Surge in Cyber Attacks
According to the Australian Cyber Security Centre, a cyber-attack was reported every 8 minutes during the last financial year. That’s an increase of 13% and the losses from cybercrime totalled more than an eye-watering $33 billion in the same period.
Unique Opportunity to access fee-free training
Learn the basics of network engineering and cyber security FREE
The Introduction to Cyber Security Skill Set teaches you how to
Manage personal and sensitive data confidentially and professionally
Recognise and identify cyber security needs in an organisation
Keep personal and networked computers safe
Comtech Training in conjunction with the WA Department of Training and Workforce Development is offering this Introduction to Cyber Security Skill Set.
This is a unique opportunity to partake in a fee-free State Government funded two weeks or 20 evening training course to learn the basics of network engineering and cyber security.
This $2000 training course is fee-free for anyone between the ages of 15-24 (excluding school students) whether employed or unemployed.
If you are outside of this age group the course is still subsidised with your contribution being $324 and the government paying $1676. (the $324 can be paid over 8 weeks)
As more and more takes place online, the need for skilled workers to protect our online safety and security increases.
This Introduction to Cyber Security Skill Set covers critical skills and knowledge to get you job-ready in an exponentially growing industry. You will learn how to manage personal and sensitive data and information confidentially and professionally. Upon completing this course, you will recognise and identify cyber security needs in an organisation and undertake security fundamentals concerning personal and networked computers. In addition, you will have the skills to apply professional and ethical conduct in an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) workplace.
This course is an excellent introduction to Network Engineering, allowing a student to make an informed decision on the type of career path they would like to pursue in the telecommunications or electronic security industry.
- BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
- ICTICT418 Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
- VU21990 Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation (security essentials)
- VU21993 Secure a networked personal computer (security fundamentals)
This course is heavily subsidised by the WA State Government through the Department of Work force training and development (DTWD).
There are two payment types
1. Fee-free training must meet eligibility criteria below
2. Subsidised training
Eligibility criteria for fee-free training:
- Are you aged between 15-24 years and not enrolled in secondary school?
- Are you receiving JobSeeker or JobKeeper?
- Are you receiving or a dependent of a person receiving Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY?
- Do you hold, or are you a dependent of a person who holds:
- a Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card; or
- a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs?
- Are you a dependent of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution?
If you answered yes to any of the above eligibility requirements, you will be eligible for fee-free training.
Please note students attending high school do not qualify for any subsidies
If you did not answer yes, you are still eligible to complete the training, please see the fee table below.
|Eligible for fee-free training||No charge|
|Eligible for subsidised training||$324|
Conditions apply, please contact us for more information.
The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.
Introduction to Cybersecurity Skillset
Learn the fundamentals with Comtech
This course prepares you for a job in a fast-growing industry where you’ll learn how to protect sensitive data and identify the cyber security needs in an organisation.
Keep yourself and others safe online and put yourself in pole position to explore a career in the telecommunications or electronic security industry.
By enrolling, you can
- Make a difference
- Stop hackers
- Join the fight against cybercrime
As the volume of online data grows and hackers continue to innovate, the need for cyber security experts will continue to rise.
Position yourself for Success
There has never been a better time to start a career in cyber security. Our society is increasingly reliant on digital data and with the switch to remote working, there’s a huge requirement for cybersecurity professionals.
You can work anywhere in the world as a cyber security engineer. Set yourself up for a future full of opportunity as a cyber security specialist. These roles are now among the highest paid positions in the job market.
Enrol in this training course and the State Government will cover the cost.
This $2000 training course is free for anyone* between 15-24 (excluding school students)
If you’re outside this age group, the course is heavily subsidised:
- You pay only $324 over 8 weeks
- The State Government pays $1676
* employed or unemployed
Introduction to Cybersecurity Skillset
DON'T DELAY, ENROL TODAY
As organisations reliance on IT solutions is growing exponentially, there’s a high demand for qualified individuals.
The course is an excellent starting point for a career in cyber security. You can access the training for free if you’re 15-24 thanks to the State Government. Outside these ages, the course is still heavily subsidised at just $324 payable over 8 weeks.