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ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology
(Elective Focus Basic Cyber Security)

12 months
14th June 2023
100% online learning
12 units / 3 streams
ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology (Elective Focus Basic Cyber Security)
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Course overview

Our ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology – Elective Focus Basic Cyber Security is ideal for anyone wanting to start a career in information technology. The skills and knowledge you will learn in this course are in very high demand – Cyber Security Ventures estimates rapid growth in jobs worldwide, with 3.5 million job opportunities expected in coming years.

This course provides foundational and essential industry skills that are transferable across multiple sectors, and specialisations that suit your individual career goals. Gain skills including critical thinking and problem solving, as well as the knowledge to protect computer operating systems, networks and data from the constant threat of cyber-attacks. You’ll also learn how to monitor systems and report or apply actions in order to mitigate threats as they happen.

This Certificate provides you with entry-level skills and knowledge to start your career in cyber security. It will prepare you for a variety of rewarding roles in IT including Security Analyst, ICT Technician and IT Support Officer. It also provides the ideal foundation for further study as you advance your career in cyber security. This course consists of 12 units, is delivered 100% online and will take 12 months to complete.

The benefits of completing a Certificate with AIICT

If you want to, or are currently administering or conducting technician work, this qualification could be for you

Recognition of the knowledge and skills you have worked hard to obtain

Develop and master the skills you need to progress your career in IT

Achieve recognition for the on-the-job skills and experience you have developed to date

Opportunity to use your existing knowledge and training to develop further tangible skills

Course Structure

ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology (Elective Focus Basic Cyber Security)
12 months
100% online learning
12 units / 3 streams
Unit codeUnit name
ICTICT317Maintain standard operating environments
ICTSAS214Protect devices from spam and destructive software
ICTSAS305Provide ICT advice to clients
BSBCRT301Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
Unit codeUnit name
ICTSAS215Protect and secure information assets
BSBXCS401Maintain security of digital devices
BSBXTW301Work in a team
BSBXCS303Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
Unit codeUnit name
ICTICT313Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
ICTPRG302Apply introductory programming technologies
BSBXCS302Identify and report online security threats
BSBXCS301Protect own personal online profile from cyber security threats

Enrolment information

The AIICT holds regular induction and orientation sessions, plus rolling starts for workshops and tutorials, so you can start learning when it suits you. Eligibility Requirements apply.

A course advisor will call to chat about your course and set up a time for you to get started

You will then be invited to complete the Student Enrolment process which includes a Pre-Enrolment Profile

Once your enrolment process has been submitted, your course advisor will contact you

If all your documentation is in order, you will then be invited to attend an online orientation

Payment information

EOFY Offer - 20% Off Upfront Payment | 10% Payment Plan - Expires 30.6.2023

Upfront Payment 20% Off

Pay a once-off $3,120 fee.
Includes a 20% discount - a saving of $780.

Fortnightly Payment Plan 10% Off

Pay 26 fortnightly payments of $135 for the duration of the course. Includes a 10% discount - $390.

Monthly Payment Plan 10% Off

Pay 12 monthly payments of $292.50 for the duration of the course. Includes a 10% discount - $390.

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Pay 12 or 18 monthly payments
Course total $3,510 + ZipMoney fees. Includes a 10% discount - $390.

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We have a mix of both nationally recognised courses and non-accredited training options. Nationally recognised qualifications can be identified with the Nationally Recognised Training logo.

All of our courses require students to be 17 years or older and have adequate language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course. Beyond minimum entry requirements, it’s important that this is the right course for you. Speak with one of our Course Advisors to ensure this course delivers the learning experience and outcome you are looking for. We call this our “right course, right fit” policy.

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100% online learning

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Payment plans available

With our simple payment plans, you only pay for what you study, making it simple and affordable to study ICT.

Support every step of the way

Our team will make sure you finish what you start, with support from ICT instructors and staff at every step.