ICT60120 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

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Course Overview

The ICT60120 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology is for ICT Managers and Senior Consultants who need leadership, research, and strategic planning skills — as well as advanced technical skills. This nationally recognised diploma allows you to specialise in the following areas: data management, full stack web development, programming, cyber security, IT strategy, systems development. You’ll graduate with a qualification that supports your actual job role.

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Nationally recognised training

Average duration

12 months

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Computers and Electronics

Computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Engineering and Technology

Use engineering science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

Judgment and Decision Making

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different options and choosing the best one.


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Chief Information Security Officer$1,920 weekly pay
Data Engineer$1,920 weekly pay
IT Business Analyst$1,920 weekly pay
IT Manager$1,920 weekly pay
IT Project Manager$1,920 weekly pay
IT Risk Manager$1,920 weekly pay
Senior Systems Engineer$1,920 weekly pay
System Administrator$1,920 weekly pay


You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

Lead and 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. It applies to individuals working at a managerial level who facilitate work teams 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, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.

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.

Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the issues of copyright and professional and ethical conduct in a team, as well as to ensure that personal information of stakeholders is handled in a confidential and professional manner. It applies to individuals who operate at a senior level with a high degree of autonomy in managing policies and system security.

Plan and direct complex ICT projects

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, plan, control and finalise complex information and communications technology (ICT) projects. It applies to individuals who may be required to use high-level business and project management skills to ensure effective and timely delivery of projects.

Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to integrate sustainability concepts and policies into information and communications technology (ICT) planning and design projects. These projects typically involve upgrades of equipment hardware and software or new installations of next generation networks (NGN) using emerging technologies. It applies to individuals who have high level specialist technical skills and knowledge in optical communications and IT networks using internet protocol (IP) systems.

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Benefits of Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront.

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