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Cyber Security Practices (Level 3 Certificate)

Course Overview

Fee disclaimer

  • This course is FREE for most students
  • You may be eligible for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan
  • Course fees listed below are the maximum fee if paid.  Click here to find out more and if you are eligible for free or discounted courses.

Entry requirements

To enrol onto this course you should have:

  • completed a Level 2 qualification in either IT or Coding
  • completed the Introductory course linked to this qualification
  • You must also be able to commit to at least 5hrs of home/independent study each week

Course information

The purpose of this qualification is to provide you with sector awareness. It will give you a chance to develop knowledge and skills relating to cyber security practices with the view to seeking employment or proceeding to further study in this area.

The Local Government Association estimates that the 'low carbon workforce' will treble by 2030 and that demand for digital skills and transferrable skills such as creativity, critical thinking, interpersonal communication skills and leadership skills will also become more important as technology advances and virtual working becomes a lot more common.

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills relating to cyber security? Did you know that cyber security is among the top three tech skills in high demand? Did you know the average salary for cyber security jobs in the UK is £72,500?

  • How you are assessed

    This qualification is achieved with a combination of assignments.

Select your campus option to apply

Dates Schedule Max. fee if paid
Start: 05/11/2024
End: 01/07/2025
Fri (09:30 - 16:15)<BR>or Mon (09:30 - 16:15)

What Can This Course Lead To

On completion of the course you could progress onto the following;

  • Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security
  • Level 4 Certificate for IT Professionals
  • Level 4 Certificate in Information and Cyber Security Foundation
  • Level 4 Certificate in Cyber Security and Intrusion for Business

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