ICT60220 | CRICOS Course Code 110363B

Advanced Diploma of Information Technology
(Cyber Security)

Cyber security has become increasingly important in today’s world due to the reliance on information technology.  Data theft and damage are the greatest challenges businesses face when embracing new technology.

To meet the increasing need for cyber security, this qualification aims to develop your skills and knowledge in the following key areas to prepare you for future employment opportunities:

  • Application security
  • Information security
  • Disaster recovery
  • Network security

Admission Requirements

  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions)

English Language Requirement (for international students only)

You will be required to provide proof of English language proficiency as required by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) as evidence of English language proficiency for the student visa application processes.

  • IELTS Test Score of 5.5 OR
  • TOEFL (ibt) Test Score of 46 OR
  • TOEFL (PBT) Test Score of 527 OR
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Test Score 162
  • PTE Academic Test Score 42 OR
  • OET Pass Grade OR
  • If you are an international student currently studying in Australia and have studied for 6 months or more at AQF Certificate IV level or above.

Course Outline – Units of Competency


Core Units


Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving


Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices


Manage IP, ethics, and privacy in ICT environments


Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment


Interact with clients on a business level


Manage team effectiveness

 Elective Units


Implement best practices for identity management


Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with cyber security standards and law


Perform cyber security risk assessments


Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations


Evaluate threats and vulnerabilities of loT devices


Analyse cyber security insider risks and threats and devise recommendations


Detect and respond to cyber security insider risks and threats


Create cyber security standards for organisations


Implement cyber security operations


Configure security devices for organisations

Course Duration

Duration: 104 weeks

(80 weeks of study and 24 weeks of breaks)


Course Fee

Tuition fee: $26,000

Non-tuition fee: $200


Study Modes
Face-to-face on-site learning classes.

Intake Dates

2023 Intake Dates

2024 Intake Dates

09 January 2023

15 January 2024

10 April 2023

08 April 2024

03 July 2023

01 July 2024

25 September 2023

23 September 2024

 Assessment Methods

Assessments allow us to certify that you meet all the requirements of this course and that you can perform various tasks to the standard required in the workplace.  Some common assessment methods include:

  • Written assignments or short answers
  • Simulated workplace
  • Case studies
  • Projects
  • Portfolios
  • Reports
  • Interviews
  • Roleplays
  • Other specific methods applicable to the requirements of the unit of competency


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT)
Recognition of prior learning and credit transfer may reduce the duration of a student’s studies.  To apply for recognition of prior learning or credit transfer, students must submit an application form along with all documentary evidence to ATI.

Please contact admissions@atiaus.edu.au for more information on the processes.

Further Pathways

Upon completion of this qualification, students may undertake any other studies at a higher education level in the relevant area of study.