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Introduction to Cyber Security

State ID AE781
Get ready to secure your digital footprint

Gain an introduction to the world of IT in workplaces, where routine cyber security practices are required.

Learn basic skills in network security, WHS basics and cyber security awareness.

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This course remains FEE FREE in 2024! The tuition fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA Government for WA residents.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training. Tuition fees are free, but resource fees may be payable for some courses

Online study is available for this course. Be sure to check the study requirements tab for information about studying this course using eCampus including study assistance and our helpful online study guide, then use the apply now link where you see the online study option. 

This skill set is part of the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our courses page, using the Refine course results>Study mode filters.


When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode Online.

Learn the skills to secure your digital footprint whether it be for a small business or your own personal devices. 

This skill set will give you an introduction to the world of IT in workplaces where routine cyber security practices are required.

Please note: This course is delivered over one semester or as a 10 week course starting at the beginning of each term.  


  • implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
  • recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation
  • secure a networked Personal Computer

Important information

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Semester 1, 2024


When Semester 1, 2024
Where eCampus
How Online

Course fees

Indicative General fee $0.00
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $0.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $0.00
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $0.00 )

Units and fees


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
BSBXCS301 Protect own personal online profile from cyber security threats $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
BSBXCS302 Identify and report online security threats $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
BSBXCS303 Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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