Certificate III in Information Technology (Elective Focus Basic Cyber Security)

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Australian Institute of ICT
  • Awarded by

    Australian Institute of ICT (RTO 51681)

  • Qualification

    Certificate III

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months

  • Start Date

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  • Career Outcomes

    IT Support Technician | Junior Security Analyst | ICT Technician

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

    The ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology – Elective Focus Basic Cyber Security, from Australian Institute of ICT (AIICT), is perfect for someone starting a career in IT and wanting to work in the high demand field of cyber security.

    You'll gain foundational skills that you can transfer to a range of sectors and specialisations that align with your career goals. 

    You'll learn how to:

    • Install and optimise operating system software;
    • Identify and report online security threats;
    • Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices.

    AIICT will recognise any relevant skills and experience you've developed to date, and provide clear pathways for further education and career development.

    By enrolling in the course, you'll be eligible to take part in the AIICT Industry Partner Program, in which they connect you with those recruiting for current roles in the job market.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    There are no formal prerequisites for this course, but you've enrolled, you'll need to complete and show proficiency in the Capability Quiz, which has questions to assess an individual's language, numeracy and literacy levels so AIICT can understand how they can best support you.

  • Subject Breakdown

    There are 3 major streams in this course, each with 3 subjects:

    Securing Client Devices

    • ICTICT302 - Install and optimise operating system software
    • ICTSAS214 - Protect devices from spam and destructive software
    • ICTSA305 - Provide ICT advice to clients
    • BSBCRT301 - Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

    Securing an Organisation

    • ICTSA215 - Protect and secure information assets
    • BSBXCS401 - Maintain security of digital devices
    • BSBXTW301 - Work in a team
    • BSBXCS303 - Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information

    Online Security

    • ICTICT313 - Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
    • ICTPRG302 - Apply introductory programming technologies
    • BSBXCS302 - Identify and report online security threats
    • BSBXCS301 - Protect own personal online profile from cyber security threats
  • 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?

    When you graduate you'll receive an ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology, from the Australian Institute of ICT.

    You'll have a basic knowledge of cyber security so be able to specialise in that area, but also will have transferable skills to take you into other sectors of the IT industry.

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in it could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential IT career outcomes include: Database Administrator, Systems Administrator, ICT Security Administrator, Software or Applications Programmer, ICT Support Technician, ICT Test Engineer, ICT Manager, Junior Office Support, Help Desk Officer, Assistant Software Developer.

  • Let's talk price

    The full fee for this course is $3,900, however if you pay upfront, you'll receive a 10% discount and pay a once-off fee of just $3,510.

    There are also payment plans available:

    • Fortnightly Plan - pay 25 fortnightly payments of $156 for the duration of the course.
    • Monthly Plan - pay 12 monthly payments of $325 for the duration of the course.

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