Key Facts

  • Starting
    1 Aug 2024
    Start Time
    End Time
    1 Year
    Study Mode
    Part Time Day
    Roll-On Roll-Off (Any Day of Week)
    Start Date
    1 Aug 2024
    End Date
    31 Jul 2025


    19+ Fee
L2 Certificate in the Principles of Cyber Security (NCFE)

This FREE level 2 Certificate in Cyber Security will give you a good awareness and understanding of key issues in this field. Cyber crime is on the rise with ever higher reported numbers. It is crucial to understand the common and emerging threats and how to protect yourself and businesses from them. You will learn the terminology around cyber security and current legislation. The skills learned on this course are applicable to many sectors.

  • Entry Requirements

    Learners must be over 16 years of age.

  • Course Content

    The free course will include:

    • An introduction to cyber security
    • An understanding of the terminology used in cyber security
    • An understanding of the legal and ethical aspects of cyber security
    • An understanding of common threats to cyber security
    • An understanding of methods of maintaining cyber security
    • Working with others in cyber security.
  • Progression Next Steps

    You can progress to level 3 certificates in cyber security or other IT courses.

  • Course Structure

    Online, self-study with feedback from a tutor. You must complete your course before 14 June 2024 to be awarded this nationally recognised Level 2 qualification.

  • Assessment Details

    Assessment is completed through a series of questions on an online portal. To gain this qualification, learner must complete and pass 6 mandatory units.