Trinity Institute Australia


Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

(CRICOS Code: 107821G)


This qualification reflects a variety of information and communications technology roles where individuals have established specialised technical skills. Individuals in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, as part of a team or leading a deliverable with others. They apply their skills across a wide range of industries and business functions or as a business owner/ sole trader/ contractor.

The cyber security specialisation includes such skills as:

  • protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture, and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans.

On successful completion of this course students are awarded ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security). 

Target Groups
Target groups for this qualification are international students who are:

  • Seeking to pursue roles in information technology
  • Seeking to pursue roles in cyber security
  • Seeking to enter a new industry sector
  • Seeking a pathway to higher level qualifications.

Course Duration
Trinity Institute (Australia) delivers this course over 52 weeks, including 36 weeks of training and assessment and 16 weeks of holidays. 

This course is conducted with a blended learning model that includes face-to-face delivery in classrooms and via interactive online learning.

Trinity Institute (Australia) campuses:

  • 43 Hunter Street, Parramatta NSW 2150
  • Level 5, 770 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Career Outcomes

This nationally-recognised qualification is used by graduates to seek employment in a range of roles like:

  • Cyber Security Designer
  • Cyber Security Consultant

Education Pathways

After achieving this nationally recognised qualification, graduates may wish to continue their education in ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology or a range of higher education qualifications in the information technology field.

Recognition Of Prior Learning
Credit and RPL are available to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge, or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of this course.

Please contact Team Trinity for current course fees.

Payment terms and conditions are included in the International Student Handbook. Additionally a detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the letter of offer and written agreement which is provided to the student for their review and agreement prior to acceptance into the course. The agreement also includes details of additional fees and charges, which may be applicable.

International students are also required to take out Overseas Health Insurance Cover before arriving in Australia. Trinity Institute (Australia) provides details of OSHC providers in the International Student Handbook.

Additional costs associated with living in Australia are outlined in the International Student Handbook. Students should carefully review these costs in relation to budgeting. Further information can be found at

Trinity Institute (Australia) has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

Be at least 18 years of age.

Meet the following education requirements:

  • Year 12 or equivalent; or
  • a Certificate III qualification or equivalent or above.

Meet the following English requirements:

  • Have an IELTS academic score of 6.0 or equivalent (test must have been taken be no more than 12 months ago).
    NOTE: English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
  • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
  • Successful completion of at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course or above in an Australian education institution; or
  • Successful completion of an Oxford English language placement test with an overall score of not less than Level B2 (Upper Intermediate).

Trinity Institute (Australia) also conducts an entry interview with all prospective students to confirm their details and ensure that the course selected is the most appropriate for their needs.

Training and assessment is scheduled for 20 hours attendance per week during terms. It is recommended that students spend an additional 11 hours per week on study, research, practice and assessment preparation. Assessments are conducted using a variety of methods for theory and practical. At the beginning of each unit you will receive details of assessment tasks to be completed. Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally workplace practices and environments will be in simulated building worksites and used to conduct skills based assessments in accordance with unit requirements.

The timing for this course is as per our current timetable. Please contact us via email for details.

The facilities and equipment that will be provided for this course are:

  • Business and office equipment
  • On-campus internet access
  • Data projectors and whiteboards

The equipment students should have includes:

  • Laptop installed with Microsoft Office or similar

Course Progress
Note that for international students satisfactory course progress is required in order to meet visa requirements. More information can be found in the International Student Handbook.

To attain this qualification with a specialisation in cyber security, 20 units of competency must be successfully completed.  The units offered are:

  • BSBXCS402 – Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • ICTICT517 – Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
  • ICTICT532 – Apply IP, ethics and privacy in ICT environments
  • ICTPRG537 – Implement security for applications
  • ICTCYS610 – Protect critical infrastructure for organisations
  • ICTCYS613 – Utilise design methodologies for security architecture
  • ICTSAS524 – Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan
  • ICTSAS526 – Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
  • ICTCYS407 – Gather, analyse and interpret threat data
  • ICTICT518 – Research and review hardware technology options for organisations
  • BSBCRT512 – Originate and develop concepts
  • ICTSAS527 – Manage client problems
  • ICTICT523 – Gather data to identify business requirements
  • ICTICT524 – Determine ICT strategies and solutions for organisations
  • ICTNWK560 – Determine best-fit topologies for wide area networks
  • ICTNWK561 – Design enterprise wireless local area networks
  • ICTPMG505 – Manage ICT projects
  • BSBPMG536 – Manage project risk
  • BSBPMG539 – Manage project governance
  • BSBXTW401 – Lead and facilitate a team


At Trinity Institute (Australia), we are driven by our goal to empower our students to meet their full potential. We aim to do so by providing an effective learning environment that challenges and stimulates the minds of our students. We have found that learning is more effective when students enjoy themselves.


A college may be an academic entity, but its responsibilities go far beyond studies. Trinity Institute (Australia) recognises this, and endeavours to ensure that each and every student has the opportunity to develop themselves and become well-rounded individuals in the professional world. Our commitment to achieving this is evident in the strong work ethic of our teaching staff, our cultural mix and our emphasis on personal and academic development. We value the diverse background of our learners and demonstrate this in our teaching, curriculum and services.

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