This is a Free TAFE for Priority Course. Find out about your eligibility

Defeating hackers starts with learning their tricks

Cyber security is the fastest growing area of information technology.

With the rise in new technologies presenting a risk to local and global security, it’s not hard to see how. 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 you with the skills, knowledge and work placement experience required to be job ready in a rapidly growing sector.

Learn network security fundamentals, incident response plans, ethics and privacy within an ICT environment, analyse data and present research. You'll be job ready with work experience with one of our industry partners.

This course provides for a range of possibilities within the information technology sector, including penetration testing, human hacking, network and IT security. The skills acquired will provide a multitude of career options Worldwide.

This course is the culmination of industry partners and colleagues collaboration; it is part of a unique pathway to the Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security.

This course is covered by the Free TAFE initiative

Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that covers your tuition fees to study in this course, if you’re eligible, from 1 January 2019. Note that you will still need to pay other fees such as student services or materials fees.

Find out about your eligibility.

Course code
On campus
Dandenong, Berwick
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 1 year. Part Time, 2 years.
Start dates
Week commencing 22 July for Dandenong and Berwick only. Frankston: No further intakes for 2019. 2020 campus locations and commencement dates to be confirmed in October 2019