ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology
Elective Focus Basic Cyber Security Awareness

12 months
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100% online learning
12 units / 3 streams
ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology (Elective Focus Basic Cyber Security)
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Course overview

Embark on an exciting journey in the IT industry with our ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology Elective Focus Basic Cyber Security Awareness. This program equips you with the foundational skills necessary to kickstart a career in either help desk support or as a security analyst. 

This certificate III course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of general IT skills and concepts, specifically focusing on safeguarding computer operating systems, networks, and data from the ever-present threat of cyber-attacks. You will learn how to monitor systems, take appropriate actions, and report incidents to effectively mitigate potential threats as they arise. 

By completing this certificate, you will gain entry-level skills and knowledge that pave the way for a successful career in the field of cyber security. Establishing a strong foundation in IT has never been easier with this certificate as your ideal starting point. 

The benefits of completing a Certificate with Lumify Learn

If you want to, or are currently administering or conducting technician work, this qualification could be for you

Bridging the gap between learning and earning, Lumify Edge supports our students in their transition from study to their next IT role. Enhance our students' personal brand to make them interview-ready and provides direct access to our exclusive Lumify Group job portal, as well as internship opportunities.

Earn certifications in high demand in Australia and Internationally – Fast. Gain the skills you need to jumpstart your career in IT with our Learn-Practice-Test-Repeat approach. Fast tracking our students to success.

Discover the power of quality Trainers. Our trainers are passionate about student outcomes, supporting students to success through 1on1 coaching and support.

Study on your own schedule. Manage your studies around work and family while still enjoying your life. You even have the option to fast-track and finish your studies ASAP. 

Course Structure

ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology Elective Focus Basic Cyber Security Awareness
12 months
100% online learning
12 units / 3 streams
Unit codeUnit name
ICTICT317Maintain standard operating environments
ICTSAS214Protect devices from spam and destructive software
ICTSAS305Provide ICT advice to clients
BSBCRT301Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
Unit codeUnit name
ICTSAS215Protect and secure information assets
BSBXCS302Identify and report online security threats
BSBXTW301Work in a team
BSBXCS303Securely manage personally identifiable information and workplace information
Unit codeUnit name
ICTICT313Identify IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
ICTPRG302Apply introductory programming technologies
BSBXCS301Protect own personal online profile from cyber security threats
BSBXCS401Maintain security of digital devices


While there are no formal prerequisites for enrolling in the ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology Elective Focus Cyber Security Awareness course, certain criteria should be considered to ensure alignment between students' goals and capabilities with the course outcomes. The Lumify Learn Team is here to assist you, and when selecting the right course, it's important to consider the following: 

Self-discipline and time management skills:Online learning demands self-direction and discipline in managing time effectively. Students should be capable of setting their own schedules, meeting deadlines, and staying motivated to complete coursework.
Access to technology and a reliable Internet connection:Students must have access to a computer and a reliable internet connection to fully participate in online courses.
Flexibility:Online learning offers greater flexibility compared to traditional classroom-based courses. However, students still need to strike a balance between their academic responsibilities and personal or professional commitments.
Computer Skills:If you are comfortable researching information using the internet, using social media, and engaging in digital communication such as emails and video calls, you possess the necessary computer skills to study online.
Study Skills:The course will require you to utilise communication, research, collaboration, technical, and critical thinking/problem-solving skills. These skills are integral to the learning journey and building confidence in both IT and study.

Everyone! But in all seriousness, the foundational knowledge and skills taught in this course will benefit individuals in our technology-filled world. This course specifically focuses on Cyber Security, providing students with a pathway to a career in the field or equipping them with essential skills for any IT career path. By enrolling in this course, students can develop general capabilities, gain confidence, enhance awareness, and acquire investigation skills to better manage challenges in their personal and professional lives. Here are a few types of students who would greatly benefit from the ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology (Elective Focus Cyber Security):

High school graduates who have a passion for IT and seek to build a career in the field. This course offers practical skills and knowledge to kickstart their journey.
Individuals who are considering a career change and are interested in starting a career in IT, with a particular focus on Cyber Security or Network Security.
Employees who are already working in the IT industry and desire to enhance their skills and knowledge to advance their careers.
Small business owners who wish to learn how to leverage technology to improve their business operations, with a specific emphasis on Cyber Security.
Individuals who aim to improve their computer skills for personal or professional development and want to gain a deeper understanding of Cyber Security concepts.
No matter your background or aspirations, this course provides valuable opportunities to acquire essential IT skills and knowledge. Join us in shaping your future in the ever-evolving world of technology.

Lumify Edge

Lumify Edge is designed to provide you with the tools you need to launch a fulfilling and well-paid IT career.

By enrolling in the course, you will be eligible to take part in Lumify Edge where we connect you with those recruiting for positions in the market along with Internship opportunities.

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Enrolment information

The Lumify Learn holds regular induction and orientation sessions, plus rolling starts for workshops and tutorials, so you can start learning when it suits you. Eligibility Requirements apply.

A course advisor will call to chat about your course and set up a time for you to get started

You will then be invited to complete the Student Enrolment process to secure your spot in the course

Once your enrolment has been submitted, our Student Support Team will contact you to confirm your enrolment

If all your documentation is in order, you will then be invited to attend an online orientation

Payment information

Upfront Payment

RRP: $4,250

1. Pay upfront $3,825 fee.
10% discount - a saving of $425.

2. Talk to a Course Advisor to learn more about our 8-24 month payment plans.

ZipMoney: Study now, Pay later

Pay 18 or 24 monthly payments
Course total $4,250 + ZipMoney fees
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If you have any questions about how the payment plan works, simply reach out to our customer service team on 1800 936 230 or email us at [email protected].

All of our courses require students to be 17 years or older and have adequate language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course. Beyond minimum entry requirements, it’s important that this is the right course for you. Speak with one of our Course Advisors to ensure this course delivers the learning experience and outcome you are looking for. We call this our “right course, right fit” policy.

We have a mix of both nationally recognised courses and globally recognised vendor certifications. Nationally recognised qualifications can be identified with the Nationally Recognised Training logo. The Vendor Certifications will show the vendor name eg. Microsoft, AWS, CompTIA

The Federal Government has developed a system called the Unique Student Identifier (USI) to help Australian students' gain access to their results when they complete a nationally recognised course, or part thereof. The USI is generated online, does not cost anything and will be recorded whenever you enrol in a nationally recognised VET course.

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