Cyber Security

Gain a greater understanding or build upon your existing knowledge of Cyber Security issues on this free online course.

Overview of Cyber Security

Aims and objectives

This qualification aims to:

  • Focus on the study of the principles of cyber security
  • Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge of cyber security.
 

The objective of this qualification is to:

  • Provide learners with knowledge and understanding of the principles of cyber security.

An increasingly digital world

Cyber security is fast becoming a main concern for many organisations. With complex online scams and cyber crime, it’s essential that organisations have an understanding of preventative measures to maintain cyber security, including techniques and security checks needed to store data securely.

Who is it suitable for?

The target learner for this qualification will be an individual looking to gain a greater understanding or build upon their existing knowledge of Cyber Security issues. 

This will likely be with a view to studying the subject at a higher level and/or seeking employment in a Cyber Security related role.

Course units

Learners must achieve all of the mandatory units:

The learner will gain an understanding of the need for cyber security and the impact of cyber crime. They will also know about the various job functions in the sector and related key skill requirements.

The learner will understand cyber security terminology, and the concept of social engineering

Learners will understand the key legislation related to cyber security and how to maintain data confidentiality and security. They will also understand ethical and unethical conduct within cyber security.

Learners will develop an understanding of malicious software and the ways in which a system can be infected. They will understand common and emerging threats, as well as physical threats to cyber security.

Learners will understand the preventative methods used to maintain cyber security, including the principles of user access control and use of firewalls.

The learner will understand team working and the use of interpersonal skills and communication when working in a cyber security role.

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Gain a nationally recognised level 2 accredited certificate.

Eligibility

Been in the UK or EU for three years for purposes other than study.

19+ at the start of the academic year.

  • Not on an apprenticeship.
  • Not completed any part of the course before.
  • 19-23-year-olds must have a level 2 or higher prior to attainment.

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