Advanced Diploma of Information Technology at ECA College, Australia


The Advanced Diploma in Information Technology is a new frontier in information technology. With this certification, you can pursue a variety of technological interests. 

The Advanced Diploma in Information Technology will be highly valued by employers and other industry professionals. The course covers a wide variety of in-demand skills, such as programming, cyber security, cloud computing, and business analysis.

Also, this certification emphasizes the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) jobs who possess extensive knowledge of specialized technical capabilities, or managerial business and people management skills.

Besides that, individuals in these jobs do complex duties in a specialized field while acting independently, supervising a team, or determining the strategic direction of an organization. They put their skills to use as a business owner (single trader/contractor), as well as in a variety of corporate activities and sectors.

A few examples of the skills required for these professions include the following:

information on sophisticated data management, such as how to build, observe, and use complex data storage systems and improve corporate knowledge management.

Cyber security includes all of these activities, including designing disaster recovery and backup plans and securing critical data and information through security architecture.

Programming: handling data and maintaining security with the use of sophisticated ICT languages.

IT strategy and organizational development: Management and communication of strategic ICT business solutions

The modeling and testing of data processes, data objects, and suggested ICT system solutions are all included in systems analysis and development.

What you will study

Program Structure

6 terms across 1.5 years. Each term is 10 weeks of study and each term break is 3 weeks. Total is 78 weeks.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Utilize your knowledge of computer technologies to actual business IT problems.

  1. Consider cloud computing and software development when creating beneficial enterprise IT solutions.

  1. The concepts of human-centered design should be applied to information technology systems.

  1. Invite a variety of stakeholders to give their approval to your IT proposals.

  1. Interpret morals, ethics, and social responsibilities in a situation that is professional and related to information technology.

Career Opportunities

  • Network Specialist.

  • ICT Network Specialist.

  • Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist.

  • Telecommunications Network Planner.

  • Telecommunications Field Engineer and more. 

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

The Advanced Diploma in Information Technology admission requirements are not included in the training package.

International students are required to be at least 18 years old and to provide proof of:

  • The equivalent of Year 12 

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS - 5.5

  • Completion of 12 weeks of Upper-Intermediate-level general English education, or an equivalent, with at least a B.

  • The completion of the Cambridge Course B2 with a minimum grade of B (FCE).

  • EAP1 must be completed with a grade of at least B.

Tuition Fee and Scholarships

Tuition fee

  • AUD $9,000 per year

$9,000 per year
  • Level
  • Delivery
    Online and On Campus
  • Duration
    1.5 years
  • Application Fee
  • Intake
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS - 5.5, EAP1
  • Scholarship