Course Details

Cyber Security Awareness Skill Set

BSBSS00094

The SUMMER SKILLS Cyber Security Awareness COURSE

This short subsidised course is your introduction to the concepts of cyber attack prevention, it is ideal for anyone who is interested in the following:

Protecting yourself from data or identity theft and de-risking personal financial loss. Protecting your data by training to become cyber aware at home, in public and in workplaces. Starting your career as a cyber security professional as these four units can form part of a full qualification in Cyber Security or network engineering. This course is your starting point in your career as a Network Engineer or Cyber Security Specialist
Course Outline

The Summer Skills program is an initiative of the NSW government designed to support 2022 school leavers and job seekers within NSW to boost their skills though fully subsidised short course training programs.

The program offers an opportunity for young people to upskill, prepare and get ahead through fee-free training courses.

Cyber Security Awareness Skill Set
Comtech Training are now taking enrolments for fully funded positions within the Cyber Security Awareness Skill Set program 
Course Code: BSBSS00094
 
BSBXCS302Identify and report online security threats 
BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices 
BSBXCS301 Protect own personal online profile from cyber security threats 
BSBXCS303 Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information

 

Course Schedule

Full Time – Five days Monday- Friday 

Course Content
 

Part 1    Protect your personal information and online profile

BSBXCS301 Protect own personal online profile from cyber security

In this part of the course the student will learn to Identify existing and potential security threats to their own personal online profile by understanding how to do the following:

  1. Determine where all their current online accounts and profiles are located
  2. How to identify common threats to the security of their online profiles
  3. Securely backup and restore data

Part 2    Working Cyber Smart in the workplace

BSBXCS302 Identify and report online security threats

In this part of the course the student will learn the skills and knowledge required to identify and report online security threats to limit potential impact of cyber security breaches in the workplace by understanding the following:

  1. Follow internal policies, procedures and plans relating to potential online security breaches
  2. Learn how to identify features of common types of potentially fraudulent communications including but not limited to:
  • Common types of online scams and security risks, including phishing scams
  • Common techniques of phishing and spear phishing used by attackers, including:
  • spam email and SMS text
  • social engineering, including telephone calls, social media and website requests for information
  1. Learn how to implement techniques to verify suspicious requests for information including indicators of insecure connection to websites, in particular where data is being collected.

Part 3    Identify online security threats and implement actions to secure and protect data including disaster recovery methods.

BSBXCS303 Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information and BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

In this part of the course the student will learn how to handle Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and workplace information responsibly by understanding and demonstrating the following:

  1. Implement practices and procedures relating to workplace information including the requirements relating to securely managing PII and workplace information
  2. Identify and manage sensitive data in your workplace environment including:
  • identifying sensitive data
  • securely storing, sharing and managing customer information
  • encryption, and protocols for its uses
  • data classification
  • media and document labelling
  • monitoring and reporting faults and malfunctions in IT infrastructure
  1. Apply privacy policies to all data devices incorporating Industry best practice including but not limited to:
    • password protection
    • storage locations
    • securely sharing
 
Course Eligibility
 

To be eligible for a Summer Skills funded position you MUST meet all of the following:

  • 15 years old and over; AND
  • No longer at school; AND
  • Live OR work in NSW; AND
  • Australian OR New Zealand Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident OR a Humanitarian Visa Holder (International Students are not eligible)

AND meet ONE of the following:

  • Aged between 17-24 years old (regardless of employment status); OR
  • Centrelink benefit recipient; OR
  • Unemployed (you DO NOT have to be in receipt of any Commonwealth benefits or registered with Centrelink)
 
Course Fees
 If eligibly for a Summer Skills position, the course is available at No Charge
 

The Summer Skills Cyber Security Awareness Course

Call us on 1300 371 130 to find out more about
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Upcoming Programs

Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost
NSW – Cyber Security Awareness Skill Set – Enrolments Full Time 01/12/2022 31/12/2023 $0.00