Cyber security & information technology

Prepare for the future of work, with a certificate or diploma in cyber security or IT at Victoria University Polytechnic.

Through practical exercises, you will get the skills you need to take on a rewarding career in the ever-growing digital industry. Our modern Cyber Security Training Centre lets you experience the thrill of defending from cyber attacks, so you graduate ready to face the real thing.

Why choose VU Polytechnic?

  • State-of-the-art facilities

    At our Cyber Security Training Centre, attack and defend rooms let you play the roles of hacker and defender, testing your skills in exciting, real-world scenarios.

  • Connected with industry

    Our industry partnerships give us insight into the needs of industry. You will hone your skills through hands-on learning, taught by teachers who hold industry relevant qualifications.

  • Innovative, flexible and hands-on learning

    Our multi-award-winning blended-learning model combines eLearning with in-person training and practical applications.

VU Polytechnic is open for on-campus activity. Our priority is always the safety, health and wellbeing of our students, staff and community.

All cyber security & information technology courses

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Leading the way with cyber security


Leading the way with Cyber Security

VU Polytechnic's cyber security students are learning to fight against Australia's cyber crime in the first-ever TAFE vs. TAFE National Cyber Security Challenge. 

Student stories

Get a taste of our cyber security course

Scanning for Vulnerabilities

Learn how to scan for vulnerabilities with Cyber Security Educator, Petru Tiglar.