Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Kingsford International Institute
Course Code:
Qualification Level:
Advanced Diploma
Course Area:
Information Technology
Study Mode:
Full Time
New South Wales
Course Fee:
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Delivery Mode:
Blended Delivery

Course Overview

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:

  • 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.

Intake Dates

2022 Date Period Duration
Nov 2022 (14/11/2022) 07 November 2022 to 05 November 2023

Entry Requirement

Admission Requirements
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
Language Requirement
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

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