Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Practices Courses - Birmingham & Black Country - Sandwell College

Part Time

Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Practices


12 weeks

Central Campus


Course summary

This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge and skills relating to cyber security practices. It will provide the learner with a chance to develop knowledge and learn practical skills which can be used to seek employment or proceed into study at a higher level. This qualification aims to: focus on the study of the practices within cyber security offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge Provide opportunities to acquire a number of practical skills. The objective of this qualification is to: Provide the learner with an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills relating to cyber security practices. Ready to press the button to a bright future?  Apply now to our FREE Level 3 qualification.

Cost of the course:

FREE for anyone aged over 19 who does NOT yet have a full Level 3 qualification (equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma or A-Levels) or higher and who lives in a WMCA postcode area.

Course requirements

There is no specific prior knowledge a learner must have for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 Digital Skills or Information Technology qualification.


Understand cyber security principles

Threat intelligence in cyber security

Cyber security testing, vulnerabilities and controls

Cyber security incident response

Understand legislation and ethical conduct within cyber security

Professional skills and behaviours for cyber security


Duration of the course:

26 weeks, Tues and Thursday evening 6-9PM

Internally assessed and externally quality assured portfolio of evidence

This qualification aims to provide learners with a number of progression options, including higher level studies at university or FE colleges


You can also access higher education if you decide to progress in that direction. When you complete this course, you could progress to:

  • Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security
  • Level 4 Certificate for IT Professionals
  • Level 4 Certificate in Information and Cyber Security Foundations
  • Level 4 Certificate in Cyber Security and Intrusion for Business


You can work…

  • As a cyber security-related software and website maintenance personnel
  • As a system and network technician
  • As a freelance cyber security expert
  • As an Information and Communications Technology maintenance personnel or assistant, in office (face-to-face or online) settings.


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