Tuesday & Thursday evenings | 6pm-9pm | 12 weeks | Level 5 Micro-credential
Study Free as part of the Government’s new Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund.*
During this 12-week part time course you’ll develop your technical and theoretical knowledge of cyber security risks, threats and attacks, developing your skills in testing, planning and responding to security issues.
You’ll learn how to explore a range of security vulnerabilities, and to prepare and test against attacks. You’ll analyse and investigate attacks and implement effective security measures. Using a range of risk assessment methodologies, you’ll develop a risk mitigation and management strategy for information security.
Live Online Classes
Live online classes are a friendly and supportive alternative to watching video tutorials – you’re able to ask questions and receive answers from an experienced Yoobee tutor in real time. Your tutor will share their screen, demonstrating professional tools and techniques, then support you as you follow along, completing activities during class time.
Who is this course for?
This course would suit IT professionals who are currently working full time and wish to up-skill in the area of cyber security.
This course is designed to assist learners in preparing to take the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification exam (CS0-002)**
If you would you like to ask a question before you enrol please contact us!
Please note: Enrolments close 9th September 5pm (Thursday before course starts)
* Course fees are free for Domestic Students only. Course related fees of $220.00 for the training material will apply.
**Course content may be change without notice, to match updates in cyber security practice and certification.
Remote Learning Requirements
You will need your own computer that has access to reliable internet, web cam and microphone.
*TTAF will cover fees for eligible programmes until 31 December 2022. TEC is working to establish rules for study and training that start before 31 December 2022 and continues into 2023 - in general, fees for study and training past 31 December 2022 are not covered. We are currently reviewing this with TEC for students who have enrolled prior to 31 December 2022. You will be notified once the results have been confirmed. If it is not covered, you can apply for a student loan via StudyLink.
You will be asked upon application for your CV so we can ensure you are the best for the programme. To ensure your success in this course, you should meet the following requirements:
Please see above on course entry requirements and other information before enrolling. Upon application, we will request the following information and documentation before you start the course.
Amr came to New Zealand in 2017 to start his PhD in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics at
Auckland University of Technology (AUT) which he finished in 2020. During that time, he also worked at AUT as a Lecturer in Information Security Management.
He started teaching at Whitecliffe in 2018 and he is now super excited to be with us at Yoobee Colleges mainly teaching the Certificate in Information Technology & Client Support course. In 2014, he worked at the David Goldman Informatics Centre in the UK as a Research Assistant and before that, he conducted a number of successful projects with MasterCard to support clients with digital features to facilitate their transactions through their mobile phones.
Outside of his professional life, he enjoys travelling, camping, socialising, listening to people
and learning new skills. He enjoys talking to people from different backgrounds and learning
more about their cultures. He has been lucky enough to visit many countries on different
The median base salary for Security Architects, in the last 3 months, has increased by 13%.— Tech + Digital Remuneration Report: Absolute IT Recruitment. July 2020
"Cybersecurity jobs were already in high demand prior to the world turning upside down with demand far outpacing supply to the tune of some 4M open positions globally."
“Renowned names like Facebook, Google, and Marriott too appeared on the list of companies facing cyber attacks. This explains why the need for cyber security is at an all-time high.”
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