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Cyber Security: now at Energy Coast UTC

The Energy Coast UTC is excited to announce that we are the only secondary school in Cumbria to be able to provide an exciting new Level 3 Cyber Security qualification as part of our Post-16 offer to students.

This course has been built in close collaboration with Energus and the NDA (Nuclear Decomissioning Agency) to ensure that it has both recognition and value to both the students and their prospective employers.

The new Cybersecurity pathway is aimed at ambitious students who want to pursue a career in this ever-growing field of digital technology, it will give students the necessary skills and experience to pursue employment or higher education throughout the digital technology sector.

Students will study a range of topics to build their understanding of computer networks; from the fundamental principles of computing, including how networks connect and communicate, to computer forensic investigation and the legalities of hacking.

Through our varied and diverse employer sponsorships, students on the course will be able to gain industry relevant experience and recieve advice from leading industry experts.  

Entry requirements would be a minimum of 5 GCSEs grade 4 and above, including English and Maths, with preferably a proven background in computer programming and a strong aptitude for Maths and/or Physics.

Courses include:

Level 3 Foundation Technical level IT: Cybersecurity

Level 3 Technical Level IT: Cybersecurity and Security Administration

All courses are subject to demand.

 

Learn more about this course and the others that the Energy Coast UTC has to offer at our next open evening.


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