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Graduate Certificate in Networking and Cyber Security 10198NAT

Overview

This course will provide you with specialist skills in technical network cyber security capabilities, organisational requirements under cybersecurity law, vigilance and adaptability to edge network security solutions and cyber security management concepts and risk management. This course meets the needs for network engineers, currently in or aiming for upper management positions, with a range of high-level IT networking, cyber security, and analytic skills. You will be able to obtain industry recognised certifications.

Qualification:

Graduate Certificate in Networking and Cyber Security 10198NAT

Program No:

GC-BD66

Campus:

CIT Reid 

Duration:

Full time - 6 months (4 sessions per week on campus)
Part time - 1 year (2 sessions per week on campus)
Each session is 3 hours and available during the day and/or evenings

You will also be required to complete an additional 3-5 hours each week of self-directed learning activities.

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:

$7,200

Likely Job Outcome:

This qualification provides job outcomes across the wider industry in the following cyber security and network security areas:
- Ethical hacking
- Systems administration
- Network Security Engineering
- Data forensics
- Cyber security
- Forensics

Application Type:

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Additional Information

Graduates of this course will be able to obtain the following certifications:
- CISCO certified professional (security)
- CISCO Cyber Ops
- Paloalto certified network security engineering
- Certified ethical hacker

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Applicants must:
- have a relevant higher education qualification
OR
- have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in related fields of study and have at least one year full-time equivalent workplace experience with exposure to networking and cyber security
OR
- have at least two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience with exposure to networking and cyber security.

It is recommended that entrants:
- are currently working in a public or private sector agency that undertakes networking and cyber security work
- have relevant industry certifications in networking and cyber security

You may be required have an interview to confirm that prior experience on IT networking and computing operating systems are proficient to ensure successful course completion.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 4 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 4 subjects

Core: Complete all 4

  • NAT10907001   Plan and implement advanced edge network security solutions
    • CIT Code: INFT1372
      Cost: Full fee $1,800.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design, and implement secure access solutions to mitigate threats from outside and securing devices connecting to the network. This unit applies to the security management of network infrastructure to reduce cyber security risks. The skills and knowledge apply to a range of Information and Communications Technology infrastructure specialist and management roles. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • NAT10907002   Design, implement and secure access solutions
    • CIT Code: INFT1373
      Cost: Full fee $1,800.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge necessary to plan, configure and implement highly secure network perimeter edge for an enterprise information and communications technology (ICT) network. This unit applies to the security management of network infrastructure to reduce cyber security risks. The skills and knowledge apply to a range of Information and Communications Technology infrastructure specialist and management roles. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • NAT10907003   Scan, test and ethically hack to protect network systems from security threats
    • CIT Code: INFT1374
      Cost: Full fee $1,800.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge necessary to scan, test, and ethically hack to protect network systems from security threats, using the latest hacking techniques, tools, security measures including offensive methodologies. This unit applies to the security management of network infrastructure to reduce cyber security risks. The skills and knowledge apply to a range of Information and Communications Technology infrastructure specialist and management roles. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • NAT10907004   Perform advanced network forensics and incident response
    • CIT Code: INFT1375
      Cost: Full fee $1,800.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design and implement an incident response system for advanced network forensics. It requires the ability to perform core cybersecurity operations to develop a framework specific to perform network forensic artifact analysis for the purposes of information gathering, legal evidence, or intrusion detection. The unit applies to individuals in cyber and network security working in security operations centers within an organisation. It addresses specialised skills and in-depth knowledge required to evaluate complex information around network forensics and cyber security data. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Certificate IV Cyber Security 22334VIC
Statement Attainment training Introduction to Cyber Security Awareness
Statement Attainment training Introduction to Organisational Cyber Security [extract from 22334VIC]

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au