CERTIFICATE IV IN CYBER SECURITY

COURSE CODE

22334VIC

CRICOS CODE

102496M

Duration

75 Weeks

LOCATION

Brisbane (QLD), Sydney (NSW)

This qualification will equip individuals with highly specialised and technical skills in the cyber security sector. Students will implement a network security infrastructure and learn testing concepts, procedures and protocols to manage network breaches and vulnerabilities.

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

There are no formal entry requirements.

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, 22334VIC – Certificate IV in Cyber Security the following units of competency must be achieved.


CORE UNITS:

BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
RIICOM301D Communicate information
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTPRG407 Write script for software applications
VU21988 Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber security
VU21989 Test concepts and procedures for cyber security
VU21990 Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation
VU21991 Implement network security infrastructure for an organisation
VU21992 Develop a cyber security industry project


PLUS ELECTIVE UNITS:

VU21993 Secure a networked personal computer
VU21997 Expose website security vulnerabilities
ICTNWK401 Install and manage a server
ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks
ICTNWK511 Manage network security
ICTNWK531 Configure an internet gateway

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 (RPL) is a process of having your knowledge, 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 Certificate IV in Cyber Security!

The benefits of RPL:

  • Save money – RPL is a much cheaper alternative than full-time study
  • Save time – RPL allows you to achieve the qualification as soon as you can provide the satisfactory skills and experience
  • RPL gives overseas skilled workers the opportunity to transfer their overseas skills and experience into an Australian qualification. This may be used to apply for jobs in Australia or apply for migration.
  • RPL identifies gaps in your skills which can be translated into a training plan to meet the requirements of a specific job role or to achieve the full qualification
  • Apply for further study or accreditation

If you are considering study or further training, think about what existing skills and industry experience you already have as you may be eligible to apply for an RPL.

To successfully achieve an RPL, you must be able to demonstrate your skills towards each unit of competency in the qualification and show work currency to ensure it aligns with current industry standards.

As part of the RPL application process, candidates must provide the following types of evidence:

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

InTech will assist and guide you through the RPL process. We will provide initial feedback on the RPL at no cost to you to determine your success rate and any gaps in your skills.

Find out more about the RPL process and begin the RPL process by filling out an application form here!

POTENTIAL CAREER PATHWAYS:

  • Cyber security engineer
  • Cyber security analyst
  • Cyber security technician
  • ICT security consultant
  • Website penetration tester
  • Security support officer
  • System tester

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
$4 000.00

International Students
$12 000.00 (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 Certificate IV in Cyber Security. This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check www.training.gov.au

Further Progression:

Students can progress onto the next level of qualification within the college.

We offer the following qualifications:

  • Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security
  • or other relevant qualifications

Credits may also include units of competency contained within relevant skill sets and statements of attainment.

University Pathway:

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