(ICT60515) Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology

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Course Overview

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to coordinate and administer, as an independent information and communications technology (ICT) specialist or as part of a team, the installation, commissioning and ongoing maintenance of a range of networks, enterprise servers and systems, including internetworking, security and e-business solutions.
Whilst studying this course you will develop a diverse skillset in database and network administration, computer user support, and web design and administration. Upon completion of your studies you will be qualified to work as an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) consultant or as part of an ICT team.

AQF Code
Course Duration
52 weeks
Intake Dates
Hobart: February, July
Study Mode
Full time, on-campus
Course Fee
Additional Course Costs
English Language Requirements
IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
Certificate IV in Information Technology

Career Opportunities

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Network Administrator or Coordinator
  • 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.

Pathways to further study

Diploma + Degree

(Upon successfully completion of an Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology, you may receive up to one (1) year’s credit into a Bachelor of Computing or Bachelor of Information Systems Degree.

Course Structure

To achieve a Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology, 18 units must be successfully completed:

12 Core Units
ICTNWK506 Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network
ICTNWK507 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTNWK508 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTNWK602 Plan, configure and test advanced server based security
ICTNWK607 Design and implement wireless network security
ICTPMG608 Manage ICT project systems implementation
ICTPMG609 Plan and direct complex ICT projects
ICTPRG527 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
ICTWEB501 Build a dynamic website
ICTWEB502 Create dynamic web pages
6 Elective Units

Electives may vary from region to region, contact GETI Tasmania for a full list of electives.

Assessment Process

Throughout all assessments, Occupation Health and Safety procedures must be followed.

This course includes a Work Placement Assessment.

Entry Requirements

  • Certificate IV in Information Technology
  • IELTS 5.5 General Training (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent.

Recognition of Prior Learning

At TasTAFE we believe that the things you already know how to do should be formally recognised.

Regardless of how, when or where the learning occurred, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of your skills and experience.  When you apply to attend TasTAFE you can ask for recognition of:

  • schooling
  • formal/informal learning
  • life experience
  • employment/work experience.

You may also be able to apply for credit transfer for units/modules that you have completed previously at another training organisation.

It is also possible to apply for credit for TasTAFE subjects if you decide to study at university.


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