ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF CYBER SECURITY

COURSE CODE

22445VIC

CRICOS CODE

102495A

DURATION

93 weeks

LOCATION

Brisbane (QLD), Sydney (NSW)

This qualification will prepare individuals to become a specialist in the cyber security sector. Students will learn various cyber security responsibilities including managing system security frameworks, penetration testing and implementing secure encryption technologies.

Existing workers currently employed in the industry may be eligible to complete the program through:

There are no formal entry requirements for this course however, participants are best equipped to achieve the course outcomes if they have completed:

  • 22334VIC Certificate IV in Cyber Security or equivalent or
  • Minimum 2 years cyber security work experience

In addition, participants should have demonstrated capacity in the learning, reading, writing and numeracy competencies to Level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).

Domestic Students
English and language, literacy and numeracy skills.

International Students
English Language Proficiency – must demonstrate minimum language skills.

Other criteria is determined by the Australian Department of Home Affairs (i.e. satisfying Visa requirements)

RPL Students
Demonstrate previous and/or current work history. See RPL section for more information.

Skillset and Micro Courses
English and Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Attendance and work placement

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND RULES

To be awarded the, 22445VIC – Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security the following units of competency must be achieved.


CORE UNITS:

BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
ICTNWK525 Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment
VU22240 Communicate cyber security incidents within the organisation
VU22241 Interpret and utilise key security frameworks, policies and procedures for an organisation
VU22242 Assess and secure cloud services
VU22243 Develop software skills for the cyber security practitioner
VU22244 Implement best practices for identity management
VU22245 Plan and implement a cyber security project
VU22246 Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with relevant cyber security standards and law


PLUS ELECTIVE UNITS:

VU22249 Perform a security risk assessment for an organisation
ICTNWK607 Design and implement wireless network security
ICTNWK531 Configure an internet gateway
ICTNWK502 Implement secure encryption technologies
ICTSAS501 Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
ICTNWK513 Manage system security
VU22253 Undertake penetration testing of the security infrastructure for an organisation
VU22254 Undertake advanced penetration testing for web site vulnerabilities
VU22257 Configure security devices for an organisation
ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
ICTTEN811 Evaluate and apply network security

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
As a domestic student, you will attend face-to-face classes, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required.

International Students
As an international student, you will attend face-to-face classes, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required under student visa conditions. InTech operates on a 10-week term. There are 4 terms per year. All classes are scheduled for 20 hours per week.

RPL Students
Attend classes only if skills gaps identified.

Skillset and Micro Courses
Attend face-to-face classes at InTech campus.

Resources Provided
Students attending full-time classes will receive handouts/learning material relevant to each unit on induction day.

On induction /orientation day, students will receive:

  • Overview of each unit of competency
  • Methods of assessment
  • Student handbook
  • Training plan and schedule
  • Internship details and journal
  • Textbooks and study materials
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) overview
  • Work placement support

Recognition of Prior Learning is a process of having your work experience and skills formally assessed for the purpose of gaining a nationally recognised and accredited qualification. InTech offers you the chance to transfer your skills and experience and turn it into Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security!

 Candidates can demonstrate their skills through a combination of:

  • Portfolio of Evidence
    • Prior qualification (accredited and non-accredited)
    • Employment history (detailed, positions, performance, appraisals)
    • Work samples and other relevant documents (photos, videos, etc.)
    • References and testimonials from verifiable sources
    • Journals and publications
  • Practical testing in the workshop or classroom (if necessary)
  • Written/verbal testing (if necessary)

 Apply for RPL or Credit Transfer today!

POTENTIAL CAREER PATHWAYS:

  • Cyber security operations analyst
  • Network security administrator
  • Cyber security systems coordinator
  • Cyber security operations administrator
  • Cyber network services administrator

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
$8 000.00

International Students
$20 000.00 (includes PPE, training and assessment resources; excludes OSHC, visa fees, accommodation)

RPL Students
Please contact us for a quote.

Skillset and Micro Courses
Please contact us for a quote.

Payment Plan
If you have difficulty paying the full fee of a course upfront you might be eligible for a payment plan.
This allows you to pay for your course either per semester or in monthly installments.

Fee reduction applies for
Credit Transfer, RPL or Government Funding

Ready to get started?

Fill out an application above or see our How to Apply section for further guidance.

If you require assistance, our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the application and enrolment process.

Students are advised to make an appointment to speak to a career counselor for advice on programs, learning pathways and career outcomes.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with the Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security. This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check www.training.gov.au

Further Progression:
Students may consider pursuing further studies in other IT-related qualifications.

University Pathway:
This qualification may provide a pathway into university in the program Bachelor of Information Technology.