Information Technology is the new frontier. This qualification will open doors for you in a variety of technological endeavours. The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology, in particular, will be in high demand by both employers and other industry specialists. The course includes training in a full suite of in-demand skills such programming, cyber security, cloud computing and business analysis.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have significant experience in specialist technical skills, or managerial business and people management skills.
Individuals in these roles carry out complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, leading a team or a strategic direction of a business. They apply their skills across a wide range of industries and business functions, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).
The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:
Am I Eligible?
There are no stated entry requirements in the Training Package for entry into ICT60120 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.
International students must be 18 years of age and provide evidence of the following published entry requirements:
Year 12 or equivalent and above, and
English Language Entry Requirements:
IELTS score 5.5 minimum (no band less than 5.0); or equivalent.
Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area, delivered and assessed in English only, will be sufficient for meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements.
IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
Completion of 12 weeks of General English at Upper-Intermediate level or equivalent with a minimum B grade.
Completion of Cambridge Course B2(FCE) with a minimum B grade.
Completion of EAP1 with a minimum B grade.
|Term 1 (10 weeks) 10 Jan 2022 to 20 Mar 2022||Duration||Unit start date||Unit end date|
|BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving||4 weeks||10-Jan-22||6-Feb-22|
|ICTCYS604 Implement best practices for identity management||3 weeks||7-Feb-22||27-Feb-22|
|ICTCYS612 Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisation||3 weeks||28-Feb-22||20-Mar-22|
|Holiday Break||3 weeks||21-Mar-22||10-Apr-22|
|Term 2 (10 weeks) 11 Apr 2022 to 19 Jun 2022||Duration||Unit start date||Unit end date|
|ICTICT615 Implement knowledge management strategies||4 weeks||11-Apr-22||8-May-22|
|BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness||3 weeks||9-May-22||29-May-22|
|BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices||3 weeks||30-May-22||19-Jun-22|
|Holiday Break||3 weeks||20-Jun-22||10-Jul-22|
|Term 3 (10 weeks) 11 Jul 2022 to 18 Sep 2022||Duration||Unit start date||Unit end date|
|ICTICT522 Evaluate vendor products and equipment||4 weeks||11-Jul-22||7-Aug-22|
|ICTCYS606 Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with relevant cyber security standards and law||3 weeks||8-Aug-22||28-Aug-22|
|ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments||3 weeks||29-Aug-22||18-Sep-22|
|Holiday Break||3 weeks||19-Sep-22||9-Oct-22|
|Term 4 (10 weeks) 10 Oct 2022 to 20 Dec 2022||Duration||Unit start date||Unit end date|
|ICTCYS608 Perform cyber security risk assessments||4 weeks||10-Oct-22||6-Nov-22|
|ICTCLD602 Manage information security compliance of cloud service deployment||3 weeks||7-Nov-22||27-Nov-22|
|ICTSAD609 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment||3 weeks||28-Nov-22||18-Dec-22|
|Holiday Break||3 weeks||19-Dec-22||8-Jan-23|
|Term 5 (10 weeks) 9 Jan 2023 to 19 Mar 2023||Duration||Unit start date||Unit end date|
|ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level||5 weeks||9-Jan-23||12-Feb-23|
|ICTPMG617 Plan and direct complex ICT projects||5 weeks||13-Feb-23||19-Mar-23|
|Holiday Break||3 weeks||20-Mar-23||9-Apr-23|
|Term 6 (10 weeks) 10 Apr 2023 to 18 Jun 2023||Duration||Unit start date||Unit end date|
|ICTICT612 Develop contracts and manage contract performance||5 weeks||10-Apr-23||14-May-23|
|ICTPMG616 Manage ICT project systems implementation||5 weeks||15-May-23||18-Jun-23|
|Holiday Break||3 weeks||19-Jun-23||9-Jul-23|
Students undertake a range of practical assessments for each unit of competency. The methods of assessment will vary according to the requirements of each unit of competence and these include: