ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology 102852G (Advanced Networking and Cyber security )

Course Description

Course Code: ICT50120 CRICOS Code: 102852G


This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have established specialised skills in a technical ICT function.

Individuals in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in specialist fields, working independently, as part of a team or leading deliverables with others. They may apply their skills across a wide range of industries, business functions and departments, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).

Overall students will build strong background in Advanced networking (configuring and managing virtual computing environments, and security within ICT networks) and Cyber security (protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans).

No pre-requisite requirement for this qualification as per course training package.

Course Duration: 78 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $22,500

Enrolment Fee: AUD $350

Over and above the course fee

Student will need to pay other charges including OSHC Single/ couple/ family: please refer https://www.nib.com.au/overseas-students , https://allianzassistancehealth.com.au/en/student-visa-oshc/;Bank Charges: 2.5% surcharge on Credit card payments; Charges for Late Fee Payment: 7 days= $200; 14 days= $400; Second course enrolment fee: AUD 350 (payable at the beginning of the second course); Repeat Unit Fee: AUD 300 per Unit; Re-issue of Student ID card: AUD 10 and Re-issue of any Academic Transcript AUD$ 100.

NOTE: Course FEE is inclusive of Tuition fee, Material fee, Enrolment fee and first issue of identity card and any Academic Transcript (Certificate, Diploma). Material Fee varies from course to course depending upon the need of the course, which will be detailed in your offer letter. Alternatively, you may speak to a friendly staff on 1300 887 361; +61286685676 for further confirmation.

The following are the Admission requirements of Lead college:

International Student
1. 18 years of age or above at the time of enrolment
2. Must have completed Year 12 or equivalent
3. IELTS Overall 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 / TOEFL
IBT 60 / PTE Academic 50 / CAE 169 / OET PASS/ GE
Advanced Level/ MOI Certificate or equivalent or CERT
IV level in Australian Qualification
4. Must complete an LLN Assessment – diagnostic
process to identify if prospective student requires LLN
5. Must complete the FaceCruit Interview test with Lead
College Admissions Officer

January 2021

April 2021

July 2021

October 2021

Blended (Face to Face + Online)



Lead College recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs. Lead College will accept and mutually recognise the qualifications and Statements of Attainment awarded by any other registered training organisation unless precluded by licensing requirements. We can also grant you Credit Transfer for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where skills and knowledge that you have gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training can be formally recognised.

During the entry process and interview stage LEAD College will discuss with you the process and options for RPL.  Suitability is often determined on how much experience you have in a certain area, your work history and previous training. If RPL is determined as a possibility for you, you will be provided with a kit that will guide you in working through each unit to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.



USI is needed for all students studying with Lead College. From 1 January 2015 for undertaking Nationally Recognised Training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation the student/s will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is available online and at no cost to the student. This USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed. Please see the official USI website https://www.usi.gov.au/ The student after enrolment is required to create USI (Unique Student Identifier) or allow Lead College to create an USI on their behalf.


Relevant resources are available at Lead College to ensure that the students settle in well, smoothly transit life in new places and achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our staff assists in how to seek help with local welfare and guidance services.



Orientation to assist students is provided by Lead College as an age and culturally appropriate program. Please refer Pre-enrolment Information Pack at www.leadcollege.edu.au Students will be permitted to attend classes only after they have attended and completed the orientation session for the enrolled course/s.

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive certificate of ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology. Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.

Occupational titles suited to our choice of electives may include:

  • Cybersecurity officer
  • Cybersecurity consultant
  • Network Administrator
  • Network support coordinator
  • ICT Support Officer
  • IT administrator
  • IT operations administrator
  • Network services administrator
  • Network security coordinator

After completing ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology, you might like to think about a pathway into the ICT60120 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology.


Code Title Core/Elective
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts CORE
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices CORE
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team CORE
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation CORE
ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments CORE
ICTSAS527 Manage client problems CORE

Group A Advanced Networking Specialisation

ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks ELECTIVE
ICTNWK536 Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions ELECTIVE
ICTNWK540 Design, build and test network servers ELECTIVE
ICTNWK546 Manage network security ELECTIVE
ICTNWK557 Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments ELECTIVE
ICTNWK559 Install an enterprise virtual computing environment ELECTIVE

Group G Cyber Security Specialisation

ICTCYS407 Gather, analyse and interpret threat data ELECTIVE
ICTCYS610 Protect critical infrastructure for organisations ELECTIVE
ICTCYS613 Utilise design methodologies for security architecture ELECTIVE
ICTSAS524 Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan ELECTIVE
ICTSAS526 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans ELECTIVE

Other electives

BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area ELECTIVE
ICTICT527 Develop and maintain blockchain solutions ELECTIVE
ICTSAS517 Use network tools