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?
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
“Assignments and tasks were challenging and the experience had us work-ready for the tech industry. The teaching staff were very knowledgeable, approachable and there to help.”
– Monika, Certificate IV in Cyber Security 22334VIC
“The teachers had a wealth of knowledge. The encouragement that I received pushed me ahead. The more proactive I was and the more interest I showed, the more help I got!”
– Daniel, Certificate IV in Cyber Security 22334VIC
“As part of my course, I was able to complete an internship with the security team at Greater Western Water. In six months, I was able to grow my knowledge and receive mentoring.”
– Sarah, Certificate IV in Cyber Security 22334VIC
Get a taste of our cyber security course
Hear from teachers
We sat down with Anandhi, a passionate cyber security teacher at VU Polytechnic, to hear her thoughts on the rapidly evolving technology sector, the most important skills needed to work in cyber security and technology, and top tips to current or prospective students who are trying to secure a role in cyber security.
5 minutes with Anandhi Ramasubramanian
Hear from industry
With many people looking to make the change into the cyber space, we caught up with Head of Security and IT at Superloop, Jason Veness, to talk about his experience employing VU Polytechnic graduate Monika Mathur, the role of TAFE in equipping the next generation of cyber professionals, and his thoughts on the industry.
Industry employer spotlight: Cybersecurity