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Introduction to Cybersecurity Skill Set (Fee Free)

State ID: AE154

Get ready to secure your digital footprint

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.

You will learn basic skills in network security, WHS basics and cyber security awareness.

Gain these skills:

  • 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
       

Next course dates:

This course is 20 weeks with varied weekdays on-campus, starting on the below dates.

Mandurah: Wednesdays from 20 July: 9am-3:30pm

Murdoch: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Rockingham: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Thornlie: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July
  

Online study:

This course can be studied fully online using eCampus. Complete our application starter.
   

smt_skillsready_txt.png This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Study pathway

Entrance Requirements

There are some units in this course that introduce IT concepts at a higher technical level. The units are from the Certificate IV in Cybersecurity, so students should consider their ability to learn technical concepts before applying.

Important information

Job ready skill sets are 100% free for the following eligible students:

  • People aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged people who are not enrolled at school
  • People receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment
  • People and dependents of people receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • People and dependents of people holding:
    -  pensioner concession card or Health Care Card; or
    - a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of people who are inmates of a custodial institution

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

All year round

Mandurah - Wednesdays from 20 July: 9am-3:30pm

Overview

Units

Overview
Where Mandurah
How Part Time
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Use our online application form to get started. An enrolment officer will verify your eligibility and will contact you to finalise your enrolment.
Murdoch - Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Overview

Units

Overview
Where Murdoch
How Part Time
Self Paced
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Use our online application form to get started. An enrolment officer will verify your eligibility and will contact you to finalise your enrolment.
Murdoch - Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Overview

Units

Overview
Where Murdoch
How Part Time
Self Paced
Apply now
Use our online application form to get started. An enrolment officer will verify your eligibility and will contact you to finalise your enrolment.
Rockingham - Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Overview

Units

Overview
Where Rockingham
How Part Time
Apply now
Use our online application form to get started. An enrolment officer will verify your eligibility and will contact you to finalise your enrolment.
Thornlie - Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 20 July

Overview

Units

Overview
Where Thornlie
How Part Time
Apply now
Use our online application form to get started. An enrolment officer will verify your eligibility and will contact you to finalise your enrolment.

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