Cyber Security Basics Cert L3

This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge and skills relating to cyber security practices. It will provide the learner with a chance to develop knowledge and learn practical skills which can be used to seek employment or proceed into study at a higher level.



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Options Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee
apply 60636 11/10/23 05/07/24 Wednesday 09:30 13:30 £362

What will I study?

This qualification aims to: • focus on the study of the practices within cyber security • offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge • provide opportunities to acquire a number of practical skills.

The objective of this qualification is to: • provide the learner with an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills relating to cyber security practices.

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

Minimum five grade 4-9 at GCSE or successful completion of the Level 2 course, and English and/or maths at grade 4.

How will I be assessed?

Internally assessed and externally quality assured portfolio of evidence.

What qualification will I achieve?

NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Practices

What can I do after completing this course?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to: • Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security • Level 4 Certificate for IT Professionals • Level 4 Certificate in Information and Cyber Security Foundations • Level 4 Certificate in Cyber Security and Intrusion for Business.

Are there any extra costs?

No however having your own PC computer to work on at home will be helpful to practice techniques and develop work outside of the classroom.

Additional Info

This qualification will provide the learner with a chance to develop knowledge and skills relating to cyber security practices with the view to seeking employment or proceeding to further study in this area. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above. There is no specific prior knowledge a learner must have for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 Digital Skills or Information Technology qualification. Centres are responsible for ensuring that this qualification is appropriate for the age and ability of learners. They need to make sure that learners can fulfil the requirements of the learning outcomes and comply with the relevant literacy, numeracy and health and safety aspects of this qualification. Learners registered on this qualification should not undertake another qualification at the same level with the same or a similar title, as duplication of learning may affect funding eligibility.