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Cyber Security Level 1

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Select Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
Available for applications L100009M/1 - - Days -
Auction Mart £ 118*
Exam: £32
Available for applications L100009A/2 - - Days -
Auction Mart £ 118*
Exam: £32
Available for applications L100009A/3 - - Days -
Auction Mart £ 118*
Exam: £32

* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information

Cyber security knowledge is fundamental in keeping your online data safe. This is a beginner’s course designed to give you an understanding of cyber security and the measures of take to prevent data vulnerability. 

In this qualification, you will learn about cybercrime, learn routine protective measures to maintain cybersecurity and investigate the principles of vulnerability and penetration testing. 

Topics covered include: 

  • Common forms of cybercrime and motives 
  • Tactics to defraud 
  • Protective methods to maintain cybersecurity 
  • Setting up user access 
  • Legislation and codes of conduct related to cybersecurity 
  • Ethical and unethical cybersecurity conduct

Entry Requirements

No prior knowledge of cybersecurity is required for this course. However, it is recommended that you complete the entry 3 in digital skills course first to give you a basic understanding of using a computer. 

Further Study

  • Cyber Security Level 2

Part-time courses are term-time only.
See our term dates for further information.

Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £20,319 (£21,255 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations). Call 01756 693 309 for further information.

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