ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

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Course Details
Qualification Code & Title ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
CRICOS Code 111230G
Qualification Description 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:

  • 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.
Requirements To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in

Total number of units = 16

  • 6 core units
  • 10 elective units
Learner characteristics and target group Target groups for the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology are domestic and international students who are:

  • Are seeking to pursue or further a career in information technology.
  • Seeking to enter a new industry sector.
  • Are seeking a pathway to higher education qualifications.
Delivery mode Face-to-Face as well as all classroom-based training
Delivery site Suite 4,Level 3/15 Moore street,Canberra ,ACT 2601
Course duration 78 weeks

This qualification will be delivered over 60 weeks of training and assessment and 18 weeks of term breaks.

Entry requirements Students entering this course at Mid City College must meet the following entry requirements:

Age Requirement

Students must be a minimum age of 18 years or above at the time of course commencement.

Academic Requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants should have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or an international secondary school year which is equivalent to Australian Year 12) with satisfactory results

English Language Requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants must also meet English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or PTE Academic 42 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

  • Minimum five (5) years of study in English in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Britain, America, South America, or Ireland.
  • Successfully completion of an English Placement test.
  • Completed a recognised ELICOS program and achieved an English Proficiency level of upper intermediate or equivalent.
Pathways Potential employment options are in a range of IT related roles.

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into higher education qualifications in information technology.

Course credit Credit and/or RPL can be provided for those with existing skills and knowledge allowing such students to complete the course in a shorter timeframe.
Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Title Core/ Elective
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving Core
BSBTWK502 Lead and manage team effectiveness Core
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices Core
ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level Core
ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments Core
ICTSAD609 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment Core
ICTCYS606 Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with relevant cyber security standards and law Elective
ICTCYS608 Perform cyber security risk assessments Elective
ICTCYS612 Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisation Elective
ICTCYS604 Implement best practices for identity management Elective
ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks Elective
ICTCYS614 Analyse cyber security insider risks and threats and devise recommendations Elective
ICTPMG613 Manage ICT project planning Elective
ICTTEN615 Manage network traffic Elective
ICTTEN622 Produce ICT network architecture designs Elective
ICTSUS603 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects Elective
Facilities and Equipment

The following facilities, equipment and resources will be used to deliver and assess this qualification:

  • Training rooms, including desks, chairs, whiteboard, and overhead projector
  • Computers with Microsoft Office and access to the Internet.
  • Learning and assessment materials.

Assessment materials comprise of:

  • Assessor Marking Guide and Assessment Mapping
  • Student Assessment Tasks
  • Other Supporting Resources