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Statement of Attainment in Digital Security Basics

Course Code: 901-00011


The nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in Digital Security Basics arms you with fundamental skills to recognise and deal with common cyber security threats. Learn to implement systems that can be used to protect against cyber attacks and confidently start your career in cyber security.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Recognise cyber security threats
  • Understand common cybersecurity attack mechanisms
  • Understand organisational tools to protect from cyber attacks
  • Use base level Linux commands
  • Use hacking tools and software
  • Use virtualisation software


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • An ethical mindset
  • A desire for continued learning
  • Technical and technological know-how
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to research new and complex concepts


Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
  • A pathway to further study
  • Credit toward a Certificate IV in Cyber Security
  • Specialist skills in recognising threats, risks and vulnerabilities to cyber security
  • Experience in dealing with cyber security threats and in using hacking tools


Ready to commit to a full qualification in this field? This Statement of Attainment gives you a strong foundation to succeed in your chosen trade.

Explore your options and discover the full range of TAFE NSW IT courses on offer.

Career opportunities:

Graduates who complete a related certificate or diploma go on to roles like:

  • Junior security operations centre (SOC) analyst
  • Junior penetration tester
  • Cyber security engineer
  • Cyber security analyst
  • Cyber security technician
  • ICT security consultant


This course is currently available at 1 campus location across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Short Course
  • Online
  • Study Online

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TAFE Digital: Self paced, Online

  • Full Fee: $580.00
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 12 weeks

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