TAFE Queensland Brisbane

22334VIC Certificate IV in Cyber Security

TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Course details

CRICOS course code: 099398K

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


Set yourself apart in the IT industry with this specialised course in cyber security. Develop the technical skills you need to protect organisations against malicious cyber activity and seek work as a cyber security practitioner.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as ICT security specialists grew very strongly over the last five years and is expected to continue to grow in the future. Employers are looking for qualified candidates who have strong computer literacy, can communicate clearly and work well in a team.

In this course you will learn a range of technical skills including how to implement network security infrastructure and detect breaches in network security, as well as essential soft skills such as stakeholder management.

Successful completion of this course will provide you with a range of foundation knowledge and skills in website security, IT network testing, and ICT security. You will graduate qualified to seek work as a junior cyber security analyst.

Unit Introduction

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units.


22334VIC Certificate IV in Cyber Security

Job Prospects

  • Cyber Security Support Officer
  • Security Penetration Tester
  • Information Systems Security Support Officer
  • Network Security Support Officer
  • Website Security Support Officer

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 12,000 Per Year
Start date: Expected July 2021
Duration: 1 year
Study mode: Full time

TAFE Queensland Brisbane

South Bank Campus
66 Ernest Street Brisbane Queensland 4101

Entry criteria

Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion.

Prior IT and or networking experience or knowledge is not required but is an advantage.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs.

Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other; TOEFL: PBT score of 506; iBT score of 46 with 4 in Reading /Learning and 14 in writing /speaking; PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) overall score of 42 with Reading /Learning /writing /speaking score of 42; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 162.