AWARD COURSE

Certificate IV in Cyber Security


National Code: 22334VIC
TAFE SA Code: AC00088


Description

Do you have an interest in working in the information technology industry? In this cyber security course you will develop the skills and knowledge for a successful career as a cyber security paraprofessional.

Duration
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Up to 12 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Locations & Applications

Campus / Location
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Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled


Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills.
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 12 month course
Subsidised
$1,804
$3,608
Concession
$1,210
$2,420

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$3,410
$6,820

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $313.00 for 512 Gb SSD portable hard drive, headset with microphone and National Police Clearance..

    • To be considered for future work experience placements, internships or employment opportunities with our industry partners you will need to complete a Criminal History Check and a Working with Children check.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    As a cyber security paraprofessional you will be able to: detect or determine breaches in network and system security; know how to escalate an incident to the security response team; and work confidently with a range of stakeholders (internal or external to the organisation) that need to be aware of a threat or vulnerability.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate IV in Cyber Security (22334VIC)
    In this cyber security course, you will gain practical skills in:

    • PEN testing
    • identifying and reporting website and system vulnerabilities
    • system testing
    • securing PCs in a workplace environment
    • evaluating and reporting cyber security incidents
    • networking concepts and protocols
    • setting up and managing network security
    • security script programming
    • website security
    • problem researching
    • working with a team to develop cyber policies and procedures to meet workplace and legislative requirements.
      To complete this qualification you are required to complete all 10 core units and 6 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Analyse and present research information 40
    Communicate Information 30
    Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment 40
    Develop a cyber security industry project 120
    Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements 50
    Implement network security infrastructure for an organisation 80
    Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation 60
    Test concepts and procedures for cyber security 60
    Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber security 80
    Write script for software applications 40

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Automate processes 40
    Evaluate and test an incident response plan for an enterprise 40
    Expose website security vulnerabilities 40
    Manage the security infrastructure for the organisation 80
    Perform basic cyber security data analysis 20
    Secure a networked personal computer 60
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