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ICT30120

Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cyber Security Awareness

This online course covers general ICT units for fundamental technical tasks and elective units in cybersecurity, offering a pathway for further study if you aim to specialise in this field.

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Course Summary

Duration
12-18 months
Units
12 units of competency

The ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology (Release 3) with a focus on cyber security offers selected units to provide basic cyber security knowledge and general ICT skills. This online course prepares you for fundamental technical tasks and further study, addressing the high demand for cyber security professionals and offering foundational skills for a successful career in this field.

What you'll learn

This qualification comprises units that can help boost your knowledge in basic cyber security awareness, as well explore general ICT concepts, which can prepare you for supporting roles in the field. In this course, you'll learn to:

  • Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • Identify and report online security threats
  • Install and optimise operating system software

Technologies Covered

  • Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
  • SQL Express

  • Python

  • AWS

  • Google Cloud

What's Included?

By choosing Upskilled's ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cyber Security Awareness, you'll gain access to resources that enhance your online learning experience, making it interactive and engaging:

  • Specialist Trainers: Learn from experts with decades of industry experience.
  • Student Support: Get help from our dedicated Australian-based support team.
  • MyUpskilled Platform: Access course materials through our customised learning platform.
  • LinkedIn Learning: Enjoy video tutorials from industry leaders.
  • Industry-Relevant Learning: Access top vendor content like Microsoft and prepare for certifications.
  • Technology Job Portal: Connect directly with employers seeking your new skills.


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Course Detail

Self-Paced Learning and Course Duration

Upskilled's flexible, self-paced courses let you balance personal and work schedules. With a training plan to keep you on track, most students complete the course in 12-18 months, but motivated learners can finish faster. Speak with an Education Consultant to discuss your study and completion goals.

Assessment

The Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cyber Security Awareness course includes research-based assessments where you'll answer questions based on covered concepts. You'll also work on scenario-based projects and build a portfolio of digital assets (photography, audio, video, text) to showcase your skills when applying for jobs.

Work in a Simulated Workplace

Gain practical experience by working on real-world tasks in a simulated ICT workplace. Access this environment through our MyUpskilled platform and develop job-ready skills while completing online assessment tasks.

Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT) with supporting evidence of prior education or work experience. This can reduce your study load or course duration. Speak with your Education Consultant before enrolment for details, or download the application from MyUpskilled after enrolment. A trainer will assess your eligibility.

Course Structure

To satisfy the requirements of this qualification, you'll need to complete the following units of competency.
  • ICTPRG302
    Apply introductory programming techniques

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create simple applications through introductory programming techniques. It applies to those who have responsibility for creating applications and includes applying language syntax, control structures to create code, using programming standards, testing and debugging.

  • BSBXCS303
    Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to securely manage personally identifiable information (PII) and workplace information. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries and job roles under some supervision and guidance who manage large amounts of PII and workplace information.

  • ICTSAS305
    Provide ICT advice to clients

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide information and communications technology (ICT) advice and support to clients, including the communication of comprehensive technical information. It applies to frontline technical support individuals who work under a level of supervision but have responsibility for providing technical support.

  • ICTICT313
    Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with the protection and lawful use of intellectual property (IP) and observing relevant organisational ethics and privacy policies. It applies to individuals who are required to use intellectual property held by other people or organisations, to assist with the maintenance of organisational ethics and privacy policies and procedures.

  • BSBCRT301
    Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to develop the habit of thinking in a more creative way through looking at things differently, musing, testing, experimenting and challenging existing thought patterns. It applies to individuals who need to develop and extend their critical and creative thinking skills to different issues and situations and have a range of problem solving, evaluation and analysis skills.

  • BSBXTW301
    Work in a team

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively as part of permanent or project based teams in a workplace within an industry. This unit applies to a wide range of workers, but has a specific focus on the teamwork skills required for workers with limited responsibility for others.

  • ICTICT443
    Work collaboratively in the ICT industry

    This unit describes the skills required to work collaboratively in virtual Information and Communications (ICT) team environments to achieve organisational objectives. It includes contributing to performance and capability within teams, participating in team activities, exchanging knowledge and skills and providing support to team members. It applies to all individuals who work in teams that utilise multiple technologies to complete a collective task.

