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Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

With increase in computerisation, there has been corresponding growth in the threat’s IT systems face. From malware, phishing, hacking to serious espionage and cyberattacks, the dangers to information systems is ever present and increasing.

Our immense dependency on computers and IT services means any disruption to these systems has dire consequences.

The need for protection against cybercrime is growing. This course allows you to develop specialised advanced skills in applying cyber security strategies within an existing or new organisation.

Gain skills that can be used anywhere

Learn in a style that suits you

Get the qualifications that employers want


This course is designed to be completed within 1,25 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
  • BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practice  
  • ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation  
  • ICTICT532 Apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments  
  • ICTSAS527 Manage client problems  
  • ICTSAS526 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans  
  • BSBPMG513 Manage project quality  
  • BSBPMG517 Manage project risk  
  • ICTICT523 Gather data to identify business requirements  
  • BSBCRT601 Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity  
  • ICTICT618 Manage IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments  
  • ICTICT608 Interact with clients on a business level  
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness  
  • ICTSAD609 Plan and monitor business analysis activities in an ICT environment  
  • ICTCYS604 Implement best practices for identity management  
  • ICTCYS606 Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with relevant cyber security standards and law 
  • ICTCYS608 Perform cyber security risk assessments  
  • ICTCYS612 Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations
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 

Nazia Fathima

Trainer and Assessor

Nazia has years of experience working in the Information Technology industry and has a passion for developing technical content and conducting training sessions. She has worked in many industries and has a wide range of technical skills in Cloud Computing, Programming, Web Technology and Operating Systems.

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Nazar Waheed

Trainer and Assessor

Nazar is a Passionate information technology professional with a Bachelors Degree in Computer Systems Engineering and he is currently completing his Ph.D in Cyber Security. He has experience in Networking Protocols, Network Solutions, Security and Remote access technologies. He excels in leading complex design & IT projects from inception to completion.

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Entry Requirements
  • Minimum 18 years old 
  • Australian Year 11 or equivalent. 
  • An upper-intermediate level of English or higher, IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, or successful completion of PTG’s Language Literacy and Numeracy (LNN) Assessments.  
  • Students must provide their own laptop and internet access. 
Price and Payment Options
Full Course Fee$2400
Per Term
Monthly (15 payments)$160
Fortnightly (30 payments)$80
Weekly (60 payments)$40
Full Course Fee$5800
Per Term (5 payments)$1200
Monthly (15 payments)$400
Gold Coast
Full Course Fee$5000
Per Term (5 payments)$1000
Monthly (15 payments)$333

Additional fees:

  • Enrolment fee: 200 AUD paid at time of enrolment (Campus), 50 AUD (Online) 
  • Material fee: 100 AUD paid at time of commencement (Campus) 
  • No material fee for online courses 
  • 20% discount is available for upfront payments
Further Study

Upon completion of this qualification students may undertake any Bachelors course related to Information Systems.

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Develop skills in the management and implementation of cyber security strategies in an organisation.

You will learn:

  • Designing and maintaining database architecture
  • Testing database systems and upgrades
  • Manage projects
  • Liaising with security key personnel
  • Monitoring performance of networks
  • Enforcing security and integrity protocols

Standard Duration

1 year 6 months (6 terms of 10 weeks plus term breaks)

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