Explore Your Future in Cyber
Are you interested in kickstarting your career in cyber security? Our free cyber programs are the perfect way to get on track! Register before the 21st of June 2023, to get started!
Our one-day Cyber Explorer is a free course which gives you a taste of what a future in cyber security can look like. Following this session, you will be eligible for our free one-month KickStart program, and this can lead to a paid one-year cyber cadetship.
Cyber One-Day Explorer Course
Our cyber one-day Explorer Course is designed to provide a pathway to paid employment. As a technology focused not-for-profit, WorkVentures provides a free course to help you step into your first role in this booming industry.
This online course is available for anyone in the Greater Sydney area and will connect you with like-minded people who share your interests in all things cyber!
Key Information for the Cyber One-Day Explorer Course
What You’ll Learn:
Explore the building blocks of cyber security, including CIA principles (confidentiality, integrity, availability).
Start to plan how to move forward in your cyber security career.
Get a taste of one of the most exciting roles in cyber.
Understand the different specialisations in cyber security. You'll be surprised to see how many options there are!
Know how to protect your own digital footprint.
Unpack the different methods cyber criminals use to steal data and money.
You're comfortable using a computer.
You're interested in exploring a career in technology.
You can commit to a one-day session.
You are from the Greater Sydney area.
By the End of One-Day Explorer Course, You Will:
Know what cyber security professionals are tasked with in their day-to-day work.
Identify Careers in Cyber
Be informed about the different roles in cyber so you can pick which one is right for you.
Build Your Network
Connect with a group of up-and-coming cyber professionals on the same path.
Pathway to Employment
Explore diverse and promising pathways to take you to the next step in cybersecurity.
What is the Selection Process for the Explorer Course?
2. Information Session
Attend an information session to learn more about the course.
3. Submit a Short Application
Submit a short and simple application.
4. Accept Invitation
Receive an offer.
5. Attend Explorer Online
Log in and start learning!
Different Careers in Cyber Security
A career in cyber security is for everyone! You don’t need to be an expert in technology to get started; all you need is a curious mind and a passion for learning. There are so many different options within the cyber sector to choose from. So, which suits you best?
Why Choose a Career in Cyber?
Cyber security is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. It has infinite employment opportunities and is a pathway to a long-term successful career. Entry-level salaries can be as high as $103K, so you can hit the ground running with a great-paying job and the knowledge there is always room to grow and further your career.
Jobs in cyber security are intellectually challenging and ever-evolving. It is also a fulfilling career, as the work you do is protecting people from potential financial and data losses.
What Happens After the One-Day Explorer?
Our courses are designed as building blocks to help guide you toward a career in cyber security. After the one-day course, we provide a launchpad into further education and your first paid role.
One-Month Cyber KickStart
Once you’ve completed the one-day Cyber Explorer Course, you’ll be ready to start the free one-month Kickstart boot camp. This course will provide you with a more detailed look into the cyber security world and offer additional assistance to help you launch your career in cyber.
You will learn more about the different roles in cyber security and how each contributes to keeping systems and users safe.
You don’t need any prior experience to be eligible! All you’ll need is your knowledge from the one-day session and a passion for technology.
one-year Paid Cyber cadetship
Graduates of our Cyber Kickstart are eligible to apply for a one-year paid cadetship with WorkVentures or one of our partner organisations.
This involves 20 hours per week of paid cyber security work, along with 20 hours of study to complete a Nationally Accredited Certificate IV in IT.
WorkVentures is here to here to support you every step of the way. We will provide regular check-ins and will work to ensure that you are reaching your full potential. You will finish your cadetship with a qualification as well as practical experience to help shape your future.