Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have established specialised skills in a technical ICT function.

Individuals in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, as part of a team or leading a deliverable with others. They may apply their skills across a wide range of industries, business functions and departments, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).

Academic requirements

Prospective Australian Academy international students are required to demonstrate their capacity to complete the course successfully.

International students applying for Diploma level either off-shore or on-shore will need satisfactory

completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher qualification.

Age requirements

The minimum age for entry to this program is 18+ years at the date of your enrolment.


This program is delivered under competency-based training which means instead of grading or marks, students are required to demonstrate all the criteria for each unit of competency and student a remarked "Competent" or "Not yet competent". Typical assessment methods will include written questions, case studies, role plays and skills demonstration.

Course duration

This program is delivered over a total duration of 52 weeks including holidays and term breaks. This total duration consists of 40 weeks of course delivery plus up to 12 weeks holiday / break time depending upon the intake. Twenty hours (20) of classes are scheduled for each week of delivery.

Career opportunities

Graduates may work in the following:

  • Cyber security specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • IT Administrator
  • Network Support Coordinator
  • Network Analyst


Australian Academy does not do any misleading claim or job guarantee or advertise any employment outcome with its courses.


After successfully achieving ICT50220 Diploma of IT-cyber security candidates may undertake ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of IT-cyber security.

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.

Course Contents

  • Student
  • Study mode
    Face to face
  • Campus locations
  • Duration
    40 Weeks
  • Total hours
    52 Weeks
  • Fees


  • Material fees
  • Enrolment fees
  • Cricos code
  • Start date
    Feb 13 ,2023
    Apr 10, 2023
    May 08, 2023
    Jul 03, 2023
    Jul 31, 2023
    Sep 25, 2023
    Oct 23, 2023
    Jan 16, 2023
    Nov 27, 2023
    Dec 01, 2023
    Dec 04, 2023