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Cyber Security

Subject Area

Digital & IT

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Adult Further Education

What is the course about?

This course is designed and developed for anyone who is working in the Digital industries and want to upskill or retrain in Cyber Security. You will learn how to measure security risks, phishing, logging and monitoring tools, prevention of DDoS attacks and keeping infrastructure more secure. This masterclass is designed to turn you into a cyber security specialist in two days through the delivery of our expert team.

Why should I choose the course?

The UK has the highest number of cyber-crime victims per million internet users – up 40% from 2020 with a staggering 39% of businesses experiencing a cyber-attack. Cyber-crime cost UK businesses an average of £4200 in 2021 and for medium and large businesses, this number rises to £19,400. The Cyber Security industry globally has over 4 million open and unfilled positions. This course will allow you to develop skills such as incident detection and response, infrastructure security and a detailed investigation into case studies.

What will I learn?

You will learn through presentations, case studies and open discussions and topics covered include:

  • Keeping data protected with encryption
  • Different types of cloud models
  • Threats and risks
  • Planning and responding

What will the course lead on to?

This course can lead to career progress into Cyber Security or other higher-level programmes in the Digital area within the college.

Are there any links with industry and university?

We have links with ABB, Draw and Code, Apple, 10:10 Games and Vizbox. The Advanced Creative & Digital Skills Centre is proud to work with a wide range of local and national employers who will deliver industry-specific skills and knowledge during the course, offer learners the chance to take part in competitions or live briefs and often talent spot for their next employees.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

>You will be studying in the Advanced Creative & Digital Skills (ACDS) Centre which is an employer-led, dynamic and innovative area. Staff are passionate about skills development and working with employers to create new pipelines of talent. You will receive expert teaching from industry specialists, supported by employers to ensure that you are at the forefront of the digital industry. You will be exposed to a number of opportunities that will introduce you to the new skills that are desperately needed in industry.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no additional costs associated with thsi course.

Careers Information

Course options

07/02/2023

Duration
1 Week
Class Times
09:30 - 16:30
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Tue, Wed
Adult Fee
400
16-18 Fee
Contact College

15/06/2023

Duration
1 Week
Class Times
09:30 - 16:30
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Thu, Fri
Adult Fee
400
16-18 Fee
Contact College

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