ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Specialisation in Cyber Security)
Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)
Course Code: ICT60220
CRICOS Code: 105626D
Delivery mode: On Campus
Course Duration: 104 weeks
Location: Sydney Campus
Demand for IT skills in 5 years
Job postings in 2nd quarter of 2020
Jobs will be automated in the next three years
The Advanced Diploma of IT with a specialisation in Cyber Security focuses on infrastructure security targeting medium and large enterprises. It teaches the fundamentals of firewalls and router/switch technology, securing and configuring enterprise-level devices and communication networks, planning and implementing troubleshooting and improving business security.
By undertaking this course, students will develop the necessary skills and knowledge across a variety of cybersecurity topics, using specialised software.
By simulating real-world scenarios, students will experience a hands-on learning environment to configure business machines and perform penetrating testing and ethical hacking as a means of finding security solutions to improve overall business security, as well as familiarise themselves with the specialised software that is prevalent to the industry.
As one of Australia’s fastest growing fields in the IT industry, an Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security is highly valuable and in significant demand.
By undertaking this course, you will:
- Develop hands-on skills using industry-standard software such as Oracle Virtual Box, Intel, Ubuntu Linux and Kali Linux.
- Build a strong background in network security
- Strengthen your skills in enterprise-level network requirements and securing business enterprises
Graduates of this qualification can expect to work in roles such as:
• Cyber Security Administrator
• Network Security Analyst
• Network Security Specialist
• E-security Specialist
• ICT Security Specialist
• IT Security Administrator
• IT Security Analyst
• IT Security Specialist
|Design, build and test network servers
|Implement secure encryption technologies
|Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
|Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations
|Perform cyber security risk assessments
|Manage team effectiveness
|Implement best practices for identity management
|Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
|Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with cyber security standards and law
|Undertake penetration testing for organisations
|Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches
|Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers
|Implement cyber security operations
|Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment
|Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
|Interact with clients on a business level
Every student will have an initial interview to assess their individual learning needs and their language, literacy and numeracy skills.
• Completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent
• IELTS 5.5 English language equivalence if a non-native English speaker
• Be aged over 17 for Domestic Students and over 18 for International Students.
Blended learning – 33% online and 67% face-to-face learning.
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