Advanced Diploma of Information Technology


Course Duration

104 Weeks

Nationally Recognised

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  • Course Overview
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  • Course Structure
  • Course Duration
  • Course Cost
  • Pathways Information
  • VISA Requirements
  • Enrollment Process


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:

    • advanced data management information: creating, designing and monitoring complex systems that store data, and optimising organisational 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 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
    • telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.


    • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed the equivalent of Year 12.
    • 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:

ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology  is a nationally recognised qualification.

Students may get to choose at the time of enrolment to be specialised in:

1 - Cyber Security

2- Telecommunications Network Engineering

The packaging rules consist 16 units ( 6 core units  and 10 elective units)

Core Units

BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

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

Elective Units

4 units - Cyber Security Specialisation

ICTCYS604 Implement best practices for identity management

ICTCYS606 Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with relevant cyber security standards and law

ICTCYS608 Perform cyber security risk assessments

ICTCYS612 Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations

5 units - Telecommunications network engineering specialisation

ICTNPL413 Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the telecommunications industry

ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated IP networks

ICTPMG613 Manage ICT project planning

ICTTEN615 Manage network traffic

ICTTEN622 Produce ICT network architecture designs

Other General electives:


Duration: 104 weeks (80 weeks’ tuition and 24 weeks’ breaks between terms)

Class sessions: 3 days per week (20 hours weekly)

Delivery mode: Face to Face Learning

Location: Burwood NSW, Australia

Please note to complete your course you will need to have access to a computer and the internet. New Era Institute encourages the students to bring their own devices to the campus (where there is free wireless internet access).


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Pathways from the qualification After achieving this qualification, you may choose to undertake the qualification; Bachelor of Information Technology or other Bachelor Degree or other Advanced Diploma qualifications.


Meet the requirements for the Student Visa (Sub-class 500)
More information about studying in Australia, student visa requirements and application can be found at


International Student Enrolment Form available on our website or it can be requested by email.

The enrolment form should be completed in full and submitted by email, or mail to:
New Era Institute
Suite 1, Level 2, 14 Railway Parade, Burwood NSW 2134, Australia Telephone: +61 2 8964 6457

The enrolment form must be accompanied by:

    • A copy of passport and
    • Student Visa (Onshore Students Only)
    • Certified copies of English proficiency (must be obtained within the last 2 years, if required)
    • Certified copies of Academic Transcripts and Certificates
    • Complete Student Enrolment Form
    • Read International Student Handbook on website
    • Send Enrolment Form to New Era Institute
    • NEI representative/Agent will contact you to collect documents for GTE assessment

Successful Student Visa
If your student visa application is approved, you should contact New Era Institute and provide evidence of approval. New Era Institute will contact you to confirm your timetable, start date and all other arrangements for your study with New Era Institute.
Unsuccessful Student Visa
If your student visa application is NOT approved, you must contact New Era Institute and advise us and apply in writing for a refund of all fees paid in accordance with our Fees and Refund Policy. More information can be found at
For further information, please contact:
Student services
Phone: +61 2 8964 6457

Please refer to the International Student Handbook on
for information on your rights and responsibilities and services provided by New Era Institute.

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