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Certificate IV in Cyber Security

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22334VIC Certificate IV in Cyber Security

Available from March 2020.

Enter a field with ever-increasing demand, skills that can be applied to all business types and is 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:

  • monitor the risk of cyber security attacks
  • implement appropriate software
  • use a range of tools and procedures to mitigate cyber security threats
  • protect an organisation from insider security breaches
  • develop systems to minimise network vulnerabilities and risks

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?

  1. Unlimited opportunity for growth
  2. Variety in your job
  3. Spend your time solving puzzles and uncovering malicious activity
  4. It is an extremely important role across both public and private sectors

Course Outcomes

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:

  • Cyber Security Support Officer
  • Security Penetration Tester
  • Information Systems Security Support Officer
  • Network Security Support Officer
  • Website Security Support Officer

Entry Requirements

What do I need before I start?

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. Upon enquiry, you will be sent an invitation to complete.

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.

What will I need to provide to enrol?

The minimum requirement to confirm your course enrolment is to provide us with a Unique Student Identifier and payment.

You will also need to complete your enrolment form and upload photo ID.

Complete Enrolment Form

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.

Core Units

  • BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
  • RIICOM301D Communicate information
  • ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • ICTPRG407 Write script for software applications
  • VU21988 Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber security
  • VU21989 Test concepts and procedures for cyber security
  • VU21990 Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation
  • VU21991 Implement network security infrastructure for an organisation
  • VU21992 029901 Develop a cyber security industry project

Elective Units

  • VU21993 Secure a networked personal computer
  • VU21994 Perform basic cyber security data analysis
  • VU21996 Evaluate and test an incident response plan for an enterprise
  • VU21997 Expose website security vulnerabilities
  • ICTSAS409 Manage risks involving ICT systems and technology
  • ICTSAS505 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans

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 $250 per qualification (excluding RPL).

Delivery Options

Standard Online Delivery

1 unit per month for 12 months. Includes regular contact with a trainer via zoom web conferencing. Should allow 20 – 25 hours per week to study.

Accelerated Learning

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.

Custom Enrolment

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.

Course Fees


Total investment: $4900

First payment: $675

For online courses, the initial fee payable comprises of an enrolment fee plus the first unit fee.

A training plan will be created for you outlining the agreed delivery time frame and a payment schedule provided outlining staged payments aligned to final assessment.

Payments can be scheduled via a payment plan or paid as you progress via agreed payment method. Please note that there are no refunds for the initial enrolment/first unit fee or agreed unit delivery per the training plan schedule.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Total investment: $3300

First payment: $575

To enrol in RPL, the initial fee payable prior to commencement will comprise an enrolment fee plus the first unit fee. This is non-refundable.

After an initial assessment, an RPL training plan will be created outlining the units that can be recognised and any gap training required. The training plan will identify the payment schedule.

Payment Options

  • Credit Card (MasterCard, Visa & Amex)
  • Direct Deposit
  • PayPal (selected locations only)
  • Debit Success Direct Deposit

Through Debit Success Direct Deposit, it can take up to 4 days for the first installment to come through to our team – depending on when you set your installment repayments to start. So, after signing up for your course it is likely you will need to wait a couple of days before you can begin training.

ZipMoney Interest Free Terms

3 Months Interest Free $200 – $500
6 Months Interest Free $501 – $1500
12 Months Interest Free $1501 +

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