ICT60220 – Advanced Diploma in IT

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).

Skills Required

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.
  • telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

Australian Workplace Skills Institute has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have completed the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (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:
  • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
  • Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted.

Units of Competency

Units of Competency

Code Title Core or Elective
BSBCRT611

 

Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving.

 

Core
BSBXCS402

 

Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices.

 

Core
ICTICT608

 

Interact with clients on a business level.

 

Core
BSBTWK502

 

Manage team effectiveness.

 

Core
ICTICT618

 

Manage IP, Ethics and Privacy in ICT environments

 

Core
ICTSAD609

 

Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment.

 

Core
ICTCYS604

 

Implement best practices for identity management.

 

Elective
ICTICT611

 

Develop ICT strategic business plans.

 

Elective
ICTCYS606

 

Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with cyber security standards and law

 

Elective
ICTNWK603

 

Plan, configure and test advanced internet work routing solutions.

 

Elective
ICTSAD604

 

Manage and communicate ICT solutions.

 

Elective
ICTCYS608

 

Perform cyber security risk assessments.

 

Elective
ICTICT523

 

Gather data to identify business requirements.

 

Elective
ICTCYS612

 

Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations.

 

Elective
ICTNWK604

 

Plan and configure advanced internetwork switching solutions.

 

Elective
ICTICT529

 

  Oragnise and Lead Agile Projects

 

Elective

Pathways

Pathways

Potential employment options are in senior roles in the IT industry or a range of industry areas.

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into higher education degrees in information technology or business, or management in the Australian Universities.

 

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