Adult Courses

Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Practices

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Tower Hamlets Campus
  • Qualification

    Adult Courses
  • Subject

    Computing and Digital Industries
  • Schedule

    Monday (Day)
  • Duration

    36 Weeks (including 6 weeks introductory course)
  • Course Target


Course Fees

*Many adults pay no or low fees, depending on their circumstances.

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


Important note about fees:Many adults pay no or low fees, subject to their circumstances. Please enquire at enrolment.)

The purpose of this qualification is to provide you with sector awareness. It will provide you with 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 skill in high demand? Did you know the average salary for cyber security jobs in the UK is £72,500?

  • Further Information

    You will study the following 6 mandatory units:

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

Further Information

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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