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Looking to commence an IT career?
When you complete the Certificate III in Information Technology Cyber Security, you will be able to work towards working in the following roles of ICT Technician, Help Desk Officer, Cyber Security support.
Gain these skills:
- Cloud services
- Cyber security risk analysis
- Networking and hardware
- Online security threat handling
- Cyber security awareness
All certificate III qualifications include these core skills:
- programming, ethics and privacy
- personal data protection
- critical thinking
- teamwork and ICT client support
This course is a suggested entry point for high school graduates with limited information technology skills or those who have limited industry experience.
Specialist facilities on campus
The Centre for IT Excellence (CITE) provides state of the art, industry relevant training in information technology, creative media and electronics. We provide pathways from foundation studies to advanced diploma with specialist training in cyber security, systems and programming.
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Attendance in class
The full-time course is equivalent to 3 days per week across one semester.
As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete 25% extra of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.
There is no work placement required for this course.
What you need for your first day of class
On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID, stationery (pen and exercise book).
All students will need to supply 1 Terabyte (1 TB) USB 3.0 external drive for storing software images and virtual machine files that are too large for storing on cloud storage.
In addition, the following uniform is required to be worn at all classes:
- Normal business/computing office attire applies.
On completion of this course you will receive a Certificate III in Information Technology. Your testamur will not be a cyber qualification, but you can choose to continue your cyber security studies with a cyber qualification such as the Certificate IV in Cyber Security.
Study options and next steps
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