Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Provider:
Pacific College of Technology
Course Code:
ICT60220
CRICOS Code:
105181F
Qualification Level:
Advanced Diploma
Course Area:
Information Technology
Duration:
78-Week
Study Mode:
Full Time
Location:
New South Wales
Course Fee:
$15,000 Per Course
Delivery Mode:
On Campus
Target:
International

Course Overview

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to plan, design, manage and monitor an enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) network as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team responsible for advanced ICT network security systems. The qualification has a high-level ICT technical base with appropriate security units and the ability to specialise in a number of areas, including voice, wireless, network infrastructure and sustainability.

This course is appropriate for those:

  • Persons either domestic or international who wish to gain technical skills in planning, technical design, implementation and the management of high-level and complex computer network security systems and components.
  • Persons who have been made redundant from the workforce and are wishing to make a career change and who are seeking to update their existing skill set.
  • Those holding older training package (e.g. ICA05) qualification and seeking to upgrade the qualification with current skills and knowledge.
  • International students wishing to undertake a pathway course for their higher education degree.

Intake Dates

2021 Date Period Duration
Term 4, 2021 Batch 1 (11/10/2021) 04 October 2021 to 02 April 2023
Term 4, 2021 Batch 2 (08/11/2021) 01 November 2021 to 30 April 2023
Term 4, 2021 Batch 3 (06/12/2021) 29 November 2021 to 28 May 2023
2022 Date Period Duration
Term 1, 2022 Batch 1 (14/02/2022) 07 February 2022 to 06 August 2023
Term 1, 2022 Batch 2 (14/03/2022) 07 March 2022 to 03 September 2023
Term 1, 2022 Batch 3 (11/04/2022) 04 April 2022 to 01 October 2023
Term 2, 2022 Batch 1 (02/05/2022) 25 April 2022 to 22 October 2023
Term 2, 2022 Batch 2 (30/05/2022) 23 May 2022 to 19 November 2023
Term 2, 2022 Batch 3 (27/06/2022) 20 June 2022 to 17 December 2023
Term 3, 2022 Batch 1 (25/07/2022) 18 July 2022 to 14 January 2024
Term 3, 2022 Batch 5 (22/08/2022) 15 August 2022 to 11 February 2024
Term 3, 2022 Batch 3 (19/09/2022) 12 September 2022 to 10 March 2024
Term 4, 2022 Batch 1 (10/10/2022) 03 October 2022 to 31 March 2024
Term 4, 2022 Batch 2 (07/11/2022) 31 October 2022 to 28 April 2024
Term 4, 2022 Batch 3 (05/12/2022) 28 November 2022 to 26 May 2024

Entry Requirement

Admission Requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Students wishing to enrol in this qualification must have successful completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent.

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
  • After achieving ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking), or
  • other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICT50418 Or
  • With documented vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior network support roles, including administrator, operations analyst, technician, operations or support coordinator/technician.
Academic Entry Requirements
Students wishing to enrol in this qualification must have successful completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent.

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

After achieving ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Networking), or other relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICT50418 Or
With documented vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior network support roles, including administrator, operations analyst, technician, operations or support coordinator/technician.
Language Requirement
English Language Requirements
IELTS Minimum Score 5.5
TOEFL Minimum Score 46-59
PTE Minimum Score 43-50
OET Minimum Score D
PTE Minimum Score 47
or
Any overseas/international learner who scores below the minimum level in the tests mentioned above, must have undertaken, or agree to undertake, an English language programme (ELICOS) of at least 10 weeks’ duration.
OR 
Any overseas/international learner who has completed a certificate IV or above qualification in Australia in an English-medium institution, is deemed to have satisfied College English language proficiency requirements.  Proof of completion must be provided at the time of application.
OR 
Any on-shore learner who does not have an IELTS/TOEFL/ PTE Academic/Cambridge score, or Elicos certification, may satisfy College English language requirements, if at the time of their application, they can demonstrate a Core Skills Profile for Adults Level 3 or above, in the ACER English language, literacy and numeracy test.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of all units of study in this course, students will graduate with the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology. The qualification is designed for employees and/or students who may be in or seeking roles such as:

  • e-security specialist
  • ICT security specialist
  • IT security administrator
  • IT security analyst
  • IT security specialist
  • systems/network administrator
  • network security analyst
  • network security specialist
  • network security administrator
  • senior network administrator
  • systems security analyst

Note: Attainment of this qualification doesn’t guarantee a job outcome or migration outcome

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