Advanced Diploma
of Information Technology

CRICOS course code: 102804D

Information Technology is the new frontier. This qualification will open doors for you in a variety of technological endeavours. The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology, in particular, will be in high demand by both employers and other industry specialists. The course includes training in a full suite of in-demand skills such programming, cyber security, cloud computing and business analysis.

Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

6 terms across 1.5 years. Each term is 10 weeks of study and each term break is 3 weeks. Total is 78 weeks.


11 Jan 21, 8 Feb 21, 1 Mar 21, 12 Apr 21, 10 May 21, 31 May 21, 12 Jul 21, 30 Aug 21, 11 Oct 21, 8 Nov 21

Melbourne, Brisbane

AUD$1,500 per term

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:

  • 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.

Entry Requirements

Am I eligible?

There are no stated entry requirements in the Training Package for entry into ICT60120 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.
International students must be 18 years of age and provide evidence of the following published entry requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent and above, and
English Language Entry Requirements:
IELTS score 5.5 minimum (no band less than 5.0); or equivalent.
Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area, delivered and assessed in English only, will be sufficient for meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements.

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
Completion of 12 weeks of General English at Upper-Intermediate level or equivalent with a minimum B grade.
Completion of Cambridge Course B2(FCE) with a minimum B grade.
Completion of EAP1 with a minimum B grade.

This qualification could give you several career and/or further study outcomes.
After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.

Business Development


AU $79,255


Manager, Learning
& Change Management


AU $76,221


Career Development


AU $89,539


Face to face (online during COVID-19) classes – 15 hours per week Self-study – 5 hours per week

Classes are scheduled Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 9:00pm offering both day and evening sessions. Students are required to attend classes on campus or online 15 hours per week.

ECA College reserves the right to change the timetable without prior notice.

Study Pathway

Units Studied


Unit Code

Unit Name


Initiate and lead applied research


Lead innovative thinking and practice


Unit Code

Unit Name


Lead and manage organisational change


Manage financial resources


Lead personal and strategic transformation


Lead learning strategy implementation


Plan and implement a coaching strategy


Plan and implement a mentoring program

Course Fees


Payment Option

AUD $16,000 Course Fees
For full T&C's please contact [email protected]

AUD $1,000 per month Payment Plan

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CRICOS Provider: 02644C

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