Start your career in IT and Cyber Security!
Get dual recognition in 12 months!

Cyber security is the practice of ensuring that an ogranisation’s network systems and other digital platforms are safe from malicious attacks. IT and cyber security professionals are considered vital in any business that operates sensitive business data and networks.


Our Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security will provide you with foundational knowledge in info-comm technology and advanced skills in cybersecurity that can help you kickstart a career in the realm of modern technologies.

Who is this course for?

IT professionals who want to gain in-depth knowledge of cyber security. Executives and managers who want to switch careers and embark in a career in cyber security.

Why it appeals to employers?

IT and cybersecurity professionals are very in demand. Every business needs an IT professional who can protect their devices and networks from malicious attacks. 

Potential careers

Cybersecurity specialist, IT specialist, IT Administrator, Cybersecurity Engineer


Inside the in-depth curriculum

Developed to make you employable

IT and cyber security are one of the most sought after careers today. Capitalize on the demand through our programme developed for industry relevance.

Boost your technical foundation

This programme consists of modules that will elevate your skills in various programming languages. 

Put your technical skills to practice

The programme aims to build graduates who are able to put their skills to practice. Address real-world IT and cyber security challenges through this course. 

Government subsidy available

Singaporeans  25 years old and above can use their SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) to further offset the net course fee. You can also use your Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) to fund the course fee.

Admission criteria

Academic Requirements

  • Polytechnic Diploma, NITEC in any specialization or GCE O Levels with Ample Practical Experience OR equivalent

  • Mature candidates >=30 years old with 8 years business IT management working experience

  • Candidates with other qualification will be assessed on a case-by-case basis

English Language Requirements

  • WPL Level 6 (Average of Reading, Listening, Speaking & Writing Scores) OR

  • IELTS 5.5 OR equivalent (applicable for International students) OR

  • Successfully pass TVI English Admission Test

  • Completed Highest Qualification Delivered in English

Award of qualification

Upon course completion, the learners will be awarded the Advanced Diploma in

Cyber Security

(The learner will obtain Diploma in

Info-comm Technology when he or she completed the first  8 modules competencies)

Method of assessment

To ensure their capabilities, each learner will have to go through formative, summative, and 

written Assessments

Course commencement

23rd November 2020

Course Duration


Full-time: 4 months

Part-time: 12 months


Unique Value Proposition

Dual recognition

Get a Diploma in Info-Comm Technology and Advanced Diploma in Cyber Security once you completed the programme.

Blended Learning

Classes will be conducted online and in classrooms

Fast-track Certification

Full-time 4 months

Part-time 12 months

Statements of Attainment & Funding

Provided by SkillsFuture Singapore

Programme structure - 11 Modules

Module 1: NICF-Computer System Technologies (SF)

This module shows how to appreciate the social and economic implications of the use of various ranges of computer system. It also teaches how identify the different types of computer networks and data communication standards, types of software and computer languages used in current computer systems, describe the functions of an operating system and the facilities offered to a programmer, describe the features of common data processing systems and describe the operations, development and control activities within typical data processing department.

Module 2: NICF-Object Oriented Analysis and Design (SF)

This module provides a clear, practical framework for development that uses all the major techniques from UML 2.0. It follows an iterative and incremental approach based on the industry-standard Unified Process. It places systems analysis and design in the context of the whole systems lifecycle, and includes generic analysis and design issues.

Module 3: NICF-Computing Mathematics (SF) 

This module shows how to provide the mathematical toolbox of techniques needed for the other units. 

Module 4: NICF-Web Application Development in .NET and HTML (SF)

This module introduces the principles and concepts of the prowess of .NET and HTML and provide an understanding on the application of web application development in .NET and HTML. 

Module 5: NICF - Introduction to Python Programming (SF)

This module introduces the values in Python Programming, Simple Output, Variables, Data types and declarations, Arithmetic expressions, selection constructs, functions, arrays, strings, structures, unions and files.

Module 6: NICF-Introduction to Cloud Computing (SF)

This module introduces the principles and concepts of the prowess of cloud computing and provide an understanding on the application of cloud computing. 

Module 7: NICF-Database Systems, Design and Management (SF)

This module shows database modeling with database design concepts applying ER method and SQL statements and functions. 

Module 8: NICF-Network Management and Security (SF)

This module shows equip students with basic network administration, theoretical knowledge and practical experience. It also provides an essential understanding of security aspect in networking environment. 

Module 9: NICF-Computer Security Implementation (SF)

This module shows the concept of information security where learners will develop an understanding of the technologies and methods used to defend systems and networks. Learners will be able to describe, evaluate and operate a defensive network architecture using multiple layers of protection and also look at different types of vulnerabilities, their causes and characteristics.

Module 10: NICF-Advanced Computer System Security Administration (SF)

This module shows all aspects of computer security and describes the threats and types of attacks against computer to allow students to understand and analyze security requirements and define security policies. It will discuss major models in computer security and compare their properties and roles in implementation.

Module 11: NICF-Cyber Security Defense in Depth (SF)

This module shows the world of cybersecurity risks and defenses which are a threat to governments and businesses. It will give learners the understanding, skills and techniques to identify and tackle these threats as well as provide a framework for current and future cybersecurity threats

Mode of delivery

Lectures, project work, group discussions, individual activities, experiential learning.

Fees and subsidies

* All fee are inclusive of 7% GST.

** SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) subsidy is based on learner's eligibility, fulfilling SSG required attendance hours, deemed competent by SSG via

  criteria such as the passing of assessments and final approval subject to SSG.


- Training Vision Institute reserves the right to bill the learner full course fee in any event that their SSG subsidy for the course is not approved by SSG.

- Eligible Singaporean 25 years old and above can use their SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) to further offset the net course fee.

- Eligible Singaporean can use their Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) fund to offset the net course fee.

- A non-refundable application fee will be applies.


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