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ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

Course Information
Qualification:ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
CRICOS Course Code:105202F
Duration:78 Weeks including breaks
Study Type:Blended learning; 25% online and 75% face to face


Choice of elective units to achieve a specialisation in the following:

  • Advanced Data Management Information
CodeUnits of CompetencyCore / Elective
BSBCRT611Apply critical thinking for complex problem solvingCore
BSBTWK502Manage team effectivenessCore
BSBXCS402Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practicesCore
ICTICT608Interact with clients on a business levelCore
ICTICT618Manage IP, ethics, and privacy in ICT environmentsCore
ICTSAD609Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environmentCore
ICTSAS526Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plansElective
ICTNWK546Manage network securityElective
ICTDBS605Develop knowledge management strategiesElective
ICTSAS530 Use network toolsElective
ICTNWK621 Configure network devices for a secure network infrastructureElective
ICTICT523Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTCYS604 Implement best practices for identity managementSpecialisation
ICTCYS612 Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisationsSpecialisation
ICTCYS608Perform cyber security risk assessmentsSpecialisation
ICTCYS606Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with cyber security standards and lawSpecialisation


This ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology 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).

From the course, you’ll learn several important skills, such as how to:
• create, design and monitor complex systems that store data, and optimise organisational knowledge management
• protect sensitive data and information through security architecture, and develop disaster recovery and contingency plans
• build advanced user interfaces, develop representational state transfer application program interfaces (REST APIs) and design user experience solutions
• apply advanced ICT languages to maintain security and manage data
• manage and communicate strategic ICT business solutions
• model and test data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions.

Every student will need to demonstrate:
o Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent
o Attaining IELTS 5.5 English language equivalence if a non-native English speaker
o Being aged over 18
o It is preferred that students have completed the ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology (or equivalent).

On completion of the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology, students may pursue
o other Advanced Diplomas at WIN College or the following undergraduate programs at Wentworth Institute of Higher Education:
o Bachelor of Information Technology
o Graduate Certificate in Information Technology
o Graduate Diploma of Information Technology
o Master of Information Technology

The qualification builds on a base core of management competencies, with specialist and general elective choices to suit ICT and business needs, especially in the areas of knowledge management and IT systems development enabling such opportunities as:
• Advanced Database Administrator
• Cyber Security Specialist
• Full Stack Developer
• IT Strategist
• System Developer and Analyst
• Telecommunication Network Engineer

Recognition is available (on application) to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.


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