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Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

As a registered training organisation (RTO Code #40184), ACS delivers formal IT qualifications, working with leading ICT education partners to offer the Diploma of Information Technology (DIT).

Registered Training Organisation

Launch your ICT career or enhance your skillset with nationally recognised ICT training through the trusted leader of the tech sector.



ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (DIT)


Be recognised as a tech professional with the specialist skills and knowledge to help organisations meet their technology challenges, goals and obligations. A DIT qualification equips you to: 


  • Contribute to new ways of working in the ICT industry through the creation and development of new concepts'


  • promote cybersecurity awareness and best practices inside organisations

  • demonstrate ICT leadership skills

  • align ICT requirements with an organisation’s strategic direction 

  • act ethically and professionally regarding intellectual property and privacy 


  • problem-solve in a collaborative manner


Course Structure


The DIT is a one-year full-time course that blends online and workplace experiences – there are zero face-to-face classes. The course covers 20 units of competency, consisting of:

  • 4 elective units

  • 6 units from Front End Web Development specialisation

  • 4 units from Cloud Architecture specialisation


  • 6 core units


Course Delivery


The DIT is delivered as five modules, plus a 12-week cadetship or internship placement:


Module 1: Front End Web Development


ICTICT530 Design user experience

ICTWEB513 Build dynamic websites

ICTWEB514 Create dynamic web pages

ICTWEB518 Build a document using extensible markup language

ICTWEB519 Develop complex web page layouts

ICTWEB520 Develop complex cascading style sheets


Module 2: Programming


ICTPRG430 Apply introductory object-oriented language skills

ICTPRG433 Test software development

ICTICT449 Use version control systems in development environments

ICTICT426 Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices


Module 3: The Cloud


ICTCLD501 Develop cloud disaster recovery plans

ICTCLD502 Design and implement highly-available cloud infrastructure

ICTCLD503 Implement web-scale cloud infrastructure

ICTCLD504 Improve cloud-based infrastructure


Module 4: Create an Opportunity


BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts

BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cybersecurity awareness and best practices

BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team


Module 5: Business Skills


ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments

ICTSAS527 Manage client problems


12-week Cadetship or Internship


Gain practical ICT workplace experience in an Australian-based organisation. Cadets will be offered the opportunity to reflect on their skills and experience in a non-accredited, online mentorship experience with ACS.


ACS Student Handbook


Useful information for DIT students and potential students. Download your copy now. 



ACS Student Membership


Enrol in the DIT now and be welcomed into the ICT industry with a complimentary ACS Student Membership. ACS membership provides you with opportunities to network and target specific areas to develop your existing and emerging ICT skillset through professional events and access to a vast array of digital learning resources. 



ACS Fees and Refunds Policy


All fees and charges for the Diploma of Information Technology will be collected and distributed by ACS. For more information please refer to the ACS Fees and Refunds Policy.



ACS Complaints and Appeals Policy


ACS have a student-friendly policy and process for complaints and appeals. If a student exhausts that process and remains dissatisfied, they can escalate their case to ACS for review using the ACS Complaints and Appeals Form