Microcredentials in
Cyber Security Awareness

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Skillset in Cyber Security

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Certificate III in ICT
(Cyber security focus)

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Certificate IV in
Cyber Security

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Advanced Diploma in
Cyber Security

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Why become qualified
in cyber security?

More than just upskilling

Data protection is central to cyber security. With storage of information becoming increasingly digitised, everything from your personal contacts to a company’s internal database is at risk of a cyber attack.

Organisations are responding to the increase of attacks by seeking qualified cyber security professionals across industries in finance, health, law, defence and government. However, the pool of talent is limited.

Set yourself apart in a highly sought after profession by adding a specialisation in cyber security to your existing expertise.

in Cyber Security Awareness

A Microcredential in Cyber Security Awareness is an industry 
recognised mini-qualification that allows you to gain experience 
and knowledge without having to do a full qualification. Our blended approach in this course includes both instructor-led 
(virtual or face-to-face) and on-demand training delivery.

Entry requirement

There are no formal prerequisite units required for entry into this course


Unit One is offered online and will take approximately 1.5-2 hours to complete, with the remaining unit delivered by an instructor 2-2.5 hours.


Participants receive a formal statement of attainment upon completion of the course and the Cyber Security Awareness. They will also draft a Cyber Security Culture & Awareness Plan for their Business.

What you can
expect to cover in Microcredential Course

Protecting yourself and Business online by
learning to mitigate risk How to
Identify and Report:

  • Phishing and Spearphishing Attacks
  • Malware Attacks
  • Social Engineering Attacks
  • Securing Wireless Networks
  • Social Media Threats

Skillset in Cyber
Security Awareness

Cyber Pathways has partnered with Australian Employment and Training Solutions (Comtech) to deliver students a (ICT30120) Certificate III in Information Technology Cyber Security focused.

This qualification enables you to build your technical skills in order to launch your cyber security career and identify and protect organisations against cyber security threats.

This qualification is your pathway to entering the job market with highly sought-after expertise.

Unit One: BSBXCS301 Protect Own Personal Online Profile from Cybersecurity Threats

This unit has been developed for every individual, independent to or within companies. It addresses some of the exposures, human behaviours and errors that fuel 95% of cybercrime including disclosure of personal information, poor password hygiene and incorrect disposal of sensitive data.

Delivered online, the 2-hour, self-paced unit will educate and raise awareness across your entire business, whilst reducing your workforce’s susceptibility to social engineering and other threats. It has also been designed to encourage participants’ to further their knowledge and skills in cyber security.

Unit Two: BSBXCS302 Identify and Report Online Security Threats

This unit looks at the skills and knowledge required to identify and report online security threats to limit the potential impact of cyber security breaches.

It applies to those working in a broad range of industries and job roles under supervision and provides guidance on how to identify and report basic cyber threats, building this behaviour into their standard workplace practices.

Unit Three: BSBXCS303 Securely Manage Personally Identifiable Information and Workplace Information

This unit outlines the skills and knowledge required to securely manage personally identifiable information (PII) and workplace information.

It applies to those working in a broad range of industries and job roles under supervision and provides guidance on how to manage large amounts of personally identifiable information and workplace information.

Unit Four: BSBXCS402 Promote Workplace Cyber Security Awareness and Best Practices

This unit delivers the skills and knowledge required to promote cyber security best practice in a workplace.

It applies to those working in a broad range of industries who as part of their job role, contribute to the policies, procedures and practices within an organisation that promote cyber security best practice.

Delivered in
Partnership with

Delivered in <br/>Partnership with

Comtech (RTO Code 90933) is a leading registered training organisation delivering qualifications, skill sets, and micro-credentials; for individuals to gain a competitive advantage for future employment or up-skilling in current roles.

Comtech’ training is career-focused to equip individuals with relevant skills for employment.

They tailor training to meet the ever-changing needs of the industry and strive to meet the demands of the labour market.

For employers:
Why your business
should invest in
a trainee

Traineeships are very similar to apprenticeships, but they concentrate on vocational or job areas such as office administration, information technology, or hospitality.

Traineeships are open to anyone of working age and can include existing and new members of your team.

Government subsidies

Various State training departments offer a variety of fee-free traineeship initiatives. Under these programs the states will pay for the students fees in a traineeship or a portion of them.