ICT60220 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
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ICT60220 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology


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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).

Qualication Code, Title and Link

ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

CRICOS Provider Code: 105703G

The latest release of the qualification can be found at: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/ICT60220


Rockford College

RTO Code: 45650

CRICOS Provide Code: 03882C

Course Description

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.

Target Group

  • Individuals seeking to pursue or further a career in information technology.
  • Individual seeking to enter a new industry sector.
  • Individuals seeking a pathway to higher-level qualification.

Career Outcome

Potential employment options are in a range of IT related roles.

Future Pathway

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into higher education qualifications in information technology.

Course Structure

Six (6) core units and ten (10) elective units are required for the award of the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology .Units have been selected in accordance with the packaging rules and are relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and qualification level.

Unit of Competency

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
BSBTWK502 Lead and 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
BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
BSBPMG536 Manage project risk
BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement
BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBPMG530 Manage project scope
ICTICT522 Evaluate vendor products and equipment
ICTICT612 Develop contracts and manage contract performance
BSBPMG430 Undertake project work
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement

Course Duration

75 weeks (60 weeks study and 15 weeks holidays)

This qualification will be delivered over 60 weeks, including six terms of 10 weeks and 15 weeks of holidays.

Delivery Mode and Location

This course will be delivered 14 hours face to face in classroom and 6 hours online per week.

Delivery Locations:

Level 3, 633 Princes Highway Rockdale NSW 2216

Level 1, 507 Princes Highway Rockdale NSW 2216

Entry Requirement

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must provide proof of school studies which is equivalent to Australian Year 12 or other higher qualifications.
  • Must provide valid academic IELTS* of at least 5.5 overall score or equivalent unless exempted or need to submit English Proficiency certificate from an approved ELICOS provider of intermediate level or above; or completion of substantial part of studies of at least an AQF Certificate IV qualification or higher within the last 2 years; or have successfully passed the Rockford College English Placement Test. For further details; please refer to the Department of Home Affairs (DOHA) website for Acceptable English and Exemptions.
  • Participate in the Course Entry Requirement Interview.
  • International Students must meet the Student Visa (SC500) requirements.

* Note that other English Language Test such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted.

Course Timetables

This course may have various timetables which may vary from term to term.

Students will be notified of their class timetable prior to the commencement of each term.

Please contact our admission team for further information.

E: admissions@rockford.edu.au

Training and Assessment Arrangements



Rockford College believes in providing quality education to each and every student. We offer and deliver high-quality student-focused courses which have been designed to provide students with job-focused skills and expertise to advance and succeed in their academic and professional goals.


Our trainers are highly qualified and experienced professionals with relevant industry experience and our training materials are practical, up-to-date, and industry-relevant.


There are different units of competencies in each qualification and our industry experienced qualified trainers will explain the outlines and assessment requirements at the beginning of the training of each unit of competency.


Our classes are held in the fully equipped classrooms. Students have the option to bring their own laptop that is fully charged and operational that must have Microsoft Office or other necessary software installed and a USB Drive.


Students will be provided with the list of reference books application to each unit prior to commencement of the class which they can purchase directly.


During the class, each student will be provided with the learning resources such as a student learner guide, PowerPoint presentation, formative activities, and where applicable simulated case studies, policies, and procedures.




Each unit of competency involves a combination of the various assessment task. Assessment methods include writing report, case study, presentation/observations, written research, assignments and questions answers, role play, practical demonstration group projects etc. More information is provided in the International Student Handbook on the assessment system, submission guidelines, reassessment arrangements etc.


Please contact our admissions team for further information.


Email: admissions@rockford.edu.au

Course Progress

All International students are required to meet satisfactory course progress in order to meet their student visa conditions. Please refer to International Student Handbook which is available in our website on the specific support that Rockford College offers to international students. Additional support is provided to those international students who are identified as a risk of not meeting the course progress requirements as per the intervention strategy.

Additional Support

Rockford College is committed to providing ongoing student support to our students. Our support staff will assist students from the time of enrolment until they complete the training program. Our support staff will engage with the individual student in a number of ways in order to understand their needs and provide necessary internal or external support in every step of their journey with the Rockford College, so that they could successfully complete their course.


We will provide wide range of learning support options and resources to assist students if required such as;


  • One to one support from the trainers and assessors to assist with their studies.
    Additional classes, tutorial, and workshops.
  • One to one support from the Administration relating to any student concerns such includes language, literacy and numeracy issues.
  • Additional support for learners who come from a non-English speaking background
  • Counselling support
  • Referral to relevant external services.


If students need any support, please contact the support team.

E: support@rockford.edu.au

Course Credit

In accordance with the requirements of the VET Quality Framework, Rockford College provides the opportunity for students to apply to have prior learning, skills and knowledge recognised and counted in relation to the qualification or units of competence for which they are enrolled. This information is also included in Rockford College International Student Handbook.

International students should be aware that, granting the credit towards the course may affect the duration and fees of the course.

If course credit is approved after the Confirmation of Enrolment has been issued, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced course duration. This may also affect the duration of the student visa holders.


The outcome of the application for credit will be advised in the writing to the students with the changes to the fess and the course duration.


To get details of deferral, suspension and cancellation policy, ESOS framework, accommodation referral and other policies, consult International Student Handbook in our website.


Please contact our admissions team for further details.

Email: admissions@rockford.edu.au


The costs for this course are as follows:

Enrolment fee: $250 (non-refundable)

Tuition fee: $18,000

Materials fee (non-tuition fee): $75 per Term. $450 for 6 terms.

Total course fee: $18,700

Note: Material fees include Student Learner Guide, PowerPoint Presentation Handouts, Learning Handouts in the class and does not include reference books which student can purchase directly.

Please go through the International Student Handbook which outlines the detail payment terms and conditions. Furthermore, a detail payment plan and payment arrangements including any additional charges that may be applicable are provided in the letter of offer and written agreement.

Students need to review the detail payment plan before accepting the offer.

Rockford College reserves the right to vary the tuition fees and/ or other charges from time to time.

However, once the student is enrolled into a course, the fees will be same for the normal duration of that course. Updated fee structure will be applicable if student fails to complete the course in due time and on the extended period.

Please contact admissions for current course fees and associated charges.

Email: admissions@rockford.edu.au

How to Enroll

Student can apply by completing online student application form with relevant supporting documents. Students have option to apply directly with Rockford College or through an authorized representative of Rockford College.

For details application process, please visit our website www.rockford.edu.au

Contact Us

Rockford College

Level 3, 633 Princes Highway Rockdale NSW 2216

Mon – Fri, 8:00AM – 5:00PM (AEST)

E: admissions@rockford.edu.au

P: (02) 8593 5200