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Course Code: NPVIT071/E

Course Level: Level 1

Study Mode: Part-Time

Course Type: Adults

Course overview

Learn more about cyber crime and the risks and effects it has on individuals and organisations in the modern world. This course is a modern, up-to-date qualification covering aspects of e-safety and to protect against online threats.

Studying this course, learners will develop their skills and knowledge of cyber crime and the risks and effects it has on individuals and organisations.

Throughout the course, adult learners will become more confident in understanding the routine protective methods used to maintain cyber security including the principles of vulnerability and penetration testing and user access control.

There is one mandatory unit and three key learning outcomes covered that support learners knowledge of :

  • The Cybercrime Landscape
  • Protective Methods to Maintain cyber security
  • Legislation and Codes of Conduct for cyber security

Learners will need to have a basic literacy and numeracy skills.

An IT qualification at Level 1/2 would be advantageous but interested in the topic of digital and IT security is essential.

The course is a series of assessments and portfolio based work.

For further information please email Becky Sargeant, Curriculum Manager at becky.sargeant@nscg.ac.uk

The Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Cyber Security begins straight after the completion of the Level 1 qualification

A range of financial support may be available for adult students to help towards the cost of your fees, equipment, childcare and/or other expenses while studying, depending on your personal circumstances and the course you are studying. For full details please visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance or email charlotte.robinson@nscg.ac.uk

Course options

17/09/2024

Course Duration

10 weeks

Course Days

Tuesday

End date

17/12/2024

Class Times

18:00 20:30

Course Fee

£100.00

Additional Fees

-

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What else do I need to know?

The Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Cyber Security begins straight after the completion of the Level one qualification.