ICT60220 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

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Mentor Education's new nationally recognised ICT60220 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Supersedes ICT80115 - Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and Strategic Management) has been designed for individuals seeking to develop skills and knowledge to work or develop career prospects in specialist technology roles.

The ICT60220 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology qualification provides students intermediate knowledge across a plethora of technology disciplines including ICT fundamentals such as Project Management, client interaction, team management and business analysis.

The qualification comprises of core business units of competency covering disciplines including:

  • Planning and monitoring of business analysis activities in an ICT environment
  • IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
  • Agile project leadership
  • IT project management fundamentals
  • Cyber security awareness and best practices

This course is available as a stand-alone qualification or can be combined with other select Diploma level qualifications.

Mentor Education’s ICT60220 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology is a nationally recognised qualification, complying with the AQF standard and ASQA standards for Registered Training Organisations.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the ICT60220 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.

Relevant Occupations

IT Project Manager, Knowledge Manager, eLearning Manager, Enterprise Application Integration Consultant, Enterprise Architecture Manager, Software Manager.

Entry requirements

There are no prerequisites for this qualification. However, in order to successfully complete this qualification, it is strongly recommended that students are currently employed in, have been employed in or have support from your employer to transition into an ICT role OR have an understanding of one or more ICT specialisations such as software development, web development, networking, systems administration, IT systems support, cyber security, IT project management etc. in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.
We also recommend that students undertaking this course:

  • Are over 18 years of age at the time of commencement
  • Have successfully completed a year 12 certificate or equivalent
  • Have a strong grasp of computer/technical skills
  • Microsoft Office (or freeware equivalent) installed on their computer
  • Access to a reliable high-quality internet connection
  • Adequate literacy/numeracy skills

Who Should Enrol?

This qualification has been designed to accommodate both individuals with no formal training qualifications and those seeking an entry point for transition into further education. The program is particularly suitable for candidates currently working in project leadership and/or management roles who are seeking a formal qualification to enhance and confirm their existing knowledge and skills.

Course Duration

Students will be required to undertake 16 units of study over 12-month period.

Course Unit Outline

Core Units

  • Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity
  • Manage team effectiveness
  • Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • Interact with clients on a business level
  • Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
  • Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment

Elective units

  • Perform ICT-focused enterprise analysis
  • Manage and communicate ICT solutions
  • Manage project procurement
  • Develop ICT strategic business plans
  • Manage assessment and validation of ICT solutions
  • Manage ICT project planning
  • Manage project quality
  • Manage project risk
  • Manage ICT project initiation
  • Manage ICT project delivery

Download a brochure for detailed course unit information.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered via online learning or online learning combined with weekly virtual classroom tutorials (live and/or pre-recorded).


Assessments will vary amongst individual units and may include:

  • Short Answer Questions
  • Long Answer Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Case Study and Scenario’s
  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • Research Tasks
Activities that form part of the self-directed study and learning include:
  • Set reading (textbook/workbook)
  • Instructed research
  • Self-directed research
  • Virtual tutorials and webinars
  • Forums

Online Learning Experience


Throughout their study time with Mentor Education, each student is supported by a fully resourced student support team trained in managing the needs of todays students.

Whilst completing their qualification, students are entitled to unlimited e-mail and phone support by our experienced student support team between Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, so they are never left to feel ‘lost’ or stuck during their studies.

Learning Materials

Mentor Education has developed this qualification with student needs central to its structure.

The learning materials offered in this course are designed to give students exposure to what they would actually do in the workplace and includes textbooks, learner guides, study guides, PowerPoint presentations and optional live online classroom-based tutorials.

Virtual Classroom Experience

The best thing about completing your qualification with Mentor is just how effectively and easily it makes study fit in with your current lifestyle. What’s more with the online learning management system and virtual classrooms you can interact with your cohort and study just about anywhere you can find an internet connection.

Flexibility and Delivery

In addition to the accessible and easy to understand self-directed learning materials, the course gives students additional options on how to best engage with their study commitments.

Upfront payment

Full upfront course fee payments can be made for this course, with regular special discount offers available for upfront payments.

Payment Plans

Payment plans are available for this course. All payment plans require an upfront payment of a percentage of the course plus regular scheduled payments. If information in relation to a payment plan is not listed with a specific course, please call 1300 306 146 during business hours and speak to an Education Adviser to find out more about payment plan options. Unless stated, payment plans are not available with Partial Scholarships or on any discounted courses.

Flexible Delivery Options: Nationwide

Mentor specialises in providing professional education and training services to you anywhere, any-time. We appreciate that learning needs differ for each individual and organisation, which is why we allow you to select the approach that works best for you.

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