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Statement of Attainment in Cyber Security Concepts

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Overview About this course

Step into the world of IT and enhance your skillset with in-demand cybersecurity knowledge. Learn the foundational principles of cybersecurity data analysis and network concepts as you gain experience in detecting threatening digital activity.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Perform cybersecurity data analysis

  • Understand network concepts and protocols

  • Understand the function and operation of security protocols including Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and Intellectual Property (IP)

  • Use software tools for pattern recognition

Course Outcomes

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

  • A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment

  • Confidence using software such as Splunk, for data analysis

  • Foundational troubleshooting skills

  • Credit towards a full qualification

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

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:

  • An interest in working in the Information Technology (IT) and/or cybersecurity industry

  • The ability to follow written and numerical instructions and guidelines

  • Aptitude for critical thinking

  • Problem solving skills with a solution-focused approach

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: ICT support technician, cyber security intrusion tester and computer systems technician 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 Concepts does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber security VU21988

  • Perform basic cyber security data analysis VU21994

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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