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CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401)

Course Code: C3822
Campus: Castlereagh
Week Commencing: 29 Jan 18
End Date: 17 Jun 18
Time: 18:00-21:00
Day of Week: Wednesday

The Security+ certification is a CompTIA certification track designed to provide a pathway for future success in technology courses and careers.

Further information the objectives of the SY0-401 exam which this course will prepare you for can be obtained here:

CompTIA Security+ certification covers network security, compliance and operation security, threats and vulnerabilities as well as application, data and host security. Also included are access control, identity management, and cryptography.
This course provides a strong foundation in the basics of the above topics before moving on to more advanced technology courses and certification programs.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Vendor qualifications are much sought after within the computer industry, so achievement will enhance your employability status. Candidates can also progress to other Vendor certification units from CompTIA and other vendors such as Microsoft.

Entry Requirements

This course is a professional level certification aimed at those with CompTIA Network+ certification and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus and is not for hobby or leisure.

Upon application you will be invited to attend a Pre Entry Advice and Guidance session to obtain more information on the course and ensure the course suits your learning requirements or direct you onto alternative courses.
Invitations to PEAG sessions for this course are sent via email in June and August (for courses commencing September) and in late December/January for courses commencing in January/February.
This course is popular and places are allocated on a first come, first served basis based on application date therefore and early application is advised.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Other Information

This course is ideally suited for either those working in the industry wanting to gain Vendor Certification or those working in networking roles wanting to specialise in security.

Contact Information

Further details on CompTIA Security+ can be obtained by visiting the following web site:

If you have any further questions please email [email protected]