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:
|Nov 2022 (14/11/2022)||07 November 2022 to 05 November 2023|
|Academic Entry Requirements||
Have completed Year 12 or an equivalent higher secondary schooling level of a School Certificate.
Meet the Student Visa 500 subclass requirements.
Exceed minimum pass level in all three sections of Course Entry Requirement Test (CERT)
Possess basic computer skills e.g. operating Windows, MS Word, email
|Minimum Age to Apply||18 years|
|English Language Requirements||
Have scored overall 5.5 in IELTS equivalent or above If one of the following applies, you do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application:
You are enrolled in full-time school studies as a principal course including in a secondary exchange programme, a postgraduate research course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), and Foreign Affairs or Defence sponsored students.
You have completed at least five years' study in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland.
You are a citizen and hold a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland.
In the two years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in 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 student visa
|IELTS Score (Minimum)||Have scored overall 5.5 in IELTS equivalent or above|
|Subject Name||Subject Type||Fees|
|Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity||Core|
|Lead and manage team effectiveness||Core|
|Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices||Core|
|Manage information security compliance of cloud service deployment||Elective|
|Evaluate vendor products and equipment||Elective|
|Interact with clients on a business level||Core|
|Develop contracts and manage contract performance||Elective|
|Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments||Core|
|Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks||Elective|
|Manage system security on operational systems||Elective|
|Plan, configure and test advanced server-based security||Core|
|Plan and direct complex ICT projects||Core|
|Manage the development of technical solutions from business specifications||Elective|
|Create cloud computing services||Elective|
|Develop technical requirements for business solutions||Elective|
|Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment||Core|
|Review and manage delivery of maintenance services||Elective|
|Use network tools||Elective|
|Manage the testing process||Elective|
|Implement change management processes||Core|