Study Cyber Security

If you are excited about working in cyber security, the Certificate IV in Cyber Security is a great starting point for a career that is in huge demand. 

Course Overview


In this course you will learn a range of technical skills including how to implement network security infrastructure and detect breaches in network security, as well as essential soft skills such as stakeholder management.With technology becoming deeply embedded into our personal and professional lives and the growing rise in cloud networks, wireless networks and data storage, the shortage of cyber security skills remains a serious concern for countries around the world.

The Certificate IV in Cyber Security has been developed to provide practical skills in areas such as:

  • Identifying and reporting system vulnerabilities
  • Identifying and reporting website and system threats
  • Evaluating and reporting cyber security incidents
  • Firewall installation, configuration and management 

There is a serious shortage of cyber security skills in the workforce currently. Technology is deeply rooted in our professional and personal lives and the need for skilled workers is growing fast. A recent government reportestimated that Australia would need another 11,000 Cyber Security specialists over the next decade.


Course Overview (with video)

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Course Duration

1 Year

Intake Dates

July & February


Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne


From $12,000 per year

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome 

 Potential Career Pathways: 

  • Cyber security support officer
  • Security penetration tester
  • Information systems security support officer
  • Network security support officer
  • Website security support officer

After successfully completing the Certificate IV in Cyber Security, you will have gained the skills and knowledge to work as a paraprofessional in a cyber security role, or as a team member in a cyber security operations centre (CSOC). 

Higher Education Opportunities:

  • Bachelor of IT

Common Course Requirements

English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (Academic)

Education Pathways

Note: It is never recommended to undertake study for the sole purpose of trying to gain a visa to Australia.
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Get in Touch

Contact Information

Phone 0755 265 900
Skype: pathwaytoaus


Gold Coast Office
2575 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD, 4215

UK Office
Call us 02039 483 865

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Study Cyber Security was last modified: July 2nd, 2020 by Nick Yock