To apply for ACS’ microCredential Cyber Security Package, applications can be made by selecting the microCredential specialism and level of recognition via Browse microCredentials. For first time applicants of ACS’ microCredentials Cyber Security, select your specialism and the level of recognition, and you will be directed through to the descriptor for the microCredentials. Click apply, which will direct you through to the microCredentials Cyber Security Package Application Form.
For individuals with an existing application or who wish to apply for additional microCredentials, please lodge your expression of interest to [email protected] indicating the microCredential/s and level of recognition. A member of the ACS Workforce Development Team will contact you within 48 hours to confirm your additional application and arrange payment.
Information Security microCredential is a mandatory credential and pre-requisite for the specialisms.
All levels of recognition are described based on the Standards and Required Knowledge from ACS’ microCredential Cyber Security Framework. When determining the specialism type and level of recognition, applicants can refer to the summary in Browse microCredentials and instructions below on how to select the right recognition level. The levels of recognition and credentials are written to be progressive, distinct and consistently described across all five levels of recognition.
During the application process, applicants are required to submit supportive evidence (CV/Resume, copies of Qualifications/Certificates) OR evidence can be submitted at the time of the microCredential assessment process via the ACS assessment portal.
microCredentials assessment in five easy steps:
1. Submit your application and choose your microCredentials
2. Prepare your evidence – CV/Resume, Qualifications, Certifications, work samples
3. Undertake your assessment via the ACS microCredential Assessment Platform
4. Complete your assessment and ensure responses are complete. Upload your evidence
5. ACS assessed and notifies results