Advance Diploma Of Information Technology

Fee Structure

Total Course Fee: AUD 21,000

Tuition Fee: AUD 20,000

Material Fee: AUD 750

Application Fee: AUD 250 (non-refundable)

(Application fee is non-refundable under all circumstances. Please refer to Melbourne College of Business and Technology’s refund policy and procedure for further details)

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)

(1)  Advanced data management information: creating, designing and monitoring complex systems that store data, and optimising organisational knowledge management

(2) Cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture, and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans

(3) Full stack web development: building advanced user interfaces, developing representational state transfer application program interfaces (REST APIs) and designing user experience solutions

(4) Further programming: applying advanced ICT languages to maintain security and manage data

(5) IT strategy and organisational development: managing and communicating strategic ICT

(6) Systems development and analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions

(7) Telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.

This course is available to all international students and Melbourne College of Business and Technology requires that students are able to provide evidence that they:

(1) Have demonstrated an IELTS level at a score of at least 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old) or demonstration of successful completion of at least General English at Upper Intermediate or English for Academic Purposes Upper Intermediate level.

(2) Have a suitable level of language, literacy and numeracy to complete course requirements with or without additional support that Melbourne College of Business and Technology is able to provide

(3) Have successfully completed Australian year 12 or equivalent

(4) Are at least at age of 18 on the date of course commencement

(5) Applicants should have basic computer and MS Office skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

(6) Please Note: All the students commencing this course are required to complete the LLN test on the orientation day to assist Melbourne College of Business and Technology to identify student’s needs for additional support during their study with Melbourne College of Business and Technology

(1) Students must have access to a working PC or laptop with a configuration suitable to meet study requirements. Please seek your trainer/assessor assistance in this regard.

(2) Students must have sound digital literacy and access to working internet.

(3) Students must be able to attend scheduled theory classes and classes to be conducted in asimulated environment (if the schedule during Covid-19 is varied from original schedule)

(4) Practicals must be completed at Melbourne College of Business and Technology facilities or as advised otherwise.

Assessment methods used for this qualification are varied and will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes. Assessment methods may include:

(1) Written questions

(2) Projects/Case study activities

(3) Presentations

(4) Report writing

(5) Role plays/observations

(6) Thid party Reports

(7) Observations

At the beginning of each unit, your trainer and assessor will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed

Course Progress and Attendance

Satisfactory course progress and attendance is very important. Please read the Student Handbook carefully for more information. You will also be provided with further information about course progress and attendance requirements at your orientation

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer (CT)

Melbourne College of Business and Technology (MCBT) will offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT) to all prospective students through the enrolment process. MCBT has documented policies and procedures for these processes and students are provided details of how to apply for RPL or Credit Transfer through the enrolment process. For further details, please refer to RPL and Credit Transfer Policy and Procedure.

Fee information

Please contact Melbourne College of Business and Technology at +61 3 9018 5699 for further details and ongoing specials (if applicable) on pricing. Please refer to Fee and Refund Policy for further details on fees and refunds arrangement

Employment pathways

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge to potentially gain employment as a:

(1) Telecommunications Specialist

(2) Telecommunications Network Manager

(3) Senior Project Manager

(4) IP-based Optical Network Designer

(5) Network Security Manager

The further study pathways available to students who undertake this qualification include:

After completing this course students may undertake a range of related higher level qualifications.:

For instance, after achieving ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology, learners may undertake the following pathways:

(1) Bachelor of Information Technology

(2) Bachelor of Business Information System

(3) Bachelor of Technology (Telecommunications Engineering)

(4) Bachelor of Engineering (Telecommunications Engineering)

A total of 16 Units (6 Core and 10 electives) must be completed and deemed competent to achieve
the qualification ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology. Participants who exit this
course at any time prior to completion will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of
competency they have successfully achieved.


Code Title Core/ Elective
BSBCRT611 Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity Core
BSBTWK502 Lead and manage team effectiveness Core
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices Core
ICTICT608 interact with client on a business level Core
ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments Core
ICTSAD609 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an
ICT environment
ICTPMG612 Manage ICT project initiation Elective
ICTPMG613 Manage ICT project planning Elective
ICTPMG614 Manage ICT project delivery Elective
ICTPMG615 Manage ICT project closure Elective
ICTPMG617 Plan and direct complex ICT projects Elective
ICTNPL413 Evaluate networking regulations and legislation for the
telecommunications industry
ICTNWK612 Plan and manage troubleshooting advanced integrated
IP networks
ICTTEN615 Manage network traffic Elective
ICTTEN622 Produce ICT network architecture designs Elective
BSBPMG536 Manage project risk Elective

Course Details

Provider Name  -> Melbourne College of Business and

RTO Code
  -> 45217

CRICOS Code  ->03631M

Location of course  -> Suite 2 , level 9 , 190 Queen Street , Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia

Delivery mode -> Face to face (Classroom based)

Duration -> 104 weeks, ( 88 study weeks
16 weeks of holidays.)

Study load -> 20 hours per week in the classroom