Stanley College
Stanley College

Kickstart Your Career in Cyber Security!

ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

Course Overview

Establish yourself in one of the fastest growing fields in the ICT Sector!

Develop the knowledge and skills to establish yourself in the growing industry of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) with the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) at Stanley College. This qualification reflects the role of individuals in ICT roles who have established specialised skills in a technical ICT function. Individuals carry out moderately complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, as part of a team or leading a deliverable with others. They may apply their skills across a wide range of industries, business functions and departments, or as a business owner.

  • Duration:
    52 weeks including 12 weeks of holiday

  • Tuition Fee:

    • International Students:
      $11,000 + Material Fee: $1,100*
    • Domestic Students:
      $9,500 + Material Fee: $1,100*
    • Easy payment plans available
    • Government Funding Available for eligible domestic students

  • Modes of Study:

    • Face-to-face classroom-based learning
    • Practical simulated activities

  • Intakes:

    • 2024: 15 Jan, 25 Mar, 3 Jun, 12 Aug, 21 Oct
    • 2025: 6 Jan, 10 Mar, 26 May, 4 Aug, 13 Oct

  • Location:


Classes are rostered for 2½ days per week + self-study component. Weekday classes are available.
Full-Time studies require students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

 Funding is available for Domestic Students in Perth ONLY under the Jobs and Skills WA Program:
Course Fee: $0.00^

For more information on Funded Courses, including Entry Requirements and Resources Fees,  click here

^ The student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as resource fees and other fees. These must be charged in accordance with the Fees and Charges Policy. Eligibility criteria apply. Prices as per the VET Fees and Charges Policy 2024.

*The Materials Fee covers equipment and resources used in the delivery of your course at Stanley College.
Please familiarise yourself with the applicable Stanley College Refund and Cancellation Policy:
International Student Refund and Cancellation Policy
Local Student Refund and Cancellation Policy

Course Entry Requirements

Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent.

Upper-Intermediate Level of English
IELTS Test Score of 5.5
Other recognised English Language tests such as:

  • TOEFL iBT: 46-59
  • PTE Academic: 42
  • Cambridge English: 162
  • OET: C Grade
  • Duolingo English Test: 85-90
  • CEFR Levels / Oxford Test: B2

Completion of Australian qualifications, evidence of certificate III level (minimum duration 26 weeks) or above.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition is available (on application) to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies.

Job Outlook

This qualification suits students seeking a career in the following job roles:

  • Cybersecurity Officer
  • Cybersecurity Consultant
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Support Coordinator
  • ICT Support Officer
  • ICT Manager
  • ICT Systems Administrator
  • Information Systems Office Manager
  • Office Systems Administrator
  • Systems Manager
Hands-on Training

Develop fundamental ICT skills and receive hands-on training from highly qualified and experienced trainers including FREE access to Cisco Networking Academy.

ACS Membership

Receive a FREE 1 year Student ACS membership, including access to accelerator programs, webinars, workshops and other benefits

ICT Recognized Certificates

Additional ICT Recognised Certificates (CCNA, CCNO, and CEH) also available at Stanley College

Course Content

Unit code Unit title
BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
ICTSAS527 Manage client problems
ICTCYS407 Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
ICTCYS610 Protect critical infrastructure for organisations
ICTCYS613 Utilise design methodologies for security architecture
ICTSAS524 Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
ICTSAS526 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
ICTICT451 Comply with IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
ICTNWK427 Configure desktop environments
ICTICT435 Create technical documentation
ICTIOT503 Design and test IoT devices and networks
ICTNWK542 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
ICTNWK543 Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
ICTNWK529 Install and manage complex ICT networks
ICTNWK546 Manage network security
CTNWK550 Design ICT system security controls

Training and Assessment

For further information on where this qualification is trained/assessed and the types of assessment methods used, please click here.

Other Expenses

For other fees and expenses including Administration Fee, Health Cover, Recognition of Prior Learning, Late and Reassessment Fees click here

Further Studies

On completion of the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security), students may pursue a Bachelor degree at Stanley College or selected bachelor courses at universities. Students may also pursue the ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology or other Advanced Diploma pathway options at other Registered Training Organisations.

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