Level 3

CompTIA Security+

Duration

10 weeks

Location

Rush Green Campus

Starting

Sep 2022

Audience

Adult 19+

Careers

Digital & IT

CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and this course is great if you're looking to pursue an IT security career.

This course establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and is a great option for those looking for a career in cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on troubleshooting, ensuring candidates have practical security problem-solving skills required to:

  • Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions
  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance
  • Identify, analyse, and respond to security events and incidents

You’ll be assessed via a multiple choice and performance-based exam.

It is recommended that you have experience in CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus.

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed the skills and knowledge so you're ready to pursue an IT security career.

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.