What will I learn?

This qualification will equip individuals with highly specialised and technical skills in the cyber security sector. Students will implement a network security infrastructure and learn testing concepts, procedures and protocols to manage network breaches and vulnerabilities.

Existing workers currently employed in the industry may be eligible to complete the program through:

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Course Overview

Cyber security is an emerging sector in Australia that is expected to generate jobs in the Australian economy.

This course is suitable for individuals who wish to develop highly specialised skills in cyber security.

In this course, students will learn about:

  • Identifying and managing cyber security threats
  • Monitoring and detecting risks of cyberattacks in a network and system security framework
  • Software and tools to defend against security breaches
  • Developing systems to minimise network vulnerabilities and protect an organisation from insider security attacks

What you'll learn

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND RULES

To be awarded the, 22334VIC – Certificate IV in Cyber Security the following units of competency must be achieved.

CORE UNITS:

BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
RIICOM301D Communicate information
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTPRG407 Write script for software applications
VU21988 Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber security
VU21989 Test concepts and procedures for cyber security
VU21990 Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation
VU21991 Implement network security infrastructure for an organisation
VU21992 Develop a cyber security industry project

PLUS ELECTIVE UNITS:

VU21993 Secure a networked personal computer
VU21997 Expose website security vulnerabilities
ICTNWK401 Install and manage a server
ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
ICTNWK511 Manage network security
ICTNWK531 Configure an internet gateway

POTENTIAL CAREER PATHWAYS:

  • Cyber security engineer
  • Cyber security analyst
  • Cyber security technician
  • ICT security consultant
  • Website penetration tester
  • Security support officer
  • System tester

Professional accreditation and recognition

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with the Certificate IV in Cyber Security. This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

CRICOS

102496M

Study options

Full Time (75 weeks)

Tuition fees
AUD $12,000 for the entire course (includes PPE, training and assessment resources; excludes OSHC, visa fees, accommodation)
Start date

January 2022, April 2022, July 2022, September 2022

Venue

Brisbane Campus

9 Mayneview Street,

MILTON,

Queensland,

4064, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (75 weeks)

Tuition fees
AUD $12,000 for the entire course (includes PPE, training and assessment resources; excludes OSHC, visa fees, accommodation)
Start date

January 2022, April 2022, July 2022, September 2022

Venue

InTech Institute of Technology

Brisbane Campus,

21 Parkview Street,

MILTON,

Queensland,

4064, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

There are no formal entry requirements.

English Language Proficiency – must demonstrate minimum language skills.

Other criteria is determined by the Australian Department of Home Affairs (i.e. satisfying Visa requirements).

An English Language proficiency level of one of the following:

  • IELTS band score of 5.5 (academic test version) or;
  • TOEFL PBT score of 530 or;
  • TOEFL CBT score of 197 or;
  • TOEFL IBT overall score 71 ( No band less than 70) or;
  • equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with Department of Home Affairs.
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