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CompTIA Security+

CompTIA Security+

The CompTIA Security+ Certification is a vendor neutral credential. The CompTIA Security+ exam is an internationally recognised validation of foundation-level security skills and knowledge, and is used by organisations and security professionals around the globe.


    CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills which an individual need to perform core security functions and pursue towards an IT security career. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a starting-off-point to medium level cybersecurity jobs.

    • Security+ course unwraps the door towards cybersecurity career.
    • This course is ideal as both a study tool and an on-the-job reference specifically in cybersecurity field.
    • This is a complete and comprehensive CompTIA Security+ Certification course. It is designed to prepare individuals/learners to be able to take and pass the relevant exam (SY0 – 601) to become a CompTIA Security+ Certified.
    • Upon course completion, learners will have the knowledge and confidence to pass the CompTIA Security+ (SY0 -601) exam and the skills required to be a great IT security technician. Your new skills and the CompTIA Security+ Certification will help you land a great IT security tech job. If you are already a security technician, get that raise or advancement you are after.


    There are no prerequisites for this course.


    • Basic familiarity with PCs and networks.
    • There are no specific prerequisites, since the course covers all the topics in detail.
    • It would be good to have an understanding of CompTIA A+ and Network+, or to be certified in these topics.
    • Relevant working experience is ideal


    CompTIA Certified Exam:

    Exam Name: CompTIA Security +

    Exam Code = SY0-601


    Course Objectives:

    The CompTIA Security+ certification exam will authenticate the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to assess the security prospective of an enterprise environment, and also 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.

    • Attacks, Threats and Vulnerabilities
    • Operations and Incident Response
    • Architecture and Design
    • Governance, Risk and Compliance
    • Implementation

    You will learn how to?

    Cybersecurity attacks continue to grow. Increasingly, more job roles are tasked with baseline security readiness and response to address today’s threats. Updates to Security+ reflect skills relevant to these job roles and prepare candidates to be more proactive in preventing the next attack. To combat these emerging threats, IT Pros must be able to:

    • Help identify attacks and vulnerabilities to mitigate them before they infiltrate IS
    • Understand secure virtualization, secure application deployment, and automation concepts
    • Identify and implement the best protocols and encryption
    • Understand the importance of compliance


    Hands On experience and Labs

    This course is instructor led training programme followed by hands on live labs, so the attendance is required if you chose to attend class based training. Students will not only learn to perform basic administrative tasks such as adding and managing users, creating and maintaining file systems, developing and implementing a security policy, and performing software installation and package management, but will also learn to perform Linux network-related tasks, including installing and supporting SSH, NFS, Samba, DNS, DHCP, and the Apache Web server. Comprehensive hands on exercises are integrated throughout to reinforce learning and develop real competency.


    Job Opportunities







    Target Audience:

    This course is designed for individuals who seek a foundation in computer security fundamentals and whose goal is to prepare for the SYO – 401 CompTIA Security+ exams.

    Our Courses & Training Classes Suit the following

    The IT training classes which we are currently offering are suitable for a wide range of candidates including:

    • School leavers
    • Adult returnees to education
    • Individuals who are in employment and wish to enhance their career prospects
    • Individuals who wish to start a new career in IT
    • Individuals who wants to get promotion at work
    • Individuals who wants to upgrade in their IT skills
    • Any Age group
    • Diversity

    Job Roles

    1. IT Security Administrator
    2. IT Security Support Engineer
    3. IT Support Technician
    4. IT/Support Technician
    5. Security Specialist
    6. Network security Specialist
    7. IT Security Analyst
    8. IT Security Manager
    9. IT Security Specialist
    10. IT Security Consultant
    11. Certified Information Systems Security Professional
    12. IT Security Engineer


    Teaching Staff:

    ITPT has a big team of experts and passionate professional instructors whose services in IT industry are splendid, they all are very well known to the IT vendors and also certified academy instructors of CompTIA, Cisco, Oracle, Microsoft, CEH, Security and SQA. They are also certified assessors, invigilators, markers and internal verifiers.

    ITPT teaching staff has years of experience in IT Training, We always strive to deliver a unique study experience to our students. ITPT work closely with the current and updated curriculum and customised courses which meets the objectives of students and professionals.

