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Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

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Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

With increase in computerisation, there has been corresponding growth in the threat’s IT systems face from malware, phishing, hacking to serious espionage and cyberattacks. The dangers to information systems is ever present and increasing. Our dependency on computers and IT services means that any disruption to these systems will have dire consequences.

This Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) allows you to develop specialised advanced skills in applying cyber security strategies within an existing or new organisation.

Gain skills that can be used anywhere

Learn in a style that suits you

Get the qualifications that employers want

This qualification reflects the role of individuals that work 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). This qualification will provide you the pathway to a senior role in one of the fastest growing and most dynamic industries in Australia and internationally.

Duration

This course is designed to be completed within 1,25 years. 

Study Mode

This Course can be completed on Campus in Sydney and the Gold Coast or Online.

Areas Covered
  • Research and apply concepts of cyber security
  • Leading and managing team effectiveness 
  • Promotion of workplace cybersecurity awareness and best practices 
  • Interacting with clients on a business level 
  • Management of Intellectual Property (IP), ethics and privacy in ICT environments 
  • Monitoring business activities in an ICT environment 
  • Evaluating organisations compliance 
  • Performing cyber security risk assessments 
  • Designing and implementing cyber security infrastructures 
Course Units
  • BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
  • ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • ICTSAS527 Manage client problems
  • BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
  • BSBPMG536 Manage project risk
  • ICTICT523 Gather data to identify business requirements
  • BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
  • ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
  • ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level
  • BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
  • ICTSAD609 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment
  • 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
Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for graduates include:

  • IT Support Services 
  • Quality Auditing 
  • Business Administration 
  • IT Officer Manager 
  • Security Analyst 
  • Incident Responder 
  • Virus Technician 
  • ICT Security 
  • Database/Systems Administrator 
  • Chief Information Security Officer 
  • Public Administration and Safety 
  • Financial and Insurance Services 
Trainers

Shabesan Panchadcharam

Trainer and Assessor

Shabesan is an energetic trainer with expertise in computer network diagnostics, engineering automation, identifying system bottlenecks for information flow and process flow systems, process improvement and project management of improvement strategies. He has a wealth of experience in managing a range of projects and enjoys sharing these exciting experiences with his students.

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Entry Requirements

To ensure that you have every opportunity to succeed in your studies, we need to make sure that your knowledge and skills are right for your chosen qualification. So when you apply for our courses, we will ask for evidence that shows you meet the following requirements:

  • Age: 18 years or above
  • Education: Completion of at least 11 years of formal schooling
  • English: An upper-intermediate level of English or higher
  • Equipment: Laptop computer and access to internet connection to study in class and/or online.
  • Course-Specific Entry Requirement: N/A

Students studying fully online: To meet the above requirements please provide a passport or other valid identify documentation when applying to study with Pacific Training Group. You will also be required to undertake an LLN questionnaire after we have received your application. Once enrolment is confirmed, you will need to use your laptop and internet to undertake your course.

Students studying on a student visa: To meet the above requirements please provide a passport, certificate of your highest level of study, and any English test that you have undertaken when applying to study with us. If you are unsure of what you need to provide please click the link below or contact us; we will also contact you if further information is required. Once enrolment is confirmed, you will need to use your laptop and internet to undertake your course.

Click here for more details on meeting PTG’s entry requirements.

English Language Pathway

If you don’t yet meet our English Entry requirements, we can help get you there. We’ve partnered with Sunshine Coast International College (SCIC) to offer non-English speaking students the chance to work on their English language skills either on-campus in Australia or online from anywhere in the world before progressing through to any of our vocational online or blended courses. You can learn more about our English Pathways Program

Price and Payment Options
Online
Full Course Fee $4200 $1500
Per Term -
Monthly (15 payments) $280 $100
Fortnightly (30 payments) $140 $50
Weekly (60 payments) $70 $25
Sydney
Full Course Fee * $11200
Per Term (8 payments) $1400
Monthly (20 payments) $560
Fortnightly -
Weekly  -
Gold Coast
Full Course Fee * $11200
Per Term (8 payments) $1400
Monthly (20 payments) $560
Fortnightly -
Weekly -

On Campus Pricing:

This course is offered as a package program for Overseas Students wanting to study On Campus in Sydney or the Gold Coast. Overseas students are advised to commence with the Diploma course as the entry pathway. *The pricing above is the package price for the Diploma and Advanced Diploma combined.

Additional fees:

  • Enrolment fee: $100 AUD (Normally $200) paid at time of enrolment (On-Campus) and $25 AUD (Online)
  • Material fee: Material Fees are currently waived. (Normally $100 AUD paid at time of commencement) (On-Campus) and No material fee for online courses
  • Discounts are available for upfront payments
  • On-Campus payment plans include a 12.5% discount.
Further Study

Upon completion of this qualification students may undertake any Bachelors course related to Information Systems.

Explore our other nationally recognised courses here:

ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

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Develop skills in the management and implementation of cyber security strategies in an organisation.

You will learn:

  • Designing and maintaining database architecture
  • Testing database systems and upgrades
  • Manage projects
  • Liaising with security key personnel
  • Monitoring performance of networks
  • Enforcing security and integrity protocols

Standard Duration

1 year 6 months (6 terms of 10 weeks plus term breaks)

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