ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (Cyber Security)

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As the modern world is reliant on information technology, cyber security has become more important than ever before. Whilst embracing new technology, the greatest challenge that businesses face is protecting their data from theft and damage.  Thus, with the increasing demand for cyber security, this qualification aims to develop your skills and knowledge in the following key areas that focus on fulfilling the industry needs and the future employment opportunities for you. 

  • IT and networking skills
  • Threat intelligence skills
  • Data analytical skills
  • Incident handling skills
  • Data management and protection skills
  • Auditing skills
  • Penetration testing skills
  • Forensics skills
  • Governance, risk management and compliance skills
  • Virtualization and cloud computing skills
  • Cyber security risk management skills
  • Team management skills
  • Business analytical skills

Upon successful completion of this qualification, some of the jobs that you may be eligible to apply for are; Systems Administrator, Network Engineer, Network Administrator, and Security Administrator, Cyber Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Security Technician, and IT Auditor.

Course Duration:  

You will complete this course within 104 weeks which inclusive of;

  • 80 Weeks of delivery &
  • 24 weeks of Holidays/Term breaks

 

Weekly Delivery Schedule:

  • 2 Days: Face-to-Face in class
  • 5 hours of E-learning  

 

 

Entry Requirements:

You will be able to enrol in this qualification if you can demonstrate the following.

  • Be 18 years of age or above
  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the Business Services Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions);
  • Have achieved one of the following English language requirements.
  • IELTS Test Score of 5.5; OR
  • TOEFL (iBT) Test Score of 46; OR
  • PTE Academic Test Score of 42; OR
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Test Score of 47; OR
  • OET Pass Grade; OR
  • TOEFL (PBT) Test Score of 527 (only if IELTS is not available); OR
  • Currently studying in Australia and have studied for a period of 6 months or more at AQF Certificate IV level or above.

 

Training & Assessment Strategy:

The training and assessment strategy of this qualification includes the following methods of delivery and assessment to suit your learning style and the requirements of each unit of competency.

  • Face to face discussions, learning activities and some skills observation tasks conducted in class
  • Practical tasks, projects and assessments
  • Portfolio Evidence
  • Real work/life experience
  • Simulated work-based learning and assessment
  • Written assessments including projects and knowledge based questions
  • Structured and guided e-learning activities
  • Industry excursions and incursions
  • Other specific methods applicable in order to the requirements of the units of competency

 

Units you will study:

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Unit of Competency

1.     

BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving

2.     

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

3.     

BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

4.     

ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level

5.     

ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments

6.     

ICTSAD609 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment

7.     

ICTCYS604 Implement best practices for identity management

8.     

ICTCYS606 Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with cyber security standards and law

9.     

ICTCYS608 Perform cyber security risk assessments

10.   

ICTCYS612 Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations

11.   

ICTCYS609 Evaluate threats and vulnerabilities of IoT devices

12.   

ICTCYS614 Analyse cyber security insider risks and threats and devise recommendations

13.   

ICTCYS615 Detect and respond to cyber security insider risks and threats

14.   

ICTCYS601 Create cyber security standards for organisations

15.   

ICTCYS602 Implement cyber security operations

16.   

ICTCYS611 Configure security devices for organisations

 

 

Fees Applicable:

Enrolment Fee: AUD 250 (Applicable only for new students)

Resource Fee: AUD 1,200

Tuition Fee: AUD 24,000

 

Intake Dates for 2021, 2022 & 2023

  • 10 January 2022
  • 11 April 2022
  • 11 July 2022
  • 10 October 2022
  • 9 January 2023
  • 10 April 2023
  • 10 July 2023
  • 9 October 2023

 

Further Information:

For more detail, please download and refer to the ATCWA International Student Handbook available on the “Download” menu bar at the top of this page.