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Transition to Cyber Security

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Kick start your career and existing passion for cyber security with this specialised skill set

This course will provided you with techniques that are a springboard for further study and then onto a platform for deciding from the many different Cyber Security employment avenues available.

You will cover four underpinning areas that give you confidence in exploring techniques in tackling cyber attacks and gain a broad range of skills.

This course is focused on people who have made the decision to start their journey to becoming a Cyber Security professional. It will give you key skills required to continue your studies. Completion of the skill set adds credit towards the Certificate IV of Cyber Security, which is held in high regard Australia wide and helps lead into the Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security.

  • Securing various OS platforms (including an introduction to Hardware Security)
  • An understanding of popular attack trends and the best-practice responses using proven Cyber Security frameworks
  • Use current industry analytical tools to investigate network, system and application incidents for anomaly detection
  • Learn Python scripting language for programming techniques used in the field

I have the following attributes:

  • I want to start my journey to becoming a Cyber Security professional
  • A fundamental level of understanding in IT principles such as programming and networking, or a keenness to learn

There are no prerequisites to gain entry into this course. However, if you have no prior IT experience, it is recommended you complete the Introduction to Cyber Security skill set first.

Monday nights, 5:30 - 8:30 pm.

Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

Delivery Information

Delivery is a mix of scheduled Collaborate (virtual classroom) and online self paced sessions, with some face to face tutorials.

This course will run subject to enrolment numbers. If you submit an expression of interest, this will be processed once dates are confirmed. If the course doesn't run your details will be kept to be notified of the next available intake.

Please note: eligible students study this course absolutely free. If you are not eligible you can expect to pay $391.60

You will need to have access to a computer and the internet.

There are limited job opportunities on completion of skill set, further study is generally required. See the further study section for qualifications.

Study options and next steps

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Semester 2, 2022

Perth - Combined Online & On Campus - Term 3 - Fee Paying

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Perth
How Combined (Online and On Campus)
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $291.60 $100.00 $391.60
Concession $86.40 $100.00 $186.40

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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