RTO ID : 45203

CRICOS Code : 03620C




This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required to coordinate and administer the installation, commissioning and ongoing maintenance of a range of networks, enterprise servers and systems, including internetworking, security and e-business solutions.

An individual with these skills may be part of a team or provide services as an independent information and communications technology (ICT) specialist.

Study Method: 14 hrs. On campus and 6 hours online per week.


Academic Requirement

  •  Year 12 (HSC); or other relevant qualification/s; or experience in a business environment

English Language Requirement

SCCM requires the following English language levels: International students are required to produce one item of evidence of English proficiency according to the following:

  • IELTS English language proficiency at a minimum level of 5.5 (Academic)
  • Upper Intermediate level of English completed in Australia
  • Completion of 1-year full time study in Australia
  • Successful completion of SCCM ’s Placement Test


Assessments may include short written knowledge tests, discussions and oral communication demonstrations, case study exercises, written reports, web based research and reports, final projects and final written exams. To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time.


Students who have completed relevant studies or have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Application for RPL can be made with the initial application or can be made within two weeks of the course commencement using the RPL Application Form and by providing supporting documents. Please note that RPL cannot result in an international student having less than a full-time load of study (20 hours per week).

DURATION: 78 (Academic weeks 60 + 18 Weeks Holiday)

STUDY METHOD: 14 hours face to face and 6 hours online per week

Course Fee:

Course Code Estimated Tuition Fee per year Enrolment Fee Material Fee Estimated Total Course Cost
096686D 12000 250 500 18,750 (6 Term )



Academic Pathways

On completion of this qualification student have following further academic pathways

  • Candidates may also choose to seek entry into an undergraduate degree such as a Bachelor of Information Technology at an Australian Higher Education Provider (subject to the Higher Education Provider’s course entry requirements).

 Employment Pathways

  • Network engineer
  • Enterprise systems administrator
  • Systems developer
  • It administrator or coordinator
  • It operations administrator or coordinator
  • Network services administrator or coordinator
  • Administrator or coordinator network support
  • Network operations analyst
  • Administrator or coordinator network security
  • Administrator or coordinator network e-business




ICT60515 Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology
Units of competency Core/Elective
ICTNWK506 Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network C
ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers C
ICTNWK508 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches C
ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks C
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks C
ICTNWK602 Plan, configure and test advanced server based security C
ICTNWK607 Design and implement wireless network security C
ICTPMG608 Manage ICT project systems implementation C
ICTPMG609 Plan and direct complex ICT projects C
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills C
ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website C
ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages C
ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment E
ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server E
ICTNWK502 Implement secure encryption technologies E
ICTNWK503       Install and maintain valid authentication processes E
ICTSAS517 Use network tools


ICTNWK516       Determine best-fit topology for a local network E ( Diploma Level)