ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security, Systems Administration and Database and Data Management)

ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security, Systems Administration and Database and Data Management)

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).

The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:
• Cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans
• Systems administration: reviewing maintenance procedures and support to help troubleshoot system applications
• Database and data management: creating, designing and monitoring systems that store data and optimise organisational knowledge management

Course delivery modes:

Blended learning system in Sydney or Adelaide Campus | Course conducted in English

To whom is this course recommended?

Students who are interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills in telecommunications and information technology networks using internet protocol (IP) systems.

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

Qualification 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:

  • Complex computer skills with the ability to modify and save a document and to upload attachments.
  • Access to a computer and the internet.
  • 18 years old or above to apply for this course.
  • Satisfactory completed Year 12 of secondary education or its equivalent
    For overseas students whose first language is not English an overall
  • IELTS Academic score of 6.0 or equivalent. OR
  • Pass an Abbey College Australia entry test designed to assess the level of English proficiency.

Here is a score comparison chart featuring popular English Proficiency Tests as well as Abbey’s English Placement Test:

Course Duration

104 Weeks – Delivered full time
8 terms (72 study weeks and scheduled breaks).

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

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Tuition Fee

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