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Skills Bootcamp in Cyber Security Practices

This Skills Bootcamp in Cyber Security Practices is designed to provide you with knowledge and skills relating to cyber security practices. It will provide you with a chance to develop your knowledge and learn practical skills which can be used to seek employment or proceed into study at a higher level.
12 weeks
Online Learning

With the increasing headlines surrounding cybercrimes and data breaches, the importance of knowledge of cybercrime is invaluable. A Cyber Security Advisor plans and carries out security measures to protect a company’s network and systems. They will also keep constant tabs on threats and monitor an organisations networks and breaches in security.

This Bootcamp aims to:
• focus on the study of the practices within cyber security
• offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge
• provide opportunities to acquire a number of practical skills

The objective of this Bootcamp is to:
• provide you with an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills
relating to cyber security practices


We have various course start dates:

  • Wednesday 3 August 2002
  • Wednesday 9 November 2022

Within this 12-week Bootcamp we will help you to understand:

  • Key terminology and legislation used in cyber security and understanding and the consequences and implications of inadequate cyber security
  • The Threat Model and the behaviours and effects of malicious software
  • How to reduce or remove a cyber security vulnerability and how to apply a cyber security control
  • Cyber security incident response plans and how to carry out a cyber security incident post mortem
  • The behaviours and skills expected within cyber security


You will complete the following units:

  • Understand cyber security principles
  • Threat intelligence in cyber security
  • Cyber security testing, vulnerabilities and controls
  • Cyber security incident response
  • Understand legislation and ethical conduct within cyber security
  • Professional skills and behaviours for cyber security
When will I attend?

Attendance is required Monday to Friday, 10am - 1pm. 

What will I achieve?

On successful completion of this course, you will achieve a Certificate of Completion.


If you successfully complete this qualification, you could progress  on to:

• Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security
• Level 4 Certificate for IT Professionals
• Level 4 Certificate in Information and Cyber Security Foundations
• Level 4 Certificate in Cyber Security and Intrusion for Business.

What are the entry requirements?
  • You must hold a GCSE Grade C/4 or above in maths and English
  • You must be able to commit to attending 2 days per week for the duration of the course
How much does the course cost?
This course is fully funded if you:
  • Are aged 19+
  • Are not currently in education, training, or stable employment (we accept those with contracts of 16 hours or less)
  • Have the legal right to work & live in the UK

To apply for a place on this fully funded course you must live in the North West.