Level 3 Cyber Security Practices Fully funded bootcamp by Liverpool Region Combined Authority

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Liverpool, Merseyside
Closing date
30 Jun 2023

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The course aims to assist students in having a better grasp of current information and system security technology practices, learning the security measures and protections while also preparing them for the real-world cyber security job market.

What is Cyber Security?
Cyber security involves techniques that help secure various digital components, networks, data, computer systems from non-authorized digital access.

What new skills will you acquire in Cyber Security?

  • Learners will gain an understanding of cyber security and the consequences and implications of
  • inadequate cyber security.
  • You will understand threat models and the effects of malicious software
  • Learners will gain an understanding of common types of testing in cyber security including
  • mitigations following testing
  • Learners will gain an understanding of the legislation surrounding cyber security.

What new career opportunities does this course provide?

  • Completing the course leads you to many possibilities, you will be able to enter the cyber industry with the knowledge, skills, and understanding needed for roles such as:
  • Junior Security Software Developer
  • Junior Cyber Security Analyst
  • Junior Penetration Tester
  • Junior Cyber Network Engineer
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  • Key Information
  • Start date: 16th January 2023
  • Duration: 12 Weeks
  • Course type: Part-time
  • Timetable: Monday to Thursday, 6.00 pm to 9.00pm
  • Delivery: Online (tutor-led classes)
  • Level: 3
  • Funding: FREE as it is funded by Liverpool Combined Authority
  • Certificates: NCFE Level 3 Certificate
  • Eligibility
  • – Live in Liverpool
  • – Living in the UK for a minimum of 3 years
  • – You must be over 19
  • – Level 2 English and Maths required or studying towards
  • Career Advice
  • Student and Tutor Support
  • Progression
  • By completing the course, you will have access to many opportunities. Having the knowledge and skills will enable you to enter the cyber industry.


  • Unit 01: Understand cyber security principles
  • Understand cyber security
  • Understand core terminology and key aspects of cyber security
  • Understand security by design principles
  • Unit 02: Threat intelligence in cyber security
  • Understand cyber threat intelligences
  • Understand threat models
  • Understand malicious software
  • Know about social engineering
  • Unit 03: Cyber security testing, vulnerabilities and controls
  • Understand common types of testing in cyber security
  • Be able to reduce or remove potential cyber security vulnerabilities
  • Understand controls in cyber security
  • Be able to apply a cyber security control
  • Unit 04: Cyber security incident response
  • Understand what is meant by a cyber security incident response plan
  • Be able to develop a cyber security incident response plan
  • Be able to develop an incident post mortem report
  • Unit 05: Understand legislation and ethical conduct within cyber security
  • Understand legislation relating to cyber security
  • Understand information security standards
  • Understand ethical conduct within cyber security
  • Unit 06: Professional skills and behaviors for cyber security
  • Understand behaviours required for a career in cyber security
  • Be able to identify skills required for a career in cyber security
  • Understand the importance of continuous professional development


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