CRICOS Course Code: 102903A    

The Certificate 4 in Cyber Security is designed for students who want to build up the knowledge and skills to work in the cyber security and IT industry. Skills learnt 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)

Core Units
10 core unit and 6 elective units


Ananalyse and present research information
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
Write script for software applications
Communicate information
Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber security
Test concepts and procedures for cyber security
Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation
Implement network security infrastructure for an organisation
Develop a cyber security industry project

Elective Units


Automate processes
Secure a networked personal computer
Perform basic cyber security data analysis
Manage the security infrastructure for the organisation
Evaluate and test an incident response plan for an enterprise
Expose website security vulnerabilities

1 year full time study (Fast track options available) 

February, April, July and October and December (optional)

Learning Methodology

Synchronous Distance Delivery:
AIBT Synchronous Distance Delivery is the learning in real time with the trainer, tutor at the helm of the room leading the discussion, encouraging active participation in the learning  materials. The delivery is through online virtual classroom, so students can expect the same high quality learning received through face to face onsite.

Lectures, group activities, case studies and practical support session

Mix of written assessment, report, role play and presentation
*Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) available

Course Fees (AUD)

This course may be subsidised by the SA Government for eligible participants.
Check your eligibility at:

Full Fee (Self-funded) $5,600
VET for Schools $3,400 (must be studying at a South Australian school)
Government Subsidised Fee $600 (student contribution)
Tuition $16,000
Excursion & Materials Fee $500
Enrolment Fee $300

Help With Fees

Upfront Payment:
Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at AIBT head office.
Payment Plan: 
If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan. 

Further Study Pathways

On completion of this qualification you can progress into the Diploma of Information Technology (ICT50118). Other pathway options to university are also available. Contact us to learn more.


AIBT has a range of courses and qualifications and the application process can differ depending whether you are a domestic or international student, whether unemployed or working, a school student or graduate. If you are unsure how to apply then please get in touch at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., call 8212 0990 or message our AIBT facebook page.