Gain the skills and knowledge to protect your personal online accounts from cyber-attacks and to identify risks and threats. Learn to limit the potential impact of online security breaches and be in demand in the growing cyber security industry.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Identify existing and potential security threats to your own personal online profiles
Secure your personal online profile and remove potential security risks
Respond to an online security breach
Identify features of common types of potentially fraudulent communications
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
The ability to protect your personal online accounts
The knowledge to identify online security threats
Credit toward a full qualification
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
The ability to follow written and numerical instructions and guidelines
Problem solving and critical analysis skills
Basic IT skills and digital awareness
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: cyber security technician with the Certificate IV in Cyber Security, cyber security analyst with the Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security, security penetration tester with the Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Cyber Security does not have any pre-requisite courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
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