RTO Code: 45784

CRICOS Code: 03971B

Course Overview

CRICOS COURSE CODE: 113733A

Provider Name Australian Pacific International College
RTO Code45784
CRICOS Code03971B
COURSE NAMEICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security, Advanced Data Management Information)
CRICOS Course Code113733A
Location of courseClassroom: Level 6, 579 Harris Street, Ultimo NSW 2007
Delivery modeThis program is delivered in the classroom and through structured self-study. 
Duration78 weeks, including 60 study weeks and 18 weeks of holidays.
Study load15 hours a week in the classroom and 5 hours of structured self-study.

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
  • telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:

https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/ICT60220

The following units are included in this course, and all are required for the award of the qualification. Students who only complete some units will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for units successfully completed.

core

BSBCRT611

Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving

core

BSBTWK502

Manage team effectiveness

core

BSBXCS402

Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

core

ICTICT608

Interact with clients 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

elective

ICTDBS604

Build data warehouses

elective

ICTDBS605

Develop knowledge management strategies

elective

ICTDBS606

Determine database functionality and scalability

elective

ICTICT523

Gather data to identify business requirements

elective

ICTCYS604

Implement best practices for identity management

elective

ICTCYS606

Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with cyber security standards and law

elective

ICTCYS608

Perform cyber security risk assessments

elective

ICTCYS612

Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations

elective

BSBPMG536

Manage project risk

elective

BSBPMG532

Manage project quality

core

BSBCRT611

Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving

core

BSBTWK502

Manage team effectiveness

core

BSBXCS402

Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

core

ICTICT608

Interact with clients 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

elective

ICTDBS604

Build data warehouses

elective

ICTDBS605

Develop knowledge management strategies

elective

ICTDBS606

Determine database functionality and scalability

elective

ICTICT523

Gather data to identify business requirements

elective

ICTCYS604

Implement best practices for identity management

elective

ICTCYS606

Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with cyber security standards and law

elective

ICTCYS608

Perform cyber security risk assessments

elective

ICTCYS612

Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations

elective

BSBPMG536

Manage project risk

elective

BSBPMG532

Manage project quality

What are the entry requirements?

Australian Pacific International College has the following entry requirements:

International students must: 

  • be at least 18 years of age and have completed year 12 or equivalent
  • have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    • educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
    • Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level or higher course in an Australian RTO; or 
    • successful completion of ELICOS studies upper intermediate level or above; or
    • successful completion of an English Placement Test.
    • Applicants without the documented evidence to demonstrate the required English language competence may undertake the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test online to achieve a result of ACSF level 3 to meet APIC’s English Language entry requirement.

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

 

How can I apply?

To apply for this course, you are required to complete an enrolment form and submit all required supporting evidence including copies of your:

  • High School Certificate
  • proof of English language proficiency as specified in the entry requirements. 

 

Where to from here?

If your application is successful, we’ll send you an Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You should make sure you read through this document carefully to make sure you are happy with all of the terms and conditions. If you are, then simply sign the document and send it back to us.

Once we receive this, we will issue you with a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter and an invoice for the first payment.

The first day of each course will include orientation and induction. Orientation will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress requirements.

This course outline should be read in conjunction with Australian Pacific International College International Student Handbook. This can be found online at www.apic.edu.au

Training and assessment information

This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting, as well as through structured self-study.

The timetable for this course will be advised in your Offer Letter and Student Agreement. 

You are required to attend classes for 15 hours, as well as complete 5 hours of structured self-study per week for 60 study weeks (6 terms of 10 weeks each).  Holidays are three weeks per term. 

Class sessions include a mix of theory and practical activities with a focus on creating a real life workplace. 

For the self-study, you will be provided with a self-study guide which includes activities which you must complete and hand into your trainer and assessor each week.

In addition to classroom based learning and structured self-study, you will also need to complete approximately 5 hours of additional, unsupervised study per week including general reading and research for assessments. 

You will also need to complete assessments for this course which may include: 

  • Written questions
  • Projects 
  • Presentations
  • Reports
  • Role plays/observations

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

Your classes will be conducted in modern classrooms and you will be able to access Wi-Fi. There are also areas for you to relax, as well as conduct additional study. 

You will be provided with a Student Guide relevant to each unit in your course. Textbooks are also available onsite for you to use and borrow if you wish.

 

Course progress and attendance

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

 

Student support

We offer the following in relation to support and welfare.

  • one-to-one support from the trainer/assessor
  • support with personal issues
  • access to additional learning resources 
  • reasonable adjustment in assessment
  • social events 
  • information about external sources of support.

You may not have studied for a while, may have English as a second language or need additional assistance with literacy or numeracy. 

We will identify any additional support needs you may have at the time of application and enrolment and may prepare a Student Support Plan for you based on those needs.

Resource requirements

You are required to bring your own laptop with Office 365 (or similar program) to all classes. These costs are not included in your course fees. Specifications for laptops and associated costs are included below.

PC

 

Minimum requirements 

Processor

Intel® or AMD processor with 64-bit support*; 2 GHz or faster processor

Microsoft Windows 10

Operating systemMicrosoft Windows 10
RAM10 GB or more of RAM (8 GB recommended)
Hard disk space3.1 GB or more of available hard-disk space
Monitor resolution1024 x 768 display (1280x800 recommended) with 16-bit colour and 512 MB or more of dedicated VRAM; 2 GB is recommended.
Graphics processor acceleration requirementsOpenGL 2.0-capable system
InternetInternet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.

MacOS

 

Minimum requirements 

ProcessorMulticore Intel processor with 64-bit support
Operating systemMacOS version 10.12 (Sierra), macOS version 10.13 (High Sierra), or macOS version 10.14 (Mojave).
RAM2 GB or more of RAM (8 GB recommended)
Hard disk space4 GB or more of available hard-disk space for 64-bit installation; additional free space required during installation.
Monitor resolution1024 x 768 display (1280x800 recommended) with 16-bit colour and 512 MB or more of dedicated VRAM; 2 GB is recommended
Graphics processor acceleration requirementsOpenGL 2.0-capable system
InternetInternet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.

 

Name of software

Associated costs

 
Office 365$129 annuallyhttps://products.office.com/en-au/buy/office
Laptop detailsAssociated costs 
Any laptop that meets the specifications above$750 (approximate only)Various

 

How much does it cost?

The costs for this course are as follows:

Course feesAUD $18,500
Non-tuition feesMay apply and can be found in our International Student Handbook on our website at www.apic.edu.au

Course fees do not include laptops or software – see information above. 

A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You must pay all of your course fees and on time. Non-payment of fees may result in cancellation of enrolment. 

You are also required to take out Overseas Health Insurance Cover before arriving in Australia. Australian Pacific International College provides details of OSHC providers in the International Student Handbook. You can approach any of these providers to find out costs and organise your cover. 

Additional costs associated with living in Australia are outlined in the International Student Handbook. You should carefully review these costs in relation to budgeting. Further information can be found at https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/english/live-in-australia/living-costs.

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