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Cyber Security - Level 1 - September 2024

Study Mode
Full Time
Level
1
Duration
36 weeks
Subject
Digital Technologies
Suitable for
16-18
Location
East Ham Campus
Cyber Security – Level 1 – September 2024
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On completion of the course, you will take an exam to obtain the Fundamentals qualification. On passing these exams and other assessments you will also earn the Level 1 Certificate

Course content

On completion of the course, you will take an exam to obtain the Fundamentals qualification. On passing these exams and other assessments you will also earn the Level 1 Certificate in IT User skills.

During the course you will develop an understanding in each of the following areas:

  • PC components and their functionality
  • Networking and Security
  • Installing, configuring and administering hardware and software
  • Use of a variety of Microsoft Office and productivity applications
  • Effective use of technology

You will learn in a variety of ways – through talks and demonstrations, by completing practical tasks and exercises, by independent study and by evaluation and assessment of your work. The course includes industry research and report writing, the development of your CV and identifying the employment role that best suits your abilities and aspirations. English, maths and IT will form an integral part of your studies on the course. Field trips are also planned during the course.

Curriculum

  • Improving Productivity using IT
  • IT User Fundamentals
  • Setup and IT System
  • IT Security for Users
  • Audio Software
  • Video Software
  • Database Software
  • Design Software
  • Imaging Software
  • DTP Software
  • Presentation Software
  • Project Management Software
  • Website Software
  • Word Processing
  • Using a computer keyboard
  • Internet Safety for IT Users

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Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 9-2, including English and Math or a Level 1 Functional Skills English and Maths qualification.

East Ham Campus

The Eastham Campus at Newham College is a dynamic educational hub known for its diverse and inclusive learning environment. Situated in the heart of East London, the campus offers a wide range of courses and programs that cater to the needs and aspirations of students from various backgrounds. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated faculty, the Eastham Campus provides students with the tools and support they need to excel academically and personally, fostering a vibrant community of learners and thinkers.

How much will this course cost?

This course is free for students aged 16-18.

Qualification

BTEC Introductory Certificate in Vocational Studies