ICT50318 Diploma of Information Technology Systems Administration

Accelerate your career in IT with this advanced-level qualification. This course is suitable for people who already have mid-level skills in IT and will equip you with the specialised knowledge to provide high-level IT support to organisations.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as systems administrators is expected to grow in the coming years. This highly specialised occupation offers high earning potential with employers looking for workers who have strong computer literacy, can communicate clearly, and work well in a team.

This qualification will ensure you have the knowledge and skills required to deliver strategic solutions to complicated IT requests. You will also become competent in administering a variety of networked computer system solutions. This course has a strong information technology base of core units with elective units in virtual computing environments, and network design and construction. Our team of highly knowledgeable and experienced industry leaders will be there to support and guide you throughout your studies.

On completion of this course, you will be ready to gain employment in a variety of IT roles including systems administrator, and assistant IT manager.

Study mode

On Campus

Course duration

12 months


100 Bridge Street, Toowoomba Queensland 4350

34 Lady Musgrave Drive, Mooloolaba Queensland 4557

Corner Mary and Byrne Streets, Bundamba Queensland 4304


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Senior Systems Engineer$1,920 weekly pay
System Administrator$1,920 weekly pay
Cloud Engineer$1,920 weekly pay
IT Manager$1,920 weekly pay
System Analyst$1,250 weekly pay
Network Administrator$1,250 weekly pay
Systems Engineer$1,250 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the ICT50318 Diploma of Information Technology Systems Administration. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

Enquire with TAFE Queensland to check your eligibility.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

The ICT50318 Diploma of Information Technology Systems Administration is a nationally recognised course delivered by TAFE Queensland, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). An RTO is strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment options

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About this provider

TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider. TAFE Queensland deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

Operating since 1998
Legal name TAFE Queensland
RTO code 0275