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ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber security)

Course Information
Qualification:ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology
CRICOS Course Code:106464J
Duration:78 weeks including breaks
Study Type:Blended learning; 25% online and 75% face to face


Choice of elective units to achieve a specialisation as set out in the packaging rules are as below:

  • Cyber security
  • Advance It Support & Networking
CodeUnits of CompetencyCore/Elective
BSBCRT512Originate and develop conceptsCore
ICTSAS527Manage Client ProblemsCore
BSBXCS402Promote Workplace Cyber Security awareness and best PracticesCore
BSBXTW401Lead & Facilitate a TeamCore
ICTICT517Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisationCore
ICTICT532Apply IP, ethics, and Privacy Policies in an ICT EnvironmentsCore
ICTWEB513Build dynamic websitesElective
ICTICT523Gather data to identify business requirementsElective
ICTSAS518Install and upgrade operating systemsElective
ICTNWK546Manage network securityElective
ICTPRG530 Manage projects using software management toolsElective
ICTSAS517 Use network toolsElective
ICTICT440Develop service level agreementsElective
ICTTEN622Prodouce ICT network architecture designsElective
ICTCYS608Perform cyber security risk assessmentsElective
ICTCYS407 Gather, analyse and interpret threat dataSpecialisation
ICTCYS610 Protect critical infrastructure for organisationsSpecialisation
ICTSAS524Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response planSpecialisation
ICTSAS526 Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plansSpecialisation
ICTCYS613 Utilise design methodologies for security architectureSpecialisation


Cyber security engineers are in high demand all over the world as organisations continue moving towards online operations. As organisations are digitalising their applications and data to the cloud, cyber security risks and threats increase. Organisations are required to be constantly vigilant and prepared to thwart attacks and must have contingency and disaster recovery plans in place to protect IP and data.
With our hands-on ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security), you will get essential skills and knowledge to design, build and test network servers, apply IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments, identify, confirm and respond to cyber security incidents, manage network security, designing systems to prepare for and respond to cyber security threats, lead and facilitate a team, manage ICT infrastructure projects, and develop, implement and evaluate incident response and disaster recovery plans.

From the course, you’ll learn several important cybersecurity skills, such as how to:
• Perform cyber security risk assessments
• Promote best practices in cybersecurity
• Identify and protect critical infrastructure for organisations
• Manage network security
• Gather, analyse and interpret cyber-security threat data
• Design, build and test network servers and security architecture
• Develop and implement incident response plans
• Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans

Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:
• Strengthening problem-solving skills
• Leading a team in an IT environment
• Analytical thinking skills
• Developing critical thinking skills
• Leading and managing a team
• Managing client problems

Every student will need to demonstrate:
o Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent
o Attaining IELTS 5.5 English language equivalence if a non-native English speaker
o Being aged over 18

On completion of the ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security), students may pursue the BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology, BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management at WIN College or a Bachelor of Information Technology (Network Security) or a Bachelor of Information Technology (Data Infrastructure) at Wentworth Institute or selected bachelor courses at universities.

This course may lead to a career as a:
• Cyber Security Analyst
• Cybersecurity officer
• Cybersecurity consultant
• Database Administrator
• ICT Security Specialist
• ICT Support Officer


Have you studied this topic before? We will recognise competencies gained through previous learning, work and life experiences.

Students can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/ Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) before they commence the course or a particular unit. Students will need to provide evidence that they are already competent in this/these specific unit/s. Email info@wincollege.edu.au for further information.


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