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Digital it
Level 2



6 weeks


Barking Campus - Technical Skills Academy


Nov 2024


Adult 19+


Digital & IT

This course is designed for you to learn about cybersecurity where you will investigate the accidental and malicious security threats that exist to IT systems and data.

You will learn about system vulnerabilities and the tools and techniques used to protect users from risks and potential damage, including loss of data, loss of data integrity and unauthorised access to data.

The core learning areas on this course will cover:

  • Security protection and risk management issues
  • The measures to protect IT systems and data from current and evolving threats
  • implementing measures to protect IT systems and data
  • Current legal and ethical requirements, and IT security policies and procedures

You will need to submit a portfolio of evidence to show your understanding and knowledge.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but you may find it helpful to have already completed the L1 Award in Cyber Security.

This qualification is designed to enable progression into further learning at the same level (e.g. from an award to a certificate in Digital and IT Skills) or to further learning at a higher level.

Where it can lead to
You could progress to the following courses
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.