Study Cyber Security
Potential Career Outcomes
- ICT Support Technician nec (ANZSCO 313199): currently on Short-term Skilled occupational list (STSOL)
- ICT Manager (ANZSCO 135199): currently on Short-term Skilled occupational list (STSOL)
- ICT Security Specialist (ANZSCO 262112): currently on Medium and Long-term Strategic Skill List (MLTSSL)
Gaining a qualification in Cyber Security will equip you with an in-depth knowledge of all aspect of network and system security. With these qualifications, you will acquire skills to work in a diverse range of cyber security roles in Australia or overseas.
Interested in Cyber Security? In Australia, there are many courses you can take to start your career in this field. Australia offers courses both at the vocational training level across to higher education. In these courses you will be exposed to topics such as:
- Install and manage a server
- Manage network and data integrity
- Configure a desktop environment
- Create network documentation
- Install, configure and test network security
- Locate and troubleshoot ICT equipment, system and software faults
- Install, configure and test a router
- Individuals in this field can earn on average $1,498 per week.
- The number of people working in this field is expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years.
- It is projected that over the next 5 years there will be around 62,000 job openings.
- Most people in the field work in the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Education and Training; and Public Administration and Safety industry.
Common Course Requirements
- Completion of secondary education
- Meet English proficiency (Usually at least IELTS 5.5 overall for Vocational courses, or 6.5 for University courses)
- Certificate IV in Cyber Security
Duration: 51 – 52 weeks
Intake: 4 Terms
Cost: $10,500 – $13,500
Locations: Most cities across Australia
- Bachelor in Cyber Security
Duration: 152 weeks
Intake: February, July
Cost: $25,000 – $38,000 per year
Locations: Most cities across Australia.