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ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Network Security (CRICOS Course Code: 099417A)

ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Network Security (CRICOS Course Code: 099417A), this qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to plan, design, manage and monitor an enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) network as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team responsible for advanced ICT network security systems. The qualification has a high-level ICT technical base with appropriate security units and the ability to specialise in a number of areas, including voice, wireless, network infrastructure and sustainability.

Potential Career Outcomes

After completing this course you can pursue a career a:

  • Network Security Specialist

Note: The information provided about this qualification on this page is intended for International students only. If you are an Australian student looking to undertake this qualification please contact us on 1300 732 781 or email us at for more information.

The ICT60215 Advanced Diploma of Network Security requires completion of 5 core units and 7 elective units.

The units of competence shown below have been selected by Ingress Training Academy based on the course purpose.

Unit Code Unit Title Unit Type
ICTNWK502 Implement secure encryption technologies Core
ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks Core
ICTNWK601 Design and implement a security system Core
ICTNWK602 Plan, configure and test advanced server based security Core
ICTSUS601 Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects Core
ICTNWK607 Design and implement wireless network security Elective
ICTNWK608 Configure network devices for a secure network infrastructure Elective
ICTTEN811 Evaluate and apply network security Elective
ICTNWK616 Manage security, privacy and compliance of cloud service deployment Elective
ICTNWK609 Configure and manage intrusion prevention system on network sensors Elective
ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans Elective
ICTSAS510 Review and develop ICT maintenance strategy Elective



The required English language level for all Ingress Training Academy courses is one of the following:

Item Test Name Acronym/also known as Minimum test score
1 International English Language Testing system IELTS Test Overall band score 5.5 or higher
2 Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test TOEFL iBT Overall score 46 or higher
3 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test Certificate in Advanced English Overall score 162 or higher
4 Pearson Test of English Academic PTE Overall score 46 or higher

The following conditions apply to the English Language Entry Requirements

  • Original documentary evidence or certified copies must be provided.
  • If the test is provided at the time the student submits their application, the test must have been taken within 2 years immediately before the date of the visa application.
  • If the test is not provided at the time the student submits their application, the test must have been taken within 2 years immediately before Ingress make the decision to accept the student’s enrolment.

Applicants whose passport is from a country that does not require evidence of English language level for their Visa application at the time of their application may be granted a letter of offer without the need to provide evidence of completing one of the English tests noted above.

Students who have already have a satisfactory IELTS score and who are found to experience difficulty with the English language are counselled by the Principal Executive Officer to undertake further studies or remedial studies in English (ESL) for an appropriate duration.


Entry into this program requires International Students to fulfil requirements as listed below:

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Proof of a completed year 12 (HSC or equivalent) and English Language Entry Requirements.
  • Students will be required to bring their laptop device (BYOD – bring your own device) and access to internet.

20th January, 27th April, 13th July, 5th October

52 weeks; 40 weeks of tuition and up to 12 break weeks. Maximum break applies to courses crossing over the Christmas/New Year break.

2 days (7.5 hours per day per week) plus 5 hours per week tutorial (total 20 hours per week)

Student Fees:

  • Tuition Fees: $17,000.00 AUD
  • Enrolment Fees: $250.00 AUD (non-refundable)
  • Student Resources (textbook and printed notes): $500.00 AUD
  • Total Fees: AUD $17,750.00 AUD

Please contact Ingress Training Academy Administration Officer for more course cost detail:

Phone: 1300 732 781


Students outcomes in Australia:


Following are the top 3 occupation groups that surveyed graduates of the Information Technology field of education (at Advanced Diploma qualification levels) are employed as:

  • Professionals (30.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (20.6%)
  • Sales Workers (13.3%)

Following are the top 3 industries that surveyed graduates of the Information Technology field of education (at Diploma qualification levels) are employed in:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (29.9%)
  • Retail Trade(14.6%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (12.8%)

Source: myskills