Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Sydney Metro College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 108830J

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 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 optimizing organizational 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.
Systems development and analysis: modeling and testing data objects, data processes, and preferred ICT system solutions.
Telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organizational specifications, regulations, and legislative requirements across network projects.

Six (6) core units and ten (10) elective units are required for the award of the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology. Units have been selected in accordance with the packaging rules and are relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements, and qualification level.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Tuition Fee (Offshore): 18,000; (Onshore): 12,000 12 Sep 2022
10 Oct 2022
14 Nov 2022
78 weeks
Self study / online (with attendance)
Melbourne Campus
Level 2, 213-215 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Students must be over 18 years of age,

Student must have successfully completed Year 12or higher qualifications in Australia or overseas

Students must have either an overall IELTS score of 5.5, PTE (Pearson Test of English) score of 42 or equivalent


Sydney Metro College
Sydney Campus
Level 2, 16-22 Wentworth Avenue
Sydney New South Wales 2010
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