Certificate IV in Cyber Security

Jobs and Skills WA: Cyber security courses
Ready to protect and defend against cyber crime? FREE IN '23!

Jump straight into the world of cyber security and become a skilled and trusted professional in a fast growing industry! In a world where cyber attacks are increasing, now is the time to gain in demand skills that can form the foundation for a career and a job of the future in cyber security.

The Certificate IV in Cyber Security qualification will teach you cyber security concepts to defend and protect against threats and risks; authentication and encryption; network scripting; professional ethics and security data analysis; and much more.

You'll get fantastic skills and experience in all the latest technologies, just what employers are looking for!

Free in 2023
Apprenticeship or Traineeship
Existing worker traineeship
Industry: Information Technology, Library and Digital
National course code: 22334VIC | WA State ID: BCY61

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.

Be equipped to tackle the network security challenges faced by Australian businesses, services and industry with this specialised course in cyber security

Cyber attacks on Australian networks are an ever-increasing threat to individuals, businesses and national security and there is currently a skills shortage in this very specialised sector of the IT industry. You'll gain insights into mitigation techniques that are key to tackling potential cyber attacks faced by modern industry by completing North Metropolitan TAFE's Certificate IV in Cyber Security.

Our Certificate IV in Cyber Security is a technician level qualification that will provide you with the knowledge and a comprehensive set of technical skills that will mean you are job ready and highly employable.


East Perth
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Delve into the world of cyber security and become a trusted professional in a fast-growing industry. In a world where cyber attacks are constantly on the rise, there has never been a better time to gain in-demand skills that can set you up for a lucrative career in cyber security. 

A capstone project in the last term of study consolidates skills gained and is applied to an industry scenario. This course leads to a job of the future with STEM skills highly prized in the protection of data.

Specialist facilities on-campus

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology and creative media. 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.