Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Vocational Education Training Programs

CRICOS Course Code: 107867D  National Code: ICT60220

Course Duration

78 weeks

Campus Location

Sydney CBD & Campbelltown

Study Mode



Advanced Diploma

Course Details

Everything You Need To Know About The Course

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have significant experience in specialist technical skills, or managerial business and people management skills.

Individuals in these roles carry out complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, leading a team or a strategic direction of a business. They apply their skills across a wide range of industries and business functions, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).

The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to:

  • Advanced Data Management Information: creating, designing, and monitoring complex systems that store data, and optimising organisational knowledge management.
  • Cyber Security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans.
  • Full Stack Web Development: building advanced user interfaces, developing representational state transfer application program interfaces (REST APIs), and designing user experience solutions.
  • Further Programming: applying advanced ICT languages to maintain security and manage data.
  • IT Strategy and Organisational Development: managing and communicating strategic ICT business solutions.
  • Systems Development and Analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions.
  • Telecommunications Network Engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations, and legislative requirements across network projects.

Victorian Institute of Education has the following entry requirements (This may vary depending on the source country's assessment level & subsequent risk level):

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
    • Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Our current (as of May 2022) Admissions requirements for Assessment Level 1 countries like Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia etc (as long as these countries are on assessment Lvl 1) are:

  • GPA 75% or pass mark for Phillipines, GPA 70%for Indonesia. (Note: If your student source country is Lvl 1, our GPA requirement for Lvl 1 country would be the pass mark % as per the source country education requirement).
  • No IELTS/PTE required. Online LLN test will be provided to the student to complete
  • Updated CV/Resume
  • Provide documentry evidence / explanation for gaps or breaks in between academic and/or work experience
  • No dependants. Application with family has to apply as single applicant at time of application. Dependants should be declared in the visa application. 



Core or Elective


Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving



Lead and 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



Develop knowledge management strategies



Analyse stakeholder requirements



Gather data to identify business requirements



Design and configure desktop virtualisation



Determine database functionality and scalability



Install and configure container orchestration services



Implement and maintain uses of containerisation



Manage project risk



Build data warehouses



Manage development of technical solutions from business specifications


This qualification will be delivered over 78 weeks, including 60 weeks of training and assessment spread over 6 terms of 10 weeks each and 18 weeks of holidays.

Offshore Fee


Enrollment Fee: $200

Material Fee: $350

Note: Intake dates and courses fee are subject to change without prior notice.

Onshore Fee


Enrollment Fee: $200

Material Fee: $50 Per Term

Note: Intake dates and courses fee are subject to change without prior notice.

Potential employment options are in a range of IT related roles.

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into higher education qualifications in information technology.

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge, and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning). The granting of course credit may affect course fees, as well as the duration of the course.

This process is outlined in Victorian Institute of Education Student Enrolment and Completion Policy and Associated Procedures and Training and Assessment Policy & Associated Procedures.

VIE has official articulation with Australian Higher Education Providers, King’s Own Institute (KOI) for our Diploma & Advanced Diploma courses towards KOI’s Bachelor of IT & Accounting courses in Australia.

VIE also has official articulation with Australian Higher Education Provider, Australian Institute of Business Intelligence (AIBI) for our Diploma & Advanced Diploma course towards AIBI’s Bachelor in International Business & Bachelor of Enterprise Management Systems.

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