Cyber Security for Beginners with Career Program
From: £99.59 / month for 12 months
If you’ve ever considered working within the cyber security industry, but felt you lacked the knowledge or skills to launch your career, this might be what you’re looking for. This course is aimed at absolute beginners to IT who want to start a career in cyber security or just develop their skills in this area. The course assumes you have no technical knowledge of IT whatsoever. To understand cyber security and practice it at a technical level, you must first possess an understanding of basic IT literacy as well as certain technologies such as computer systems and networks, which you will be taught through this course.
This course is designed to gradually build your knowledge and confidence to sit the final certification exam: the CompTIA Security+. Of all the certifications you will gain in this course, the CompTIA Security+ is by far the most prestigious. It is held in high regard within the IT security industry across the globe.
From the beginning, we teach you about basic IT literacy, basic software features and functions, basic networking, operating systems, and basic security threats. From there, the course steps up a notch exploring these areas in more depth. As you progress through the various stages, your knowledge of the systems based around cyber security will gradually begin to develop. Upon completion of the course, you will exit with a series of globally respected certifications and a deeper knowledge of cyber security concepts. You will also possess a set of cyber security skills you can apply to a vast range of cyber security job roles.
An example of the CompTIA Security+ certification you can gain through this course.
The course is comprised of six separate courses in total. Three of which are skills based only with no exam, and three certification courses with a final exam after each course. The final course being the CompTIA Security+. Two of the non-certification courses provide a soft introduction to modern day cyber security practices. These course titles include Cyber Security Awareness and Prevention; and Data Security Compliance. The skills and certifications that you gain through this course will offer you scope to work in other areas aside from cyber security. These include IT support, networking, systems administration, and data compliance.
Learn what the CompTIA Security+ can do for your career.
Access to video based online learning material. Tutors use diagrams and illustrations to teach the classes, as well as giving demonstrations of equipment. Lessons are pre-recorded allowing you to fast-forward, rewind and pause at any time throughout the lessons. Videos can be viewed on different devices including a desktop computer, laptop, tablet, and smart phone.
Accessible from Anywhere
Your course can be done from any where in the world. If you decide to move to a different city or even country, you can continue with the course from wherever you are. All you need is a device such as a desktop computer, laptop, tablet, smart phone, and an internet connection.
Live Practice Labs
Access live practice labs, allowing you to put your course skills to the test in a live simulated environment. For instance, learn how to setup a firewall to protect a network from cyber attacks. The live labs have two functions: 1. guided exercises, instructing you to carry out tasks; 2. sand box environment, allowing you to play with the online equipment to test out your skills. Click here to learn more about the live labs.
MeasureUP Practice Tests
Before you sit an exam, you will be given access to a MeasureUP practice test. These tests have two modes: 1. practice-mode, allowing you learn the questions and answers with resources included; 2. certification mode, allowing you to test yourself with a limited time and without the answers. These tests are the closest experience to the real exams. MeasureUP have been the gold standard in exam preparation for over 20 years.
Exam Fees Paid
Your course comes with official CompTIA exam vouchers. This means all exam fees are fully paid. Exams must be taken at your local testing center. There are testing centers all over the country and across the globe. For most people, their nearest test center is less than 30 miles from their home or office. We will locate your nearest testing center.
Upon passing your exams, you will receive three certifications from CompTIA: the A+, Network+, and Security+. These certifications are globally recognised, meaning you can work any where in the world with them. CompTIA certifications are held in high regard by IT employers and IT recruiters. Click here to view salary and employment information.
If you ever get stuck during your studies, tutor support is available 24/7, 363 days of the year. As part of your course, you’ll have access to a live chat window allowing you to communicate with a team of tutors. The tutor is also able to speak with you over the phone if they feel it will help you. They can even give on-screen demonstrations and send you attachments.
As part of your course, you will get access to our Career Program to help you into work upon completion of your course. The Career Program includes: cover letter and CV preparation, Linkedin account creation, full career assessment, employment case management, active job search, short-listing for job roles, coordination with employers to secure employment opportunities, completion of application forms for IT roles, and interview planning and preparation. Click here to learn more about the Career Program.
Spread the cost
Spread your course payments over 12 monthly installments. There’s no interest or charges. Only one application form to fill out. Click here to begin your application.
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MeasureUP practice tests included As part of this course, you will get access to MeasureUP practice tests to help prepare you for your exams. MeasureUP practice tests are endorsed by a range of certification bodies such as CompTIA, Microsoft, and Cisco. Features of MeasureUP practice tests:
- Questions are similar to exam questions, allowing you to test your knowledge of exam objectives
- Detailed explanations for both correct and distractor answers reinforce the material
- ‘Practice Mode’ covers all objectives ensuring topics are covered
- ‘Certification Mode’ (timed) prepares students for exam taking conditions
- Instant, drill-down score reports tell you exactly the areas to focus on
Watch this video to learn more about MeasureUP practice tests.
What career paths are available to me through this course?
- Cyber Security Engineer
- Cyber Security Analyst
- Cyber Security Investigator
- Cyber Threat Analyst
- Cyber Threat Consultant
- IT Security Specialist
- IT Security Consultant
- IT Support Technician
- Network Engineer
- Network Consultant
- Data Centre Manager
- IT Manager
- IT Sales Account Manager
- IT Consultant
- Systems Administrator
How long do I have to complete the course?
You have 12 months to complete the courses and take the exams.
Watch this video to learn more about CompTIA certifications.
If you have any further questions about this course, please call us on 020 7183 8790 or drop us an email at [email protected] We’re available Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm. Our support team will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
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Complete the form below and we’ll be in contact to arrange a demo of the course material and features. You can also use this form to arrange a call back. We’re happy to discuss the course and career program with you in more depth.