Micro-credentials certify you have a coherent set of skills and knowledge within a specific field. Ideal for working professionals, students, and graduates, micro-credentials are not only NZQA approved but highly industry driven as their learning outcomes are based on filling real industry skills gaps.
NZSE College’s micro-credentials are fully facilitated online, offering you the flexibility you need to study as you work. Successfully gaining a micro-credential demonstrates mastery of a particular set of skills that can be applied immediately into your workplace, setting you apart from other employees and making you more desirable to employers. Micro-credentials are stackable, allowing you to work towards gaining a higher qualification and advance your career that one step further.
This industry driven, short 10-week micro-credential will provide you with the technical and theoretical knowledge in cybersecurity focusing on bridging the gap between improving baseline security readiness and incident response.
This micro-credential is ideal for working professionals looking to update their cybersecurity skillset and open career pathways in cybersecurity. It is also perfect for IT students, graduates, and SMEs as it helps gain general comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in cybersecurity and saves on operation costs. It consists of 8 credits at Level 4 on the New Zealand Qualification Framework (NZQF). This equates to 80 learning hours taught across 10 weeks, with 6 hours online delivery and 2 hours self-study per week.
This short 10-week programme is the ultimate tech-taster course and taking it will help you understand the depth and opportunity that could await you in the IT sector. You’ll gain essential knowledge and skills in the area of computer hardware, operating systems, applications, and networks and get to build a basic app and a website. You’ll even delve into how technicians go about providing support for hardware and software resources that businesses use and get some introductory knowledge covering the concepts of software development, database design, and information systems.
What is covered:
The class will be delivered via instructor-led live online sessions. Students will be provided with a range of self-study resources through our online learning management system (LMS), including course materials, video clips, web links, software, online quizzes, practice activities, flashcards, tests, and assessments.
All students are required to:
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