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Non-Accredited Training Essential Eight Training


Essential Eight is a cyber security framework that has been adopted by State Governments to ensure government systems are resilient and cyber secure. The course is designed to equip cyber and ICT professionals with the skills and knowledge to assess their organisation’s cyber security posture using the Essential Eight framework.


Non-Accredited Training - Essential Eight Training

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CIT Reid 


3 days workshop

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

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Likely Job Outcome:

Assessor of an organisation's security against the Essential Eight

Application Type:

Portfolio - Full Fee

Timetable Information

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Entry Requirements

- The participant must have a minimum of a Certificate IV qualification in a technical ICT discipline and two (2) years’ experience in a technical ICT role or the participant must have a minimum four (4) years’ experience in a technical ICT role.
- The participant must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

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Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. 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 course. 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

Subject Information

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  •   Essential Eight Training
    • CIT Code: INFT1404
      Cost: Full fee $2,000.00
      Description: The purpose of this subject is to provide the underpinning skills and knowledge required to accurately assess an organisation’s security posture against the Essential Eight maturity levels.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email