ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

CRICOS Course Code: 105308G

About this course

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).

Key Information

Course Duration

65 Weeks

Study Mode

Classroom, Self-study



Course Location

Brisbane, Melbourne

Course Fees

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Course Intake

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  • International students must be at least 18 years of age
  • International students must have completed at least the equivalent of year 12
  • These students must also have an IELTS Academic score of 5.5 not less than 5. PTE equivalent 42 not less than 36. The test results must be no more than 2 years old.
  • Students must also participate in a course entry interview to demonstrate their suitability for the course


International Students may not be required to provide evidence of English Language competence where documented evidence can be provided to demonstrate any of the following:   

  • the student was educated for 5 years in an English speaking country.  
  • the student has completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO. 
  • the student has successfully completed an English Placement Test.  
  • the student has successfully completed a foundation course in Australia 
  • the student has successfully completed their High School in English Language.

*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 

Total Units 20   Core Units 6    Elective Units 14

Unit Code Unit Namecore/Elective
BSBCRT512 Originate and develop conceptsCore
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practicesCore
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a teamCore
ICTICT517Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisationCore
ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environmentsCore
ICTSAS527 Manage client problemsCore
ICTSAD507 Design and implement quality assurance processes for business solutionsElective
ICTSAD508 Develop technical requirements for business solutionsElective
ICTSAD509 Produce ICT feasibility reportsElective
ICTICT443Work collaborately in the ICT industryElective
ICTCYS407 Gather, analyse and interpret threat dataElective
ICTCYS610 Protect critical infrastructure for organisationsElective
ICTCYS613 Utilise design methodologies for security architectureElective
ICTICT523Gather data to identify business requirementsElective
ICTSAS524 Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response planElective
ICTSAS526 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plansElective
ICTWEB527Research and apply emerging web technology trends Elective
ICTDBS505Monitor and improve knowledge management systemsElective
ICTWEB441Produce basic client-side script Elective
ICTWEB518Build a document using extensible markup languageElective

Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in a range of information and communication support roles. Such as

  • ICT Office Manager
  • ICT Systems Administrator
  • Information Systems Office Manager
  • Office Systems Administrator
  • Systems Manager

Enquire about the course

Simply fill out the form to receive the course guide and a call from Brighton College Student Advisor.


Call 07 3123 4911

8.00 AM – 5.30 PM Monday to Friday