Enter a field with ever-increasing demand, skills that can be applied to all business types and are required across the world.
Cyber security is still a field in which we have minimal skilled persons and much to learn about how we can control personal and professional security across cyber spaces.
This technician level qualification will provide graduates with the knowledge and a comprehensive set of technical skills that enables you to:
Develop the technical skills you need to protect organisations against malicious cyber activity and seek work as a cyber security practitioner with a Certificate IV in Cyber Security from Asset College.
Why consider a career in cyber security?
One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you.
On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Certificate IV in Cyber Security (22334VIC).
Possible job roles may include:
There are no formal prerequisite units required for entry into this course. Prior IT and or networking experience or knowledge is not required but is an advantage.
You will however require intermediate English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.
Before commencing this course, you will be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT. You can complete this higher level LLN test here now!
If you are completing the course via an online or RPL delivery mode, you will need access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.
Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.
Units of Competency
To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in a total of 16 units. These units have been selected to give you the most comprehensive overview of cyber security.
You can view the full list of units available to study within this qualification on training.gov.au.
*If you wish to change one or more of your elective units please contact us. While we endeavour to be able to provide all options, changes to elective units cannot be guaranteed. The cost for custom unit packaging is $500 per qualification for full study or $250 for RPL.
Standard Online Delivery
1 unit per month for 12 months. Includes regular contact with a trainer. Should allow 20 – 25 hours per week to study.
For people with prior knowledge, skills or qualifications. 2 units per month for 6 months. Should allow 30 – 40 hours per week to study.
Assessment Only / RPL
For people with evidence of their extensive experience.
We aim to have all RPL assessments finalised within 12 weeks but it is usually much quicker. The actual timeframe depends on the course you are seeking RPL for, how long it takes you to supply the evidence and how long it takes us to verify your evidence.
You can complete our Free Skills Assessment right now to determine if this is the right option for you.
If you wish to customise your course, change your elective units or study load please contact us to request an individual learning plan.
The number of hours outlined is a guide only and each individual will learn at a different pace. Students may request an extension or submit their assessments early as required to suit their individual learning needs.
Asset College delivers this qualification completely online. For some courses, learning material is not able to be printed or downloaded by students into PDF or Word format for offline purposes. If you would like to discuss printed materials, please contact us prior to enrolment.
On enrolment, you will receive a customised training plan. This training plan will list all units of competency you will complete within this qualification along with their due dates for submission. Students must be submitting units by the due dates outlined on your training plan or an extension application will be required.
After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:
This qualification is available through online study or RPL. You can also opt to complete some units by RPL and some units through online study.
Online Study – $4900
RPL – $3300
1. Pay as you go
Pay for each unit of your course as you commence it. Please view our Course Fees brochure to see first payment required plus fee per unit for your specific qualification.
2. zipMoney – From $204 a week over 6 months
Up to 6 months interest free on zipMoney. Best for people with an existing zipMoney account.
3. Study Pay – From $94 a week over 12 months
Interest free weekly or fortnightly instalments. Best for people looking for a low-fee direct deposit payment plan option.
Individualised quotes will be discussed with our RPL Manager after submission of a free skills assessment. Please read the full outline on our RPL process here.
1. 2 split payments
Pay 50% of the course fees to begin your RPL, with 50% due on completion before your certificate is issued.
2. zipMoney or Study Pay payment plans (as outlined above).
Please read our Course Fees and Refund policy here.
For information about studying this qualification under a traineeship arrangement please click here.
Extension Request Fees
Should you require an extension on your study, the following applies:
Assessment Re-Submission Fees
Should you be deemed not competent after 2 attempts at a unit of competency, an assessment re-submission fee of $50 will apply per assessment.
Should you wish to cancel your course or your enrolment is cancelled by us due to no progress and you then wish to re-enrol, a re-enrolment fee of 25% of the standard course fee will apply if requested within 3 months of initial cancellation. If re-enrolment is requested within 4 – 12 months of initial cancellation, 50% of the standard course fee will apply.
“ASSET allowed me with my busy schedule and existing commitments, to study at a pace that suited me. I have trained with other providers in the past and can attest to the fact ASSET are more organised, have better online content, competitive prices as well as excellent trainers. I will most certainly study with ASSET again in the near future. Thanks ASSET Team.”