Course Title: Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4424 Certificate IV in Cyber Security

Course Title: Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 60

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: Tim Bek

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1409

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will gain the skills and knowledge required to build a high performance, high security, failure resistant security perimeter for an enterprise Information and Communications Technology (ICT) network.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTNWK544 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks


1. Plan and design firewall solution

2. Configure perimeter to secure network

3. Design and configure network devices

4. Configure VPN solution

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