ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology [Cyber Security]

National ID: ICT30120 State ID: AC12
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Beat the hackers at their own game

If you love computers, and you aren't afraid of the challenges being presented by the dark web; this Certificate III course will get you on your way to building a career in the vitally important field of Cyber Security. North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a pathway to gain the practical skills that you need to be part of Australia's cyber defences.

In this nationally recognised Certificate III program you will learn the fundamentals of networking security and design in our Cisco accredited program; system configuration and hardening; and Microsoft server management and protection in a hands-on practical environment.

We also offer further training in this booming field so you can continue to add to your cyber security skills, and as North Metropolitan TAFE is an authorised Cisco Academy, and Microsoft Silver Partner; you will also be in line to achieve valuable Industry Cisco and Microsoft certification.


The following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the half price course fees under Lower fees, local skills.

  • All students aged 15-24 years
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card;
    • a repatriation health benefits card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs; or
    • a Health Care Card
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution
  • Secondary school-aged persons, not enrolled at school.

If you are not eligible, please see our Skill sets page.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

  • Monitor and administer security of an ICT system
  • Manage network and data integrity
  • Install, configure and test network security
  • Provide ICT advice to clients
  • Evaluate characteristics for cloud computing solutions and services

I have the following attributes:

  • Analytical and strong problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong customer focus and desire to assist others
  • Methodical, disciplined and technically minded
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

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Semester 2, 2021

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On Campus
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2021
Where East Perth
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