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Overview

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.

Course description

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.


Course options

  • 2019/20 Full Time Day

    Provider

    South & City College Birmingham

    Location

    Digbeth Campus


    Mode of attendance

    2019/20 Full Time Day

    Days

    Please contact the college for days of the week

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    16-18 September | 2019/20 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
    19-23 September | 2019/20 £362.00 1 Academic Year(s) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
    24+ September | 2019/20 Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic Year(s) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees
    - - 16 - - 0.00 0.00

    Leisure Program Fees Further Information International Comments
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