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Cyber Security Professional with Recruitment Support

Course Overview

Our Cyber Security Professional training package has been developed for those interested in a career in IT or Cyber Security but who do not have the essential IT knowledge and qualifications to begin. You will gain knowledge and skills across a wide range of IT areas, including networking and security, helping you to branch out into different parts of the market, depending on your interest.

After your training and exams, we will continue to support you Recruitment Support Team, who will invite you to our CV Workshops, carry out career coaching and 1-2-1 advice, help you improve your soft skills, and conduct mock interviews, to help you prepare.  

This Cyber Security training package includes the following training course and exams:

Once you have passed your exams, you will be awarded your Official CompTIA certificates and can either apply for entry-level IT job roles, like in IT Support, or undertake additional Cyber Security related qualifications, to work towards a career in Cyber Security, in a job role like an Ethical Hacker or Penetration Tester.

If you have a good understanding of IT and are looking for a career specifically in Cyber Security as an Ethical Hacker, we suggest taking our Cyber Security Specialist with Recruitment Support package, as you will study specific Cyber Security qualifications, to help support your career ambitions.  

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online & Virtual
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: Varies by course
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Join a community of over 625,000
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online & Virtual
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: Varies by course
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Join a community of over 625,000
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications
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Why study the Cyber Security Fundamentals package with e-Careers?

We offer a wide range of CompTIA certifications, so if you are looking to embark on a career in IT or Cyber Security, we can help you reach your goals, and work towards a rewarding career in this sector.

We have helped over 4,000 delegates gain employment in the IT and Cyber Security sectors, through our Career Academy Programmes, and helped over 595,000 delegates around the world with their training requirements.

Our 5-star rating on Trustpilot from over 9,000 delegates shows our passion and commitment to our students and we want you to succeed! Read through our delegates experiences to find out more.

You’ll also benefit from:

  •  eLearning materials focused on updated materials
  •  Expert trainers on Virtual Classroom training courses
  •  Having a CompTIA Authorised Training Partner
  •  Tutor Support
  •  Interest-free payment options

Why should I choose to study a CompTIA Certification?

CompTIA certifications offer individuals with little or no experience of IT, any entry point into this exciting and well-paid industry.

Having earned your CompTIA certifications, you’ll have your knowledge validated by an industry recognised awarding body, which can be used to gain employment internationally.

Students new to IT

Many delegates undertaking CompTIA IT certifications have never worked in the IT sector or have a limited knowledge of IT. As such, CompTIA certifications enable everyone interested in entering this industry, to gain the knowledge and confidence required to get into their first IT job roles and work their way towards more senior IT and Cyber Security jobs.

How will the Cyber Security Professional course benefit me?

For current IT Professionals

Gain a widely respected certificate that will improve your progress prospects over others, providing the ability for you to earn a higher salary.

Individuals interested in the IT sector

Receive a competitive edge over other candidates when applying for an entry-level IT job role, and gain confidence with your new skill set and knowledge.

Is the Cyber Security Professional package suitable for me?

If you’re looking to change careers and move into the IT sector without experience or are interested in a career in Cyber Security, this Cyber Security package is a great place to start, as you will start to learn about IT security, networking, and cover the IT basics required to comfortable work in this industry. These CompTIA certifications cover essential topics for entry-level IT jobs and provides the springboard for more training into Cyber Security.

This course would also suit:

  •  Students who are considering an IT career.
  •  Professionals who work in areas requiring a broad understanding of IT.
  •  Operations, Sales and Marketing staff in IT-based organisations.


There are no official prerequisites to study these CompTIA Certificates, so anyone can enrol and get started.

What jobs can I apply for after my Cyber Security Professional training?

By earning your CompTIA Certificates, you will show future employers that you can manage IT tools, and demonstrate technological skills, making you an asset to the business.

These CompTIA certificates enable you to move into the IT industry, where your typical job titles can include:  

  •  Junior IT Support Analyst – £22k 
  •  IT Support Technician – £26k
  •  Junior Network Engineer – £28k
  •  Junior Software Developer – £30k
  •  Cyber Security Analyst - £45k
  •  Network Support Specialist - £46k
  •  Information Security Analyst - £51k
  •  Network Security Analyst - £51k
  •  Network Analyst - £53k

While the above salaries showcase UK averages, there’s the potential to increase your earning potential with additional CompTIA certifications. 

