Certificate IV in Cyber Security

National ID: 22334VIC
State ID: BCY61
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

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 graduates with the knowledge and a comprehensive set of technical skills that will enable them to:

  • 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

The skills and knowledge you gain willmean you arejob ready and highly employable.

UNITS

Core Units

Unit TitleNational IDUnit of Study
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirementsBSBWHS401AUL17
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environmentICTICT418AUU49
Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisationVU21990
Write script for software applicationsICTPRG407
Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber securityVU21988
Test concepts and procedures for cyber securityVU219891
Analyse and present research informationBSBRES401AUL69
Communicate informationRIICOM301DWH100
Implement network security infrastructure for an organisationVU21991
Develop a cyber security industry projectVU21992

Elective Units

Unit TitleNational IDUnit of Study
Secure a networked personal computerVU21993
Automate processesICTPRG405
Perform basic cyber security data analysisVU21994
Install and manage a serverICTNWK401AUP63
Build security into virtual private networksICTNWK416AUP75
Configure an internet gatewayVU21995AUV18

Course description

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 graduates with the knowledge and a comprehensive set of technical skills that will enable them to:

  • 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

The skills and knowledge you gain willmean you arejob ready and highly employable.

UNITS

Core Units

Unit TitleNational IDUnit of Study
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirementsBSBWHS401AUL17
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environmentICTICT418AUU49
Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisationVU21990
Write script for software applicationsICTPRG407
Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber securityVU21988
Test concepts and procedures for cyber securityVU219891
Analyse and present research informationBSBRES401AUL69
Communicate informationRIICOM301DWH100
Implement network security infrastructure for an organisationVU21991
Develop a cyber security industry projectVU21992

Elective Units

Unit TitleNational IDUnit of Study
Secure a networked personal computerVU21993
Automate processesICTPRG405
Perform basic cyber security data analysisVU21994
Install and manage a serverICTNWK401AUP63
Build security into virtual private networksICTNWK416AUP75
Configure an internet gatewayVU21995AUV18

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

Cyber Security skills are in demand!

When you complete the Certificate IV in Cyber Security you will be well suited for in-demand ICT roles such as cyber security support officer, cyber security intrusion tester, security penetration tester, information systems security support officer, or network security support officer.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and hands-on practical skills in: cyber security concepts; authentication and encryption; network scripting; professional ethics; and security data analysis. A capstone project applies in the last term to consolidate the skills gained and apply those to an industry scenario.

This is a WA priority skills course so lower tuition fees apply and employment prospects are higher.

The on-campus commitment is approximately two days per week for two semesters. The course is offered at the very accessible Murdoch campus.

Students can enter into further studies including the Diploma of Networking and Advanced Diploma in Network Security, and it may provide entrance into many university courses.

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.

Course description

Cyber Security skills are in demand!

When you complete the Certificate IV in Cyber Security you will be well suited for in-demand ICT roles such as cyber security support officer, cyber security intrusion tester, security penetration tester, information systems security support officer, or network security support officer.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and hands-on practical skills in: cyber security concepts; authentication and encryption; network scripting; professional ethics; and security data analysis. A capstone project applies in the last term to consolidate the skills gained and apply those to an industry scenario.

This is a WA priority skills course so lower tuition fees apply and employment prospects are higher.

The on-campus commitment is approximately two days per week for two semesters. The course is offered at the very accessible Murdoch campus.

Students can enter into further studies including the Diploma of Networking and Advanced Diploma in Network Security, and it may provide entrance into many university courses.

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.

Campus locations

Course page link