CRICOS Course Code: 102903A

It is designed for students who want to build up the knowledge and skills to work in one of the fastest growing sectors, the cyber security and IT industry. The skills cover a blend of researching, analysing and communicating information, problem solving, scripting, system testing, ethics and privacy.


Entry Requirements

Completion of year 11, OR

Literacy and mathematical skills equivalent to Year 11 in the Australian schooling system.

Minimum IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent (International Students)

1 Year Full-time Study
February, April, July, October and December (Optional)
Learning Methodology
Face to face with Synchronous Distance Delivery; group activities, demonstrations and observations, case studies, assignments, presentations and practical projects
*Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL is available
Further Study Pathway

On completion of this qualification you can progress into the Diploma of Information Technology (ICT50118)

For information about articulation and pathways, please click here for detailed information.

Core Units
10 core unit and 6 elective units**
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTPRG407 Write script for software applications
RIICOM301D Communicate information
VU21988 Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber security
VU21989 Test concepts and procedures for cyber security
VU21990 Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation
VU21991 Implement network security infrastructure for an organisation
VU21992 Develop a cyber security industry project
Elective Units
ICTPRG405 Automate processes
VU21993 Secure a networked personal computer
VU21994 Perform basic cyber security data analysis
VU21995 Manage the security infrastructure for the organisation
VU21996 Evaluate and test an incident response plan for an enterprise
VU21997 Expose website security vulnerabilities
Total Units = 16  

International - $16,000

Domestic - $6,000

Material Fee - $500

Enrolment Fee - $300

**Course units may change without notice to ensure course stays current for industry and further education pathways.