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Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

  • ID:AAP610011
  • Level:2-Year Higher/Advanced Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Term:$2,000.00
  • LivingFee/Term:$5,260.25
  • InsuranceFee/Term:$132.50
  • TuitionFee/Term:$2,000.00
  • LivingFee/Term:$5,260.25
  • InsuranceFee/Term:$132.50
Estimated Total/program:
$59,142.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Year 11 or equivalent certificate of senior secondary education.

  • Age Requirements: Minimum 18 years of age

English Requirement

Recommended English Level: IELTS 5.5 (If the level of English is insufficient, a suitable course can be arranged.)

Other Requirements

Direct Entry: *Direct Entry into the Diploma of Information Technology (ICT50220) is possible if students have the following:

• ICT40120 Certificate IV in Information Technology or other relevant tertiary qualifications; or

• Work experience in a range of work environments providing a broader ICT support function and applying a wide range of higher-level technical skills in ICT areas such as networking, cyber security, database development, programming and web development. Student will have to complete subjects Database Management and Cyber Security Requirements from Certificate IV in Information Technology (ICT40120). The duration is then 4 terms (36 college weeks).

**Direct Entry into the Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (ICT60220) is possible if students have the following:

• ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology or other relevant tertiary qualifications; or

• Work experience in a range of work environments in senior ICT roles providing high level ICT, process improvement and business skills and knowledge. Student will have to complete subject Workplace Cyber Security, Dynamic Web Development and Project Management from Diploma of Information Technology (ICT50220). The duration is then 3 terms (27 college weeks).

Course Information

Information Technology

Our nationally accredited Information Technology courses are for anyone who requires specialist skills and knowledge to administer and manage information and communications technology (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general ICT technologies. Persons working at this level apply a wide range of higher-level technical skills in ICT areas such as cybersecurity, server virtualisation, database development, object oriented programming, dynamic web development, cloud computing, and project management.

Our graduates are eligible for student membership at Australian Computer Society (ACS). The ACS is the association for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals, with a large and active membership from all levels of the ICT industry. The ACS is the public voice of the ICT profession and the guardian of professional ethics and standards in the ICT industry, with a commitment to the wider community to ensure the beneficial use of ICT. The ACS is a member of the  Australian Council of Professions.

Course Information

Our Information Technology courses have been developed according to the requirements of the Information and Communications Technology Training Package (ICT) and have been approved for delivery by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). They are nationally recognised qualifications within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Study Path

Training is delivered in stages which correspond to AQF Levels IV to VI. The preferred pathway for a qualification is for students to complete the requirements of the previous level qualification before progressing to the next level – thereby achieving more than one qualification. Applicants without the previous level qualification will be considered if they have relevant qualification and/or vocational experience. Please contact the College for more information. We aim to equip our graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to enable them to successfully satisfy the demands of the workplace.

Course Delivery & Assessment Methods

Delivery and assessment strategies are selected to reflect the nature of the elements and performance criteria of the competency together with the needs and learning style of the participants. Qualifications are delivered over 20 hours per week, 16 hours face-to-face and 4 hours online learning. Assessment methodology may include but is not limited to: observation, project/ report, case study, role play, exercises, activities; and written/oral tasks including multiple choice, questions and answer, essays, true/false and presentations.

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Certificate IV in Information Technology (ICT40115)

ICT Essentials

  • Implement WHS, environmental sustainability and anti-discrimination practices in an ICT workplace

