This programme is designed for learners who want to use and understand cyber security and digital forensics technologies and techniques; it will help to provide you with the skills to promote yourself for further study or job applications.
This programme is designed for learners who have an interest in digital security and the threats to IT systems. It will give you a broad understanding of open systems so that you can then apply this knowledge to understanding threats to IT systems and how to counter these.
This course is ideal if you are interested in working in the growing industry related to cyber security and also if you are interested in general employment involving IT, networking professions, infrastructure management and data management.
What areas will I study?
- Understanding cyber security and online threats
- Analysing and evaluating cyber threats
- Applying and deploying security tools and best practice
- Extended project: securing and defending online systems
What are the entry requirements?
You will need 4 GCSE grade 3s (D) and a passion and desire to learn and explore cyber security.
Where can I progress to next?
You can progress onto Level 3 Cyber Security or Web Apps Development, or look for employment.