We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new CompTIA Security+ Prep short course, designed to help you achieve success in the highly regarded CompTIA Security+ certification exam. The course begins on June 13 and will run over four weeks, register using the form below to gain access to the course and to receive reminders for the live webinars led by Georg Thomas. Whether you’re an aspiring cyber security professional or looking to enhance your current skill set, this course offers the perfect opportunity to advance your career. Read on to learn more about the benefits of short courses, the value of CompTIA industry certification, and how you can further your education with IT Masters and Charles Sturt University.


Course begins: June 13, Thursday @ 7:30 PM


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Use the form below to enrol in this short course, once submitted you will receive a signup email with login details for our learning site.


The Value of Short Courses


Short courses provide a flexible and efficient way to gain new skills and knowledge without the long-term commitment of traditional degree programs. Here are some key benefits:

  1. Focused Learning: Short courses are designed to cover specific topics in detail, allowing you to concentrate on the areas most relevant to your career goals.
  2. Time-Efficient: With shorter durations, these courses allow you to quickly acquire new skills and apply them in your job, making it easier to balance work, study, and personal life.
  3. Cost-Effective: Typically more affordable than full degree programs, short courses provide a cost-effective way to enhance your expertise and qualifications.
  4. Immediate Application: The practical knowledge gained from short courses can often be immediately applied to your current role, providing immediate benefits to both you and your employer.


Understanding CompTIA Industry Certification


CompTIA certifications are globally recognised credentials that validate your skills and knowledge in various IT domains. The CompTIA Security+ certification, in particular, is highly respected in the cybersecurity field. Here’s why obtaining this certification is beneficial:

  1. Industry Recognition: CompTIA Security+ is widely accepted by employers as a benchmark for entry-level cybersecurity skills. It demonstrates your commitment to the profession and your ability to perform critical security tasks.
  2. Career Advancement: Certification can open doors to new job opportunities, higher salaries, and career progression. It serves as a stepping stone for more advanced certifications and specialised roles.
  3. Skill Validation: Earning a CompTIA Security+ certification proves that you have the essential knowledge in areas such as network security, compliance, operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application, data, and host security.
  4. Compliance and Standards: Many organisations require or prefer CompTIA Security+ certification to meet compliance and regulatory standards, such as those mandated by the U.S. Department of Defense.


Leveraging Industry Certification Credit


It Masters and Charles Sturt University, recognise the value of industry certifications and offer credit towards degree programs. By completing the CompTIA Security+ certification, you may be eligible to receive credit for certain subjects within the Master of Cyber Security program and other post graduate courses we offer. This not only saves time and money but also reinforces the practical relevance of your studies. You can see the full list of industry certifications that we recognise for credit within our courses here.


Studying Postgraduate with IT Masters and Charles Sturt University


Enrolling in postgraduate studies with IT Masters and Charles Sturt University offers numerous advantages:

  1. Expert Instruction: Our courses are taught by industry professionals with extensive experience and knowledge. You’ll gain insights from practitioners who understand the current trends and challenges in the cybersecurity field.
  2. Flexible Learning Options: All of our courses are taught 100% online meaning flexible learning options that accommodate your schedule, making it easier to balance studies with work and other commitments.
  3. Industry Focus: Our programs are designed in collaboration with industry partners, ensuring that the curriculum is relevant and aligned with current industry needs.
  4. Affordable: Our courses are eligible for FEE-HELP and for some of our courses Commonwealth Support (CSP) is available. Industry Certifications recognised as prior learning means starting your course with subjects already credited, meaning less time needed to graduate and less money spent on fees getting there.



Our new CompTIA Security+ Prep short course is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable cybersecurity skills, prepare for a respected industry certification, and advance your career. Short courses offer focused, time-efficient, and cost-effective learning, while CompTIA certifications provide recognised credentials that can significantly enhance your professional standing. By studying with IT Masters and Charles Sturt University, you’ll benefit from expert instruction, flexible learning options, and strong industry foundations.

We invite you to enrol in our CompTIA Security+ Prep short course and get a taste for post graduate study