The Short Course in Cyber Security Awareness is ideal if you have an interest in learning how to prevent online cyber security threats and want to protect the digital assets of an organisation or company.
Working remotely is a common narrative for plenty of businesses, so having knowledge in cyber security practices can enable you to empower individuals in the workplace to avoid being victim to online attacks triggered by spam and phishing.
This short course will provide you with the training needed to manage personal identifying information securely and implement ways to increase the knowledge of others when it comes to workplace policies related to cyber security.
This will be highly beneficial if you work in an office-based role where you're responsible in managing different systems and applications that may potentially be at risk of cyber security threats.
This course comprises three units that will provide you with the training needed to gain skills in basic cyber security awareness. By the end of your studies, you'll receive a Statement of Attainment in BSB40120 - Certificate IV in Business, which will provide you with recognised skills as part of your professional development.
The duration for this course can take up to 4 months, depending on your skills, experience and expertise.
In this course, you'll learn to:
- Promote cyber security awareness and best practices
- Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
- Identify and report online security threats
Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:
- Critical thinking
- Problem-solving skills
- Technical aptitude
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:
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.
Looking to upskill even further?
Did you know that if you complete the Short Course in Basic Cyber Security Awareness, you'll have done units that are recognised in the full qualification BSB40120 - Certificate IV in Business.
This course is a great step up if you want to receive a nationally-recognised qualification, helping you make your mark in cyber security.
This course will have you undertake summative and formative assessments, write reports and/or create a portfolio. 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.