ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Post school students are enrolled who have an interest in Information Technology, Networking, virtualisation and data centre management. Most have skill sets at Certificate IV and wish to attain formal qualifications and to follow a pathway to higher qualifications such as Diploma of IT. Most students will attempt the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology concurrently with underpinning industry vendor qualifications in one or more of: 

  1. Microsoft MCSA
  2. VMware VCP
  3. Cisco IT Essentials v7.02
  4. Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching v7.02
  5. Cisco CCNA Security v2.0
  6. Cisco Cybersecurity Operations v1.12

On successful completion of this course students will qualify for ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Career opportunities/vocational outcomes: Information Technology network engineer, network operations support, service technician and systems administrator.

 Articulation:With ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology qualification a student may qualify for an improved position in higher Information Technology courses such as UEE60420 Advanced of Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering.

Further education: UEE60420 Advanced of Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering; Bachelor of Information Technology

  • Outstanding facilities including 2 dedicated rooms with Cisco laboratory sub-network with two router labs, 27 modern computers.
  • Blended learning delivery 24/7 online course access
  • Powerful production network with Cisco backbone
  • Fully qualified staff members
  • Web access to the curriculum
  • Flexible classroom and online delivery
  • Easy access via public transport

This program is delivered over a period of 1.5 – 2 years depending on time commitment and effort .

Classes operate on the following days and times 45 weeks per year:

Monday  9:30am to 7pm 9.5 hrs
Tuesday  10am to 8:30pm 10.5 hrs
Wednesday  12 noon to 8:30 pm 8.5 hrs
Thursday  10am to 7 pm 9 hrs
Total 37.5 hrs

Students can attend any and every session and work according to other commitments such as employment or family arrangements.

A recommendation to have completed MTA network fundamentals, IT Essentials, MCSA selected skills and knowledge, HyperV or VMware equivalent knowledge and skills.  Completion of ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology is also recommended. Please note, these are recommendations and not mandatory.

This course is made up of 16 units; 6 core units plus 10 electives. 



Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving (60)


Manage team effectiveness (60)


Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practises (40)


Interact with clients on a business level (40)


Plan and monitor business activities in and ICT environment (40)


Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments (30)



Implement secure encyption technologies (20)


Design and implement wireless network security (60)


Design and configure secure integrated wireless systems (40)


Use network tools (50)


Identify and resolve network problems (50)


Design and configure desktop virtualization (80)


Monitor and troubleshoot virtual computing environments (40)


Plan, configure and test advanced server-based security (80)


Build dynamic websites (60)


Create dynamic web pages (40)

Contact Ringwood Training directly to obtain an enrolment pack. This can be done by visiting reception between 8am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday or emailing [email protected]

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