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Statement of Attainment Introduction to Cyber Security Awareness


This course is a designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to implement a range of security protection for your devices. This will reduce the risk of a device’s operation being affected by spam or destructive software.


Statement of Attainment - Introduction to Cyber Security Awareness

Next Intake:

Semester 2 2024

Course No:



CIT Reid

*From Semester 2 2025, the location of this course will transition from CIT Reid to the new CIT Woden campus. CIT will provide support for students who will be making the move to Woden. Learn more.


This short online course will take approximately six (6) weeks. You will be required to participate in (2) hours per week to complete this course.
Delivery is online, as a self-paced series of lessons and activities, which you can complete at your own pace.

Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Likely Job Outcome:

This course is an introductory course that will provide you general skills in basic cyber security suitable for any workplace using general digital devices.

Application Type:


Timetable Information

To help with the enrolment process print your timetable, or keep the window open, so that you can refer back to it for your course code, course name, and the Course Reference Numbers (CRNs) or Block Code.

Additional Information

You will require access to a computer and internet connection.

Entry Requirements

Open Entry

Skills Recognition

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

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 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 a lower level course, or enrol in the Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20119) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit CIT Foundation Skills page.

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

Complete 1 subject

Core: Complete 1

  • ICTSAS214   Protect devices from spam and destructive software
    • CIT Code: INFT1305
      Cost: Standard $145.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to reduce the risk of a device's operation being affected by spam or destructive software by implementing a range of protective cyber security procedures.It applies to those working under a level of supervision who have responsibility to provide technical support, exercise discretion to protect devices and secure software in a workplace environment.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      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