BSB20120 Certificate II in Workplace Skills: Cybersecurity

TWO YEAR PROGRAM – YEAR 11 AND 12

Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

To be confirmed for 2022

Prerequisites

Nil

 

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of entry-level Business Services job roles.

This qualification also reflects the role of individuals who have not yet entered the workforce, and are developing the necessary skills in preparation for work.

The certificate course aims to develop the necessary skills in preparation for work in a digital, online environment where individuals, businesses and governments are increasingly at risk of falling victim to cyber-attacks. There will be opportunities for students to work alongside industry professionals, including the Australian Signals Directorate. Critical thinking  and problem-solving skills will be refined as students participate in industry supported Capture the Flag hacking events. Collaborating and communicating with others to create cyber safety educational materials for the wider college community.

Students will be required to maintain the professional ethics of the information security industry as they develop general information and      communications technology hardware and security skills to protect against spam, viruses and other potential threats. A case study on an organisation will provide students with the skills to identify the information assets of a business and the types of security responses and procedures available to secure these assets and protect the organisation.

Assessment

The qualification involves learners completing ten units of competency over the two years. These units comprise of core and elective units. The learner must be deemed competent in all ten competencies to achieve the qualification.

Assessment tasks may include but not limited to individual and group projects and presentations, work books, log books, self- reflections, peer assessment, online tasks and theoretical knowledge questions.

The qualification certificate will be issued by the auspicing RTO at the completion of Year 12.

 

Possible Pathways

BSB30220 Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business

BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business

BSB40420 Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

BSB50120 Diploma of Business

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