Level 3 NCFE Certificate in Cyber Security Practices

Level 3 NCFE Certificate in Cyber Security Practices

Level 3 NCFE Certificate in Cyber Security Practices

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The purpose of the Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Practices is to provide learners with sector awareness. You will have the 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.

You will study the following units:

  • Understand Cyber Security Principles
  • Threat Intelligence in Cyber Security
  • Cyber Security Testing, Vulnerabilities and Controls
  • Cyber Security Incident Response
  • Understand Legislation and Ethical Conduct within Cyber Security
  • Professional Skills and Behaviours for Cyber Security

You will be able to consolidate your knowledge of Cyber Security and learn practical skills which can be used to seek or enhance employment opportunities. Alternatively, you could proceed into study at Level 4. For example, a foundation degree or foundation year on a degree program.

• GCSE grade 4 English
• GCSE grade 4 maths
• Learners are required to have completed a Level 2 in either IT or Cyber Security

Potential learners will need to complete a fee assessment but this course is fully-funded if it is your first Level 3 qualification.

Course fee for non-funded learners: £941

Course Summary

Length of study:
1 year


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Study option(s):
Part time

Course level:
Level 3

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Career Assessment

Need help choosing the right career path? You’ll be given a series of activities related to a work environment. Your job is to slide the scale to the left or right depending on how much you like or dislike the given activity. You will receive recommendations based on your selections.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

Why Coventry

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