Cyber Security: Half price qualifications for 2020!

With 34 half price qualifications available through the new Lower fees, local skills program starting 1 January 2020, you can study, save, and succeed in your education or information technology career!

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Demand for qualified cyber security specialists is growing not only in Western Australia but all over the world – with many exciting career opportunities available. With the information technology industry thriving — there has never been a better time to get qualified and kickstart your career! 

Use the course list below to find out more about half price cyber security training, and which TAFE colleges and training providers are offering these qualifications. For full details, select the 'Find out more' button to go to their website. 

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Course information

National ID: 22334VIC | State ID: BCY61

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Be equipped totacklethenetwork security challenges faced by Australian businesses, services and industry with thisspecialised course in cyber security

Cyberattacks 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'sCertificate IV in Cyber Security.

OurCertificate 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 arejob ready and highly employable.

Gain these skills
  • Monitor the risk of cyber security attack
  • Implement appropriate software
  • Use a range of tools and procedures to mitigate cyber security threats
  • Protect an organisation from insider security breaches
  • Develop systems to minimise network vulnerabilities and risks
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Able to apply analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team

Course information

National ID: 22334VIC | State ID: BCY61

Become the next generation cyber expert!

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 canset you up for a lucrative career in cyber security.

Gain skills in:

  • cyber security concepts
  • authentication and encryption
  • network scripting
  • professional ethics
  • security data analysis

A capstone project applies in the last term to consolidate the skills gained and applied toan industry scenario. This courseleads to a job of the future with STEM skills highly prized in the protection of data.

Fantastic news!

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) is now officially open. This new facility 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, 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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Full-time attendance is equivalent to threedays a week.

Want to study this course part time in Semester 2?

This course offers part time study options. To have an enrolment officer contact you when part-time enrolments open, visit our Part time study webform.

Campus information

Murdoch Campus
Rockingham Campus
Thornlie Campus
Private Training Providers (PRIVATE_COUNT)

Want to be a cyber crime fighter? Get your Certificate IV in Cyber Security for half price!

Cyber attacks on data and computer networks, and our own personal information, are an ever-increasing threat and there is currently a shortage of quailified people with specialist skills and knowledge in this interesting sector within the information technology industry.

This exciting career could take you anywhere — from top corporations and government agencies through to policing, defence and the military here in Australia and around the world. It's a growing area, and the career opportunities are many.

With the Certificate IV in Cyber Security, you'll gain insights into mitigation techniques that are key to tackling potential cyber attacks faced by modern industry and business.

This is a technician level qualification that will provide you with a comprehensive set of technical skills to get you job ready and highly employable. 

In this short video, Jeff — a cyber security lecturer at South Metropolitan TAFE — talks about the skills and knowledge you can gain from this qualification.

How we can help

If you're considering a qualification in information technology cyber security but would like some advice or help with information about choosing the right course for you, and what career options are available,  the team at your local Jobs and Skills Centre can help.  All services are free, and confidential.