Key Benefits

Government funded

If you live in Victoria, Monarch Institute has government funded places.

To see if you are eligible for a government funded place, please click here to see the criteria. Or get in touch with one of our friendly course consultants.

Learn from real industry experts

Monarch supports you like no one else. You’ll get day-to-day support from the best trainers in the industry – they’re among the most experienced and qualified and have worked in real-world projects, and have years of experience training other developers on the latest coding languages and frameworks. With Monarch you’ll learn independently but with a team of trainers who will help you get through any challenge.

Nationally recognised qualification

The course is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. You can use it as a pathway to further studies, including university degrees.

Get on the front foot of the cyber security industry

Gain real world experience and knowledge on the latest cyber security threats by learning through, case studies, videos and interviews while you explore what cybersecurity and networking means to the future of data security.

Course Accreditation

Coming in 2023!


Course Assessments

The experts who design and deliver our courses (click back to Course trainers to meet some of them) have developed an assessment framework that’s uniquely designed to help you gain a deep understanding of the material.

Assessment formats include:

Career Opportunities

This Diploma is perfect if you’re looking to dive into the cyber security and networking industry and learn how to protect sensitive data and information through security architecture and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans.

Diploma graduates may be eligible for a range of different mid-level and lead developer positions.

Key opportunities include:


Coming in 2023!

Entry requirements

Course entry requirements

There aren’t any formal prerequisites. But to make sure you get the most out of training with us, the following enrolment process applies:

Once we receive your enrolment, our friendly course consultants will touch base to undertake a pre-training review to ensure the training is right for you.

What equipment will I need?

You will need access to the following equipment to successfully complete the course:

Am I eligible for recognition of prior learning (RPL)?

We may be able to take into account relevant knowledge and skills you’ve gained through previous formal or informal training, education and employment. To find out more, refer to our Student Information Handbook by clicking here, or get in touch with one of our friendly Course Consultants.

Course Topics

Coming in 2023!

Course Duration

This course is designed to be completed within 18-25 months.

There is no minimum timeframe to complete this course. Students who are highly motivated and well organised can complete the full course at an accelerated pace.

The key factors that influence course completion are a student’s experience, time availability, how fast they work and how committed they are!

How it works

More than online

You’ll get:

How does it work?

This course has been developed to give you absolute flexibility. Study on your couch, on public transport, on your break at work, out in the park – wherever and whenever you like. The best part is, with Monarch Institute, ‘online’ doesn’t mean ‘alone’. You’ll be backed by our trainers at every step along the way.

What support will I get?

Your trainer will be happy to contact you via phone, Zoom, or email (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm). So you definitely won’t feel alone. You’ll also have access to our student Facebook groups, so you can discuss the material with other students. It’s a handy way to stay in touch with trainers and others in the same course.

Course Price

Upfront payment

$4,250 (Total)

The most cost-effective option. Pay up front and save 20% compared to the total payment plan. Payment options include electronic funds transfer (EFT), credit card (Mastercard or Visa), cheque or cash.

Payment plan

$196.15 per week – paid over 26 weeks

This option is suitable for students wanting to manage their cash flow. It’s handy if you want to get started right away, but don’t have the full amount on hand. Payment must be made with Mastercard or Visa.

Government funding

If you live in Victoria, Monarch Institute has government funded places.

To see if you are eligible for a government funded place, please click here to see the criteria. Or get in touch with one of our friendly Course Consultants.

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Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security and Advanced Networking)


  • Get workplace cyber security awareness and networking best practices
  • Comprehensive Diploma covering in-demand skills
  • Full access to Pluralsight included
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Duration Up to two years
How it works Study online. With a difference.
Price $4,250 up front | $196.15 per week (payment plan) | Gov. funding if eligible
Career opportunities Cybersecurity Officer | Network Technician
Course topics Coming in 2023!
Units Nationally recognised
Course trainers Industry experts and thought leaders.
Pathways University courses
Entry requirements No formal prerequisites | RPL available | Some equipment needed
Assessments Multiple short-answer and projects
Start date Coming in 2023!
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Payment Options There are two ways you can pay for your course...
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