Currently, this course is full, however, if you are interested in enrolling for the next start date, please register your interest.

Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Practices


Netcom Training is offering YOU an exceptional opportunity to access a Level 3 certificated learning programme in Cyber Security Practices.

As part of this FREE programme, you will gain valuable experience from experts in the field, who will guide you through and teach you a range of topics including: understanding intelligence threats, vulnerabilities, controls and professional behaviours required within the industry.

As a FREE add on, Netcom Training will give you access to  ‘Scrum Master’- a widely recognised professional project management tool.

As if that is not enough, Netcom Trainings in house employment team will provide one to one support with CV and interview techniques and assist you through employment opportunities.

Places are limited so, for more information on this unique opportunity please fill in our enquiry form or call us on 0121 450 9300

What is Cyber Security?

Cyber security involves techniques that help secure various digital components, networks, data, computer systems from non-authorised digital access.

New Skills

As part of the program, you will acquire knowledge and skills related to cyber security practices which will enable learners to either go into employment or further study in this field.

  • Threat intelligence in cyber security
  • Understand legislation and ethical conduct within cyber security
  • Understand cyber security practices
  • Professional skills and behaviours for cyber security
  • Cyber security testing, vulnerabilities and controls
  • Cyber security incident response

Career Opportunities

Through this course, learners will be able to consolidate their knowledge of Cyber Security alongside gaining practical skills that could be used to enhance their employment prospects.

  • Security Software Developer
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Cyber Network Engineer

Key Information

Start date: This course is full. Please register your interest for the next start date.
Study mode: Monday to Thursday, 10.00am to 2.00pm OR 5.00pm to 9.00pm + Additional Friday Workshops
Course length: 8 weeks
Delivery: Online (tutor-led classes)

  • Fully Funded (FREE)

    This course is funded through the National Skills Fund (NSF) provided by the West Midlands Combined Authority.

    This course is open to employed and unemployed learners and FREE for everyone.

    Please note: From April 2022, any adult in England earning under the National Living Wage annually will be able to access NSF qualifications for free and regardless of their prior qualification level.

  • Certificates

    This course is accredited with an NCFE certificate.

  • Career Advice

  • Student and Tutor Support


  • Based in the West Midlands
  • Living in the UK for a minimum of 3 years
  • 19 years and over

Extra Course Information

This is the MINIMUM amount of time required to complete this qualification.

220 Hours

Guided learning hours are defined as all times when a member of staff is present or available to give specific guidance towards the qualification aim being studied. 

150 Hours

This qualification aims to:

* Focus on the study of the practices within cyber security

* Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge

* Provided opportunities to acquire a number of practical skills

The objective of this qualification is to:

* Provide you with an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills relating to cyber security practices.

You will be expected to complete a portfolio of work detailing, and demonstrating skills and knowledge within the qualification.

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

* Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security

* Level 4 Certificate for IT Professionals

* Level 4 Certificate in Information and Cyber Security Foundations

* Level 4 Certificate in Cyber Security and Intrusion for Business

To request more information please complete the form below, a member of staff will contact you as soon as we receive your online application. You can call our office to discuss the course by calling 0121 450 9300.

    Student Testimonials

    The course was great and I learnt a lot and my teacher Doug was amazing. I couldn't ask for a better teacher

    Zulifkar Younas

    CSIS Student

    Had a great time studying, really enjoyed the course (even though there was alot of work to get through) whilst juggling a job and home life, thanks Tim!


    Cyber Security Student

    Great learning experience . Helped me alot to return in IT . Very helpful tutor . Highly recommended

    Plaha Singh

    IT Student

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