Keep your personal profile safe online. Learn all the skills you need to stay protected from cyber security threats, as well as identifying potential threats and how you can protect your device from spam and destructive software.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Identify common threats to security of online profiles
Check billing and account records carefully to detect early indicators of potential theft
Secure personal online profile and remove potential security risks
Create strong passwords across personal and work accounts
Identify spam and destructive software on device
Remove spam and destructive software according to organisational procedures
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
A pathway to further study in information technology
The skills and knowledge to secure your online profile from potential risks
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Access to internet and computer
Access to smartphone
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: help desk assistant, user support and technical support with the Certificate III in Information Technology.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Statement of Attainment in Protect Your Personal Identity Online does not have any pre-requisite courses.
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level
Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.
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.
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.
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
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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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