ICT50220 - Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)
Cyber security specialisation is in massive demand as many businesses are shifting to online which increasing cyber security risks and threats. Our ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) will provide foundational skills for aspiring cyber security engineers to promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices, as well as designing systems to prepare for and respond to cyber security threats. Course content covers ICT essentials, analysing and designing cyber security systems and leading and managing ICT infrastructure projects.
Who can enrol
Target group for this program will be the international students over the age of 18, including mature aged clients who want to upskill their knowledge and skills required to develop the strategic and technical skills to solve complex cyber security issues, gather, analyse and interpret threat data, apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments, manage network security, utilise design methodologies for secure architecture, manage ICT infrastructure projects, and develop, implement and evaluate incident response and disaster recovery plans.
Pathways from the qualification
Employment Pathways from the qualification
To attain this qualification, 20 units must be achieved, consisting of:
- 6 core units and
- 14 elective units of which:
Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery. As this is a competency-based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed. Students will be required to perform in a range of assessment tasks including and not limited to:
- Written Assignment
- Role Play
- Case study
Course Credit (CT / RPL)
Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications.
The recognition of prior learning (RPL) pathway is appropriate for candidates who have previously attained skills and knowledge from outside the formal education and training system and which includes work and life experience.
Students may apply for RPL or Credit transfers for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency.
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