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What will I learn?

Learners should consider this course if they are working within or aiming to work in the IT industy

Students will learn how computers and devices communicate, how networks are built and maintained and how to identify and investigate threats, and vunerabilities to computer networks.

Fundamental principles of computing, Communication technologies, Developing and maintaining computer networks, Network threats and vulnerabilities, Maths for computing, Network and cyber security administration, Managing identity and access to systems, Programming for networking and security

What could I progress on to?

When you have successfully completed the course you will be able to look for a job or, if you prefer, youwill be able to apply to university or college to continue your studies. Beginning with the fundamental principles of computing, you will study how computers and devices communicate, how networks are built and maintained, and how to support end users.

This qualification can lead to jobs within industry and can lead to university level opportunities.

Additional Course Details for 18/19

If you have any questions please contact Student Services on (01424) 458475 or if available use the Enquiry button.

  • Study Year Year 1
    Course code 11481
    Course name AQA Level 3 Technical Level IT: Cyber Security and Security Administration
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Tbc
    Times 09:00 to 16:30
    16-18 fee £0.00
    Entitlement Waiver £0.00
    Full Cost Fees £5521.00
    Start date 10/09/18

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Entry Level

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Vocational Level 1

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