Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

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Australian Institute of ICT
  • Awarded by

    Australian Institute of ICT (RTO 51681)

  • Qualification


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  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    18 months

  • Start Date

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Network Security Administrator | Cyber Security Officer | Network Security Engineer | Data and Cyber Security lead | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    In a digital and connected world, cyber attacks are common and can have grave consequences. Build the in-demand skills needed to protect people, organisations and businesses safe from cyber threats with this Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) (ICT50220) from the Australian Institute of ICT.

    Study 100% online with 18 months access to all course materials. Structured across 20 units, this IT course will teach you ICT essentials including promoting workplace cyber security awareness and best practices; network security including identifying and confirming cyber security incidents; best practices and methodologies on how to design and secure your network, and how to lead and manage ICT infrastructure. 

    If you are currently working in IT administration, conducting technician work, or looking for a career change and this path is of interest to you, then this is the course for you.  The nationally recognised Diploma will provide you with a strong basis of technical skills and knowledge needed for a career in IT and cyber security.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    There are no formal prerequisites for this course. 

  • Subject Breakdown

    In this IT course, the subjects you may study include:

    • BSBXCS402- Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
    • BSBCRT512 - Originate and develop concepts
    •  ICTSAS527 - Manage client problems ICTNWK540 - Design, build and test network servers
    •  ICTICT532 - Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT Network Security
    •  ICT50220 - Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)
    • ICTCYS402 - Identify and confirm cyber security incidents
    •  ICTCYS405 - Develop cyber security incident response plans
    • ICTCYS406 - Respond to cyber security incidents
    •  ICTNWK537 - Implement secure encryption technologies
    •  ICTNWK538 - Install and maintain valid authentication processes
    • ICTICT517 - Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
    •  ICTCYS407 - Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
    • ICTNWK546 - Manage network security
    • ICTCYS404 - Run vulnerability test assessments for an organisation
    • ICTCYS613 - Utilise design methodologies for security architecture
    • BSBXTW401 - Lead and facilitate a team
    • ICTPMG505 - Manage ICT projects
    • ICTCYS610 - Protect critical infrastructure for organisations
    •  ICTSAS524 - Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
    •  ICTSAS526 - Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • Why Australian Institute of ICT?

    Want to make your mark in the ICT industry? Looking for a qualification that’ll get you workplace ready? Need to build to right future-focus skills? Study with confidence when you study an ICT course with the Australian Institute of ICT (AIICT).

    With innovative online courses in web development, information technology and more, AIICT offers you industry-recognised training that’ll give you the confidence and skills to pursue your dream job in this thriving industry.

    AIICT is part of DDLS, Australia’s largest provider of corporate IT and process training. As partners of many world-class companies including Microsoft, Google and CISCO, your training will be up-to-date with the latest processes, technology and platforms. 

    At the Australian Institute of ICT (AIICT), they’re all about making sure you have the resources conquer your study goals and achieve your career aspirations.

    Studying online doesn’t mean you have to feel alone. Be led and supported by expert tutors who will share their extensive knowledge from working in the IT field, and gain access to a supportive online community of peers where you can discuss coursework, study tips and assessments.

  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course, you'll receive a Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) (ICT50220) from the Australian Institute of ICT.

    This recognised course will ensure you develop and master the skills you need to progress your career in the popular and fast-growing IT industry. 

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  • Let's talk price

    The full fee for this course is $5,450 

    AIICT offer the following payment options:

    • Payment plan dividing the total course fees into 18 monthly payments of $302.80 for the duration of the course;
    • Upfront payment of $4,905 which represents a 10% discount.

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