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Statement of Attainment in Cyber Security

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Overview About this course

Update your cyber security skills and expand your knowledge and confidence. Build on your existing understanding of cyber security, learn the latest networking security methods and implement plans to protect data.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Identify system vulnerabilities

  • Implement protection methods

  • Demonstrate ethical hacking principles

  • Perform basic scripting for cyber security environments

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Experience running network security testing methodologies

  • The knowledge to identify security vulnerabilities in systems

  • Credit towards the Certificate IV in Cyber Security

  • A pathway to further study

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Basic understanding of networking tools and commands

  • A solid foundation in computer skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Critical analysis skills

  • Two years’ experience working in the cyber security industry

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.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: computer helpdesk technician, cyber security intrusion tester, cyber security support officer and security penetration tester or information systems personnel with the Certificate IV in Cyber Security.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Statement of Attainment in Cyber Security does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 0 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

The Statement of Attainment in Cyber Security does not have any post-graduate courses.

Related study 1 Course

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

Units
  • Test concepts and procedures for cyber security VU21989

  • Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation VU21990

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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