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10747NAT – Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain


The future is moving towards a skills-based economy and blockchain qualifications are in hot demand as the awareness of blockchain technology increases. Blockchain is the technology that will likely underpin tomorrow’s digital economy, providing the ability to build safe, fast and decentralised infrastructure for autonomous collaboration with other technologies such as IoT and AI.  

Key benefits of blockchain technology include:

  • Lower transaction costs: Peer to peer transactions (decentralised systems) eliminate the need for intermediaries (i.e., financial institutions) to regulate transactions and activity.
  • Faster Settlement: Blockchain transactions are incredibly fast because they are automated and don’t need to transact through an intermediary or require approval.
  • Protecting IP: Data on the blockchain is immutable, guaranteeing proof of data ownership and protecting intellectual property.
  • Trustworthy data: Since data is protected from interference, and its source and authenticity can be guaranteed, a business will increasingly prioritise this data.
  • Enhanced Security: Blockchain is considered more secure and trustworthy than traditional systems. Unlike traditional centralised systems (i.e., a bank), there is no single point of failure as the information is recorded across thousands of network nodes, making it nearly impossible to corrupt.
  • Consensus protocols: Enable self-governing work within the network to be conducted and eliminate the requirement for permissions to be sought in a system.


The purpose of this course is to provide participants with a range of knowledge, skills, and generic and specific competencies to support them in gaining employment in applying Blockchain technologies within an existing or new organisation. This course will equip you with the knowledge and experience required to apply blockchain frameworks to new and legacy business frameworks.

This course is intended to provide participants with the following vocational outcomes:

  • Strategic or management roles within an organisation researching and crafting new business models to incorporate blockchain technologies to create value and efficiencies.
  • Strategic or management roles within an organisation researching and modelling business systems around the application or blockchain technologies.
  • Strategic or management roles within an organisation charged with transitioning organisational systems to new and emerging blockchain technologies.
78 weeks over 6 terms, including breaks and holidays. The course is delivered over 2.5 days per week.
Study Mode and Assessment Methods

This course is delivered in a classroom environment and includes written questions, practical skills tasks, case studies, reports, role plays/presentations and third-party evidence.

This course is delivered face to face/virtual in a blended environment.

Entry Requirements

Age – 18+

English – IELTS 5.5 or equivalent in TOEFL, PTE, OET or /and meet the Literacy, Language, Numeracy (LLN) test organised by Salford College*

Academic – At least Year 12 equivalent to Australian standards or/and Certificate level qualification from Australia or/and life experiences and background of relevant work (to be supported by resume, interview and referrals)

Participate in a suitability interview prior to enrolment and be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm and ability to undertake this qualification, e.g. understanding of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, basic planning methods and Internet of Things

Tuition Fee – $17500
Non – Tuition Fee comes to $1000 and the details are given below:
Application Fee – $350
Material Fee – $650
Estimated Total Fee – $ 18500

Note :

  1. Certificate level qualification from Australia or/and life experiences and background of relevant work (to be supported by resume,interview and referrals)


  1. All students need to fulfil the GTE (genuine temporary entrant) requirements listed on DHA website and Salford College website


  1. All LLN testing is done online or a face to face interview with College Authorities or an authorised Agent of the College


  1. All qualification certificates have to be attested by a local Notary public or Justice of Peace or an authorised officer/agent of Salford College

On completion of this course students may choose to progress to a Bachelor degree.

Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit transfer

Do you already have existing skills and knowledge and don’t need additional training? Have you done previous training?

Please contact our office if you would like to undertake Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or apply for credit transfer. RPL/Credit transfer may reduce your course duration and fees

Course Structure

There are 8 units in this qualification of which 6 are core units and 2 are elective units. Electives are decided upon consultation with the industry advisory board.

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
BLKEBF001Establish a blockchain framework for decentralised peer to peer consensus and innovationCore
BLKDBM002Develop a blockchain business modelCore
BLKFRS003Develop a blockchain network functional requirements specificationCore
BLKSMC004Create trust and activate a blockchain with smart contractsCore
BLKOBN005Design a framework for operating a blockchain networkCore
BLKSNW006Design a strategic network framework for interoperabilityCore
Elective units (Two Units can be selected )
BLKTBO007Prepare the organisation for transitioning operations to a blockchain frameworkElective
BLKERE008Develop a blockchain governance model for stewardshipElective
BLKRFB009Lead recruitment strategy for blockchain projectsElective
BLKPER010Analyse performance of a business model deployed on a blockchainElective

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