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