Course Title: Develop and carry out a cyber security industry project

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4424 Certificate IV in Cyber Security

Course Title: Develop and carry out a cyber security industry project

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 100

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


520T Future Technologies

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2024

Course Contact: Michael Barton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1409

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will gain the skills and knowledge to develop and undertake a project that simulates a real cyber security industry environment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VU23213 - Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber security
VU23215 - Test concepts and procedures for cyber security

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU23220 Develop and carry out a cyber security industry project


1 Establish project team

2 Determine context of business need or problem (project)

3 Support the project plan development

4 Evaluate the suitability of the gathered resources

5 Implement the project design

6 Support project completion and handover

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. 

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.