This short course is 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. This course is for individuals who work in technical support roles, including administrators, and other related introductory roles, who are responsible for applying and maintaining ICT systems and components.
|Statement of Attainment - Core Technical IT Skills for Introductory Roles Skill Set ICTSS00132|
|Part time, approximately 8 hours per week over a semester (6 months).
You will be required to complete online learning and assessment as well as attend class to complete some practical applications.
Classes will be held at various times including afternoon and evening, you need to be available for the face to face classes scheduled on campus.
The department provides opportunities for tutorial sessions.
The 2023 Semester 1 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.
Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance
Likely Job Outcome:
|Upon completion of this course, you will have the practical skill and knowledge to apply for entry level positions within the IT industry.
|Standard; Fee Free TAFE|
You are required:
- To have access to a computer and internet connection
- Provide and use your own headphones
This course is available under the Fee Free TAFE Initiative.
To be eligible for fee-free training at CIT, you must, at the time of enrolment:
- be at least 17 years of age, not enrolled at school or another program leading to the completion of year 12
- be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent Australian resident or an eligible VISA holder, and
- live or work in the ACT.
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 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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
Complete 4 subjects
Core: Complete all 4
- BSBXCS404 Contribute to cyber security risk management
CIT Code: BUSN296 Cost: Standard $130.00
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to cyber security risk management, which includes assisting in developing and managing associated risk management strategies. It applies to those working in a broad range of industries and job roles who work alongside technical experts to develop cyber security risk-management strategies. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication. Prerequisites: Nil
- ICTPRG302 Apply introductory programming techniques
CIT Code: INFT1247 Cost: Standard $235.00
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create simple applications through introductory programming techniques. It applies to those who have responsibility for creating applications and includes applying language syntax, control structures to create code, using programming standards, testing and debugging.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication. Prerequisites: Nil
- ICTICT451 Comply with IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
CIT Code: INFT1378 Cost: Standard $240.00
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with the protection and lawful use of intellectual property (IP) and to implement relevant organisational ethics and privacy policies. It applies to individuals who are required to use IP owned by other persons and organisations, and to support organisations and stakeholders with the compliance of organisational ethics, and privacy policies. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication. Prerequisites: Nil
- ICTICT426 Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices
CIT Code: INFT1024 Cost: Standard $170.00
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify emerging technologies and practices in the ICT sector and evaluate their potential impact on organisational practices.It applies to individuals who work across a wide range of information technology (IT) areas, including technical support, network administration, web technologies, software applications and digital media technologies. Prerequisites: Nil
|Diploma||Information Technology ICT50220|
|Certificate IV||Information Technology ICT40120|
|Certificate III||Information Technology ICT30120|
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email firstname.lastname@example.org