Gateway Level 1 Award in Cybersecurity


Shipley College offers a Level 1 Award in Cybersecurity, a perfect course for beginners who want to gain knowledge on cybersecurity. The course is designed for individuals who have basic knowledge of computers and are interested in exploring cybersecurity further, possibly to pursue a career in the field. To get the most out of this course, it is recommended to complete the Essential Digital Skills Qualification (EDSQ) Level 1, which provides a basic understanding of computer usage. This knowledge-based course will equip you with an understanding of cybercrime and routine protective methods used to maintain cybersecurity, including vulnerability and penetration testing and user access control. This qualification can be assessed through a portfolio of evidence.

Upon completion, you can move on to the Level 2 Award in Cybersecurity or consider the Level 1 in Introduction to Programming.

This course provides an excellent introduction to the field of cybersecurity and is open to anyone who wants to learn more about it. After completing this course, you can further develop your computing skills and knowledge, including programming, or use it to support setting up a business.

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