Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security

Jobs and Skills WA: Cyber security courses
Take your cyber security career to the next level — FREE IN '23!

The Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security is perfect for people who already have some experience in the world of information technology or cyber security. You can build on your existing skills and knowledge, and gain advanced skills fighting those cyber criminals!

You could be part of an integral team of security practitioners on the front line protecting the integrity of your company’s security perimeter and IT network, supporting our defence forces, working in the world of banking or finance, or in a range of other industries and occupations where cyber security is critical.

You will gain advanced skills through this course that will enable you to develop and maintain cyber security policies; develop and implement an overall cyber defence strategy; and rigorously test and work to protect a company’s digital, data and information assets.

Free in 2023
Industry: Information Technology, Library and Digital
National course code: 22445VIC | WA State ID: BCZ09

This course is FEE-FREE in 2023! No course fees apply, from 1 January 2023.

Some eligibility criteria apply, please read the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information

Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course

To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.

If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.

Get qualified to work in this booming industry 

The Australian Government's Cyber Security Strategy states that Australia, along with many other nations is facing a skills shortage in the field of cyber security and these skills are essential in our connected technology-enabled world. Current predictions estimate that we will see a worldwide deficit of 1.5 million information security professionals while employment prospects for cyber security and related jobs in Australia will grow by 21% over the next 5 years according to Labour Market employment projections.

Both state and federal governments have made a commitment to ensure Australians have the opportunity to equip themselves with cyber security skills and North Metropolitan TAFE is a premier Cyber Security training provider at the paraprofessional level.

As a cyber security graduate, you could be a member of a team of security practitioners on the front line protecting the integrity of your company’s security perimeter and IT network. As an integral team member, you will work to develop and maintain the company’s cyber security policies and overall defence strategy and to rigorously test and work to protect the company’s information assets

New students who have not studied the course that precedes this qualification must contact the area or apply instead for Certificate IV in CyberSecurity due to pre-requisite skills/knowledge requirements.


Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.