Cyber security is a specialisation with a massive growth in demand as many businesses are shifting to online and need more security coverage for their networks. If you're looking to boost your knowledge and skills, our ICT50220 - Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) (Release 2) can help you prepare in pursuing work as a Network Security Specialist.
If you're a digital native and naturally love to tackle challenges head-on, this course will help sharpen your skillset and provide a great foundation towards an exciting career in cyber security.
What you'll learn
This qualification comprises 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:
Interested in another specialisation? Check out our other Information Technology courses below:
- Strengthening problem-solving skills
- Leading a team in an IT environment
- Analytical thinking skills
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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 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 Team
- Specialist trainers
- Online tutorials
Video content access to:
Access to Pluralsight is provided as you progress throughout the course and may not be available or relevant in every unit.
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.
After enrolment, you can download the application from MyUpskilled, or on request from Student Support. A trainer will be then be assigned to assess your elibigility 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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