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Information Security - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3)

This two-year course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge essential to work with the IT Sector particularly in the field of cyber-security and information assurance

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We have 2 sessions available for this course running in Bangor, Lisburn

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Information Security - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3)
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Bangor
Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Information Security - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3)
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Lisburn
Full-Time 27/08/2018
18 Apply Now

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Course Overview

This two-year course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge essential to work with the IT Sector particularly in the field of cyber-security and information assurance.  The course will enable you to qualify for a level 3 City and Guilds Diploma in Information Security.  

Subjects studied may include:

Testing the Security of Information Systems

Carrying out Information Security Risk Assessment

Network Management and Security

Principles of Secure System

Development Develop Own Effectiveness and Professionalism

Health and Safety in ICT

Systems Architecture

Networking Principles  

You will also study Essential Skills to level 2 in Numeracy, Literacy and ICT unless exempt through GCSE grades C or above in Maths, English and ICT respectively.

 

Entry Requirements

 

Candidates must have secured suitable employment within the IT Sector and will normally have completed the Level 2 Apprenticeship programme.  

You will be required to complete Essential Skills Level 2 in Numeracy, Literacy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C or above or L2 Essential Skills in Maths, English and ICT respectively. You will also participate in enterprise and entrepreneurship programmes to help you explore and develop ideas for starting your own business

 

Where will it take me?

 

Successful completion of the the course gives you a qualification in IT security and can lead to employment in companies specialising in cyber-protection and information assurance. Further study on higher education courses can lead to a career in networking or programming.

 

How will it make me more employable?
This course can give you qualifications which will improve your job opportunities. You will complete modules in Employability and Personal Development. You will be able to undertake junior roles within teams that undertake Network Security Development, Information Assurance, Penetration Testing or Secure Systems Development.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
The Level 3 Diploma is assessed through practical and theory assessments some of which are set by City and Guilds. You will also be expected to build a student portfolio of evidence and will be assessed in the workplace. You will be given regular oral and written feedback.
Additional Costs
There are not normally any additional costs though students will need to have access to a computer or laptop at home.
Accreditation
The awarding body for this course is City and Guilds.
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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