ICT60120 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) *Superseded*

ICT60120 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)


ICT60120 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology has been superseded by
ICT60220 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology on 18th January 2021.

ICT60120 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology can be delivered and assessed for an extended transition period until 17th January 2022.


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).

Students will learn a broad range of competencies such as cyber security, full stack web development, Advanced ICT programming languages, IT Strategy & organisational development, and ICT business solution system development.

·         Be at least 18 years of age.

·         Have successfully completed the ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology.

·         Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.

·         Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old).  English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

o    Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or

o    Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted.  Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Students who have completed relevant studies or have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Application for RPL can be made with the initial application or can be made within two weeks of the course commencement using the RPL Application Form and by providing supporting documents. Please note that RPL cannot result in an international student having less than a full-time load of study (20 hours per week) but can reduce the overall duration of the course and fees. See our Student Handbook for more information.

If a Student has an Australian VET qualification and the units match exactly with the units delivered, the Student will be granted a Direct Credit Transfer. Marketing and student services staff will manage this process following Student Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning policy and procedure. This sets out how the process is administered and the adjustment to course duration and course fees.

78 weeks (60 Academic weeks + 18 Weeks Holidays)
14 Hours Face to Face and 6 Hours Online


Assessments may include short written knowledge tests, discussions and oral communication demonstrations, case study exercises, written reports, web-based research and reports, final projects and final written exams. To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time

Parramatta Campus
Level 2, 17 Macquarie St Parramatta NSW, 2150

City Campus
Level 1, 303 Pitt St. Sydney NSW, 2000

Darwin City College
Tenancy 2 and  3, 9 Searcy Street, Darwin City, Northern Territory  0800

Tuition Fees AUD18000 Enrolment Fee AUD 250 *Material fee AUD 600

Academic Pathways

On completion of this qualification student may undertake:
•  Any Bachelors course related with Information System.

Employment Pathways

Upon completion,
• Seek employment in the IT support functions of a small medium or large enterprise, in a variety of industries, in both the public and private sector.
• Graduates with no employment experience should expect to enter the industry in positions such as an IT support assistant or other related support positions.
• Graduates with relevant experience in the industry could obtain positions such as an IT administrator, Networking Manager System and Business Analyst

Code Title Core or Elective
BSBCRT601 Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity Core
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness Core
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices Core
ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level Core
ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments Core
ICTSAD609 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment Core
ICTCYS604 Implement best practices for identity management Elective
ICTCYS606 Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with relevant cyber security standards and law Elective
ICTCYS608 Perform cyber security risk assessments Elective
ICTCYS612 Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations Elective
ICTSAS517 Use network tools Elective
ICTNWK540 Design, build and test network servers Elective
ICTNWK557 Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments Elective
ICTNWK559 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment Elective
ICTWEB513 Build dynamic websites Elective
ICTWEB514 Create dynamic web page Elective

Sydney City College of Management

Level 2, 17 Macquarie St, Paramatta, NSW 2150

Phone: +61 288720435

Email: admissions@sccm.edu.au

National Register Link https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/ICT60515
* This course does not have any prerequisite

*Student material fees does not include the cost of work book. Student can purchase/ order student work book from SCCM reception if required with additional cost.