The rise in new technologies means increased risks to local and global security. Chisholm has responded with a course specifically designed in collaboration with industry partners, to defeat hackers.

The Certificate IV in Cyber Security is a high-tech and high-speed program that will prepare students with the skills and knowledge which integrates work placement experience required to be job ready in this rapidly growing sector.   

The nationally recognised training enables students to learn network security fundamentals, data analytics, ethics and privacy within an ICT environment, analyse data and present research.

With the course due to commence  mid-year, the Certificate IV in Cyber Security is ideal for those wanting to explore a range of possibilities within the Information Technology sector, including penetration testing, human hacking, computer forensics and IT security. The skills acquired will provide students with a multitude of career options Worldwide. 

Course co-ordinator Racquel Warke, Chisholm Institute said:

‘We are very proud to be able to provide the fully accredited Certificate IV in Cyber Security to students.’

‘This course is the culmination of industry partners and colleagues; it is part of a unique pathway to the Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security or the Advanced Diploma of Network Security.  Chisholm’s strong industry partnerships provides valuable work placement and industry engagement opportunities to students which is a significant value proposition to their training’

Joe D’Amico, General Manager, Business and I.T., Chisholm Institute said:

‘We’re really pleased to provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable skills that will contribute to a prosperous career in a rapidly growing industry where security is ever-increasingly being tested and threatened.’

‘When we think of security we think of cyber threat, however systems are also vulnerable due to the people administering them, so human hacking or social engineering is also an integral aspect of cyber management, and not as known.’

‘The course presents great opportunities for anyone who wants to work in the sector.’

In broadening their IT offering, Chisholm continues to respond to the current and future needs of the I.T. sector by taking advantage of emerging research relating to security.

The course can be completed full time over 12 months, or part time over 24 months.