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Cyber Security Certification Programme with Job Guarantee


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What is the Cyber Security Certification Programme? 

With a growing skills-gap in Cyber Security globally, there are more job vacancy’s than there are certified candidates to fill them. This is a frustrating problem for employers, who are struggling to find the right talent for their organisations. This makes this one of the most lucrative and rewarding sectors to move into, with UK average salaries peaking around £60,000 for Ethical Hackers in London and the career progression opportunities are also excellent.

To become a Certified Ethical Hacker and work within the Cyber Security industry, you need to undertake specialist training from an international recognised awarding body, like EC-Council, through an award-winning provider, like e-Careers.

This Cyber Security Certification Programme has been developed to include two essential elements, to help you move into the Cyber Security sector seamlessly:

  • Certified Training – Study the essentials to IT and Cyber Security, including: An introduction to I.T. Systems, CompTIA Network+, EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker, and Certified ISO 27001 Foundation.
  • A Job Guarantee – We help you land a job! Participate in ‘Challenge Labs’, one-to-one sessions, recruitment workshops, CV reviews and mock interviews, before the real thing. We won’t stop until you get a job.  

This course takes place over the weekend (Saturday & Sunday), for 6 months.

Gain a Cyber Security Certificate with Job Guarantee

This course is eligible for a TOTUM PRO Card. Details on how to receive this card will be sent out after enrolment.

Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Classroom
  • Accredited & Experienced Trainers
  • Join a community of over 555,000 learners
  • Interest Free Payments
  • Duration: 6 months
Cyber Security Certification Programme with Job Guarantee

The Cyber Security industry is booming and the demand for highly trained, certified individuals to work throughout a range of Cyber Security roles continues to rise! Earn a high salary in one of this industry’s fastest growing markets and help to protect an organisation from Cyber Crime with this Certification Programme!

This course is eligible for a TOTUM PRO Card. Details on how to receive this card will be sent out after enrolment.

Who is the Cyber Certification Programme suitable for?

With no pre-requisites anyone can enrol onto this professional programme. If you have a passion for IT, are a quick learner and can think in a structured manner, let our trainers help prepare you for employment. They have over 15 years-experience in the industry helping candidates to get job ready and prepared to meet the requirements of hungry employers.

Courses run on weekends so you can continue with other commitments Monday to Friday and this programme runs for typically 6 months

If you are looking to change career into IT or specifically Cyber Security but you have no previous experience, we will be by your side throughout.

If you are looking to upskill into Cyber Security, then our classroom-based courses with practical labs and access to our industry leading trainers will not only ensure you pass your exams but will also prepare you to fast -track into a career in Cyber Security.

Career Opportunities

The Cyber Security industry offers higher than average salaries and excellent career progression opportunities, making it an excellent career choice.  

Our candidates from this Cyber Security Programme typically progress into the following job roles. Average salaries have also been outlined:

  •    Cyber Security Analyst (£55k)
  •    Ethical Hacker (£67k)
  •    Penetration Tester (£60k)
  •    Incident Handler (£30k)
  •    Web Application Tester (£42k)
  •    Network Administrator (£44k)

(Source: ITJobswatch – Jan 2020)

While the above salaries showcase the UK average, there is the opportunity for you to work your way up the career ladder and into jobs exceeding £100-£150k. Alternatively, you may decide to work for yourself as a freelance Ethical Hacker or consultant, where you will have the chance to earn millions of pounds a year, like Scottish Ethical Hacker, Mark Litchfield.

Enrolment, Studying and the Job Offer Process

We have made the whole process as simple as possible.

To start with, you will go through an onboarding process. Here we will meet for a no obligation face-to-face consultation, which will enable us both to have the chance to ask questions we may have and then make decisions accordingly.     

You will then undertake our induction process. This is where we have the chance to go through the training schedules with you and discuss the locations, while preparing you to start your training.

Once you have finished your training programme in full (including practical labs, assessments and vendor exams (which will take around 6 months)), you will start to work through the recruitment element of the programme, where you will prepare to receive a job offer.

This process includes:  

  •    Attending our recruitment workshops
  •    Participating in our technical mock interviews
  •    Attending the ‘meet employer’ days
  •    Accept any invitations to interview with employers
  •    Receive your job offer and prepare to start in your new career

Working through this programme in full, you will be ready to attend interviews within 6 months. Our candidates typically start working in their new jobs within 6 to 9 months.

