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Certificate IV in Cyber Security

  • National Course Code: 22334VIC
  • TAFE NSW code: 22334VIC-01V01-19MIL-372

Location – Liverpool

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

23 Jul 2019

Hours Per Week

16

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

The Certificate IV in Cyber Security is a technician level qualification that will provide graduates with the knowledge and a comprehensive set of technical skills that enables them to:
- monitor the risk of cyber security attacks
- implement appropriate software
- use a range of tools and procedures to mitigate cyber security threats
- protect an organisation from insider security breaches
- develop systems to minimise network vulnerabilities and risks.

Graduates of the course will be able to seek employment as cyber security practitioners in a range of commercial enterprises/organisations and government bodies.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the first date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable. Please contact us on 13 7974 for further information.

Please click on the Smart and Skilled link http://www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilled/prices_fees.html to work out what you will pay for this course based on your personal circumstances. Depending on your personal circumstances, you may be eligible for a fee discount or fee exemption.

Number Title
VU21988 Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber security
VU21989 Test concepts and procedures for cyber security
VU21990 Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation
VU21991 Implement network security infrastructure for an organisation
VU21992 Develop a cyber security industry project
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTPRG405 Automate processes
ICTPRG407 Write script for software applications
RIICOM301D Communicate Information
VU21993 Secure a networked personal computer
VU21994 Perform basic cyber security data analysis
VU21995 Manage the security infrastructure for the organisation
VU21996 Evaluate and test an incident response plan for an enterprise
VU21997 Expose website security vulnerabilities
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, although participants would be best equipped to achieve the course outcomes if they have the learning, reading, writing and literacy, and numeracy competencies to Level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). See http://education.gov.au/search/site/ACSF

Applicants who have a lower level of language, literacy and numeracy skills may require additional support to successfully complete the course.
A Pre-Enrolment Information Session drop in sessions will be held on Tuesday 25th June 2019 from 11:00am to 4:00pm at TAFE NSW Liverpool in ETC Building M, Second Floor, Room 2:09. If you are unable to attend please contact us on 13 7974.

Participants would be best equipped to achieve the course outcomes if they have completed a Certificate III in Information Technology, or have equivalent knowledge, skills and/or IT industry experience. The following local entry requirements exist for this course:

Students must:
* Have a National Police Certificate (Criminal History Check)
* Sign an ethical conduct agreement

The Certificate IV Cyber Security course is specifically designed to develop skills and knowledge for a career as a Cyber Security Analyst/Technician in a range of commercial and government organisations. This course would suit school leavers or those wishing to up-skill/re-skill.
Limited Internships/traineeships may be available for this course.

Entry requirements:
Whilst some knowledge of Computer Hardware, Operating Systems and Networking would be beneficial, this is not essential for learners who are able to commit additional hours for completing self-paced learning from online course material provided.
Participants would be best equipped to achieve the course outcomes if they have the learning, reading, writing and literacy, and numeracy competencies to Level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). See http://education.gov.au/search/site/ACSF
Applicants who have a lower level of language, literacy and numeracy skills may require additional support to successfully complete the course.
Students may be required to:
* Have a National Police Certificate (Criminal History Check)
* Sign an ethical conduct agreement

The course runs over 2 semesters, Full Time, 16 hours a week over two days, which includes Face to Face classroom delivery and self-paced online learning.

The course content will include the following:
* The need for Cyber Security in an organisation
* Securing personal computers and IT devices
* Implementing a computer network infrastructure incorporating cyber security requirements
* Cyber Security data analysis
* Exposing website and other security vulnerabilities on a computer network using hacking, penetration testing and other tools.
* Writing scripts to run and automate computer programs
* Planning, evaluating and testing for incident response
* Various soft skills including workplace communication, analysing and presenting research information, WHS, and Copyright
* Working with a team to develop cyber
Proposed Attendance: Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00am, 10 hours per week, plus a minimum of six hours per week of self-paced tutorials on Thursdays or Fridays. Total of 16 hours per week for 36 weeks (1 year).
To proceed with your application and to determine your eligibility and course fee, select the Enrol Now button below. Alternatively go to TAFE NSW Miller or contact us on 13 7974. For more information about Smart and Skilled courses, student fees and eligibility please go to: https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/for-students.

The Commonwealth requires all VET students to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI), and access to government subsidised courses depends on this. Information regarding USI and instructions on how to get your USI are available here www.usi.gov.au. When you have it, keep it with your other personal details so you will have it at enrolment.
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Liverpool College
College Street, Liverpool
Phone 131 601

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