Cyber Security Bootcamp

Diploma of Information Technology (ICT50715)

Domestic applicants:

  • All applicants must be at least 18 years' old
  • Completion of Certificate IV or higher in a relevant field or 3 years’ industry experience in a relevant field
  • Successful in-person or Skype interview with a Coder Academy’s Admissions Officer. Applicants are encouraged to prepare a portfolio for the admissions interview
  • Applicants may be required to undergo an Admissions Test prior to entry

  • domestic admission

International applicants:

    In addition to the above, international applicants must also meet the following minimum language requirements:

  • IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent which has been completed within the last 12 months
  • Compulsory overseas student health insurance (OSHC)

  • Applicants who do not meet the English requirements are still encouraged to apply. Depending on your English ability, we may request you undertake additional English studies prior to commencing your Diploma. Please be advised that the nature of the higher education Diploma of Information Technology (bootcamp delivery mode) requires high levels of English competency.

    Only available at Sydney and Melbourne campuses.

Applicants are advised to begin this process well in advance of intended start date to allow adequate time for processing of documentation. Please contact Coder Academy’s Admissions Office at +61 2 8355 3822 or email [email protected].

For international student services available, such as student accommodation, please refer to the Academy of Information Technology’s International Student page:

Download International Student Application Form


We provide comfortable lecture rooms, break out areas with kitchen facilities and high speed wifi access at all of our campuses. Our courses are BYOD (bring your own device) and please ensure your computer is 2011 or later with at least 4G of RAM. You will have a better experience with a Mac or Linux but a Windows computer will also function appropriately. We will provide all software applications that are required throughout the course.


Term 1

    Cyber Security
  • ICTPRG507 - Implement security for applications
  • ICTTEN811 - Evaluate and apply network security
  • ICTPRG510 - Maintain custom software

  • Basic Security Languages
  • ICTPRG527 - Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills

Term 2

    Privilege Escalation On Linux
  • ICTPRG418 - Apply intermediate programming skills in another language
  • ICTPRG523 - Apply advanced programming skills in another language (BASH)

  • Python Programming for Security
  • ICTPRG501 - Apply advanced object-oriented language skills
  • ICTPRG502 - Manage a project using software management tools

Term 3

    Certified Ethical Hacker
  • ICTICT514 - Identify and manage the implementation of current industry-specific technologies
  • ICTSAD506 - Produce a feasibility report
  • ICTICT418 - Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

  • Web Application Penetration Testing
  • ICTPRG503 - Debug and monitor applications
  • ICTPRG529 - Apply testing techniques for software development
  • ICTICT509 - Gather data to identify business requirements

  • Mobile Security
  • ICTPRG504 - Deploy an application to a production environment
  • ICTPRG520 - Validate an application design against specifications

Depending on the skills, knowledge and experience of each target group, additional learning activities and support is provided for the following core skill areas:

  • Employability skills
  • Learning skills
  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • Computer literacy
  • Assessment skills
  • Independent study skills



Study mode:
On Campus

Course Intakes
Census Dates
17 September, 2018

Diploma of Software Development

Qualification Code:

Product title:
Diploma of Software Development

Product code:

Training package:
nformation and Communications Technology 1.0-3.1

Delivery mode:
This course is delivered via blended learning.

Volume of Learning:
1200 hours over 28 weeks.

Delivery entity:
The qualification is delivered and assessed by Academy of Information Technology Pty Ltd (ABN 35 094 133 641) (RTO 90511), trading as Coder Academy.

Domestic cost:

International cost:

Payment options:
Instalment payments
VET Student Loans (available for Australian Citizens)

Credit transfers & RPL:
Previous education and experience will be assessed on a case-by-case basis by a Lead Educator.

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