WSTC Course

ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology


Course Info

Estimated Duration: 76 Weeks (60 Weeks Study)
Course Level: Advance
Delivery Mode: This program is delivered in 15 hours face-to-face on campus and 5 hours online / 20 hours Online per week

ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

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 strategic business direction. They apply their skills across various industries and business functions or as a business owner (sole traders/contractors).

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
  • IT strategy and organizational development: managing and communicating strategic ICT business solutions
  • 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.

Western Sydney Technology College has the following entry requirements. Domestic /online students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) skills to complete the course, such as reading materials relevant to the course,
    participating in discussions and roleplays, and applying numerical concepts such as time management.

    This will be tested through an LLN assessment as part of the course entry process. To enter the course, students will need to achieve ACSF level 3 for reading, writing, numeracy, and oral communication.
Units of Competency
Code Title
ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics, and privacy in ICT environments (Core)
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness (Core)
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices (Core)
ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level (Core)
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving (Core)
ICTSAD609 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment (Core)
ICTCYS604 Implement best practices for identity management (Elective)
ICTCYS606 Evaluate an organization’s compliance with cyber security standards and law (Elective)
ICTCYS608 Perform cyber security risk assessments (Elective)
ICTCYS612 Design and implement virtualized cyber security infrastructure for organizations (Elective)
ICTNPL413 Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry (Elective)
ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks (Elective)
ICTPMG613 Manage ICT project planning (Elective)
ICTTEN615 Manage network traffic (Elective)
ICTTEN622 Produce ICT network architecture designs (Elective)
ICTNWK546 Manage network security (Elective)

Possible employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:

  •  E-security specialist
  • ICT security specialist
  • IT security administrator
  • IT security analyst
  • IT security specialist
  • Systems/network administrator
  • Network security analyst
  • Network security specialist
  • Network security administrator
  • Senior network administrator
  • Systems security analyst
  • Telecommunication Engineer

WSTC Learning Advisor can answer your inquiries regarding course, material or enrolment fee, Recognition of prior learning (RPL), or Credit Transfer. Refer to the scheduled course fee and charges at

A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You must pay all of your course fees and on time. Non-payment of fees may result in the cancellation of enrolment.

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