The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology Project Management provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to manage a range of Information and Communications technology (ICT) projects. The qualification enables participants to manage projects in areas of specialities including software development, hardware procurement and implementation, network analysis and deployment, and web and/or system development. Successful completion of projects may be required in order to improve business or organisation performance. 


Industry recognition
Industry recognition

Complete this course and cover the learning materials required for Vendor Certification

Get recognised across Australia
Get recognised across Australia

This is a nationally accredited qualification

100% online delivery
100% online delivery

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Course Description

This program has been created with a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer developed materials. Vendor training is recognised internationally as an industry benchmark for product specific training. Upskilled uses an online Learning Management System to manage the delivery and assessment of learning resources. The program is conducted over a 12 month period through a blended learning approach of teacher-led workshops or webinars, distance education, and online materials.

Vendor Neutral Courses
  • Solving Business Problems
  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • ITIL Foundations
  • Business Analysis
  • Communication skills
  • Change Management
Upskilled Courses/Workshops
  • Privacy, Ethics and Copyright
  • Business Needs


There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however the preferred pathway for candidates include:

  • Successful completion of any ICT Diploma qualification or other relevant Diploma OR
  • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior information technology or systems roles, including analyst or designer.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Participants often come with experience in one or more ICT competencies, vocationally acquired from a range of sources (both formal and otherwise). Upskilled acknowledges the validity of such experience and encourages candidates to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning where applicable. Upskilled's RPL Calculator is a guide to initial RPL standing, although participants are sometimes entitled to further RPL as enrolment progresses.


Assessment is summative and formative with set assignments, project work, and questionnaires.


Upskilled Information Technology courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, online trainer support and upon successful completion, certification for ICT60415 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology Project Management.

IT students also have access to Pluralsight's online training library, a comprehensive online video training library delivered by those in the industry. The content is accessible 24/7 so you can study and further your skills whenever it suits you.  


This qualification utilises many and varied types of learning materials and assessments. These resources are managed and provided through Upskilled’s Learning Management System, MyUpskilled. Access to a Microsoft based Personal Computer and an internet connection is required to complete any Upskilled IT qualification that utilises Microsoft Academy Courses.

Unit Outline

The online e-Learning course addresses the following units of competency from the National ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the diploma.

The program is broken into 4 logical clusters of training within the broad category of ICT systems: 1/ Core Infrastructure; 2/ Continuity & Security; 3/ Continuous Improvement; and4/ Service Delivery & Governance

Unit Code
Unit Name
ICTPMG601Establish ICT project governance
ICTPMG605Manage ICT project closure
ICTPMG602Manage ICT project initiation
ICTICT610Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTPMG604Manage ICT project delivery
ICTPMG603Manage ICT project planning
ICTSAD605Elicit ICT requirements
ICTPMG608Manage ICT project systems implementation
ICTPMG607Manage and control ICT project risks
ICTPMG606Manage ICT project quality
BSBINN601Lead and manage organisational change
ICTICT608Interact with clients on a business level
ICTICT813Manage ICT services
ICTICT509Gather data to identify business requirements
ICTSAD606Analyse stakeholder requirements

Career Outcomes

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • e-Business Project Manager
  • ICT Project Manager
  • IT Business Manager
  • IT Manager
  • IT Procurement Manager
  • IT Program Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager, IT projects
  • Senior Project Manager

Microsoft Certification Mapping

This qualification covers the Microsoft learning content for the following Certification:

ITIL Foundations

All recommended learning materials for these certifications are provided in this Upskilled Diploma, Microsoft Learning also recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product along with studying these materials.

Further Study

Pathways from the qualification

ICT Graduate Certificate qualifications or other relevant higher education sector qualifications.

For information about Pathways to University, click here.

* Vendor Certifications are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change as these are managed by external organisations to Upskilled.

Flexible Payment Options

Upskilled offers three flexible payment options for our students. Enquire now for more information on payment methods and government funding.

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Total course cost: $5,397.50

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Total course cost: $6,350

Government subsidies

This course is eligible for Smart & Skilled (NSW) funding. Enquire now to find out if you're eligible.

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