Cyber Security, Database Management & System Administration

Diploma of IT
Diploma of IT (Cyber Security, Database Management & System Administration)
ICT50220 I CRICOS CODE 105132D

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 specialist fields, working independently, as part of a team or leading deliverables 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).

Career Opportunities

With relevant working experience graduates of ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security, Database Management & System Administration) course may gain employment in job roles including:

  • Cyber security analyst
  • Cyber security technician
  • ICT security consultant
  • Website penetration tester
  • Security support officer
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Web Developer
  • System Analyst
  • Database Administrator

To view outcomes about employment prospects for this qualification see

Course Units

  • BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts   
  • ICTSAS527 Manage client problems
  • BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
  • ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
  • ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • ICTDBS503 Create a data warehouse
  • ICTDBS507 Integrate databases with websites
  • ICTDBS505 Monitor and improve knowledge management systems
  • ICTSAD502 Model data processes
  • ICTDBS506 Design databases
  • ICTCYS610 Protect critical infrastructure for organisations
  • ICTCYS613 Utilise design methodologies for security architecture
  • ICTSAS524 Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
  • ICTSAS526 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • ICTCYS407 Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
  • ICTNWK615 Design and configure desktop virtualisation
  • ICTSAS518 Install and upgrade operating systems
  • ICTSAS512 Review and manage delivery of maintenance services
  • ICTSAS524 Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan

Entry Requirements

At Abbey College, students must have/or be:

  • Access to a computer and the internet.
  • Computer skills with the ability to modify and save a document and to upload attachments.
  • 18 years old or above to apply for this course.
  • Satisfactory completed Year 12 of secondary education or its equivalent and/or
  • For overseas students whose first language is not English an overall IELTS Academic score of 5.5 or equivalent OR
  • Pass an Abbey College Australia entry test designed to assess the level of English proficiency that is equivalent to IELTS Academic 5.5.


Course Duration

  • Full Time – 104 Weeks
  • Classes Schedules: 15 hours class every week either through a 2-day morning session or a 3-day evening session. Additional 5 hours of online self paced study.
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Study Pathway

Graduates will have significant cyber security and information technology network knowledge and can consolidate and build pathways to further education and employment opportunities including:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Network Security)
  • ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Tuition Fee

Tuition Fee

$14,000 / Full Course

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