Advanced Diploma Of Computer Systems Technology

Course Code: ICT60515
Study Area:
Computer Systems Technology

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, video conferencing (classroom simulation) as well as face-to-face practical assessments and work placements – where safe and practical to implement. Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course. Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports. You will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.

Start date: 15/02/2021

Do you have what it takes to achieve your career goals in the fast paced field of computer systems technology?

If you are looking to build on your existing skills and take the next step in your information and communications technology (ICT) career, this course can help you get there.

Register for one of our upcoming information sessions here

  • Bendigo City Campus
Course Structure

Full Time - 1 year


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Network Administrator or Coordinator
  • Network Engineer
  • Enterprise Systems Administrator
  • Systems Developer
  • IT Administrator or Coordinator
  • IT Operations Administrator or Coordinator
  • Network Services Administrator or Coordinator

  • Individual interview
  • Minimum 15 years old
  • Language, literacy and numeracy assessment

Course overview

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required to coordinate and administer the installation, commissioning and ongoing maintenance of a range of networks, enterprise servers and systems, including internetworking, security and e-business solutions. An individual with these skills may be part of a team or provide services as an independent information and communications technology (ICT) specialist.

How to apply
  • Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Practical Assessment
  • Observation
  • Knowledge Test

Learning options
  • Classroom (Delivery Method)

Key study areas

Installing and managing complex ICT networks, designing and implementing wireless network security, configuring enterprise virtual computing environments, interacting with clients on a business level and building dynamic websites

Further study opportunities
  • Graduates are eligible for guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Information Technology at La Trobe University (Bundoora) and 120 credits (which is equivalent to 1 year study).


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses.
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$9,559.00
Concession - average total course fee*$1,911.80
Full fee - average total course fee*$18,694.50
B.   Materials average fee**$0.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$121.00
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.

This page was last updated on 4/03/2021 10:46 PM

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