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Part-time Level 1 Award in Cybersecurity

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Part-time Level 1 Award in CybersecurityAvailable for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Wakefield College
Location Selby College
Level Level 1
Start Date September, December, April
Duration 12 weeks
Time of Day Day
Time of Day Evening
Mode of Study Part time
Awarding Body Gateway
Course Overview

The Level 1 Award in Cybersecurity is a foundational qualification that will introduce you to the basics of cybersecurity. You will learn about the different types of cyberattacks, how to protect yourself and your organization from cyberattacks, and the importance of cybersecurity best practices.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for learners who want to:

• Learn about cybersecurity
• Improve their job prospects in the cybersecurity field
• Prepare for further study in cybersecurity

What you will Study

The course covers a range of topics, including:

• The different types of cyberattacks
• How to protect yourself and your organization from cyberattacks
• The importance of cybersecurity best practices

How you will be Assessed You will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence.
Entry Requirements There are no specific entry requirements. All applicants will be expected to complete an initial assessment diagnostic.
Attendance Expectations

One 2.5-hour session per week for 12 weeks.

Fee Information

This course may be FREE to you subject to eligibility criteria. Funding is available for those claiming benefits or on a low wage. (Eligibility criteria applies.) If you are not entitled to any funding the course fee is £330.

For more detailed information on financial support please contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789304.

Further Study Following this course you will be able to progress on to our Level 2 Digital and IT Skills qualifications.
How to Apply

Please complete and return a part-time application form, you will then be invited in to do the assessment and discuss the course options available to you.

If you require an application form or details on how to enrol, please contact Course Information on 01924 789111.

For Further Details

Please contact Diane Keegan by email; or the Course Information team on 01924 789111 if you would like to discuss your options before applying.

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Information last amended: 15 June 2023 15:29

Forthcoming Open Events
Open Event

10.00am, Saturday, 15 June, 2024

Wakefield College & Castleford College