  • ICTCLD301
    Evaluate characteristics of cloud computing solutions and services

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a basic review and analysis of cloud computing delivery and deployment models to support the needs of a business. The unit applies to individuals engaged in the basic review of a cloud computing solutions for a business or enterprise.

  • BSBXCS302
    Identify and report online security threats

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and report online security threats to limit potential impact of cyber security breaches. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries and job roles under some supervision and guidance who encounter and report online threats during the course of their work.

  • BSBXCS401
    Maintain security of digital devices

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required ensure the cyber security of digital devices. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries who as part of their job role ensure the security of digital devices used.

  • BSBXCS402
    Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to promote cyber security in a work area. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries who as part of their job role support policies, procedures and practice within an organisation that promote cyber security.

  • BSBXCS404
    Contribute to cyber security risk management

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to cyber security risk management, which includes assisting in developing and managing associated risk management strategies. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries and job roles who work alongside technical experts to develop cyber security risk-management strategies.

Completion Certificate

Entry requirements

Start date

There are no formal entry requirements for the Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cyber Security Awareness course. To ensure you get the most out of your training, the following process applies:

Enrolment Process:

  • An Education Consultant will contact you to confirm your suitability.
  • Complete a short language, literacy, and numeracy assessment.

Recommended Skills and Resources:

  • English literacy and numeracy skills at a Year 10 level.
  • Access to a modern computer with high-speed internet.
  • Access to a device with audio/video recording capabilities.
  • Basic computing skills, including video creation and uploading.

Payment Options

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RRP $4,000

 

Government funding

At both a state and federal level, government commitment to upskilling the Australian workforce has resulted in a comprehensive framework of funding schemes and incentive opportunities. As a result, many Upskilled participants are provided incentives by the Government to undertake training and/or find that their courses are heavily subsidised.

Government funding options for:
Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cyber Security Awareness

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Career outcomes

Students who successfully complete this qualification may be able to pursue the following career outcomes.
Education pathways

If you successfully complete the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cyber Security Awareness, you may be able to continue your education and study the ICT50120 - Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security).

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Dedicated IT Trainers

Our IT trainers are dedicated professionals with the skills and knowledge to keep you updated on the latest industry trends. They offer qualifications in web development, cybersecurity, and networking, providing the guidance you need to succeed in IT.

The IT faculty fosters a supportive learning environment with 'Ask Me Anything' Zoom sessions, where you can receive guidance and collaborate with fellow students.

FAQs

What is Cyber Security Awareness?

Cyber Security Awareness is having the ability to recognise cyber threats and knowing what to do when you experience them. This has become an important specialisation in the tech field as more people are working remotely, which means they are at risk of experiencing cyber threats such as phishing or leakage of confidential and private information.

Cyber security has become a field where there's a growing need for skilled workers. So, if you're interested in learning the basics of cyber security, we recommend doing the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cyber Security if you're looking for a course that has a balance of both core units and electives. 

This course aims to give you a solid background across general ICT concepts, as well as key aspects in cyber security that can help you develop foundational skills for entry-level roles. 
 

 

What are the benefits of enrolling in a course on basic cyber security awareness?

There are many benefits that come with enrolling in the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cyber Security Awareness. You'll get a mix of subjects that explore electives in cyber security, as well as core units which have a large focus on ICT concepts. You'll learn some key skills that can be beneficial when starting your cyber security career. These include:
 
  • The promotion of workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • Identifying and reporting online security threats
  • Installing and optimising system operational software 
You could also gain some valuable transferable skills including critical thinking, communication and team collaboration.

 

How to enrol in a ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cyber Security Awareness?

To enrol in the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cyber Security Awareness, you'll need to first fill in an enquiry form via our website. You'll need to provide the following details:
 
  • Your Name
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
In addition to the information above, you'll need to answer, What best describes you? Choose the statement that best describes your situation:
 
  • I'm starting my career
  • I'm looking to change careers
  • I'm returning to work
  • I'm looking for a promotion
  • I want to expand my skill set
Once you submit your enquiry form, one of our education consultants will be in touch within 48 hours to discuss and share more information about the ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cyber Security Awareness. 

During the consultation, you'll be able to ask questions regarding learning content, payment options and what potential outcomes you may be able to pursue if you finish the course.

 

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