Full Time: 1 year
, Part Time: 2 years
If you are excited about working in cyber security, the Certificate IV in Cyber Security is a great starting point for a career in this area.
The qualification has been validated by leading IT companies and associations as a quality training program that provides graduates with practical skills and knowledge to work in a technical support role in a cyber security operations centre (CSOC).
And with information technology one of the fastest growing industry sectors in Victoria, one of IT’s fastest areas of workforce growth is cyber security.
Holmesglen’s Certificate IV in Cyber Security has been developed to provide you with practical skills in:
• identifying and reporting system vulnerabilities
• identifying and reporting website and system threats
• evaluating and reporting cyber security incidents
• securing PC and mobile devices
• device forensics
• PEN testing
• networking fundamentals
• network security basics
• firewall installation, configuration and management
• working as part of an incident response team
• web security
• organisational policies and processes for cyber security.
Holmesglen’s cyber security course is strongly supported by our industry and Academy Partners:
Fortinet Network Security Academy ; Cisco Networking Academy ; Microsoft Academy ; Amazon Web Services Academy (AWS) ; LifeJourney ; Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation
Secure a networked personal computer
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
Perform basic cyber security data analysis
Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber security
Write script for software applications
Test concepts and procedures for cyber security
Implement network security infrastructure for an organisation
Develop a cyber security industry project
Analyse and present research information
Expose website security vulnerabilities
Manage the security infrastructure for the organisation
Evaluate and test an incident response plan for an enterprise
English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (Academic).
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
On completion, you will receive the Certificate IV in Cyber Security.
Further training pathways from this qualification include:
• 22445VIC Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security
• Bachelor of Information Systems
After successfully completing the Certificate IV in Cyber Security, you will have gained the skills and knowledge to work as a paraprofessional in a cyber security helpdesk role, or as a team member in a cyber security operations centre (CSOC).
Job roles and career opportunities in cyber security would include:
• cyber security technical support
• desktop support technician
• cyber security intrusion tester
• security support officer
• PEN tester
• networking security support officer
• systems tester
• computer forensics technician
• website security support officer.
How to apply
APPLY VIA AGENT
Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.
To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:
T: 03 9564 1703
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
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