Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

ICT60220 CRICOS106544J
DURATION

8 terms- Each term includes 6 weeks of study plus 2 weeks holidays

LOCATION

Sydney City, Bondi, Melbourne, Darwin, Gold Coast, Byron Bay

Become a technical specialist with high level skills and knowledge in telecommunications and information technology.

This course is an advanced level qualification designed to give you the skills to lead in the ICT field. Transfer the skills and knowledge across networking, IT support, database development, programming, web development, process improvement and business skills.

Advanced data management information: creating, designing and monitoring complex systems that store data, and optimising organisational knowledge management.

  • Cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture, and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • Full stack web development: building advanced user interfaces, developing representational state transfer application program interfaces (REST APIs) and designing user experience solutions
  • Further programming: applying advanced ICT languages to maintain security and manage data
  • IT strategy and organisational development: managing and communicating strategic ICT business solutions
  • Systems development and analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions
  • Telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects

Who should undertake this qualification?

Anyone looking to further their skills and knowledge, or those with relevant experience looking to lead in Information Technology by studying a nationally recognised course.

 

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Knowledge Manager
  • eLearning Manager
  • Enterprise Application Integration Consultant
  • Enterprise Architecture Manager
  • Software Manager

Course Units

Units
1

Core unit BSBCRT611 - Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving

Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply critical thinking in order to develop solutions to complex issues arising in the workplace.

The unit applies to individuals who are required to think critically in order to develop structured and innovative solutions to overcome complex organisational issues. Individuals in these roles operate with a high degree of autonomy and may undertake non-standard work tasks involving escalated risks. These individuals are often responsible for a team or work area.

2

Core unit BSBTWK502 - Manage team effectiveness

Manage team effectiveness.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.

The unit applies to individuals working at a managerial level who lead and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement. It will also involve using a range of problem solving and decision-making strategies

3

Core unit BSBXCS402 - Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to promote cyber security in a work area.

It applies to those working in a broad range of industries who as part of their job role support policies, procedures and practice within an organisation that promote cyber security.

4

Core unit ICTICT608 - Interact with clients on a business level

Interact with clients on a business level.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interact with clients at a management level.

It applies to individuals working as management personnel in a range of information and communications technology (ICT) areas who are responsible for maintaining client relationships.

5

Core unit ICTICT618 - Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments

Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the issues of intellectual property (IP), copyright and professional and ethical conduct in a team and to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner.

The unit applies to those operating at a senior level in an organisation with a high degree of autonomy in managing policies and system security.

6

Core unit ICTSAD609 - Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment

Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and manage Information and Communications Technology (ICT) business analysis activities in a medium-to-large organisation.

This unit applies to individuals who require high-level management, business and technical skills to manage complex analysis efforts within the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry, often as part of business-critical ICT projects.

7

Elective ICTDBS605 - Develop knowledge management strategies

Develop knowledge management strategies.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop knowledge management strategies for an organisation. It includes analysing existing systems, determining requirements, and developing a strategy to meet those requirements.

It applies to those who manage a knowledge management team, or who are working as a senior IT professional with line management responsibilities or similar.

8

Elective ICTCYS608 - Perform cyber security risk assessments

Perform cyber security risk assessments.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct a risk assessment and analysis in a business environment. The risk assessment requires the identity and alignment of an organisation’s operating environment to their required risk register and the realignment of their operations.

It applies to those who work in risk functions of an organisation, including ICT risk managers, cyber security engineers, network engineers, DevOps engineers and cyber security solutions architects, and are responsible for designing security solutions.

9

Elective ICTCYS612 - Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations

Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research, design, implement and test virtualised cyber security infrastructure in a small to medium sized organisation. It applies to those who work in senior systems administrator roles including, network engineers and systems engineers, and are responsible for the design and implementation of virtualised cyber security infrastructures.

10

Elective ICTPRG535 - Build advanced user interfaces

Build advanced user interfaces.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, build and test an advanced user interface (UI), including interaction techniques, rich controls, improved client-side validation, customisation and personalisation, graphics and multimedia.

It applies to individuals who work as user-interface designers and software developers and are responsible for managing and implementing complex UI design.

