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Box Hill Institute Offers New Online Short Courses


18 May 2020

Box Hill Institute has been selected to partner with the Commonwealth Government and deliver four new online short courses to equip participants with new skills that will make them more employable.

Federal Minister for Education, Dan Tehan said, “Students can enrol in these short, online courses and graduate with a recognised qualification and new skills. These short courses will support Australians who have lost their jobs or are looking to retrain in national priority areas.”

The courses will range from $1,250 to $2,500 and people from around the country will be able to apply.

The new courses Box Hill Institute will deliver, pending TEQSA approval, are:

  1. Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity: a transition postgraduate certificate course, open for entry to graduates from any discipline. Graduates will be able to analyse, design, implement, and manage IT security programs for enterprises, and develop strategy, planning, governance, policy, and risk management architectures.
  2. Undergraduate Certificate in Biosecurity Science: will provide graduates with a broad understanding of the biosecurity continuum (onshore, at the border, and offshore) and the social and economic challenges involving biological threats to humans, agriculture and the environment.
  3. Undergraduate Certificate in Information and Communication Technology: will train students for in entry-level skills needed for digital and IT-enabled workplaces and set the foundation for pursuing exciting career opportunities in several ICT sub-specialities and professions.
  4. Undergraduate Certificate in Networking and Cybersecurity: this course will help students to enter a cyber security profession and graduates will be able to articulate into a Bachelor of Computer Systems with cyber security specialisation at Box Hill Institute.

Box Hill Institute is pleased to support the Council of Australian Governments’ Education and Skills Ministerial Councils who have recognised the undergraduate certificates.