    Since we believe that member of staff are the key to delivering top-notch services, ITPT has put in place a strict recruitment process by which only the IT qualified and master-degree holders can be considered to work for ITPT.  All of our personnel hold a master degree in IT field and they are also accredited & recognised by different IT Vendors to congregate their requirements.

    We also ensure that our staff qualification is up to date so we have a policy of equipping our staff with the latest IT technology as soon as it comes out.


    What ITPT will be providing?

    • Course materials.
    • Lab based experience.
    • Access to ITPT Students Website Portal
    • Volunteer work experience (provided if offer by any of our IT Support Associates)
    • In house course completion certificate will be awarded on completion.
    • Work experience letter will be given on completion if attended.
    • One to one interaction with the instructor (for special required students)
    • Disabled candidates accommodations
    • CV building help.
    • Job hunting help is aligned with our courses


    Modes of Course Delivery & Attendance:

    ITPT is currently providing different method of learning opportunities to our clients. Many people are looking for learning diversity to enhance their qualifications, but they don’t have the time to take on full-time instructor led study or attending courses regularly at their appropriate venues.

    Online, distance and blended learning is a popular solution helping busy people study flexibly around their needs and requirements. We want to be the first choice for those potential online and distance learners so we are introducing variety of different study channels so the people can facilitate themselves accordingly.


    Modes of Course Delivery


         Modes of Attendance

    1.    Instructor Led learning
    1. Day Release
    2.    Blended learning
    1. Weekends
    3.    Distance Blended Learning
    1. Evening
    4.    One to One Training
    1. Full time
    5.    Onsite Training
    1. Part time

    Method of Provision/ Student Support:

    We have made available diverse and flexible learning methods to accommodate a wider variety of learners:

    • Support Available for Instructor led, blended & distance learning are:
    1. Direct telephone support with allocated mentor (during working hours)
    2. Email support
    3. ITPT Student Portal that can be accessed via ITPT Website
    4. Study Materials (Hard Copy)
    5. Online materials (Soft copy)
    6. Work shop
    7. Instructor Slides available on our students portal
    8. Expert Advice
    9. Group Project (Team Work)


    Our Courses & Training Classes Suit the following:

    Target Audiences:


    The IT training classes which we are currently offering are suitable for a wide range of candidates including:

    • School leavers
    • Adult returnees to education
    • Individuals who intend to leave school and further their career path in a college or equivalent
    • Individuals who are in employment and wish to enhance their career prospects
    • Individuals who wish to start a new career in IT
    • Individuals who wants to get promotion at work
    • Individuals who wants to upgrade in their IT skills
    • Individuals who intend to progress their career after the study of either the NQ in Computing, the NQ in Information Systems
    • Individuals who intend to progress their career after the study of the PDA into further study at HN level
    • Individuals who wish to study on a part-time (day or evening) or day-release mode



    1. Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities 24%
    2. Architecture and Design 21%
    3. Implementation 25%
    4. Operations and Incident Response 16%
    5. Governance, Risk, and Compliance 14%

    Funding Available:

    This course is FREE (SAAS part-time funding) to anyone who is on benefits or earning £25,000 or less, given that they have not used SAAS/ILA funding towards any other course/training in the last 12 months.

    Those in receipt of following benefits are automatically eligible:

    • Jobseekers allowance
    • Income support
    • Incapacity Benefit/Employment Support Allowance
    • Child Tax Credit (minimum rate)
    • Pension Credit

    Apply for course funding 

    Our Courses are fully funded by SAAS: Student Awards Agency for Scotland

    Please visit the SAAS website www.saas.gov.uk to see your eligibility.

    Download: SAAS Part Time Funding Guide, Part Time Forms

    Read: Part Time Students Eligibility Criteria, Disabled students’ allowance (DSA)

    For Students who don’t qualify for the above fundings:

    How much this course will cost?

    If for any reason you do not qualify for SAAS funding our fees are as follows for students living  in UK or the European Union:



    Vender Neutral (can be paid in installments) £650
    SQA Accredited (PDA) (can be paid in installments) £650

     Fees are payable in advance at the start of the course unless otherwise agreed.

    We also provide flexible fee installments to help students in paying their fees.

    There are a number of other funding opportunities available to UK and EU students to help them to pay for their studies. Contact the college for more details.

    Choose between classroom based or study at your own time and peace with our eLearning and blended learning options.

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    Course Curriculum

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