11

Elective ICTPRG537 - Implement security for applications

Implement security for applications.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement security for software applications, including code access security, security access control, cryptographic and secure, input and output handling.

It applies to individuals who work as software developers, software engineers, system and security administrators and testers, and responsible for coding secure software applications.

12

Elective ICTICT611 - Develop ICT strategic business plans

Develop ICT strategic business plans.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create strategic in alignment with organisational Information and Communications Technology (ICT) goals and strategies.

It applies to those who work as senior ICT professionals, across various ICT specialisms and are required to develop strategies and action plans for implementation.

13

Elective ICTSAD611 - Manage assessment and validation of ICT solutions

Manage assessment and validation of ICT solutions.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create strategic in alignment with organisational Information and Communications Technology (ICT) goals and strategies.

It applies to those who work as senior ICT professionals, across various ICT specialisms and are required to develop strategies and action plans for implementation.

14

Elective ICTPRG605 - Manage development of technical solutions from business specifications

Manage development of technical solutions from business specifications.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the process of compiling client business specifications to produce business solutions.

It applies to those who manage complex technology projects within the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry.

15

Elective ICTNWK612 - Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks

Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, manage and implement troubleshooting and monitoring strategies to ensure reliability and performance on advanced integrated internet protocol (IP) networks.

It applies to individuals with advanced information and communications technology (ICT) skills who are working as advanced support engineers, network support specialists and ICT network engineers.

16

Elective ICTPMG613 - Manage ICT project planning

Manage ICT project planning.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and manage an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) project in small, medium and large organisations.

The unit applies to those who apply advanced project management skills in developing and documenting logical processes and timelines to ensure that projects are delivered according to organisational and stakeholder expectations.

1

Core unit BSBCRT611 - Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving

Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply critical thinking in order to develop solutions to complex issues arising in the workplace.

The unit applies to individuals who are required to think critically in order to develop structured and innovative solutions to overcome complex organisational issues. Individuals in these roles operate with a high degree of autonomy and may undertake non-standard work tasks involving escalated risks. These individuals are often responsible for a team or work area.

2

Core unit BSBTWK502 - Manage team effectiveness

Manage team effectiveness.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.

The unit applies to individuals working at a managerial level who lead and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement. It will also involve using a range of problem solving and decision-making strategies

3

Core unit BSBXCS402 - Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to promote cyber security in a work area.

It applies to those working in a broad range of industries who as part of their job role support policies, procedures and practice within an organisation that promote cyber security.

4

Core unit ICTICT608 - Interact with clients on a business level

Interact with clients on a business level.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interact with clients at a management level.

It applies to individuals working as management personnel in a range of information and communications technology (ICT) areas who are responsible for maintaining client relationships.

5

Core unit ICTICT618 - Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments

Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the issues of intellectual property (IP), copyright and professional and ethical conduct in a team and to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner.

The unit applies to those operating at a senior level in an organisation with a high degree of autonomy in managing policies and system security.

6

Core unit ICTSAD609 - Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment

Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and manage Information and Communications Technology (ICT) business analysis activities in a medium-to-large organisation.

This unit applies to individuals who require high-level management, business and technical skills to manage complex analysis efforts within the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry, often as part of business-critical ICT projects.

7

Elective ICTDBS605 - Develop knowledge management strategies

Develop knowledge management strategies.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop knowledge management strategies for an organisation. It includes analysing existing systems, determining requirements, and developing a strategy to meet those requirements.

It applies to those who manage a knowledge management team, or who are working as a senior IT professional with line management responsibilities or similar.

8

Elective ICTCYS608 - Perform cyber security risk assessments

Perform cyber security risk assessments.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct a risk assessment and analysis in a business environment. The risk assessment requires the identity and alignment of an organisation’s operating environment to their required risk register and the realignment of their operations.

It applies to those who work in risk functions of an organisation, including ICT risk managers, cyber security engineers, network engineers, DevOps engineers and cyber security solutions architects, and are responsible for designing security solutions.

9

Elective ICTCYS612 - Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations

Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research, design, implement and test virtualised cyber security infrastructure in a small to medium sized organisation. It applies to those who work in senior systems administrator roles including, network engineers and systems engineers, and are responsible for the design and implementation of virtualised cyber security infrastructures.

