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Cyber Security

This Skills Bootcamp is designed to help people with no prior tech knowledge to enter the workforce as skilled Cyber specialists, which includes a guaranteed interview upon completion of the programme..

You’ll gain knowledge of Network Architecture, Cyber Security Fundamentals, and Cyber Threats. Students will develop a broad understanding of the fundamental building blocks needed to work with Networks and Cyber Security.  

Apply now to start on the 20th of March 2023 (Lancashire Residents only).

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Eligibility
As well as the criteria listed on the apply page, the general requirements for this course:
  • All candidates will need to commit to this as a full-time course, meaning up to 40hrs hours a week.

  • This course cannot be completed alongside any full-time work commitments. While it may be possible for some candidates to complete evening or weekend jobs, this is not recommended.

Essential

  • Adults, regardless of prior attainment (unless required by the role/regulations of the industry in which the vacancies are being offered).

  • Aged 19+ who are either: Employed, Career changers/returners/redeployed, Self-employed or Unemployed within the last 12 months.

  • Access to a laptop that can run Microsoft Teams and Zoom and includes a microphone and camera and able to run virtual machines (Oracle VirtualBox).

  • Keen interest in Cyber Security with a basic understanding of what cyber security and networking is and the view to start a career in the industry.

 

Desirable

  • Ideally some basic understanding of what Cyber Security and Networking is.

  • Some technical knowledge or any experience in industry working with networks.

Apply Now

Places are limited on our Skills Bootcamps, so if you're ready to start your career in tech then click the button below and apply!

Apply now to start on the 20th of March 2023 (Lancashire Residents only).

Modules
  • Network & Infrastructure Security

  • Cryptography

  • Cybersecurity Fundamentals

  • Cyber threats and threat intelligence

  • Client-facing Projects

  • Employability and Personal development

Development

Skills
  • Secure Network Designs

  • Social Engineering

  • Malware and Digital Forensics

  • Cyber threats and how they operate

  • Security roles within a business environment

  • Scoping and developing projects in relation to their briefs

Personal

In addition to weekly mentoring with the Skills City team, open office sessions and ad-hoc one to one opportunities with a variety of industry professions we are thrilled to have partnered with Tree of Knowledge to deliver an extensive personal development programme, including sessions on the following:

  • Your Vibe

  • Flourish

  • What do you transmit

  • Aspirational Team

  • Interview Ready

  • Personal Project

Progression

You can then go on to complete a range of qualifications to further develop your skills in the area of choice. These include the following exam pathway:

  • CompTIA Network+

  • CompTIA CySA+/PenTest+

  • CompTIA Linux+

Potential job roles after completing this course:

  • Network Administrator

  • Network/Cloud Engineer

  • Information/Security Analyst

  • Security Operations Centre Analyst

  • System Engineer

  • IT Auditor

  • Help Desk Technician

  • Cyber Engineer

  • Risk & Compliance Analyst

  • Junior Penetration Tester

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