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ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) - (CRICOS Code 106391K)

Cyber security is a specialisation with a massive growth in demand as many businesses are shifting to online and need more security coverage for their networks. If you’re looking to boost your knowledge and skills, ICT50220 – Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) can help you prepare in pursuing work as a network security specialist.
If you’re a digital native and naturally love to tackle challenges head-on, this course will help sharpen your skillset and provide a great foundation towards an exciting career in cyber security. This qualification comprises units that will provide you with training in cyber security, covering a broad range of topics that can prepare you for job roles within this specialisation.
From this course you’ll learn to:
• Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
• Protect critical infrastructure for organisations
• Manage network security
• Design, build and test network servers
Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:
• Strengthening problem-solving skills
• Leading a team in an IT environment
• Analytical thinking skills

Units of Competency:

• BSBCRT512: Originate and develop concepts
• BSBXCS402: Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
• BSBXTW401: Lead and facilitate a team
• ICTICT532: Apply IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
• ICTICT517: Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
• ICTSAS527: Manage client problems
• ICTCYS407: Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
• ICTCYS610: Protect critical infrastructure for organisations
• ICTCYS613: Utilise design methodologies for security architecture
• ICTSAS524: Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
• ICTSAS526: Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
• ICTNWK529: Install and manage complex ICT networks
• ICTNWK536: Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions
• ICTNWK546: Manage network security
• ICTNWK561: Design enterprise wireless local area network
• ICTICT518: Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
• CUADIG502: Design digital applications
• ICTSAD508: Develop technical requirements for business solutions
• ICTSAD509: Produce ICT feasibility reports
• ICTPMG505: Manage ICT projects

Entry Requirements:

• Year 10 High School certificate or equivalent OR
• Certificate IV in a relevant qualification OR
• Mature aged student with relevant workplace experience
• English level: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
• Basic computer skills and access to a desktop or laptop with sufficient internet speed to undertake online studies

Course Duration:

18 months (up to 81 weeks)

Course Fees:

Please see Price Lists in the bottom footer under ‘Quick Links’.

Start Dates:

Intakes commence every month

Possible Career Outcomes:

Cybersecurity Officer OR Consultant

ICT Manager OR Systems Administrator

Office Systems Administrator OR Manager

Your pathway to an Australian University

This course is a great pathway opportunity for any student wishing to academically prepare for university as well as gaining practical preparation for the work environment.

GeSS Education in affiliation with our key RTO partner:

This qualification will be delivered by GeSS Education on behalf of our partner RTO, South Sydney College - SSC (RTO 45279 | CRICOS 03648B), under a third-party arrangement. South Sydney College - SSC will issue your qualification upon successful completion of your course. Please see Terms & Conditions within Student Handbook for further details.

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