Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology – ICT60515

Teaching & Assessment methods are now ONLINE from April 2020 onwards until further update.

Course Information

Qualification Name Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology
Qualification Code ICT60515
CRICOS Code 088492C
Tuition Duration in weeks (104) 72 Weeks Tuition plus 32 Weeks Holiday
Tuition Fee $16800

Course Description

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to coordinate and administer, as an independent information and communications technology (ICT) specialist or as part of a team, the installation, commissioning and ongoing maintenance of a range of networks, enterprise servers and systems, including internetworking, security and e-business solutions.


Course outcomes

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of employees who perform duties such as:

  • Network administrator or coordinator
  • Network engineer
  • Enterprise systems administrator
  • systems developer
  • Network services administrator or coordinator
  • Administrator or coordinator network support
  • Network operations analyst
  • Administrator or coordinator network security
  • Administrator or coordinator network e-business

Preferred Pathways:

Pathway into the qualification

Preferred pathways for the candidates considering this qualification include

ICT41015 Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology


relevant qualifications or units equivalent to the core of ICT41015 Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology


with demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior network support roles,including administrator,operations analyst,technician,operations or support coordinator/technician.

Pathways from the qualification

After achieving this qualification,student can articulate into a pathway to progress into vocational Graduate Certificate qualifications


other higher education sector qualifications.


Teaching and Assessment Methods:

Teaching methods focus on classroom based face-to-face training, which includes lectures and practical tutorials. Classes are small in size and lecturers focus on individual student needs during the learning process.

The emphasis in assessment is on collection of evidence, holistic assessment against the unit of competency and trainer/assessor judgment. Importance is placed on the integration of areas of theoretical knowledge, practical skills and proper work attitudes.

The following assessment methods are used:
  • Written examinations
  • Written and oral quizzes
  • Simulated workplace activities/scenarios/role plays
  • Projects/assignments/presentations
  • Classroom activities
  • Learning and assessment generally take place in an integrated classroom and simulated workplace environment.

Qualification Structure

18 competency units are required to attain Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology ICT60515

12 Core units plus

6 Elective units

We aim to equip our graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to enable them to successfully satisfy the demands of the workplace.

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
ICTNWK507 Install, Operate and Troubleshoot Medium Enterprise Routers  Core
ICTNWK506 Configure, Verify and Troubleshoot WAN Link & IP Services in a Medium Enterprise  Core
ICTNWK508 Install, Operate and Troubleshoot Medium Enterprise Switches  Core
ICTNWK509 Design and Implement a Security Perimeter for ICT Networks  Core
ICTNWK602 Plan, Configure and Test Advanced Server Based Security  Core
ICTNWK505 Design, Build and Test a Network Server  Elective
ICTNWK529 Install and Manage Complex ICT Networks  Core
ICTNWK607 Design and Implement Wireless Network Security  Core
ICTPMG608 Manage ICT Project Systems Implementation  Core
ICTPMG609 Plan and Direct Complex ICT Projects  Core
ICTPRG527 Apply Intermediate Object-Oriented Language Skills  Core
ICTWEB501 Build a Dynamic Web Pages  Core
ICTWEB502 Create Dynamic Web Pages  Core
ICTDBS504 Integrate Database with Website  Elective
ICTWEB505 Develop Complex Web Page Layouts  Elective
ICTICT509 Gather Data to Identify Business Requirements  Elective
ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the Strategic Direction of the Enterprise  Elective
ICTPMG501 Manage ICT Projects  Elective

Sample Timetable

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Morning Session
08:30 am - 10:30 am Session 1 Session 1 Self Study
10:30 am - 10:45 am  Break  Break  Self Study
10:45 am - 12:45 pm  Session 2  Session 2  Self Study
12:45 pm - 01:15 pm Lunch Lunch  Self Study
01:15 pm - 03:15 pm  Session 3  Session 3
03:15 pm - 03:30 pm  Break  Break
03:30 pm - 05:00 pm Session 4 Session 4
Evening Session
05:00 pm - 07:00 pm Session 1 Session 1 Session 1 Session 1  Self Study
07:00 pm - 07:15 pm  Break  Break  Break  Break
07:15 pm - 09:15 pm  Session 2  Session 2  Session 2  Session 2 (Finish 08:15 pm)  Self Study

Admission Criteria

Diploma and advanced Diploma

All students must be aged 18 or above and have satisfactorily completed Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent school qualifications

Students must also meet IIBIT’s standards for English Proficiency. In order to demonstrate possession of adequate English language proficiency,Students must provide valid evidence of attainment of at least one of the following:

  • Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System) overall band score: 5.5
  • TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based test) test score band: 46
  • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) test score band: 42
  • CAE (Cambridge English Advanced) test score band: 47
  • OET (Occupational English Test) test score band: Pass
  • TOEFL PBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language Paper-Based Test) test score band: 527
  • An overseas student who has studied in Australia for at least 12 months will be deemed to have required level of language proficiency provided the application is accompanied by proof that he/she has duly completed Certificate IV.
  • Overseas students who are unable to meet any of the above English language proficiency requirements may undertake further study on a NEAS-approved course of English for Academic Purposes designed to raise students English proficiency to an equivalent level to IELTS 5.5. Production of proof of successful completion of such a course will be accepted by IIBIT as meeting the English language proficiency admission requirement.
  • For students who do not have an IELTS Test score or equivalent test score, they can take an English Placement Test to assess whether their English level can meet the requirements of entry into the Diploma course.

Delivery Locations


Gnd Floor, 841 George St,
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

Phone: +61 2 9269 0077


L6, 127 Rundle Mall,
Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia

Phone: +61 8 8203 9000