Intending on studying ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology (Release 3) but also interested in learning some skills in cyber security? This exclusive course includes specifically selected units that explore cyber security, helping you gain a basic level of understanding and knowledge in the area.
The ICT30120 - Certificate III in Information Technology - Focus on Basic Cyber Security Awareness will have you studying general ICT units that can equip you with the skillset needed to carry out fundamental technical tasks. You'll also explore elective units that focus on cyber security, which can inspire you to pursue further study should you wish to make it a core focus in your career.
There's a skills shortage in cyber security workers, so demand in this specialisation is very high. With interesting and challenging work available, as well as high salary potential, this course may help you build the foundational skills needed to find career success in cyber security.
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
- Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:
- Critical thinking
- Attention to detail
- Communication skills
- Team colllaboration
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Work in a simulated workplace
In order to feel "work-ready" in the ICT industry, Upskilled ensures that you're working on real world scenarios.
By offering a simulated workplace, you'll get the chance to work on tasks that are commonly done in an ICT work environment. You'll have access to the simulated workplace via our customised learning platform, MyUpskilled. The aim of working in the simulated workplace is to set a context to the assessment tasks you would be required to complete.
By choosing Upskilled, you'll gain access to supplementary resources that can help with your studies. These inclusions aim to enhance your online learning experience, making it interactive and engaging. These include:
- Access to Upskilled's customised learning platform, MyUpskilled
- Student Support Team
- Specialist trainers
- Online tutorials
Video content access to:
- LinkedIn Learning
Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT) provided that you have supporting evidence of any prior education and work experience. This can either reduce your study load or shorten the duration of your course. Prior to enrolment, please speak with your Education Consultant for further details.
Following enrolment, you can request further information from Student Support. A trainer will then be assigned to assess your eligibility for RPL and/or CT.
This course will have you undertake summative and formative assessments, write reports and/or create a portfolio, and participate in role-playing scenarios. You'll also be working on a variety of projects that require your own research as well as answering various written/oral questions that apply the theory you learn into practice.
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