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Principles of Cyber Security (Level 2 Certificate)

Course Overview

Fee disclaimer

  • This course is FREE for most students
  • 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

  • This is available for students aged 19+
  • There are no specific entry requirements for the qualification, however a Level 1 or a Level 2 in IT would be advantageous

Course information

On this course, students will learn about the cyber security sector and gain understanding of roles and issues relating to cyber security.

This course is suitable for learners who are interested in gaining a greater understanding, or build upon their existing knowledge of cyber security issues.

This course is an ideal starting point for learners who are seeking to study the subject at a higher or seek employment in a cyber security related role.

Key topics

  • Introduction to cyber security
  • Understand terminology used in cyber security
  • Understand legal and ethical aspects of cyber security
  • Understand common threats to cyber security
  • Understand methods of maintaining cyber security
  • Working with others in cyber security
  • How you are assessed

    This is a competency and knowledge based qualification which is internally assessed and externally quality assured.
  • Why study at NCC?

    Learner benefits:

    • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
    • Furthers personal and professional development
    • No need to formally attend college
    • Learn in your own time
    • Flexible delivery model
    • Support and guidance from a dedicated team

    Business benefits:

    • Reduces the risk of malpractice and negligence
    • Evidence of staff competency to external stakeholders
    • Gives employees a high standard of learning and support
    • Reinforces the importance of careful and productive managing
    • Builds employee confidence and competence
    • Improves your team’s understanding of employment rights and responsibilities

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Dates Schedule Max. fee if paid
Start: 01/08/2023
End: 31/07/2024
To be confirmed

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