Online (Scheduled) – Part-time
Aug 30 - Nov 17, 2022
Part-time Evening Course | Tuesday & Thursdays | 6pm-9pm | via Remote Learning | 10 credits at Level 5
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.
Entry Requirements Apply - You will be asked upon application for a copy of your CV to ensure your success in this micro-credential. Please see these requirements below under 'Entry Requirements'
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 the Thursday before the course starts.
* Course fees are free for Domestic Students only.
**Course content may be changed without notice, to match updates in cyber security practice and certification.
The following items that we will purchase on your behalf as a part of your training material*
CompTIA Training Material
The Official CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Student Guide (Exam CS0-002) eBook
CompTIA Labs for CySA+ (CS0-002) – Student Access Key
*Domestic students only, fee will apply for International Students.
For optimal performance when studying remotely, we recommend:
For more information on general computer requirements, visit our FAQ's here (scroll to bottom of page)
*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.
Yoobee Colleges reserves the right to modify the fees, scheduled time and course structure. To see more about other Terms and Conditions, please click here.
You will be asked upon application for a copy of your CV. To ensure your success in this micro-credential, 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.
"The Cyber Security Micro-credential helped me in improving my knowledge in IT security. This was an opportunity starter to gain new skills towards a better future."
"This was a very useful programme to help me step into the Cyber Security domain. Strongly recommend."
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 continents.
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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