As this is a combination of training and hands-on practical work, you will have the certifications needed in this industry, but you’ll also gain the confidence required to succeed.

Job Guarantee

After you have completed the training side of your programme, you will then move into the job preparation section. Here you will need to attend a series of our ‘meet an employer’ events, which are part of our recruitment process. As we have an excellent pool of employer connections, covering a wide range of different sized organisations, we are able to introduce you to the employers that we feel you will not only merge well with but also have the most success with. These employers are looking for trained, talented individuals, like you and we will not stop until you have secured a job.  

Throughout this process you have an excellent, unique, opportunities to have your own CV placed in front of the right employers at the right time, helping you to gain a work experience placement or full-time job. If not, the recruitment team will continue to present you to our pool of employers and support you through interviews until you are successful.

*To qualify for this Job Guarantee you must attend our classes, pass your exam(s) and our internal practical assessments, work through our Challenge Labs and participate in our recruitment workshops.

Why Choose e-Careers?

With over 16 years-experience and over 4,000 candidates placed into a variety of IT and Cyber Security roles during this period, we have a developed a tried and tested programme, comprising of training, practical experience, challenge labs, certifications and recruitment workshops. We hold your hand right from the beginning all the way through to you getting a job offer.

From those 4,000 candidates, many have gone on to forge successful careers in the industry, either working freelance and many have started their careers with some of the world’s largest companies!

Companies who our candidates are now working for include:

  •    Apple
  •    Rackspace
  •    AT&T
  •    John Lewis
  •    Ministry of Defence
  •    HMRC
  •    Swiss Quote
  •    Exponential-E

Come and sit with an industry expert for your onboarding, then leave the rest to us.


This Syllabus has been organised into four in-depth modules, split into manageable bite-sized chunks over a course of 29 weeks.

Course Module Overview

  •    Introduction to I.T. Systems
  •    CompTIA Network+
  •    EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker
  •    Certified ISO 27001 Foundation

Module breakdown by course

Introduction to I.T. Systems

  •    Introduction to I.T. systems
  •    Computer basics
  •    Operating systems
  •    Computer networks

CompTIA Network+

  •    Design and implement functional networks
  •    Configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices
  •    Use devices such as switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks
  •    Identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations
  •    Implement network security, standards, and protocols
  •    Troubleshoot network problems
  •    Support the creation of virtualized networks

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker

  •    Introduction to Ethical Hacking
  •    Footprinting and Reconnaissance
  •    Scanning Networks
  •    Enumeration
  •    Vulnerability Analysis
  •    System Hacking
  •    Malware Threats
  •    Sniffing
  •    Social Engineering
  •    Denial-of-Service
  •    Session Hijacking
  •    Evading IDS, Firewalls, and Honeypots
  •    Hacking Web Servers
  •    Hacking Web Applications
  •    SQL Injection
  •    Hacking Wireless Networks
  •    Hacking Mobile Platforms
  •    IoT Hacking
  •    Cloud Computing
  •    Cryptography

Certified ISO 27001 Foundation

  •    Drivers for ISO 27001 Standards: what they are and why they are important
  •    Documentation and Management Systems
  •    Certification
  •    Management Commitment
  •    Overview of ISO 27001
  •    Implementing ISO 27001: Scoping, Planning, Communication
  •    Risk Assessment and Security Controls
  •    Summary

Case Studies - What our students are saying

  •    Name – Christina Alexandrescu
  •    Course - IT Job Guarantee
  •    Previous Job – Admin Assistant
  •    Current Job – Junior Identity Access Management Analysis at Condé Nast International  
  •    Why she recommends e-Careers - "I have already recommended e-Careers as my time with them has been a pleasure. I completed my programme without any issues and the trainers are amazing."

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  •    Name – Eronpal Dhillon
  •    Previous Job – Unemployed  
  •    Current Job – Handover Engineer at QD Tech Ltd  
  •    Why he recommends e-Careers – "I would definitely recommend e-Careers. They supported me through every stage of my programme, be it whether I was stuck with technical skills or needed help updating my CV. As soon as I passed my first exam, the recruitment team were always sending my CV out to different employers in order to help me find a job."  

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