Certificate IV in Cyber Security

Through your studies, you will develop your knowledge and technical expertise as you learn how to protect organisations against computer and network malconduct.  
Ballarat - Mt Helen
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Ballarat - Mt Helen
Semester 1
Semester 2
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Other intakes
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Length
36 Weeks
Qualification Code
22334VIC

Free TAFE

This course is in the Free TAFE for Priority Courses list. Find out about the initiative and your eligibility

Cyber security is one of the fastest growing areas in Australia’s Information Technology industry, so on finishing our Certificate IV in Cyber Security, your specialist skills will be highly valued.

Just as importantly, you will develop your communication skills too, with subjects that will help you to communicate confidently and effectively in the workplace.


 

  • Computer helpdesk technician
  • Cyber security professional
  • Cyber security intrusions tester
  • Cyber security support officer
  • Information systems security support officer
  • Systems tester
  • PC support
  • Network security support officer
  • Network security trainee
  • Website security

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

ANALYSE AND PRESENT RESEARCH INFORMATION
BSBRES401
IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR WHS POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND PROGRAMS TO MEET LEGISLATIVE REQUIREMENTS
BSBWHS401
CONTRIBUTE TO COPYRIGHT, ETHICS AND PRIVACY IN AN ICT ENVIRONMENT
ICTICT418
WRITE SCRIPT FOR SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS
ICTPRG407
COMMUNICATE INFORMATION
RIICOM301D
UTILISE BASIC NETWORK CONCEPTS AND PROTOCOLS REQUIRED IN CYBER SECURITY
VU21988
TEST CONCEPTS AND PROCEDURES FOR CYBER SECURITY
VU21989
RECOGNISE THE NEED FOR CYBER SECURITY IN AN ORGANISATION
VU21990
IMPLEMENT NETWORK SECURITY INFRASTRUCTURE FOR AN ORGANISATION
VU21991
DEVELOP A CYBER SECURITY INDUSTRY PROJECT
VU21992
INSTALL AND MANAGE A SERVER
ICTNWK401
BUILD SECURITY INTO VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORKS
ICTNWK416
MANAGE NETWORK SECURITY
ICTNWK511
AUTOMATE PROCESSES
ICTPRG405
SECURE A NETWORKED PERSONAL COMPUTER
VU21993
PERFORM BASIC CYBER SECURITY DATA ANALYSIS
VU21994
MANAGE THE SECURITY INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE ORGANISATION
VU21995
EVALUATE AND TEST AN INCIDENT RESPONSE PLAN FOR AN ENTERPRISE
VU21996
EXPOSE WEBSITE SECURITY VULNERABILITIES
VU21997

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: LML

National course code: 22334VIC

Entry requirements (year 12)

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Entry requirements (non year 12)

Completion of year 12 or equivalent.

Extra Requirements

  • Pre-training review
  • Language literacy and numeracy assessment
  • Interview
3 days per week on campus

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

For further information please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2020 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2020.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909.

 

 

School department

Federation TAFE

Course coordinator

Nick Andison