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Step Into Cyber

  • Start date:   January 2023
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 6
  • Course Type:   Short Full-time

Step Into Cyber

This course will teach students how to protect individuals and businesses from becoming victims of cyber-crime and how to detect and investigate cyber intrusions.

Students will learn the basics of cyber security from legislation to the hands on practical’s. This year long course will give a solid foundation in cyber security.

Students will learn all about identifying security issues and get the skills to protect against, and discover the identity of those who try to steal personal information. This course can lead to enhanced knowledge of cyber security and digital forensics, which in turn can improve skills or lead to employment/ further study in the sector.

Days of week: Tuesday and Thursday

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    What the course includes

    This course includes identifying security issues, analysing and tracing evidence of security breaches and knowing how to hack systems.


Why choose this course

With cybercrime on the rise there are more and more instances of ransomware attack or data breach in the public eye. This course will teach students how to be vigilant to this and better secure their devices.

Entry requirements

  • While there are no formal entry requirements, an basic understanding of computing is essential. 
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    Where it leads


    • HNC Cyber Security, HNC Computing 


    • Enhanced Employment Opportunities

Interview arrangements

An online or face to face interview will be conducted by the course tutor.  It will last approx. 30 to 60 minutes.

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