Advanced Diploma of Information Technology


Course Overview

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).

The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

  • IT strategy and organisational development: managing and communicating strategic ICT business solutions
  • Systems development and analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions
  • Be 18 years of age or over; AND
  • Have completed Year 12 or its equivalent with suitable English language skills.
  • International Students are also required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Candidates may undertake ICT Vocational Graduate Certificate qualifications or other higher education sector qualifications

This Course is delivered over a period of 52 weeks. 


  • Business analyst
  • Business process analyst
  • Business systems analyst
  • ICT business manager
  • ICT manager
  • Project manager
  • Quality assurance (IT projects)
  • Requirements analyst
  • Solution analyst

Course Structure

6 Core Units

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
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

10 Elective Units

ICTPRG605 Manage development of technical solutions from business specifications
ICTSAD610 Analyse stakeholder requirements
ICTSAD612 Implement and maintain uses of containerisation
ICTSAD613 Install and configure container orchestration services
ICTICT611 Develop ICT strategic business plans
ICTSAD604 Manage and communicate ICT solutions
ICTSAD608 Perform ICT-focused enterprise analysis
ICTSAD611 Manage assessment and validation of ICT solutions
ICTSUS603 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects
ICTNWK615 Design and configure desktop virtualisation

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