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ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) - (CRICOS Code 106392J)

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. Their skills may include but are not restricted to protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans.
This qualification prepares graduates to work as part of a security team in the detection and resolution of security breaches, and in the implementation of risk mitigation and prevention strategies for a company’s network operations and digital systems.
An Advanced Diploma of Information Technology is your key to a senior role in one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic industries in Australia and internationally.

Units of Competency:

• 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
• ICTICT523: Gather data to identify business requirements
• ICTCYS604: Implement best practices for identity management
• ICTCYS606: Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with cyber security standards and law
• ICTCYS608: Perform cyber security risk assessments
• ICTCYS612: Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations
• ICTICT612: Develop contracts and manage contract performance
• ICTICT614: Identify and implement business innovation
• ICTICT615: Implement knowledge management strategies
• ICTSAS602: Implement change management processes
• ICTNWK540: Design, build and test network servers

Entry Requirements:

• Year 12 certificate or equivalent OR
• Diploma in a relevant qualification OR
• Mature aged student with relevant workplace experience
• English level: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
• Basic computer skills and access to a desktop or laptop with sufficient internet speed to undertake online studies

Course Duration:

12 months (up to 52 weeks)

Course Fees:

Please see Price Lists in the bottom footer under ‘Quick Links’.

Start Dates:

Intakes commence every month

Possible Career Outcomes:

Chief Information Security Officer

Security Analyst OR IT Manager

Database/Systems Administrator

Your pathway to an Australian University

This course is a great pathway opportunity for any student wishing to academically prepare for university as well as gaining practical preparation for the work environment.

GeSS Education in affiliation with our key RTO partner:

This qualification will be delivered by GeSS Education on behalf of our partner RTO, South Sydney College - SSC (RTO 45279 | CRICOS 03648B), under a third-party arrangement. South Sydney College - SSC will issue your qualification upon successful completion of your course. Please see Terms & Conditions within Student Handbook for further details.

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