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ICT60220 | CRICOS 106392J

Advanced Diploma Of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

Course Duration

52 weeks (4 Terms)

Study Load

Full time

Study Mode

Blended (In class and Online)

Intakes

Every month

Learning portal

Assessments & all learning resources accessible via e-learning portal

Study Commitment

20 hours/week (15 hours via face to face, 5 hours via e-learning portal)

The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) is tailored for students aiming to advance their careers to new heights in cybersecurity. This comprehensive program equips you with high-level skills to lead and implement cutting-edge security strategies for businesses and organisations.

As you navigate through this advanced diploma, you'll acquire the expertise to manage and monitor enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) networks independently or as a member of a specialised team. This qualification opens doors to in-demand roles such as Senior Network Administrator, ICT Security Analyst, and more, setting you on a path for success in the dynamic field of cybersecurity.

Our curriculum covers the fundamentals of firewalls, router/switch technology, and the securing and configuring of enterprise-level devices and communication networks. You'll master the intricacies of planning and implementing troubleshooting procedures, enhancing business security, and optimising organisational knowledge management.

Delivered through a blend of lectures, tutorials, and hands-on practical exercises, this course ensures a robust learning experience. Upon completion, you'll be equipped to create, design, and monitor complex systems, safeguarding data, optimising knowledge management, and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans.

By studying this advanced diploma, you will not only advance your skills but also position yourself as a cybersecurity expert ready to meet the challenges of the evolving digital landscape.

Career Pathway

E-Security Specialist
ICT Security Specialist
ICT Security Administrator
ICT Security Analyst
Network Security Administrator
Network Security Analyst
Network Security Specialist
Senior Network Administrator
Systems/Network Administrator
Systems

 

You will study Information and Communications Technology topics and case studies as they apply to different Australian industries.

There will be immersive hands–on practical work, using critical IT problem solving skills, research, consultation and collaborating with diverse teams.

Sample course units:

  • ICTICT608 - Interact with clients on a business level
  • ICTICT612 - Develop contracts and manage contract performance
  • ICTICT614 - Identify and implement business innovation
  • ICTICT615 - Implement knowledge management strategies
  • BSBCRT611 - Apply critical thinking forcomplex problem solving
  • ICTSAD609 - Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment
  • BSBTWK502 - Manage team effectiveness
  • ICTSAS602 - Implement change management processes
  • ICTICT618 - Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments

Please download the course infopack for the full list of 16 course units and topics.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Approved visa for study in Australia (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification* (Department of Home Affairs may require country-specific higher education requirement for approved visa for study in Australia application assessment).
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

ItemTest NameAlso known asMinimum Test Score
1International English Language Testing systemIELTS Test

• Overall band score 6.0; or;

• Overall band score 5.5 if packaged with at least 12 weeks ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 5.0 if packaged with at least 24 weeks ELICOS.

2Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based testTOEFL iBT

• 60; or

• 46, if packaged with at least 12 weeks ELICOS ; or
• (c) 35, if packaged with at least 24 weeks ELICOS.

3Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) testCertificate in Advanced English

• 169; or

• 162, if packaged with at least 12 weeks ELICOS; or

• (c)154, if packaged with at least 24 weeks ELICOS.

4Pearson Test of English AcademicPTE

• 50; or

• 42, if packaged with at least 12 weeks ELICOS; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 24 weeks ELICOS.

5Occupational English TestOET•       a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

*On 26 July 2023 the TOEFL internet-based test (TOEFL iBT) stopped offering English language tests for Australian visa purposes. A score for a TOEFL iBT test taken on or after 26 July 2023 will no longer satisfy the English langauge requirement for Approved visa for study in Australia purposes. Only TOEFL iBT scores from a test taken on or before 25 July 2023 are accepted for Approved visa for study in Australia purposes.

* Under 18 students must have welfare and accommodation arrangements approved by the Department of Home Affairs.

Exemptions:

§ You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

  •     you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland
  •    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)
  •  you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course
  •   you have completed at least 5 years study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  •    In the 2 years before applying for the approved visa for study in Australia, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a approved visa for study in Australia.
  • § Note: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Click here for the latest Price Guide

Special pricing is available for applicants currently applying within Australia.

Please contact our Education Advisors for details on specials that may be available for your country and course.

Latest fees and schedules are in the course infopack.

2024: 29-JAN, 19-FEB, 05-MAR, 19-MAR, 16-APR, 07-MAY, 21-MAY, 04-JUN, 09-JUL, 30-JUL, 13-AUG,27-AUG, 23-SEPT, 15-OCT, 29-OCT, 12-NOV, 26-NOV, 17-DEC, 30-DEC

2025: 13-JAN, 27-JAN, 17-FEB, 03-MAR, 17-MAR, 14-APR, 05-MAY, 19-MAY, 02-JUN, 07-JUL, 28-JUL, 11-AUG, 25-AUG, 22-SEPT, 13-OCT, 27-OCT, 10-NOV, 24-NOV, 15-DEC, 29-DEC

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Southport Gold Coast,
QLD 4215
Australia
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