Advanced Diploma of Information Technology(Cyber Security)

Education Centre of Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 106167G

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


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, 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 ICT skills from this qualification required for these roles include

cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture, and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans
IT strategy and organisational development: managing and communicating strategic ICT business solutions.

Career Outcomes

E-security specialistSalary AUD$80,000 - $120,000
ICT security specialistSalary AUD$80,000 - $100,000
Senior Project Manager (Infrastructure/Cyber Security)Salary AUD$80,000 - $150,000


Students undertake a range of practical assessments for each unit of competency. The methods of assessment will vary according to the requirements of each unit and these include Knowledge tests, Practical demonstrations, Presentations, Case studies, Projects, Role plays.

Study Pathway

ICT50118 Diploma of Information Technology

Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

APIC Bachelor of Business 8 unit credit

(8 unspecified units)

APIC Bachelor of Information System 8 units credit

(3 specified and 5 unspecified units)

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
6,667 Per Year
Read more10,000 for the entire course; Enrolment fee: 200; Compulsory Materials Fee: 150 (waived – off for 2021 intakes)
10 Oct 2022
09 Jan 2023
10 Apr 2023
1.5 years
Full time
ECA College - Melbourne
Level 7, 399 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

There are no stated entry requirements in the Training Package for entry into ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology.
International students must be 18 years of age and provide evidence of:

Year 12 or equivalent and above, and
English Language Entry Requirements:
IELTS score 5.5 minimum (not lower than 5.0 in any band); or equivalent.
Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area, delivered and assessed in English only, will be sufficient for meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements.

English Language Requirements

IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5.0
Completion of 12 weeks of General English at Upper-Intermediate level or equivalent with a minimum B grade.
Completion of Cambridge Course B2(FCE) with a minimum B grade.
Completion of EAP1 with a minimum B grade.


Education Centre of Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 10, 160 Sussex Street
Sydney New South Wales 2000
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