Course code: 801-000007

TAFE Statement in ACSC Essential Eight Assessment Course

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Overview About this course

The Essential Eight Assessment Course has been designed by the Australian Signals Directorate’s Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) and is delivered in partnership by TAFEcyber.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Understand the intent and application of ACSC’s Essential Eight mitigation strategies

  • Use ACSC-designed tools

  • Accurately test the implementation of the Essential Eight security controls

  • Develop an accurate and actionable assessment report, including defining an action plan to address any weaknesses

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • Upon successful completion of the course and exam, you will be awarded the "Certificate of Completion of the Essential Eight Assessment Course"

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Professional Development

Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects

Industry Requirements

Gain the skills required for licensing and certification purposes

Entry requirements

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

  • You must be either an Australian citizen or permanent resident. You must also possess either;

  • A Certificate IV qualification in a technical ICT discipline or greater, as evidenced by a certified copy of your certificate and transcript. And, a minimum of 2 years' experience in a technical ICT role, as evidenced by a letter from your employer.

  • Or,

  • Four years of experience in a technical ICT role, as evidenced by a letter from your employer.

Entry recommendations

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

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 Where can this course take you?

Study options

Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

  • ACSC Essential Eight Assessment 801-000007A

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

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • 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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