ICT60220

Advanced Diploma in
Information Technology

The Advanced Diploma in Information Technology is an intensive program that offers specialised knowledge in advanced software development, network administration, cloud computing, data analytics, cybersecurity, and IT project management. With hands-on experience and an emphasis on problem-solving skills, graduates are prepared for leadership roles and to drive innovation in the dynamic IT industry.

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Student Type

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Locations:

  • Melbourne
  • Sydney
  • Adelaide

Next intake:

  • 12-Feb-2024
  • 06-May-2024
  • 22-July-2024
  • 07-Oct-2024

Duration

  • 104 Weeks (Course Breaks Included)

Fees

  • $28,000
Am I a Domestic or International Student?
You are considered a 'domestic' student for university application purposes if: You are an Australian citizen; You are a New Zealand citizen (or dual citizenship holders of either Australia or New Zealand); You are an Australian permanent resident; You are an Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder. *If you don't hold one of the above visas or citizenships, you will apply as an international student.
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Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology offers specialised knowledge in advanced software development, network administration, cloud computing, data analytics, cybersecurity, and IT project management. Hands-on experience and emphasis on problem-solving skills prepare graduates for leadership roles and success in the dynamic IT industry.

Program Highlights

The Advanced Diploma in Information Technology offers specialised knowledge in software development, network administration, cybersecurity, and more. Graduates are prepared for leadership roles in the dynamic IT industry with practical experience and industry-aligned curriculum.

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Specialised Knowledge

The program offers in-depth expertise in advanced software development, network administration, cloud computing, data analytics, cybersecurity, and IT project management.

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Hands-on Experience

Students gain practical experience through real-world projects, honing their skills to tackle complex IT challenges effectively.

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Problem-Solving Emphasis

The program emphasizes critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, preparing graduates for leadership roles and complex IT projects.

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Career Advancement

Ideal for IT professionals seeking career advancement or specialisation in specific IT domains, offering opportunities for leadership and innovation in the industry.

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Relevance in the IT Industry

The advanced curriculum aligns with current IT trends, equipping graduates with industry-relevant skills to meet the demands of the ever-changing technology landscape.

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Leadership Preparation

Graduates are well-prepared for leadership positions, capable of driving innovation and contributing to technological advancements in the dynamic IT field.

Open doors to opportunities around the world

Earn a degree that will elevate your international career prospects. Build a global network with students from many countries around the world.

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Course Overview

The Advanced Diploma in Information Technology is an intensive and specialised program designed to provide students with advanced knowledge and expertise in various IT domains. This comprehensive diploma covers a wide range of topics, including advanced software development, network administration, cloud computing, data analytics, cybersecurity, and IT project management.

Throughout the course, students engage in hands-on practical experience and real-world projects, allowing them to apply their theoretical knowledge to complex IT challenges. Emphasis is placed on developing critical problem-solving skills, analytical thinking, and effective communication abilities, preparing graduates for leadership positions and complex IT projects.

Ideal for individuals seeking to advance their IT careers or specialise in specific IT areas, the Advanced Diploma in Information Technology offers a pathway to success in the ever-evolving technology landscape. Upon completion, graduates are well-equipped to drive innovation, contribute to technological advancements, and thrive in leadership roles within the dynamic IT industry. The program's industry-aligned curriculum ensures graduates possess the skills and expertise demanded by the rapidly changing IT landscape, making them valuable assets in the modern digital era.

This qualification is for individuals who are job ready and competent in a wide range of information and communications technology (ICT) roles and can apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using problem solving skills and effective communication with others.

The skills required for the role includes networking, installing, configuring and testing networks and servers in organisations.

Course Name: ICT60220 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Specialisation: Telecommunications network engineering

Cricos Code: 106378G

Duration: 104 weeks including breaks

Intake:Refer to Intake Dates

Delivery Mode
  • For Domestic students: face-face classroom-based and/or workplace training
  • For international students: face-face classroom based.
Course Requirement
  • Completion of senior high school to the Australian Year 12 or equivalent
  • Mature age students can also enter based on an interview with VIT staff

Minimum Age Requirement

18 years or older at commencement of course.

Minimum English Language Requirement

  • Cert III in EAL / Academic IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent
  • Satisfactorily completed ELICOS at to at least Upper Intermediate level
  • Completed equivalent of Australian Year 11 qualification from any of the English speaking countries such as Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • Completion of any Australian AQF Certificate III or higher qualification
  • Satisfactorily completion of at least one semester of study in Australia in a tertiary course (satisfactorily for this purpose would mean that the applicant has completed 50% or more of the semester load)
  • Completed a Placement Test devised and administered by VIT or a nominated accredited agency

Our campus locations

Sydney

157-161 Gloucester Street, The Rocks, Sydney 2000

Melbourne

Level 14, 123 Queen Street

Level 6-10, 235 Queen Street

Level 6, 118 Queen Street

Geelong

Level 1, 191 Ryrie St, Victoria 3220

Adelaide

Level 2, 112 Rundle Mall, South Australia 5000

14 Adam Street, Hindmarsh, South Australia 5007

Course Structure

The Advanced Diploma in Information Technology offers a specialised curriculum covering advanced software development, network administration, cloud computing, data analytics, cybersecurity, and IT project management. Hands-on experience and emphasis on problem-solving prepare graduates for leadership roles in the dynamic IT industry.

Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving

Manage team effectiveness

Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

Interact with clients on a business level

Manage IP, ethics, and privacy in ICT environments

Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment

Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry

Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks

Manage ICT project planning

Implement secure encryption technologies

Manage network traffic

Produce ICT network architecture designs

Manage network security

Install and manage complex ICT networks

Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services

Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers

Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches

Employment Pathway

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge to potentially gain employment as a:

  • Network Engineering Technical Officer
  • Telecommunications Network Manager
  • Optical Network Designer
  • IP-based Convergence Integrator
  • IP- based Optical Network Designer
  • Network Security Manager

Training Pathways

After achieving ICT60220 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Telecommunications Network Engineering), individuals could progress to:

  • Bachelor of Computer Science OR
  • Bachelor of Information Technology OR
  • other relevant qualification

Assessment Methods

The Institute will use the following assessment methods during this course which include and may not be limited to Questions, Assignments, Projects, Case Studies, Activities, Third Party Reports/Logbooks, Portfolio, Observations, Tests and Written Assessments.

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer

For information regarding your eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer, please email [email protected]

CAREERS

Your Advanced Diploma in Information Technology career outlook

The career outlook for graduates with an Advanced Diploma in Information Technology is highly promising and abundant with opportunities. Equipped with specialised knowledge in advanced software development, network administration, cloud computing, data analytics, cybersecurity, and IT project management, graduates are well-positioned to thrive in the rapidly evolving IT industry.

With hands-on experience and problem-solving skills, graduates can pursue a wide range of rewarding career paths. They can become software developers, network administrators, data analysts, cybersecurity specialists, cloud architects, or IT project managers, among other roles. The demand for skilled IT professionals continues to grow across various industries, making the career prospects for Advanced Diploma holders even more favorable.

Moreover, the leadership preparation and industry-aligned expertise obtained during the program enable graduates to take on more significant responsibilities and play crucial roles in driving innovation and digital transformation. As technology remains at the forefront of business operations, the need for skilled IT professionals with specialised knowledge and practical experience will only continue to increase, making the future career outlook for Advanced Diploma in Information Technology graduates exceedingly bright.

Network Security Specialist

With their expertise in network administration and cybersecurity, graduates can specialise as network security specialists. They focus on protecting network infrastructure from security breaches, implementing security measures, and ensuring compliance with cybersecurity policies and regulations.

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IT Project Manager

Graduates with an Advanced Diploma in Information Technology are well-prepared to take on the role of IT project managers. They lead and manage IT projects, coordinating resources, timelines, and budgets to ensure successful project delivery. Their combined knowledge of software development, networking, cybersecurity, and project management allows them to effectively oversee and execute complex IT projects.

Data Analyst

Advanced Diploma in Information Technology graduates can pursue a career as data analysts. With their specialised knowledge in data analytics, they play a crucial role in interpreting and analyzing data to provide valuable insights and support data-driven decision-making for businesses and organizations.

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Anisha Bhandari
BITS – Melbourne Campus

Initially, I wasn’t sure if it was a good opportunity compared to an internal project, but I’m glad I went with the internship because I had a wonderful experience. I was able to expand my knowledge, acquire useful work experience, and develop my professional relationship. Additionally, this internship enabled me to solidify my professional objectives and given me a greater grasp of the field I intend to work in after graduation.

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BITS – Sydney Campus

I undertook an internship in my final year through VIT, and it proved to be an exquisite growth opportunity for me and my peers. During this internship, we were introduced to the industry and gained valuable experience while developing our client’s product. Communication skills, requirements handling, prototyping, product development, version control, team co-ordination are a few of the skills I attained, additionally it enabled us to develop new capabilities which would prove incredibly beneficial to my career.

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Elizabeth Pardede
Diploma of IT

I would like to take a moment to thank you, Mr. Sharif, for an incredibly insightful and informative lecture. Your passion for the subject matter was evident, and it made the lecture more engaging.

I especially appreciated how you took the time to explain complex concepts in a clear and concise manner, making it easier for me to understand the material. Your use of real-world examples also helped to solidify my understanding of the topics covered.

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Jingzhao Li
BITS – Melbourne Campus

"I want to express my sincere gratitude for your invaluable support throughout this course. As I near its conclusion, I feel compelled to share my feedback.First and foremost, Sharif has proven to be an exceptional and knowledgeable teacher. He consistently made himself available to assist students and address our concerns. When I commenced this course with limited knowledge of the IT industry, he went above and beyond to provide me with the necessary guidance. Sharif patiently explained fundamental IT concepts, terminologies, and technical jargon.

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MITS - Melbourne Campus

"I'm deeply grateful for the opportunity to attend the Programmable conference on March 28, 2023. It has enriched my understanding and insights in my field of study. Your continuous support and commitment to our education inspire us to succeed. I've attached my conference pass for your reference. Thank you once again for this invaluable experience, and I'm eager to continue utilizing the resources and support available at VIT to further my growth."

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Diploma of IT Networking – Adelaide Campus

"I deeply appreciate your extraordinary dedication to our online classes. Reflecting on my journey in the Diploma of Information Technology Networking course, I recall the initial challenges I encountered while grasping the material and completing assignments. However, your teaching prowess, interactive teaching style, and knack for making intricate topics engaging transformed my learning experience. Your commitment to fostering unity among students and your relentless pursuit of excellence distinguish you as an exceptional educator.

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Shenali Jayasekara
BITS – Melbourne Campus

"I completed my first internship at VIT Melbourne, which was a transformative experience. It exposed me to exciting projects and exceptional individuals, allowing me to apply my knowledge in real-world situations and contribute ideas. This opportunity showcased trust in my abilities, for which I'm sincerely grateful. Throughout this journey, I gained practical skills, enhanced my diligence, and accumulated invaluable experience that will shape my future. My heartfelt thanks to Dr. Vo, Robert Walker, and our team coordinator, Dr. Sarath Rangarajan, for their unwavering support. Thank you, VIT internship team!"

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