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Syllabus

  •    Core Hardware Components
  •    Peripherals and Connectors
  •    Computing Devices and the Internet of Things
  •    Operating Systems
  •    Software Applications
  •    Software Development
  •    Database Fundamentals
  •    Networking Concepts and Technologies
  •    Security Concepts and Threats
  •    Security Best Practices
  •    Business Continuity and Computer Support

CompTIA A+ Syllabus

CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001) Modules

  •    Motherboards, Processors, and Memory
  •    Internal Expansion, Storage Devices, and Power Supplies
  •    Peripherals and Connectors
  •    Custom PC Configurations
  •    Installing and Configuring Printers
  •    Networking Fundamentals
  •    Introduction to TCP/IP
  •    Installing Wireless and SOHO Networks
  •    Network Services, Virtualisation, and Cloud Computing
  •    Understanding Laptops
  •    Understanding Mobile Devices
  •    Mobile Device Connectivity and Synchronisation
  •    Troubleshooting Methodology and Resolving Core Hardware Problems
  •    Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1002) Modules

  •    Operating Systems Basics
  •    Operating Systems Administration
  •    Working with Windows 10
  •    Working with Windows 8/8.1
  •    Working with Windows 7
  •    Working with macOS and Linux
  •    Scripting and Remote Access
  •    Security Concepts
  •    Securing Operating Systems
  •    Troubleshooting Operating Systems and Security
  •    Documentation and Professionalism
  •    Safety and Environmental Concerns

CompTIA Network+ Syllabus

  •    Computer Network Fundamentals
  •    The OSI Reference Model
  •    Network Components
  •    Ethernet Technology
  •    IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses
  •    Routing IP Packets
  •    Wide Area Networks (WANs) 
  •    Wireless Technologies
  •    Network Optimisation
  •    Command-Line Tools
  •    Network Management
  •    Network Security
  •    Network Policies and Best Practices
  •    Network Troubleshooting

CompTIA Security+ Syllabus

  •    CompTIA Security+ Syllabus
  •    Security fundamentals  
  •    Risk management   
  •    Cryptography   
  •    Network connectivity  
  •    Network security technologies  
  •    Secure network configuration  
  •    Authentication   
  •    Access control   
  •    Securing hosts and data  
  •    Securing specialised systems   
  •    Application security   
  •    Cloud security   
  •    Organisational security   
  •    Disaster planning and recovery

CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Exam Details

Exam: Code FCO-U61

Exam format - Multiple-choice.

Number of questions - Maximum of 75.

Duration – 60-mins.

Pass mark - 650/900 (72%).

CompTIA A+ Exam Details

Exam: Code 220-1001 & 220-1002

Exam format – Multiple-choice.

Number of questions - 90.

Duration – 90-mins.

Pass marks:

220-1001: 675/900 (75%).

220-1002: 700/900 (78%).

CompTIA Network+ Exam Details

Exam: Code N10-007.

Exam format – Multiple-choice.

Number of questions – 90.

Pass mark – 720/900 (80%)

CompTIA Security+ Exam Details

Exam: Code SY0-601

Exam format – Multiple-choice.

Number of questions – 90.

Duration – 90-mins.

Pass mark – 750/900 (83%).

Enrolment and Studying   

During our induction process, we will discuss the training schedules and prepare you to begin your training.   

Once you have completed your training, practical labs, assessments, and exams, you will go through the recruitment process and work towards becoming job ready.    

Recruitment Process  

Our Recruitment Team will work with you to help you prepare for any upcoming job interviews, helping you feel more prepared and confident.   

The recruitment process includes:    

  •    Welcome email with next steps explained in detail. 
  •    Invitation to CV workshops, which covers:  
    •    How to create multiple CVs tailored to your specific job descriptions.  
    •    Looking at candidates from an employer's perspective (Value, Behaviour, Skills). 
    •    Creating excellent LinkedIn Profiles & how to create Video CVs. 
    •    Introducing you to a range of Job Boards. 
    •    How to handle competency-based interview questions. 
    •    Preparing you for job interviews. 
  •    Coaching and assessments to create self-awareness. 
  •    1-2-1 competency-based interview question sessions tailored to your industry. 
  •    Sessions to help you improve your soft skills and confidence. 
  •    We will share with you live vacancies and networking contacts to help with your job search.  
  •    On demand support through our career coaching (interview preparation, mock interview).

Our Recruitment Team will provide you with support for up to 6 months from the day you finish your training with us to help you with your career progression preparations. 

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