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Cybersecurity - Level 3 Diploma

Available for applications

More information about this Course

Useful Information

Mode of Study: Full time

Level: 3

Duration: 1 year

Awarding/validation body: OCR

Course Overview
The learner will cover topics such as:
How devices communicate, focusing on both physical transmission methods and the media they use.
Designing and developing a simple computer network from a user.
Specification and creating a maintenance plan
The identification and resolution of a range of threats and vulnerabilities.
Transferable skills are those generic ‘soft skills’ that are valued by employers and higher
education alike.
The following transferable skills have been contextualised into the content of the
Communication (oral).

Course Highlights

Developing and maintaining computer networks

Network threats and vulnerabilities

Career Opportunities & Further Study
Progression from this Level 3 Technical qualification is designed to be to work, in a junior cyber security role, IT Technical Support, Database Administrator, Field Technician or Network Technician.
Learners would have an opportunity for further study, topping up this qualification to a Level 3 Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma in IT. This qualification will also contribute to university entry and will provide opportunities to undertake a range of professional qualifications from vendors such as CompTIA or CISCO.

1 Fundamentals of IT External examination
2 Global information External examination
3 Cyber security External examination
4 Mobile technology Internally assessed
5 Computer Networks Internally assessed

Entry Requirements
Learners will typically have four GCSE’s at A* to C (9-1), preferably including English and Maths.

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