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Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology

Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology

Information Technology is a very important aspect of our lives. The Undergraduate Certificate of Information Technology will provide you with an insight into the world of Information Technology and how essential it is in our day-to-day. This course will help you identify your path in IT whether it be programming, system design, data analysis or more. You can further expand your skills with a Diploma of Information Technology or take on an entry level role.

  • Undergraduate Certificate

  • Diploma

  • University

2021 Fees

Domestic students only



1 Trimester

Intakes 2021

July and September 



Level 2, 255 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

Course structure

  • ITEC102 Introduction to Programming
  • ITEC101 Principles of Business Information Systems
  • ITEC150 Systems Design and Data Management
  • COMM108 Digital Media Principles

Course learning outcomes

  • Describe the range of business information systems and recognise how to align these systems to business needs to enhance organisational performance.
  • Develop an understanding of basic computer programming and apply this in knowledge in the relevant business contexts.
  • Develop an understanding of the theories, techniques, ideas, and models involved in designing and evaluating user-friendly and effective digital technologies and assess and select the appropriate tools to produce digital media products.
  • Collaborate with others to brainstorm IT solutions to solve authentic business problems.

Pathways and progression

Students who successfully complete the four subjects in the course may exit the course with the Undergraduate Certificate and seek employment in an entry level position within the Computer Science, Information Technology and Systems Networking sectors.

Students may elect to continue with SIBT and complete further subjects in the Diploma of Information Technology program. Graduates of the SIBT Diploma of Information Technology are eligible to apply for entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology or Bachelor of Information Systems at Western Sydney University.

Employment Outcomes

After completing the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology or the Bachelor of Information Systems include opportunities such as:

  • IT professional
  • Computer programmer
  • Computer security professional
  • Software engineer/developer
  • Database administrator
  • Multimedia and internet development
  • Systems analyst

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