Ethical Hacking Practices (Level 6) (Micro-credential)

Whitecliffe College

Subject area

Security Science


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Entry requirements

Entry criteria: * Basic IT knowledge equivalent to level 5 or above or related work experience. * Able to perform basic IT tasks such as installing software, using operating systems like Windows or Linux, creating a basic network, and supporting its day-to-day routine functions. Selection requirements: * Fulfilment of the entry criteria * No interview unless special circumstances, e.g., partial fulfilment of entry criteria * Challenge test for those wishing to be admitted based on learning gained through experience.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

To develop ethical hacking practices to support the protection of organisational networks, devices, and data. Including techniques and tools to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities that require ethical hacking interventions, protection, recovery, and/or resolution measures as well as the application of ethical protocols to comply with legal and professional standards related to cybersecurity.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (9) 309 5970
Fax: (09) 302 2957

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