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Advanced Diploma of Network Security (Cyber Security)

National ID: ICT60215 | State ID: AB51

Find a secure role in a growth industry with North Metropolitan TAFE's Advanced Diploma of Network Security (Cyber Security)

Cyber security jobs are already in high demand and this trend is expected to continue as more individuals, businesses and organisations have an online presence.
With the increase in cyber attacks, cyber security is vital for individuals and businesses alike making this branch of information technology one of Australia's national security priorities.

This Cyber Security pathway course will increase your expertise in the highly technical area of network security.
We strongly recommend that you have completed a Diploma in Network Administration or an equivalent course or have experience as an IT professional, working in the industry before entering this course. 

You will gain skills and knowledge in CloudWAN Infrastructure and Perimeter-based Security. You will also learn the fundamentals of Python and assist in a real-world scenario Cyber Security Project.
Studying at North Metropolitan TAFE you will be able to make the most of our existing status with the Microsoft Imagine Academy and the Cisco Network Academy to provide vendor-based resources and learning in relation to Cyber Security. The highly sought after CCNA Security vendor course is embedded in this qualification and you will get a CCNAS course completion certificate on successful completion of the course.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

On successful completion of this qualification, you could find yourself:

·managing an enterprise information and communication technology (ICT) network,

·in a role as an independent Cyber Security ICT specialist or consultant,

·working in a specialty network security role in one of several areas including; voice, wireless, network infrastructure and sustainability.

Further Study Option(s)

Successful completion of NMT'sAdvanced Diploma of Network Security (Cyber Security) may give you entry and/or advanced standing in ECU's Bachelor of Science (Cyber Security) degree course.

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Diploma of Information Technology Networking

National ID: ICT50418 | State ID: BEH6

Gain advanced skills in networking and join this lucrative sector of the IT industry

Take a step towards an industry with high job prospects!  Gain in-demand networking skills and acquire valuable experience in current industry standards with the Diploma of Information Technology Networking.  

Gain these skills:

·manage complex networks

·implement Cloud technology environments 

·apply advanced Cisco routing and switching 

·implement Active directories 

·monitor and implement system security 

·administer authentication and encryption technologies 

This course includes Cisco devices, Microsoft Server operating system, Linux operating system and VMware. 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Job opportunities include: IT Network manager, Computer network engineer, Computer systems integrator, Cloud engineer, Solutions architect, Network design engineer, System administrator or Network administrator.

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security and Advanced Diploma of Network Security (Cyber Security)

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Geraldton

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Geraldton Six months No No selection criteria
View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth Two semesters No No selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Rockingham

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
Rockingham One semester No No selection criteria
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

National ID: UEE50111 | State ID: A155

Are you ready for a high-end technology career?

When you complete the Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering, you will gain the skills and knowledge to assemble, test, maintain, and troubleshoot a range of electronic devices and computer systems. You will develop your skills to fault-find digital and microcontroller systems, and develop skills in design, configuration and fault-finding computer networks. This course also includes PCB CAD design, microcontroller and object oriented code programming.

By completing this course at South Metropolitan TAFE you will also gain valuable skills in Cisco CCNA and Cisco Wireless.

Dual qualification: Students will have the opportunity to concurrently complete A160 UEE50511 Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering with this course, as many units are common to both courses. Contact South Metropolitan TAFE for more information.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

When you complete the Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering you will be well on your way to a career as an engineering associate, technical officer or computer systems technician.

Further StudyOption(s)

University

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

 Thornlie

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
 Thornlie  Three semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking

National ID: ICT40418 | State ID: BEH0

Network your way to success 

Looking for an IT career with high job prospects? Gain career enhancing knowledge and hands-on practical skills with the Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking.  This course will teach you the practical skills to install and configure small to medium size modern networks – including these skills:

·install and configure business networks  

·virtual machines implementation

·wireless technologies

·server administration 

·cyber and network security 

·deployment resources to PC Desktops

·writing technical documentation

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Job Opportunities may include: | Network Administrator | Network Specialist | Network Support | System/Diagnostic Supporter| Network HelpDesk | IT Administrator/Technician| Systems Administrator |

Further Study Option(s)

Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Geraldton

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Geraldton Two semesters No No selection criteria
View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth One semester No No selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Rockingham

Thornlie

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Thornlie One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology

National ID: ICT41015 | State ID: AVZ7

Support your future with IT

Gain career enhancing knowledge and develop strong employment prospects! The Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology gives you valuable experience in current industry standards and shapes you into an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles.

