Develop the skills to protect organisations against data breaches and malicious cyber attacks with EPolytechnic's Certificate in Cyber Security. With cybercrime on the rise, skilled cyber security professionals are in high demand. There are expected to be 26,000 new jobs in ICT security and database and system administration in the next five years. As businesses increasingly depend on technology with more and more devices connected to the internet, you can expect your qualifications to be in demand.
You’ll learn to use a range of tools and procedures to mitigate cyber security threats and minimise network vulnerabilities and risks. Taught by industry-based experts, this technician level qualification helps you gain practical skills you can apply to any workplace. This includes securing a networked PC, networking concepts and protocols, IoT scripting, managing network security, penetration testing and recognising threats, risks and vulnerabilities to cyber security in an organisation. This course is designed to be flexible and cater to both new students and working professionals looking to upskill. If you work in IT and want to take on a new role or change careers, you can study EPolytechnic's Certificate in Cyber Security through night classes and home study depending on what suits you best.
Once you complete this course, you can seek employment as a junior cybersecurity analyst or cyber security practitioner in a range of commercial enterprises and organisations. Current industry skill shortages have seen experienced and skilled cybersecurity experts promoted from entry-level jobs and quickly advancing in their career.
Where will this take me
Current industry skill shortages have seen experienced and skilled cybersecurity experts promoted from entry-level jobs and quickly advancing in their career.
On completion of this qualification you can progress into the Diploma of Information Technology.
The Certificate in Cyber Security course can be completed in eighteen months in the night time format, however this can extend to a longer period depending on how many skill sets you enrol in for each semester.
Units are assessed in a variety of ways including practical demonstrations, observations, verbal questioning, online assessments, assignments, presentations and practical projects
ERES401 Analyse and present research information
FWHS401 Implement and monitor whs policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
FICT418 Contribute to copyright ethics and privacy in an ict environment
PNWK4014 INSTALL AND MANAGE A SERVER
FPWK4160 BUILD SECURITY INTO VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORKS
FPNWK5031 INSTALL AND MAINTAIN VALID AUTHENTICATION PROCESSES
PENWK5110 MANAGE NETWORK SECURITY
ICTPRG407 WRITE SCRIPT FOR SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS
EESAS418 MONITOR AND ADMINISTER SECURITY OF AN ICT SYSTEM
ECOM3011 Communicate Information
FEVU2198 UTILISE BASIC NETWORK CONCEPTS AND PROTOCOLS REQUIRED IN CYBER SECURITY
PEVU2198 TEST CONCEPTS AND PROCEDURES FOR CYBER SECURITY
EFVU2199 RECOGNISE THE NEED FOR CYBER SECURITY IN AN ORGANISATION
PEVU2199 IMPLEMENT NETWORK SECURITY INFRASTRUCTURE FOR AN ORGANISATION
FEVU2199 DEVELOP A CYBER SECURITY INDUSTRY PROJECT
EFVU2199 SECURE A NETWORKED PERSONAL COMPUTER
Recognition of Prior Learning
You can seek Recognition of Prior eLearning where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant ePolytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.