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Cyber Security — Level 3 Certificate (January start)

Digital, Games Development and ICT

Course ID: 163360

Course Year: 21/22

Course Details

  • Study at The City of Liverpool College £2.5m Digital Academy.
  • Gain highly valuable skills for a career in Cyber Security, an industry that is growing at a fast pace.
  • You'll gain extensive knowledge of cyber security principles and get hands-on experience.
  • Outstanding academic and pastoral support.
  • Level 3 qualification.
  • Study at our Arts Centre building, in our state of the art Digital Academy with full Microsoft suite.
  • Free to adults aged 19+ without a level 3 (or above) qualification.

What to expect from the course

This course is designed for students who would like to learn the basics of Cyber Security to prepare for a successful career in computer network and systems security. Cyber Security skills are in high demand and this course has been developed as an introduction into this fast-paced and exciting industry.

You will complete 3 units over a period of 21 weeks developing your communication, computer network skills and systems security knowledge.

Qualifications

L3 Certificate in Cyber Security

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.


Career pathways

On completion of this course, you'll have the option to continue your studies with a BTEC L3 Subsidiary Diploma in Programming and Networking.

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000
 : enquiry@liv-coll.ac.uk

Entry Requirements

To study this course, you'll need relevant experience or 3 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will help you find the right option for you. Email careersadvice@liv-coll.ac.uk or call 0151 252 3607.

Fees

If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19 or over and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

19 years old or over and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at applications@liv-coll.ac.uk.

Fee for21/22 is 941.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

Please note this is a two year programme that consists of two courses. Your fee status may change from one year to the next depending on age and circumstance at the start of the next course e.g. if you turn 19 before progressing to the next level, you may be required to pay fees as outlined above.


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