Gain these skills:

  • build wireless networks
  • configure and troubleshoot network hardware and software 
  • develop websites
  • configure virtual machines
  • maintain scripts 
  • write programs and technical documentation

Dual qualification: this course is offered as a dual qualification with ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology which saves time, effort and money. Contact South Metropolitan TAFE for details.

Fantastic news!

Our state-of-the-art Training Cyber Security Operations Centre (TCSOC) is now officially open. This new facility provides a secure training environment designed to simulate realistic cyber-attacks relating to attack, defence and monitoring. The TCSOC provides a multi-campus centre based in Murdoch with ‘nodes’ at Thornlie and Rockingham campuses in order for all IT students to experience this leading edge training.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

When you complete the Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology you will be an attractive applicant for in-demand IT roles such as network administrator, network operations technician or web developer.

Further StudyOption(s)

Diploma of Information Technology

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Rockingham

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
Rockingham One semester No No selection criteria
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate IV in Computer Systems

National ID: UEE40111 | State ID: A132

Are you ready for a technology career hardwired for success?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Computer Systems you will be well on your way to an exciting IT career. Gain skills that employers will value for a computer systems technician.

Gain these skills:

  • select, install, commission, fault find and maintain computer hardware
  • select, install, commission, fault find and maintain software and network systems including wireless
  • support engineering application software and hardware 
  • write and test programs to control external devices 
  • build web pages
  • utilise workplace health and safety and sustainability practices

By completing this course at South Metropolitan TAFE you'll also gain valuable skills to prepare for external Cisco CCNA certification.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

When you complete the Certificate IV in Computer Systems you will be well on your way to an exciting IT career, with skills employers will value, such as a computer technician.

Further StudyOption(s)

Diploma of Computer SystemsEngineering and Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Thornlie

  • One Year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Thornlie One Year No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate III in Information, Digital Media And Technology (Network Administration)

National ID: ICT30118 | State ID: AB73

Ready to start your career in the fast growing ICT industry?

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to support information technology activities in the workplace across a range of ICT areas including technical support and network administration.

You will learn how to configure, secure and test system software for a small home office network or small to medium business network.

Gain these skills:

  • hardware installation and maintenance
  • PC operating system
  • networking operating system installation and management
  • intermediate and advanced use of applications
  • client interaction
  • workplace health and safety

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Job opportunities may include: Help Desk Officer | Client Support Officer (ICT) | User Support Specialist | Customer Service Representative

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking, Diploma of Information Technology Networking, Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies and Diploma of Website Development

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • No duration set
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth One semester No No selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester No No selection criteria
Midland No duration set No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Rockingham

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Mandurah

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
Rockingham One semester No No selection criteria
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria
Mandurah One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate III in Information, Digital Media And Technology (Cyber Security)

National ID: ICT30118 | State ID: AB72

Beat the hackers at their own game

If you love computers, and you are not afraid of the challenges being presented by the dark web; this Certificate III course will get you on your way to building a career in the vitally important field of Cyber Security. TAFE colleges offer you a pathway to gain the practical skills that you need to be part of Australia's cyber defences.

In this nationally recognised Certificate III program, you will gain these skills:

  • networking security and design 
  • system configuration and hardening
  • Microsoft server management and server security
  • cyber security awareness and practice

TAFE Colleges also offer further training in this booming field so you can continue to add to your cyber security skills.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

The Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology (Cyber Security) provides the ideal platform for further specialist IT studies in Security, Networking or Computer Systems Technology.

Job opportunities may include: Help desk officer | Network support officer | IT technician | PC support

 

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Cyber Security, Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

East Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
East Perth One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Rockingham

Thornlie

Mandurah

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Thornlie One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Website Design and Software Development

Most businesses and organisations have an online presence. Upon completion of this qualification you’ll be able to be involved in both the design and technical development of a website, designing and constructing web pages and creating the look and feel of the site. Websites have become an essential part of any organisation looking to reach out to its target audience. Almost all businesses in every industry have an online presence. With your qualification you could find a career as an in-house designer or work in a design studio.

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Networking and Security

IT is constantly expanding and evolving and is one of the most important components is networking. Our courses will see you planning, installing and maintaining computer networks as well as building internet/intranet infrastructure.

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