104 weeks (including term break)

CRICOS Course Code


Course Fees

AUD$ 24000

Enrolment Fees

AUD$ 200

Material Fees

AUD$ 1200

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).

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

International students must be 18 years or older and provide evidence to demonstrate both academic and English language entry requirements as follows:

Academic Requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent; or other relevant qualifications or experience

English Language Requirements

  • Academic IELTS 6.0 overall, no less than 5.5 in each band, or upper intermediate, or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL centre or equivalent.

Academic and Other Requirements

  • The course will be available to students who have completed year 12 or equivalent.
  • Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area delivered and assessed in English only will be deemed as meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements.
  • At least 18 years of age or above

Equipment Requirements

  • Sunbeam will supply your course materials through eLearning (Moodle platform) and course handouts.
  • Sunbeam also will provide computers, required software, and internet access to the students at the College.

Role of graduates may vary from sector to sector. However, graduates with proper employability skills should be able to work as:

  • IT security administrator
  • Systems/network administrator
  • Knowledge management analyst
  • List Item
  • Business development manager
  • Software manager
  • Manager, IT infrastructure solutions

Our course has been designed to meet the requirements for the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology. It contains 16 units of competency as follows:

  • 6 core units
  • 10 elective units

Core Units:

  • BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem-solving
  • BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
  • BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level
  • ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
  • ICTSAD609 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment

Elective Units:

  • ICTNPL413 Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry.
  • ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks.
  • ICTPMG613 Manage ICT project planning.
  • ICTTEN615 Manage network traffic.
  • ICTTEN622 Produce ICT network architecture designs.
  • ICTCYS608 Perform cyber security risk assessments.
  • ICTNWK615 Design and configure desktop virtualisation.
  • ICTNWK546 Manage network security.
  • ICTNWK553 Configure enterprise virtual computing environments.
  • ICTNWK560 Determine best-fit topologies for wide area networks.

Students study in a full-time mixed mode of delivery that integrates:

  • Scheduled hours for face-to-face classes (20 hours per week during term time)
  • Additional self-study to revise and reinforce areas of knowledge, assessment research and assessment preparation and completion

Students are required to complete a range of tasks as part of the assessment requirements for each unit. Assessment methods may include:

  • Projects/Case study
  • Written knowledge questions/tests
  • Web-based research and reports
  • Discussions and Practical Demonstrations
  • Presentations
  • ICT Practical observation/ demonstration

Students may be eligible to obtain credits for individual units because of experience gained in the relevant field or from previous training and education. A Fee is payable for assessing your RPL status. Further information can be obtained from the Student Support Officer.

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