Detect and protect from spam and destructive software (Superseded)

Note: ICTSAS206 is superseded by ICTSAS214

This unit is an accredited training resource consistent with the Nationally Recognised Training requirements for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and is ideal for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) in Australia. It consists of Learning Resource Material (instructional theory), an Assessment Workbook, and information about assessment mapping to the Performance Criteria, Knowledge Evidence, and Performance Evidence requirements of this accredited unit.

Our ICTSAS206 training product is available for purchase as a hardcopy (printed) book in both Learner Guide and Trainer/Assessor Guide variants. This unit is available for enrolment and online training/assessment via Catapult LMS (Learning Management System). NOTE: If you are a training provider, please do your own validation, in accordance with your Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS).

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Total: $17.00

Unit information about the ICTSAS206 training material in this resource

ICTSAS206 information from training.gov.au.


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to reduce the risk of a computer’s operation being affected by spam or destructive software.

It applies to technical support individuals who, while working under a level of supervision, have responsibility to exercise the discretion required to protect and secure equipment and software in a small or large office environment.

Unit mapping information

This unit supersedes ICASAS206A Detect and protect from spam and destructive software

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Foundation skills

This unit contains foundation skills

Unit sector or competency field

Systems administration and support

Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units

None specified.

Assessment conditions

Gather evidence to demonstrate consistent performance in conditions that are safe and replicate the workplace. Noise levels, production flow, interruptions and time variances must be typical of those experienced in the systems administration and support field of work and include access to:

  • sites with a representative range of computer hardware, application software and operating systems

  • current antivirus and anti-spam software

  • technical records, vendor documentation, enterprise procedures and guidelines

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

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