10

Elective ICTPRG535 - Build advanced user interfaces

Build advanced user interfaces.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, build and test an advanced user interface (UI), including interaction techniques, rich controls, improved client-side validation, customisation and personalisation, graphics and multimedia.

It applies to individuals who work as user-interface designers and software developers and are responsible for managing and implementing complex UI design.

11

Elective ICTPRG537 - Implement security for applications

Implement security for applications.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement security for software applications, including code access security, security access control, cryptographic and secure, input and output handling.

It applies to individuals who work as software developers, software engineers, system and security administrators and testers, and responsible for coding secure software applications.

12

Elective ICTICT611 - Develop ICT strategic business plans

Develop ICT strategic business plans.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create strategic in alignment with organisational Information and Communications Technology (ICT) goals and strategies.

It applies to those who work as senior ICT professionals, across various ICT specialisms and are required to develop strategies and action plans for implementation.

13

Elective ICTSAD611 - Manage assessment and validation of ICT solutions

Manage assessment and validation of ICT solutions.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create strategic in alignment with organisational Information and Communications Technology (ICT) goals and strategies.

It applies to those who work as senior ICT professionals, across various ICT specialisms and are required to develop strategies and action plans for implementation.

14

Elective ICTPRG605 - Manage development of technical solutions from business specifications

Manage development of technical solutions from business specifications.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the process of compiling client business specifications to produce business solutions.

It applies to those who manage complex technology projects within the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry.

15

Elective ICTNWK612 - Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks

Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, manage and implement troubleshooting and monitoring strategies to ensure reliability and performance on advanced integrated internet protocol (IP) networks.

It applies to individuals with advanced information and communications technology (ICT) skills who are working as advanced support engineers, network support specialists and ICT network engineers.

16

Elective ICTPMG613 - Manage ICT project planning

Manage ICT project planning.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and manage an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) project in small, medium and large organisations.

The unit applies to those who apply advanced project management skills in developing and documenting logical processes and timelines to ensure that projects are delivered according to organisational and stakeholder expectations.

Study Mode

Ways to study with Business College at IH

Study the Advanced Diploma of Information Technology full time, either at one of our campuses around Australia, including centrally located in Sydney CBD, or online. Our online pathway is taught through live lessons with your trainer over video call.

Full Time| Face to Face on campus or Virtual Blended

Entry Requirements

Domestic Students must:

  1. Be a minimum of 18 yrs of age
  2. Year 12 (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent;
  3. Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use

International Students must:

  1. Be a minimum of 18 yrs of age
  2. Year 12 (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent;
  3. Have an IELTS or equivalent score of 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in any band and
  4. Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use

Note: Equivalent Year 12 for International Students is educational equivalent in home country or International Baccalaureate

Start Dates

Sydney City, Bondi, Melbourne, Darwin, Gold Coast, Byron Bay
2022 2023
January term- 24 Jan - 4 Mar (Break - 2 weeks 7 Mar - 18 Mar)
March term - 21 Mar - 29 Apr (Break -2 weeks 2 May - 13 May)
May term- 16 May - 24 Jun (Break -2 weeks 27 Jun - 8 Jul)
July term- 11 Jul - 19 Aug (Break -2 weeks 22 Aug - 2 Sep)
September term- 5 Sep - 14 Oct (Break -2 weeks 17 Oct - 28 Oct)
November term - 31 Oct - 9 Dec (Break -2 weeks 12 Dec- 20 Jan 2023)
January term- 23 Jan - 3 Mar (Break - 2 weeks 6 Mar - 17 Mar)
March term - 20 Mar - 28 Apr (Break -2 weeks 1 May - 12 May)
May term- 15 May - 23 Jun (Break -2 weeks 26 Jun - 7 Jul)
July term- 10 Jul - 18 Aug (Break -2 weeks 21 Aug - 1 Sep)
September term- 4 Sep - 13 Oct (Break -2 weeks 16 Oct - 27 Oct)
November term - 30 Oct - 8 Dec (Break -2 weeks 9 Dec- 19 Jan 2024)

Course Fees

Domestic Fees

International Fees

 

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