22610VIC Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security

The vocational/industry outcomes of the course are the ability to:

  • Manage and maintain cyber security in an organisation which includes:
    • monitoring the risk of cyber security attacks
    • gathering, analysing and interpreting threat data
    • protecting critical infrastructure and configuring security devices
    • evaluating and implementing appropriate security software
    • implementing and using a range of tools and procedures to mitigate cyber security threats
    • protecting an organisation from insider security breaches
    • developing systems to minimise network vulnerabilities and risks
    • developing cloud computing strategies
  • coordinate security projects which could include both internal and external expertise and resources
  • ensure an organisation’s security policies, processes, procedures and codes of practice are consistent and in-line with relevant security standards, laws and codes of practice.

On successful completion of this course students will achieve:

Certificates in IT at Advanced Diploma

Full Completion:          Full 20 units for a full Certificate

Career opportunities/vocational outcomes:  Graduates of the course will be able to seek employment as cyber security para professionals in a range of commercial enterprises/organisations and government bodies seeking to improve and maintain their cyber security or, to work independently as a freelance cyber security analyst.

Articulation: With 22610VIC Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security qualification a student may qualify for an improved position in higher Information Technology courses such as undergraduate studies in Information Technology, Computer Science or Networking and Telecommunications.

  • Outstanding facilities including 2 dedicated rooms with Cisco laboratory sub-network with two router labs, 27 modern computers.
  • Blended learning delivery 24/7 online course access
  • Powerful production network with Cisco backbone
  • Fully qualified staff members
  • Web access to the curriculum
  • Flexible classroom and online delivery
  • Easy access via public transport

Post School

This program is delivered over a period of 18 months – 2 years depending on time commitment and effort .

Classes operate on the following days and times 45 weeks per year:

Monday  9:30am to 7pm 9.5 hrs
Tuesday  10am to 8:30pm 10.5 hrs
Wednesday  12 noon to 8:30 pm 8.5 hrs
Thursday  10am to 7 pm 9 hrs
Total 37.5 hrs

Students can attend any and every session and work according to other commitments such as employment or family arrangements.

The essential requirements for entry into the 22610VIC Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security are:

  • completion of the superseded (22334VIC) or current (22603VIC) – Certificate IV in Cyber Security or equivalent


  • minimum of two (2) years cyber security work experience.

In addition, applicants should have as a minimum, language, literacy and numeracy skills that are equivalent to Level 3 of the Australian Core Skill Framework. Details can be found on website: http://www.acsf.deewr.gov.au
Applicants with language, literacy and numeracy skills lower than recommended level may require additional support to successfully complete this course.


Post School 
VU23308 Identify Active Directory security concepts (60)
VU23305 Select and configure security devices for an organisation (80)

ICTNWK553 Configure enterprise virtual computing environments (60)

VU23291 Develop software skills for the cyber security practitioner (80)

ICTPRG549 Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills (60)

VU23301 Manage penetration testing processes for an organisation (40)

VU23302 Perform advanced penetration testing for web site vulnerabilities (80)

ICTNWK547 Manage system security on operational systems (50)

VU23309 Undertake vulnerability and penetration testing for information technology infrastructure (80)

VU23303 Develop mitigate strategies for Internet of Things devices (40)

ICTNWK544 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks (60)

ICTCYS612 Design and implement virtualised cyber security infrastructure for organisations (80)

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness (60)

VU23293 Plan and implement a cyber security project (80)

VU23294 Identify and monitor an organisation’s cyber security legal compliance requirements (40)

VU23289 Interpret and utilise key security frameworks, policies and procedures for an organisation (40)

VU23299 Utilise tools to gather and interpret data anomalies (60)

VU23307 Identify the implications of cloud based security systems (60)

ICTPRG614 Create cloud computing services (60)

VU23290 Assess and secure cloud services (80)



VETis students the application form can be downloaded at https://ringwood.training/vet-application/ or from your VET Coordinator at your home school.

Post School students will need to contact Ringwood Training directly to obtain an enrolment pack. This can be done by emailing [email protected]

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