This qualification will suit you if you have a strong interest working as an IT professional specialising in cyber security. You'll be trained in areas such as designing and implementing security systems, integration of sustainability measures of ICT projects and implementation of secure encryption technologies.This nationally-recognised course can help you feel prepared for an exciting career in cyber security as demand for this specialisation is set to grow in the coming years.
This qualification is comprised of units that will provide you with training in cyber security, covering a broad range of topics that can prepare you for job roles within this specialisation. From the online course, you'll learn to:
- Perform cyber security risk assessments
- Protect critical infrastructure for organisations
- Manage network security
- Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
- Design, build and test network servers
Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:
- Strengthening problem-solving skills
- Leading a team in an IT environment
- Analytical thinking skills
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 will 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 Services
- Dedicated trainer
- 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. After enrolment, you will need to contact Student Support so they can arrange a dedicated trainer to assess your eligibility for either RPL 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.