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Diploma of Information Technology

Save 40% off your online course when you pay in full!

Offer ends 30 June 2022

Enter the discount code: PTG40 when applying online.
On Campus (CRICOS) Courses 30% off by using the code CAMPUS30
Payment Plans $300 off by using the code PTG300

Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

This course allows you to develop skills in the management and implementation of cyber security strategies in an organisation.

Gain skills that can be used anywhere

Learn in a style that suits you

Get the qualifications that employers want

Duration

This course is designed to be completed within 1,5 years.

Study Mode

This Course can be completed on Campus in Sydney and the Gold Coast or Online.

Areas Covered
  • Research and apply concepts of cyber security 
  • Leading and managing team effectiveness 
  • Promotion of workplace cybersecurity awareness and best practices 
  • Interacting with clients on a business level 
  • Management of Intellectual Property (IP), ethics and privacy in ICT environments 
  • Monitoring business activities in an ICT environment 
  • Evaluating organisations compliance 
  • Performing cyber security risk assessments 
  • Designing and implementing cyber security infrastructures 
Course Units
  • BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts
  • BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
  • ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
  • ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
  • ICTCYS407 Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
  • ICTCYS610 Protect critical infrastructure for organisations
  • ICTCYS613 Utilise design methodologies for security architecture
  • ICTSAS524 Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
  • ICTSAS526 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
  • BSBPMG536 Manage project risk
  • BSBPMG539 Manage project governance
  • ICTICT523 Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTPMG505 Manage ICT projects
  • BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
  • ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
  • ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level
  • BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for graduates include:

  • IT Support Services 
  • Quality Auditing 
  • Business Administration 
  • IT Officer Manager 
  • Security Analyst 
  • Incident Responder 
  • Virus Technician 
  • ICT Security 
  • Database/Systems Administrator 
  • Chief Information Security Officer 
  • Public Administration and Safety 
  • Financial and Insurance Services 
Trainers

John Mackenzie

Trainer and Assessor

John is an energetic trainer with expertise in Cyber Security, Product & Business Development, Operational Management, People Engagement, Finance, Marketing and Digital & Technology. He has experience in managing a range of projects and enjoys sharing these exciting experiences with his students.

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Shabesan Panchadcharam

Trainer and Assessor

Shabesan is an energetic trainer with expertise in computer network diagnostics, engineering automation, identifying system bottlenecks for information flow and process flow systems, process improvement and project management of improvement strategies. He has a wealth of experience in managing a range of projects and enjoys sharing these exciting experiences with his students.

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Entry Requirements

To ensure that you have every opportunity to succeed in your studies, we need to make sure that your knowledge and skills are right for your chosen qualification. So when you apply for our courses, we will ask for evidence that shows you meet the following requirements:

  • Age: 18 years or above
  • Education: Completion of at least 11 years of formal schooling
  • English: An upper-intermediate level of English or higher
  • Equipment: Laptop computer and access to internet connection to study in class and/or online.
  • Course-Specific Entry Requirement: N/A

Students studying fully online: To meet the above requirements please provide a passport or other valid identify documentation when applying to study with Pacific Training Group. You will also be required to undertake an LLN questionnaire after we have received your application. Once enrolment is confirmed, you will need to use your laptop and internet to undertake your course.

Students studying on a student visa: To meet the above requirements please provide a passport, certificate of your highest level of study, and any English test that you have undertaken when applying to study with us. If you are unsure of what you need to provide please click the link below or contact us; we will also contact you if further information is required. Once enrolment is confirmed, you will need to use your laptop and internet to undertake your course.

Click here for more details on meeting PTG’s entry requirements.

English Language Pathway

If you don’t yet meet our English Entry requirements, we can help get you there. We’ve partnered with Sunshine Coast International College (SCIC) to offer non-English speaking students the chance to work on their English language skills either on-campus in Australia or online from anywhere in the world before progressing through to any of our vocational online or blended courses. You can learn more about our English Pathways Program

Price and Payment Options
Online
Full Course Fee$5040
Per Term-
Monthly (18 payments)$280
Fortnightly (36 payments)$140
Weekly (72 payments)$70
Sydney
Full Course Fee$8400
Per Term (6 payments)$1400
Monthly (15 payments)$560
Fortnightly-
Weekly -
Gold Coast
Full Course Fee$8400
Per Term (6 payments)$1400
Monthly (15 payments)$560
Fortnightly-
Weekly-

Additional fees:

  • Enrolment fee: $100 AUD (Normally $200) paid at time of enrolment (On-Campus) and $50 AUD (Online)
  • Material fee: Material Fees are currently waived. (Normally $100 AUD paid at time of commencement) (On-Campus) and No material fee for online courses
  • Discounts are available for upfront payments
  • On-Campus payment plans include a 12.5% discount.
Further Study

After achieving the ICT50120 Diploma of Technology (Cyber Security), students can progress to higher level qualifications which include:

  • ICT60120 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)  
  • 10747NAT Advanced Diploma of Applied Blockchain  
  • BSB60707 Advanced Diploma of Program Management  
  • BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management  
  • BSB61315 Advanced Diploma of Marketing and Communication  
  • SIT60216 Advanced Diploma of Event Management  
  • SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management  

Credit pathways from the ICT50120 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) to ICT60120 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) include a total of three terms.

Explore our other nationally recognised courses here:

ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

 

Develop specialised advanced skills in applying cyber security strategies within an existing or new organisation.

You will learn:

  • Research and apply concepts of cyber security
  • Interacting with clients on a business level
  • Monitoring business activities in an ICT environment
  • Evaluating organisations compliance
  • Performing cyber security risk assessments

Standard Duration

1 year 3 months (5 terms of 10 weeks plus term breaks)

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