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Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (VIC only)

  • Qualification:

    Diploma + Advanced Diploma

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
    Skills First Funding may be available

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Start date:

    Monthly intake dates – enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    Academies Australasia Polytechnic (RTO 21282)

  • Location:


  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    ICT Manager | Manager | Business Development Manager | Software Manager | View all

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This course meets 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

About this course

The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology, offered by AA Poly, prepares students to become leaders and managers in the ever-growing IT industry. Exploring advanced technical concepts, the course equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to manage modern IT departments.

You'll learn everything there is to know about effective IT management, including how to plan and direct complex projects, manage data security, future-proof products, and choose development methodologies. You'll also develop essential general business skills, such as leading a team and managing clients.

Studying at AA Poly's state-of-the-art facilities, you'll learn from industry experienced teachers and graduate with the skills, credentials and confidence you need to succeed as a high-level IT professional.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Areas of study

In this information technology course, the subjects you may study include:

  • BSBWOR502B - Ensure team effectiveness
  • ICAICT608A - Interact with clients on a business level
  • ICAICT610A - Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment
  • ICAPMG609A - Plan and direct complex IT projects
  • ICTSUS6233A - Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects
  • ICADB501A - Monitor and improve knowledge-management system
  • ICADBS601A - Build a data warehouse
  • ICADBS602A - Develop a knowledge management strategy
  • ICAICT604A - Identify and implement business innovation
  • ICAICT605A - Implement a knowledge management strategy
  • ICTTEN6206A - Produce an ICT network architecture design
  • ICAICT601A - Develop IT strategic and action plans
  • ICANWK602A - Design and implement a security system
  • ICAPMG606A - Manage IT project quality
  • ICASAD602A - Conduct knowledge audits
  • ICAICT603A - Manage the use of appropriate development methodologies
Academies Australasia Polytechnic Study with Academies Australasia Polytechnic and experience their state of the art teaching and learning facility located in the vibrant city centre of Melbourne.

Enjoy an exciting learning experience with their indoor and outdoor study areas, recreational deck, tennis court, computer labs and more. Plus, their Bourke Street campus is within reach of Melbourne’s bustling business and finance centre, offering you more career possibilities.

Learn from skilled teachers with valuable industry knowledge and feel confident being qualified by AAPoly when you begin your career in IT, community services, hospitality or more. They’ve got over 15 years of experience and the dedication to help you get to where you want to be!
When you study with Academies Australasia Polytechnic you’ll become part of a supportive community both in and out of the classroom.

Turn to their experienced and supportive teachers, mentors or on-campus counsellor, who are all committed to making your time with AAPoly a positive one.

AAPoly’s Peer Mentor Support Program is the main component of their orientation. The program helps ensure you settle in well, promotes a healthy physical and mental wellbeing, and hosts loads of social events allowing you to meet fellow students and experience what Melbourne has to offer.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • Victoria: Melbourne

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an Advanced Diploma of Information Technology from AA Poly.

Graduates are qualified to pursue management roles in specialist IT areas, as well as positions in business development management, software management or leadership in large IT departments. Graduates can also pursue further study to achieve a higher education qualification, such as a Bachelor of Information Technology.

  • ICT Manager
  • Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Software Manager
  • Knowledge Manager

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

AA Poly offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - All course costs can be paid in full via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit
  • Payment Plan
  • Skills First Funding - 2017 (VIC State Government Subsidised Funding) is available for eligible students

You may be eligible to receive Skills First Funding for this course!

Under Skills First Funding, the Victorian government will contribute to the cost of training for eligible students to study courses that will prepare students to work in an industry with growing need for skilled workers.

The provider of this course is a Skills First registered institution. Enquire about this course now to find out more about your eligibility.

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