Level 3

Cyber Security Practices Level 3 Certificate

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
10 WEEKS ADULT PART TIME DAY 2021
FREE* Centre for Digital Technologies – Basildon
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
10 WEEKS ADULT PART TIME DAY 2021
FREE* Centre for Digital Technologies – Basildon

Overview

Important

Applications for this course are currently closed


This qualification is designed to provide you with knowledge and skills relating to cyber security practices. It will provide you with a chance to develop knowledge and learn practical skills which can be used to seek employment or proceed into study at a higher level.

This qualification aims to:

  • Focus on the study of the practices within cyber security
  • Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge
  • Provide opportunities to acquire a number of practical skills

Entry Requirements

  • Relevant knowledge of Cyber Security Practices and/or a level 2 qualification in IT
  • Work/industry placement experience is NOT required
  • Successful interview with course tutor at enrolment

Course Structure

Part-time, 12 hours per week, 10 weeks.

You will complete six mandatory units to achieve this qualification

  • Understand cyber security principles
  • Threat intelligence in cyber security
  • Cyber security testing, vulnerabilities and controls
  • Cyber security incident response
  • Understand legislation and ethical conduct within cyber security
  • Professional skills and behaviours for cyber security

Assessment & Feedback

Internally assessed and externally quality assured

Course Cost

Adult, part_time_day: FREE

This fully-funded course is available to any adult aged 24 and over who wants to achieve their first full level 3 qualification, which is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or two full A levels.

19 to 23 year olds will continue to be eligible for their first full level 3 via the adult education budget, and for any additional qualifications made available through this offer.

What Next...

This course may support you to gain employment or can lead to further study at a higher level.