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NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Practices

Information and Communication Technology

Level 3
Minimum entry age

About this qualification?

The purpose of the Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Practices is to provide learners with sector awareness. It will provide the learner with a chance to develop knowledge and skills relating to cyber security practices with the view to seeking employment or proceeding to further study in this area.

Who is it suitable for?

Those looking to consolidate their knowledge of Cyber Security and learn practical skills which can be used to seek work or proceed into study at Level 4.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners would be required to have completed a Level 2 in either IT or Cyber Security.

How is this qualification structured?

Learners must complete the 6 mandatory units.

How is it assessed?

It is internally assessed and externally quality assured.

Qualification Specification
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Learner Overview
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Learner’s Evidence Tracking Log
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Mandatory units

  1. Understand Cyber Security Principles (A/618/0866)
  2. Threat Intelligence in Cyber Security (F/618/0867)
  3. Cyber Security Testing, Vulnerabilities and Controls (J/618/0868)
  4. Cyber Security Incident Response (L/618/0869)
  5. Understand Legislation and Ethical Conduct within Cyber Security (J/618/0871)
  6. Professional Skills and Behaviours for Cyber Security (L/618/0872)

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