitute.edu.au

Delivery mode: Face to Face Learning             

Location: Burwood NSW, Australia

Please note to complete your course you will need to have access to a computer and the internet. New Era Institute encourages the students to bring their own devices to the campus (where there is free wireless internet access).

Course Fees & Charges

International students

For more information about the tuition fees and other charges, please click on Fees and Charges 

All scheduled payments must be paid as stated in your letter of offer in order to maintain a valid enrolment.

Entry Requirements

  • Attained the age of 18 and over
  • Verified evidence of IELTS Level 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent 
  • Have completed Year 12 or an equivalent secondary schooling level of a Higher School Certificate or can demonstrate suitable work or life experience

Pathways Information (Academic)

Pathways from the qualification
After achieving this qualification, you may choose to undertake the qualification; Bachelor of Information Technology or other Bachelor Degree or other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Visa Requirements

Meet the requirements for the Student Visa (Sub-class 500)
More information about studying in Australia, student visa requirements and application can be found at www.homeaffairs.gov.au

Enrolment Process

International Student Enrolment Form available on our website or it can be requested by email.
The enrolment form should be completed in full and submitted by email, or mail to:
New Era Institute
Suite 1, Level 2, 14 Railway Parade, Burwood NSW 2134, Australia Telephone: +61 2 8964 6457
Email: admissions@newerainstitute.edu.au
Website: www.newerainstitute.edu.au

The enrolment form must be accompanied by:

  • A copy of passport and
  • Student Visa (Onshore Students Only)
  • Certified copies of English proficiency (must be obtained within the last 2 years, if required)
  • Certified copies of Academic Transcripts and Certificates
  • Complete Student Enrolment Form
  • Read International Student Handbook on website
  • Send Enrolment Form to New Era Institute
  • NEI representative/Agent will contact you to collect documents for GTE assessment

Successful Student Visa
If your student visa application is approved, you should contact New Era Institute and provide evidence of approval. New Era Institute will contact you to confirm your timetable, start date and all other arrangements for your study with New Era Institute.
Unsuccessful Student Visa
If your student visa application is NOT approved, you must contact New Era Institute and advise us and apply in writing for a refund of all fees paid in accordance with our Fees and Refund Policy. More information can be found at www.newerainstitute.edu.au
For further information, please contact:
Student services
Phone: +61 2 8964 6457
Email: admissions@newerainstitute.edu.au

Please refer to the International Student Handbook on www.newerainstitute.edu.au
for information on your rights and responsibilities and services provided by New Era Institute.