Network Typologies

  • Determine best-fit topology for a local network

  • Determine best-fit topology for a wide area network

Systems Analysis

  • Model data objects

  • Model data processes

Object Oriented Programming I

  • Apply introductory object-oriented language skills

Database Development

  • Create basic databases

  • Create basic databases

Emerging Technology

  • Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices

Cyber Security

  • Address cyber security requirements

Wireless Network

  • Determine and confirm client business requirements

  • Build a small wireless local area network

  • Install, configure and secure a small office or home office network

  • Install hardware to a network

Server Management and Documentation

  • Install and manage a server

  • Create network documentation

Diploma of Information Technology 

Server Configuration and Tools

  • Design, build and test a network server

  • Install and upgrade operating systems

  • Use network tools

Object Oriented Programming II

  • Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills

Workplace Safety

  • Ensure a safe workplace

Sustainability in Workplace

  • BSBSUS501

ICT Business Analysis

  • Gather data to identify business requirements

  • Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

Web Programming

  • ICTWEB411

  • Create dynamic web pages

System Security

  • Design ICT system security controls

Design Project

  • Implement quality assurance processes for business solutions

  • Develop technical requirements for business solutions

  • Implement change management processes

  • Manage the development of technical solutions from business specifications

  • Manage the use of appropriate development methodologies

Advanced Diploma of Information Technology 

ICT Sustainability

  • Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects

Cloud Computing

  • Evaluate vendor products and equipment

  • Create cloud computing services

  • Manage security, privacy and compliance of cloud service deployment

Manage ICT Communication

  • Interact with clients on a business level

  • Develop communities of practice

ICT Copyrights and Ethics

  • Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

Project Management

  • Plan and direct complex ICT projects

  • Manage ICT project quality

Manage ICT Team

  • Lead and manage team effectiveness

  • Develop contracts and manage contracted performance

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Pathway Courses

Pathways to University

Academies Australasia Colleges have articulation and advanced standing arrangements with several universities and higher education providers

Academies Australasia Polytechnic pathway to California State University

  • All Bachelor Degrees, Time Saved: 1 year + 6 months, Time to Complete the Degree: 1 year + 6 months

Academies Australasia Polytechnic pathway to Charles Darwin University

  • Bachelor of Commerce (3 years), Time Saved: 1 year, Time to Complete the Degree: 2 years

Academies Australasia Polytechnic pathway to  Charles Sturt University

  • Bachelor of Accounting (3 years), Time Saved: 1 year, Time to Complete the Degree: 2 years

  • Bachelor of Business Studies  (3 years), Time Saved: 1 year + 6 months, Time to Complete the Degree: 1 year + 6 months

Academies Australasia Polytechnic pathway to  Federation University Australia

  • Bachelor of Commerce  (3 years), Time Saved: 1 year + 6 months, Time to Complete the Degree: 1 year + 6 months

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) (3 years), Time Saved: 1 year + 6 months, Time to Complete the Degree: 1 year + 6 months

Academies Australasia Polytechnic pathway to  Fontys University, Netherlands

  • Business related Bachelor's degrees (4 years) , Time Saved: 1 year + 6 months , Time to Complete the Degree: 2 years + 6 months

Academies Australasia Polytechnic pathway to James Cook University

  • Bachelor of Business, Time Saved: 6 months, Time to Complete the Degree: 2 years + 6 months

Academies Australasia Polytechnic pathway to Southern Cross University

  • Bachelor of Business (3 years), Time Saved: 1 year + 3 months, Time to Complete the Degree: 1 year + 9 months

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (3 years), Time Saved: 1 year + 3 months, Time to Complete the Degree: 1 year + 9 months

Academies Australasia Polytechnic pathway to University of Canberra

  • Bachelor of Accounting (3 years), Time Saved:1 year + 6 months, Time to Complete the Degree: 1 year + 6 months

Academies Australasia Polytechnic pathway to   Western Sydney University

  • Bachelor of Business: Time Saved: 6 months, Time to Complete the Degree: 2 years + 6 months

Academies Australasia Polytechnic pathway to  Curtin University of Technology

  • Bachelor of Commerce (3 years), Time Saved: 1 year + 6 months, Time to Complete the Degree:1 year + 6 months

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Vocational / Employment Outcome: IT Infrastructure Solutions Manager, Business Development Manager, Software Manager

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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