Certificate III in Information Technology [Cyber Security]

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With this qualification, you'll have all the skills needed to join an IT cyber security team and get your career started!

You'll gain an introduction to the ICT industry and explore career paths in cyber. You'll gain hands-on skills in programming, critical thinking, and cyber security support.

You'll learn how to protect online personal information, identify online security threats, maintain the security of digital devices, assist the team to carry out cyber security threat assessments and risk management; and so much more!

Half price
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
VET for secondary students
Industry: Information Technology, Library and Digital
National course code: ICT30120 | WA State ID: AC12

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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.

Looking to commence an IT career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Information Technology (Cyber Security), you will be able to work towards working in roles such as ICT Technician, Help Desk Officer, Cyber Security support. 

Gain these skills:

  • Cloud services
  • Cyber security risk analysis
  • Networking and hardware
  • Online security threat handling
  • Cyber security awareness

All certificate III qualifications include these core skills:

  • Programming, ethics and privacy
  • Personal data protection
  • Critical thinking
  • Teamwork and ICT client support

Beat the hackers at their own game

If you love computers, and you aren't afraid of the challenges being presented by the dark web; ICT30120 AC12 Certificate III in Information Technology (Cyber Security) will get you on your way to building a career in the vitally important field of Cyber Security. North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a pathway to gain the practical skills that you need to be part of Australia's cyber defences.

In this nationally recognised Certificate III program you will learn the fundamentals of networking security and design in our Cisco accredited program; system configuration and hardening; and Microsoft server management and protection in a hands-on practical environment.

We also offer further training in this booming field so you can continue to add to your cyber security skills, and as North Metropolitan TAFE is an authorised Cisco Academy, and Microsoft Silver Partner; you will also be in line to achieve valuable Industry Cisco and Microsoft certification.


East Perth
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Looking to commence an IT career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Information Technology Cyber Security, you will be able to work towards working in the following roles of ICT Technician, Help Desk Officer, Cyber Security support. 

This course is a suggested entry point for high school graduates with limited information technology skills or those who have limited industry experience. 

This qualification is also offered part-time. Use the get help form below to start a discussion with our training area.

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The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.

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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.