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Cyber Security Job Academy Programme

Programme Overview

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, which is why we have developed this Cyber Security Job Academy Programme. Train to become certified and skilled to undertake a range of roles withing the Cyber Security industry, including Ethical Hacker, Penertration Tester, and Cyber Security Specialist. 

This Cyber Security Job Academy Programme comprises a series of internationally recognised certifications, which you can use to enter employment in the Cyber Security sector. 

These certifications include:

Our programme aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge of Cyber Security, which include practical labs and exams. You will get to attend your graduation ceremony at a prestigious venue.

When you have fisnihed your training and passed your exams, we will help you prepare for a Cyber Security career, through our Job Placement part of the programme. You will be presented to our pool of employers, who are looking to recruit new employees with your talent, knowledge and certifications. We will suppor tyou through the whole process, from start to finish. 

Training is delivered via eLearning and Virtual Classrooms. Start your Cyber Security journey today 

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online & Virtual
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 6 months (part-time)
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Interest-Free Payments
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications
  • Over 4,000 Candidates Placed Into Employment
  • Complete Training Programme with Job Placement
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online & Virtual
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 6 months (part-time)
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Interest-Free Payments
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications
  • Over 4,000 Candidates Placed Into Employment
  • Complete Training Programme with Job Placement
Course Details

Why study the Cyber Security Job Academy Programme with e-Careers?

With over 10 years' experience in the professional training sector, we have fine-tuned the way we support our students, ensuring they receive the best level of training and expertise, from our highly qualified trainers. We help out delegates gain a greater understanding of their study topic, and work towards achieving excellent exam results. We want our students to move into their chosen career field, and we fully support them along the way. 

We have placed over 4,000 people into various IT and Cyber Security job roles, through our range of Job Academy Programmes. These programmes include training, practical experience, challenge labs, certifications and recruitment workshops. We support our students right from the start, through to a job placement offer.

Of the 4,000+ successful candidates, many forged successful careers in the industry, either working as a freelancer or fully employed in house, with some of the world’s largest companies, including: 

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

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Is the Cyber Security Job Academy Programme suitable for me? 

Our Cyber Security programme is suitable for those who have an interest in Cyber Security, or a passion for IT and looking to embark on a career in this field. As Cyber Security job roles are readily available for delegates with the right certifications and training, this course and industry makes for a great career path.  

As this programme has no prerequisites, anyone can enrol onto this Cyber Security Job Academy 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.

Considering a career change into IT or specifically Cyber Security but lack the understanding or certifications? This course is ideal for you, and we're be there to support you throughout. 

What jobs can I apply for after my Cyber Security Job Academy Programme? 

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

Candidates from this programme typically progress into the following job roles.

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

(Source: ITJobswatch) 

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.

Cyber Security Job Academy Programme Syllabus & Exams 

This Cyber Security Job Academy Programme consists of four certifications, outlined below. 

CompTIA Network+ Certificate

  •    Networking Concepts – Be able to explain the purpose of networking concepts and implement them accordingly.
  •    Infrastructure – Explain and determine the most appropriate cabling, device and storage technologies.
  •    Network Operations – Understand how to use best practice to manage a network and ensure business continuity.
  •    Network Security – Summarise common attacks and physical security issues while securing a wired and wireless network.
  •    Network Troubleshooting and Tools – Be able to explain the network troubleshooting methodology and list appropriate tools to help support performance and connectivity.

CompTIA Network+ Exam Details

  •    Exam: Code N10-007
  •    Exam Format - Multiple-choice.
  •    Number of question - Maximum of 90.
  •    Duration - 90 minutes.
  •    Pass Mark - 720/900 (80%).

CompTIA CySA+ Certificate 

  •    Threat & Vulnerability Management - Use proactive threat intelligence to support organisational security.
  •    Software & Systems Security - Apply security solutions and explain best practices for software and hardware assurance.
  •    Compliance & Assessment - Use security concepts in support of organisational risk mitigation.
  •    Security Operations & Monitoring - Analyse data throughout continuous security monitoring activities and improve overall security.
  •    Incident Response - Apply the correct incident response procedures, analyse indicators of compromise and use digital forensics techniques.

CompTIA CySA Exam Details

  •    Exam: Code CS0-002
  •    Exam Format: Multiple-choice & performance based.
  •    Duration: 165 minutes.
  •    Number of Questions: Maximum 85.
  •    Pass Mark - 750/900 (83%).

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) 

  •    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

EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker Exam Details 

  •    Exam Format - Multiple-choice.
  •    Number of Questions - 125.
  •    Duration - 4 hours.
  •    Pass Mark - Can range from 60% to 85%.

Microsoft Python

  •    Python Basics
  •    Functions and Modules
  •    Maths
  •    Python Strings
  •    Iterables
  •    Virtual Environments
  •    Flow Control
  •    Exception Handling
  •    Python Dates and Times
  •    File Processing
  •    PEP8 and Pylint

Microsoft Python Exam Details 

  •    There is no exam for this course. 

Information Security Management (ISO27001)

  •    What is information security management (ISM)
  •    Why ISM is important to an organization
  •    The benefits of ISM
  •    Key concepts and principles of ISO27001
  •    Terms and definitions
  •    Main requirements of ISO27001

Information Security Management (ISO27001 Exam Details

  •    There is no exam for this course.  

Enrolment and Studying 

We have made the entire process as simple as possible. First, you’ll go through an onboarding process where you’ll meet with us for a no-obligation face-to-face consultation. This provides us both with an opportunity to ask questions we may have and then decide accordingly.     

Next, you’ll go through an induction process, where we will discuss training schedules and the locations and prepare you to train.

Upon completion of the training, practical labs, assessments and vendor exams, you’ll undertake the below process to work towards getting a job placement:  

  •    Attend recruitment workshops
  •    Take part in technical mock interviews
  •    Attend our ‘meet employer’ days
  •    Accept invitations to interview
  •    Receive a job placement offer and work towards your new career

Understanding the Job Placement Process

After you have completed the training side of this programme, you’ll move into the career preparation side, where you will attend our ‘Meet an Employer’ events, which is part of the recruitment process. We have a wide range of contacts at a variety of organisations, looking for potential employees, like you! We will introduce our candidates to these employers through a variety of methods.  

These events provide the perfect opportunity to get your CV in front of the right employers to secure a work experience placement or a full-time job. If not, the recruitment team will continue to present you to our pool of employers and support you through your job interviews.

You must attend classes, sit and pass the relevant exams and challenge labs to complete your course. You can also attend multiple recruitment workshops during your time with us.

*To be considered for a job placement, you must:

  •    Attend classes and recruitment workshops
  •    Pass our internal practical assessments
  •    Pass the accredited certifications

Case studies of previous successful students

Name – Christina Alexandrescu

Course - IT Support Job Academy

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".

LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/cristina-alexandrescu-064677168/


Name – Eronpal Dhillon 

Course - IT Support Job Academy 

Previous Job – Unemployed   

Current Job – IT Support Consultant at EverCom   

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".   

LinkedIn Profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eronpal-dhillon-508528147/


Name – Azeez Alimi

Course - IT Support Job Academy

Previous Job - Waiter 

Current Job – ICT Facilitator – 1st & 2nd Line Support Engineer    

Why he recommends e-Careers – "So long as you are ready to work hard, they will always do their best to support you and ensure you achieve your goals".   

LinkedIn Profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/azeez-a-alimi-486495163/


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