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.


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

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.

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

Course Objectives: 

1. Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities

2. Architecture and Design

3. Implementation

4. Operations and Incident Response

5. Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Modes of Learning:

You have the option of undertaking this course via following learning modes:

1.) Face to Face (Classroom based Learning): You will attend the class each week on its specified day and time at your designated centre (Edinburgh or Glasgow)

2.) Virtual Learning: Live traditional face to face class will broadcast remotely via our online settings through Microsoft Team

3.) Blended Learning: Mixture of Face to face and Virtual learning (must inform when joining the course).

4.) No ELearning is available for this course.

Funding Available:

Course Funding: SAAS PTFG: Scottish Awards Agency for Scotland

This course is funded by SAAS part time funding which is available to eligible individuals only;
SAAS General funding eligibility requirement:

1. You have to be a resident of Scotland
2. Either employed or unemployed, if working then earning must be less/equals to
25k a year
3. Have not used the SAAS funding in this Academic Year.

Other criteria:

☑ Students do not need to pay it back as this is a grant not a loan.

☑ This funding is different from the full time funding which can be applied by someone who previously granted for a degree, postgrad or any other full time studies (HNC/HND) etc. but not in a same session

☑ Part time funding cannot be received on a same session if one is already receiving any part/full time funding for other courses.

☑ Part Time funding can only be used for one course per academic year

☑ SAAS part time funding academic year starts from Aug to July.

For more information please visit the below link 


To check your eligibility:

Please follow the below link to check if you qualify for the course funding;


Self Funding

If you do not qualify for SAAS part-time funding, you have the option to self-fund the course.

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.

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