Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Important Information: Please be reminded that effective Monday, 23 March 2020, all face-to-face classroom training for RGIT Australia’s VET students will take place in virtual classrooms with their Trainers using Zoom, because of the COVID-19 situation, until further notice. VET students will receive the link to join the virtual training from their Trainers. In case of exceptions for this arrangement, including the postponement of some classes, the students in those classes will be notified by their Course Coordinator directly.
Intake DatesFeb, Apr, Jul, Oct
Duration76 weeks incl holidays
Tuition FeeAU $22,500
CampusMelbourne CBD and Hobart CBD

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Course Overview

RGIT Australia’s Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (ICT60115) provides training of high-level information and communications technology, process improvement and business skills. The course enables its graduates to be effective in senior ICT roles within organisations.

The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology provides intermediate to advance skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent to plan, design, implement, manage and monitor an enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) system as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a project team responsible for advanced ICT systems with a strong business-oriented emphasis.

Course Descriptions

The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology qualification provides intermediate to advance skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent to plan, design, implement, manage and monitor an enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) system as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a project team responsible for advanced ICT systems with a strong business oriented emphasis.

This qualification has a strong core ICT base including develop a knowledge management strategy, building a data warehouse, implement a knowledge management strategy, direct complex ICT projects, interact with clients on a business level and manage innovation with continuous improvement.

Possible job roles include:

  • Analyst Programmer
  • Programming Developer
  • Applications Programmer
  • Software Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • Web Designer
  • Network Support Coordinator
  • Network Operations Analyst
  • Network Security Coordinator
  • Network E-Business Coordinator

Course Structure Students will need to complete 5 core units and 11 elective units of competency to attain the qualification.

Core Units

BSBWOR502 – Lead and manage team effectiveness

ICTICT608 – Interact with clients on a business level

ICTICT610 – Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

ICTPMG609 – Plan and direct complex ICT projects

ICTSUS601 – Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects

Elective Units*

BSBMGT605 – Provide leadership across the organisation

ICTDBS501 – Monitor and improve knowledge management system

ICTICT604 – Identify and implement business innovation

BSBINN601 – Lead and manage organisational change

ICTICT605 – Implement a knowledge management strategy

ICTDBS601 – Build a data warehouse

ICTDBS602 – Develop a knowledge management strategy

BSBHRM602 – Manage human resources strategic planning

BSBMGT617 – Develop and implement a business plan

ICTPMG606 – Manage ICT project quality

BSBMGT608 – Manage innovation and continuous improvement

*Elective units for this qualification are current at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Age Requirements

All international students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of the course commencement to study at RGIT Australia.

English Language Requirements

International students, applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:

i) Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course, or IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with a General English (ELICOS) course (up to 30 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course plus successful completion of RGIT Australia’s Language and Numeracy Test on completion of General English (ELICOS) program.

Results older than two years are not acceptable.

OR

ii) Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States

OR

iii) Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.

OR

iv) Applicants originating from students visa assessment levels 1 and 2 (countries) without the required IELTS score must undertake an English Placement Test conducted at RGIT Australia’s campus as part of the enrolment process.

If there are concerns about the applicants’ English language proficiency, they will be required to undertake a suitable General English (ELICOS) or EAL program. For further information on student visa assessment levels visit Department of Home Affairs’ website at www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

Please note: RGIT Australia will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests:

– Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT

– Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) PBT

– Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic

– Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

Academic Requirements

International students applying either off-shore or on-shore must meet a minimum academic requirement to get admission to RGIT Australia courses. The table below summarises the academic entry requirements. Refer to information on individual courses for course-specific requirements.

Level of StudyAcademic Requirements
Certificate IIISatisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher.
Certificate IVSatisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or Certificate III or higher
DiplomaSatisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher.
Advanced DiplomaSatisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Diploma or higher.
Graduate Certificate of Management (Learning)Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Diploma or higher in relevant field of education or work.
Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) (78 weeks)Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Diploma or higher in relevant field of education or work.

Pre-Training Review

All students are required to undertake a pre-training review which aims to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, relevance of the courses to learner, and relevant experience.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN) (International)

Students undertaking RGIT Australia VET courses must possess sound language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills to successfully complete the course. All students are required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) test conducted by RGIT Australia. If students do not meet English and LLN requirements, learners will be asked to take further language, literacy and numeracy training e.g. English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs with RGIT Australia.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN) (Domestic)

Students undertaking this course must possess sound language, literacy and numeracy skills. All students are required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) test mapped at ACSF level 3 conducted by the Institute.

Qualification Recognition

Qualifications offered by RGIT Australia are based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and VET Quality Framework (VQF) and are nationally recognised.

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