ICTSS00103 - Cyber Security Strategy and Governance Skill Set

Enrolments are currently closed for this course.

Please note that we have now closed our current intake for this course.

For further information please contact courseconsultant @ mentor.edu.au

or call us on 1300 306 146 during business hours (AEDT).

Mentor Education's nationally recognised ICTSS00103 - Cyber Security Strategy and Governance Skill Set provides a short course for individuals to gain the knowledge to identify and implement cyber security standards within organisations.

This short course is ideal for a range of professionals including ICT consultants, cyber security analysts, business managers, risk and assurance managers, network security consultants and IT administrators seeking a qualification to gain additional cyber security strategy and governance skills.

The ICTSS00103 - Cyber Security Strategy and Governance Skill Set short course comprises of core units of competency covering disciplines including:

  • Create cyber security standards for organisations
  • Implement best practices for identity management
  • Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with relevant cyber security standards and law
  • Perform cyber security risk assessments

This short course can be completed as a standalone short course or can be combined with other related short courses including the ICTSS00102 - Cyber Incident Threat Detection and Prevention Skill Set and other IT and Cyber Security short courses.

Mentor Education’s ICTSS00103 - Cyber Security Strategy and Governance Skill Set is a nationally recognised qualification, complying with the AQF standard and ASQA standards for Registered Training Organisations.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded the ICTSS00103 - Cyber Security Strategy and Governance Skill Set.

Units in this skill set may provide credit towards the ICT60120 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology and other related qualifications.

Skill Set Entry Requirements

This is an open entry course with no pre-requisite qualifications.

We also recommend that students undertaking this course:

  • Are over 18 years of age at the time of commencement
  • Have successfully completed a year 12 certificate or equivalent
  • Have a strong grasp of computer/technical skills
  • Microsoft Office (or freeware equivalent) installed on their computer
  • Access to a reliable high-quality internet connection
  • Adequate literacy/numeracy skills

Course Duration

Students will be required to undertake 4 core units. Course units are delivered sequentially and should be completed over a 16-week period.

Skillset Outline

Core units

  • Create cyber security standards for organisations
  • Implement best practices for identity management
  • Evaluate an organisation’s compliance with relevant cyber security standards and law
  • Perform cyber security risk assessments

Download a brochure for detailed course unit information.

Course Delivery

100% online learning with access to live and pre-recorded weekly virtual classroom tutorials.


Assessments will vary amongst individual units and may include:

  • Short Answer Questions
  • Long Answer Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Case Study and Scenario’s
  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • Research Tasks
Activities that form part of the self-directed study and learning may include:
  • Set reading (textbook/workbook)
  • Instructed research
  • Self-directed research
  • Forums

Online Learning Experience


Throughout their study time with Mentor Education, each student is supported by a fully resourced student support team trained in managing the needs of todays students.

Whilst completing their qualification, students are entitled to unlimited e-mail and phone support by our experienced student support team between Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, so they are never left to feel ‘lost’ or stuck during their studies.

Learning Materials

Mentor Education has developed this qualification with student needs central to its structure.

TThe learning materials offered in this course are designed to give students exposure to what they would actually do in the workplace and includes textbooks, learner guides, study guides, PowerPoint presentations and live online classroom-based tutorials - all included in the initial enrolment fee with no more to pay.

Flexibility and Delivery

In addition to the accessible and easy to understand self-directed learning materials, the course gives students additional options on how to best engage with their study commitments.

Upfront payment

Full upfront course fee payments can be made for this course, with regular special discount offers available for upfront payments.

Payment Plans

Payment plans may be available for this course. All payment plans require an upfront payment of a percentage of the course plus regular scheduled payments. If information in relation to a payment plan is not listed with a specific course, please call 1300 306 146 during business hours and speak to an Education Adviser to find out more about payment plan options. Unless stated, payment plans are not available with Partial Scholarships or on any discounted courses.

Flexible Delivery Options: Nationwide

Mentor specialises in providing professional education and training services to you anywhere, any-time. We appreciate that learning needs differ for each individual and organisation, which is why we allow you to select the approach that works best for you.


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