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Overview

Course Duration

1 year 6 months

Type of course

Part-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College East ITE College West

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Join this course and be a champion for security. You will learn to provide technical support for servers, networks as well as perform vulnerability scanning, and incident monitoring and reporting.

The course duration is 1.5 years to 3 years.

What you'll learn

  • Manage computer network
  • Support networked servers
  • Manage virtualization infrastructure
  • Manage security infrastructure
  • Perform vulnerability assessment
  • Perform cyber security operations

Entry Requirements

3 GCE ‘O’ Level Grades:

  • Grade 1-8 in English Language
  • Grade 1-7 in Mathematics (Elementary or Additional)
  • Grade 1-8 in one of the approved subjects*

*The approved subjects are: Biology / Biotechnology / Chemistry / Combined Science / Computer Studies / Design & Technology / Engineering Science / Fundamentals of Electronics / Human & Social Biology / Integrated Science / Physical Science / Physics / Science (Chemistry/ Biology) / Science (Physics/Biology) / Science (Physics/Chemistry) / Science (Physics/Biology/Chemistry).

 Or

  • Nitec in Technology qualifications, or
  • Nitec qualifications (Technical Skills)

Progression Opportunities

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Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Technology - Cyber & Network Security graduates are employed in public and private sector organisations to provide technical support for networks, systems and storage with an emphasis on IT security for business continuity in an enterprise IT cloud environment. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Associate Security Administrator, Associate Security Engineer, Information Security Analyst, Information Security Associate, Information Security Officer and IT Security Specialist.