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Cyber Security - Python Application Scripting for Beginners Skill Set

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Learn to use Python for creating programs and automating processes

This course is for anyone who is newly unemployed or looking at exploring a career in cyber security; or IT employees in the networking field who want to upskill or start their journey in cyber security scripting language.

You'll gain skills in using a scripting language to construct software solutions and learn simple programming techniques used in cyber security.

If you would like to continue the Cyber Security pathway, successful completion of this skill set awards you with two units, which can be credited toward the Certificate IV in Cyber Security.

  • Writing scripts and automating processes for software applications
  • An understanding of programming principles using a widely recognised langauge used primarily in CyberSecurity field
Free in 2023

This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Free in '23  page for further information.

This self-paced, online skill set runs for 20 weeks and is is structured such that it can be completed purely online.
The next intake will commence Semester 2 2023, Monday 24 July.

If you need assistance, a lecturer will be available on campus to provide support 3 hours per week, currently timetabled from 6 - 9pm on Monday nights. This on campus assistance is optional.

Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

This course will prepare you for further study in the in demand field of cyber security, or into software development.

Study options and next steps

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Semester 1, 2023

Duration 18 Weeks
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How Online

Semester 2, 2023

Duration 18 Weeks
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How Online

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