11062NAT Cert IV in Offensive Cyber Security


This course is designed to train individuals in conducting vulnerability assessment through offensive cyber security, otherwise known as ethical hacking/penetration testing for the specific purpose of mitigating risks to infrastructure, networks and applications.

Entry Requirements

A. Intermediate knowledge of what the offensive cyber security is and its applications in the workplace
B. Basic knowledge of Linux operating system
C. ICT30120 Certificate III in Information Technology or higher (preferred)
D. Language, literacy, and numeracy levels sufficient to interpret at times complex documents and code scripts, to understand technical concepts, and to prepare written reports using both technical and non-technical language

Pricing & Course Duration

1. Full course (minimum 6 months/24 weeks) $12,400
2. Accelerated Course (3 months/12 weeks) $12,400
3. Specialised individual unit workshops (2 days per unit) $1195 per unit
4. Recognition of Prior Learning $750 per unit for first 12 units + $1195 for 13th  unit ( $750 per unit for additional three units if required)
5. Online self-paced learning available (12 months to complete) $12,400

Successful completion of all units of competency will result in the award of a nationally recognised Certificate in 11062NAT – Certificate IV in Offensive Cyber Security. Participants who do not successfully complete the full program will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for any of the unit/s of competency they have been deemed competent in. Recognition is available for this qualification – see the Participant Handbook or the Recognition Process page for more information.

Core Units

ICTNWK420 - Install and configure virtual machines

1. Identify options and select virtualisation solution

2. Prepare for, install and configure virtualisation technology

3. Install, configure and test virtual machines

ICTWEB444 - Create responsive website layouts

1. Identify main layout sections from design specification

2. Layout web page according to design specification

3. Test and validate layout

ICTWEB430 - Produce server-side script for dynamic web pages

1. Analyse the requirements for web documents requiring server-side dynamic interaction.

2. Design server-side scripts.

3. Produce the web documents.

4. Test the scripts and debug.

5. Set up security.

ICTPRG430 - Apply introductory object-oriented language skills

1. Determine application design.

2. Implement the application design.

3. Test the application.

4. Hand over the application to the user.

ICTCYS603 - Undertake penetration testing for organisations

1. Prepare for penetration testing.

2. Conduct penetration tests

3. Conduct follow up activities

ICTNWK311 - Install and test network protocols

1. Prepare to install network protocols.

2. Install network protocols.

3. Test network protocols.

NAT11062001 - Apply legal requirements and ethical protocols during offensive cyber security activities

NAT11062002 - Develop and implement programs and scripts for offensive cyber security*

NAT11062003 - Test vulnerability of organisational networks*

NAT11062004 - Test vulnerability of organisational operating systems**

Elective Units Group A - Infastructure Vulnerability Assessment Specialist

NAT11062005 - Implement privilege escalation in Windows operating systems #

NAT11062006 - Implement privilege escalation in Linux operating systems #

NAT11062007 - Infiltrate and test organisational digital environments #

Elective Units Group B - Application Vulnerability Assessment Specialist

NAT11062008 - Exploit web application vulnerabilities ^


NAT11062009 - Exploit cross-platform vulnerabilities in mobile applications ^

NAT11062010 - Analyse malware using reverse engineering software tools and techniques ^

Unit Pre-Requisites

*Prerequisite ICTNWK420, ICTPRG430

** Prerequisite ICTNWK311, ICTNWK420, NAT11062003

# Prerequisite NAT11062003, NAT11062004

^ Prerequisite ICTWEB430, ICTWEB444