Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology

  • Qualification:

    Advanced Diploma

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime - start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Upskilled (RTO 40374)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Network Administrator | Network Engineer | IT Administrator | Network Coordinator | Systems Developer | View All

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Course Rundown

The Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology (ICT60515) offered by Upskilled is an online course that focuses on core infrastructure, continuity and security, continuous improvement, delivery and governance of IT systems.

You will gain the skills to install and manage a series of complex networks as well as plan and direct integral computer systems projects.


There are no formal prerequisites for this course; however, the following pathways are preferred:

  • Successful completion of Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology, or other relevant qualifications or equivalent core units; OR
  • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior network support roles, including administrator, operations analyst, technician, operations or support coordinator/technician

What You’ll Learn

In this computer systems technology course, the units of competency you will study include:

  • ICTWEB502 – Create dynamic web pages
  • ICTNWK602 – Plan, configure and test advanced server based security
  • ICTPMG608 – Manage ICT project systems implementation
  • ICTNWK529 – Install and manage complex ICT networks
  • ICTNWK507 – Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
  • ICTWEB501 – Build a dynamic website
  • ICTNWK509 – Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
  • ICTNWK607 – Design and implement wireless network security
  • ICTPRG527 – Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
  • ICTNWK506 – Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network
  • ICTNWK508 – Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
  • ICTPMG609 – Plan and direct complex ICT projects
  • ICTNWK525 – Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • ICTNWK527 – Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • BSBINN601 – Lead and manage organisational change
  • ICTICT608 – Interact with clients on a business level
  • ICTNWK535 – Install an enterprise virtual computing environment
  • ICTSAS601 – Implement change-management processes

Upskilled may make changes to this course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or meet other regulatory requirements.

Why study with Upskilled?

Upskilled is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers innovative, effective and accredited courses at a certificate and diploma level. As one of the largest RTOs in Australia, Upskilled partners with businesses and career-minded individuals to achieve amazing outcomes.

Upskilled understand the impacts of the digital age and are committed to delivering a premier online training experience that will revolutionise the way you learn. Choose from over 100 qualifications across more than 20 disciplines and start chasing your dream career today. With Upskilled, you're qualifying for tomorrow!


Student Support

As a student of Upskilled, you will have access to continued support, advice and guidance from your online trainer via phone or email. Your trainer will give you valuable feedback on your assessments and help you with your course material. Additional support with your study is also available during out-of-work hours via phone or Skype.

Upskilled recognise that learning is an interaction. For that reason, they've put in place the right tools that deliver effective skills learning and are interactive too. By understanding how people systemise information effectively, Upskilled has been able to develop online programs that make study natural, rewarding, and fun.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology (ICT60515) from Upskilled.

This online course provides vendor training, which is recognised internationally as an industry benchmark.

This course also provides a pathway to higher education programs such as ICT Graduate Certificate qualifications or other relevant qualifications.

Curious about where a career in information technology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Upskilled offers a choice of two convenient payment options to help make studying more affordable:

Option 1 – Save 15% when you pay upfront 
Total course cost: $5,910 (down from $6,950)

Option 2 – 24-month interest free payment plan.
No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $67 a week!