Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

Jobs and Skills WA: Cyber security courses
Skill up for an exciting career in cyber security!

This course is perfect for anyone with IT skills and experience who's ready to step up and supercharge their career as a  Cyber Security Manager or specialised cyber security consultant.

This nationally recognised qualification develops your critical thinking and leadership skills, as well as a range of other skills and knowledge in cyber security risk management including risk identification and assessment,  implementing identity management strategies, evaluating  compliance, and designing and implementing technical and procedural infrastructure. Depending on your training provider, you may be able to choose specialist elective units in areas such as cloud computing, systems design, programming, IT strategy, and more.

Half price
Existing worker traineeship
Industry: Information Technology, Library and Digital
National course code: ICT60220 | WA State ID: AE08

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Gain the skills needed to meet the growing demand for qualified staff to help protect businesses and organisations from threats and attacks.

As the first TAFE in WA to open a Cyber Security Training Centre, we are skilling Western Australians to take on jobs in the growing cyber security industry. Our cyber security courses focus on the practical and theoretical dimensions of IT security equipping you with a suite of essential skills to combat threats and protect an organisation's assets.

The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) is a para professional qualification that will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to offer a comprehensive set of technical services within your company or organisation such as:

  • performing a security risk assessment 
  • implementing best practice for identity management
  • evaluating an organisation's compliance with relevant cyber security standards, laws and codes of practice
  • evaluating and implementing security protection devices and software
  • managing a cyber-security environment
  • assessing and securing cloud services
  • performing digital forensic investigations on workstations and mobile devices

Graduates of the course will be able to seek employment as cyber security para professionals in a range of commercial enterprises/organisations and government bodies seeking to improve their cyber security or, work independently as freelance cyber security consultants.


Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

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