Course Overview: Do you want to learn about one of the quickest growing professions in digital industry? If so Cyber Security and Cloud Networking would be the course for you. With rising digital threats across the globe, businesses want to protect their assets, and more skilled staff are required in the development and delivery within this field. This course will offer you valuable skills and the opportunity that you will need to develop a wealth of knowledge required in Cyber Security industry. Digital industry trends: 80% of enterprise IT will move to the cloud by 2025 global public cloud computing market is growing by 15% year on year cloud computing is ranked as top skill since 2014 Support from our industry partners: BMET is working closely with industry partners such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) who provide our learners with free additional learning materials enhancing their knowledge of cloud computing, mapping this to in-demand IT jobs. BMET students gain: opportunities to earn digital badges for completing courses access to console and sandbox environments for lab activities access to the AWS Educate job board to become more proficient in cloud in areas like software development or cyber security Additional AWS certification: Upon successful completion of the Level 4 Higher National Certificate (HNC), you will be suitably prepared to attempt the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam, with a recommendation that you will have six months of fundamental AWS Cloud and industry knowledge before taking the exam. Lessons and lectures are underpinned by tutorial support and seminar presentations, assignments, individual study, group discussion, projects and Interactive Learning Technologies (ILT). Year 1 (HNC) – Level 4: Unit 1: Professional Practice in the Digital Economy Unit 2: Innovation & Digital Transformation Unit 3: Cyber Security Unit 4: Programming Unit 5: Big Data & Visualisation Unit 6: Networking in the Cloud Unit 8: Security Unit 9: Networking Entry Requirements Entry requirements for Cyber Security and Cloud Networking is 32 UCAS Tariff points. Acceptable qualifications include a minimum of one A Level or an equivalent Level 3 qualification, preferably gained in a digital IT related industry. Minimum of four GCSE’s at grade C/4 or above Mature applicants with other qualifications or non-formal qualifications are welcome to apply. If you are over 21 years of age, you will be assessed on an individual basis and may be asked to complete a short task to demonstrate the required level of knowledge to meet the demands of the course. All applicants are required to attend an interview with the course tutors, where course requirements and current skills will be discussed and explored to ascertain suitability. If you have any questions about entry requirements, please contact the Higher Education department on [email protected] Careers You will be equipped for a range of careers requiring advanced skills, such as: security architect change management Networking business analyst security analyst security administrator security manager incident response manager risk and compliance analyst You will have the opportunity to get support for obtaining industry recognised Professional Certifications.
Unit 1: Professional Practice in the Digital Economy Unit 2: Innovation & Digital Transformation Unit 3: Cyber Security Unit 4: Programming Unit 5: Big Data & Visualisation Unit 6: Networking in the Cloud Unit 8: Security Unit 9: Networking
How to apply
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- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6500||Year 1|