ICT50915 -  Diploma of Digital Media Technologies

If you're looking for a career in digital media where you can combine your creative and technology skills, then this is the course for you. The Diploma of Digital Media Technologies focuses on teaching you interactive design principles and film production skills much needed in the digital marketing industry today.

ICT50915 - Diploma of Digital Media Technologies

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Accreditations & Partners

Certifications Attainable

  • Prince2 Foundation
  • 20480 Programming In HTML5 With JavaScript And CSS3
  • 20482 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 And JavaScript
  • 20483 Programming In C# Using Visual Studio 2012
  • 20486 Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications


What you will learn  

You'll learn how to design and produce new media products, including websites and mobile apps  

This course covers the end-to-end process including requirements gathering, concept and design planning, production management and release testing. At the end, you'll be able to perform basic vision and sound editing, develop complex web pages and mobile applications.   You'll also gain critical skills in client management and project management processes used in digital agencies, creative agencies and film production companies.

As part of this qualification, you can gain a selection of Vendor Certifications. These certifications are not recognised against the Australian Qualifications Framework, but are recognised extensively within industry, locally and globally.

How you will study  

Classes are run using a range of flexible delivery models. Some classes are instructor led (in class or online) whilst others are self-managed online study.

Classes are run in the Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth New Horizons campuses and you will have access to a dedicated instructor throughout the program.

You can plan your-own timetable based on scheduled class times within the 12-month period. We recommend you plan this with your Learning Solutions Advisor when commencing your study.

This combined in-class and online delivery approach provides great balance. It offers you maximum flexibility, whilst still getting direct access to accredited instructors and time to build a network with other students.


Competency will be assessed by way of written and practical assignments.

If you wish to gain Vendor Certification, you will be required to sit and pass dedicated Exams. Vendor Certification is optional, and incurs additional Exam costs.

Eligibility requirements  

There are no formal eligibility requirements. New Horizons Australia will assess your academic suitability to ensure you have the best chance of successful completion and value. The criteria  our assessors determine suitability is by

  • providing a copy of an Australian year 12 Certificate; or 
  • providing a copy of any other IV qualification (or above), or

  • completion of a Core Skills Profile for Audits online assessment and passing at above Exit Level 3 under the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.


This program is conducted over a 12 month period.  

Course costs  

The total tuition fees are $11,400 (GST-Free).  

You can elect to pay via:  

  • Self funding, where you pay your own fees by credit card, direct debit or cash  
  • VET Student Loans, which is an Australian Government income contingent loan, plus you pay the outstanding fee of $1,400  

Should you opt to complete the Vendor Certification exams an additional fee of AUD$1,200 (GST-Free)will be payable. Exams can be done individually and cost approximately between AUD$235-$260.

VET Student Loan available  

This Diploma course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist you with paying for your tuition fees. VET Student Loan is an Australian Government Loan program available to Australian Citizens. For the ICT50915 -  Diploma of Digital Media Technologies , you can borrow a $10,000 VET Student Loan, which you will be required to  pay back once you are earning above a certain threshold.  

Please note:

  • that a 20% government loan fee will be applied to the VET Student Loan amount
  • that VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements
  • that a VET student loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid

The balance of the tuition fees can be made with $200 up front and $100 every month over the 12 month period. You can pay the remaining balance in one lump sum if preferred.  

What you will study  

Vendor Certification/Modules



Competency Evaluation

In Class*


Prince2 Foundation

3 Days

Runs Monthly

Not Available

Assessment Required.

Exam Optional.

20480 Programming In HTML5 With JavaScript And CSS3

5 Days

Runs Monthly

90-day access

Assessment Required.

Exam Optional.

20482 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 And JavaScript

5 Days

Runs Monthly

90-day access

Assessment Required.

Exam Optional.

20483 Programming In C# Using Visual Studio 2012

5 Days

Runs Monthly

90-day access

Assessment Required.

Exam Optional.

20486 Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

5 Days

Runs Monthly

90-day access

Assessment Required.

Exam Optional.

9 Additional Self-Managed Learning Modules

Approx 5 Days Each

Not Available

Study anytime over 12 months

Assessment Required.

*In Class schedule is run subject to demand. The schedule may be amended from time to time.

The Vendor Certification/Modules you study will cover all necessary units of competency under this Diploma. These are:

  • ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
  • ICTPMG501 Manage ICT projects
  • ICTICT515 Verify client business requirements
  • ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website
  • ICTICT406 Build a graphical user interface
  • ICTPRG409 Develop mobile applications
  • ICTWEB429 Create a markup language document to specification
  • ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
  • ICTPRG418 Apply intermediate programming skills in another language

Self-managed learning modules

  • BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
  • BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
  • ICTGAM504 Manage interactive media production
  • ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • ICTICT419 Work effectively in the digital media industry
  • BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • ICTWEB516 Research and apply emerging web technology trends

These Qualifications are made available through New Horizons Learning Centres. They are delivered nationally by New Horizons Perth (RTO: 51771).

Please contact the New Horizons Australian Learning Solutions Advisor if you have any queries at all about this course, the fees or eligibility criteria.