The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Sustainability teaches students how to attune sustainability to Information Technology developments within an organisation or situation. The syllabus provides the skills and knowledge for individuals to lead the analysis, implementation, integration and management of emerging and converging Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in order to achieve organisational and strategic goals.

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

The program has been created with a blend of 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 an 8 month period through webinars, distance education, and online materials.

Vendor Neutral Courses
  • Business Analysis Fundamentals
  • Business Analyst Insights
  • Applied Research
  • Management Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Leading Change
  • Project Management
  • ITIL – ISO 20000
  • Sustainability
Upskilled Courses/Workshops
  • Change Management
  • Sustainability Integration


Entry into this qualification is limited to those who:

  • Have completed a Bachelor degree in related fields of study, or
  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and 2 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
  • Three years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.

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 ICT80215 Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Sustainability. 

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 program is broken into 4 logical clusters of training within the broad category of ICT systems: 1/ Facilitate Business Analysis; 2/ Integrating Sustainability in IT Planning and Design Projects; 3/ Manage Improvements in ICT Sustainability; and 4/ Lead Applied Research in ICT Sustainability

Unit Code
Unit Name
ICTSUS802Conduct a business case study for integrating sustainability in ICT planning and design projects
ICTSUS806Lead applied research in ICT sustainability
ICTICT809Facilitate business analysis
ICTSUS805Manage improvements in ICT sustainability

Career Outcomes

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • IT sustainability systems consultant
  • IT sustainability solutions architect
  • IT sustainability project manager
  • IT sustainability technology specialist
  • IT sustainability business manager
  • IT sustainability requirements manager

Further Study

Pathways from the qualification include:

Other relevant higher education sector qualifications or tertiary education qualifications. 

For information about Pathways to University, click here.

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: $7,725

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Total course cost: $9,090

Government subsidies

No government funding available

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