IT Security Engineer Diploma | Pitman Ireland

IT Security Engineer Diploma with CompTIA

This diploma will jumpstart your career in IT security. It’s an excellent choice if you’re looking to begin a career in the growing and dynamic field of cyber security.

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Is this for you?

Our IT Security Engineer diploma is ideal if you’re looking for a position in cyber security within an organisation’s IT department. Upon completion of the diploma, you will be well positioned to pursue roles in this exciting area of IT.

Optional Qualifications and Certification*

Awarded 200 CPD points upon successful completion

* not available to those on funded or TSG-supported programmes

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

diploma

Duration

200 hours flexi study or 8 weeks full-time

About this diploma

Break into an exciting and dynamic area of IT!

The IT Security Engineer Diploma could set you on a path to a job in IT security. It’s intended for those who already have a background in IT infrastructure, such as networking or cloud computing, and are seeking to strengthen their skillset.

Pursuing a career in IT security means joining a growing industry where available jobs outnumber qualified candidates. Many cyber security professionals enter the field as a junior information security analyst after gaining some experience in IT.

The typical IT security professional has a strong background across several areas of IT, which may include networks and systems administration, cloud computing, and even some experience in programming.

Cyber security is an exciting and ever-evolving area of IT where the stakes for organisations are high and the rewards are great. There is strong demand for security professionals and many exciting opportunities for anyone interested in developing a career in IT security.

With this diploma and a strong overall background in IT, you’ll be well positioned to pursue roles in IT security, and your skills will be in demand.

Aims and Objectives

This diploma will give you the knowledge and technical skills you need to pursue a role in IT security.

Courses Included

CyberSecurity 101

Information security is becoming increasingly crucial for all types of organisations. In this course, you’ll explore key information-security concepts.

CyberSecurity 102

In this second course in our series on the core elements of information security, you’ll explore different ways organisations protect their information and systems from malicious activity.

Getting Started with Information Security

Information security is becoming increasingly crucial for all types of organisations. In this course, you’ll explore key information-security concepts.

Evaluating and Planning for Security Risks

Information security is crucial for all types of organisations. In this course, you’ll learn about evaluating potential security risks and planning for their mitigation.

Cloud Security Fundamentals

This course provides an introduction to cloud security concepts and is ideal for anyone who wishes to learn the core principles of cloud infrastructure, data, and application security.

Security+

This CompTIA certification course helps to prepare students to take and pass the SY0-601 Security+ exam and obtain the Security+ certification. This course is excellent for those looking to increase their employability prospects in security administration careers.

Elective Courses

CompTIA Cloud Essentials

This course provides an introduction to cloud computing and covers topics, such as cloud networking, cloud migration strategies, cloud connectivity, cloud design considerations, and cloud security.

Communication Skills for IT Specialists

The Communication Skills for IT Specialists course is designed to help you effectively engage with your audience and is specifically geared toward working in a technical environment.

 

Cloud Security Administration

In this course, you’ll learn essential security concepts relating to data and application protection, and you’ll learn how to manage and maintain a secure cloud environment.

Mitigating Security Risks

This course examines the myriad security threats faced by organisations today and how to prepare for them, respond to them, and prevent them.

Azure Fundamentals

This course helps prepare learners for Microsoft’s AZ-900 exam and obtain the Azure Fundamentals certification. The course is an excellent introduction for those looking to increase their employability prospects in cloud-based IT careers.

AWS Cloud Practitioner

This course will help prepare you for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification, which validates a candidate’s ability to define basic cloud infrastructure and architectural concepts and important services on the Amazon Web Services platform.

CyberSecurity Analyst (CySa+)

In this course, you’ll learn how to analyse, monitor, and protect an organisation’s infrastructure using threat-detection and threat-analysis tools.

 

Pre-Requisites

Network+ certification or equivalent with a strong interest in cyber security.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

Following this diploma and with experience in the role, you may opt for further training, which could lead to positions of greater seniority and responsibility, such as Cyber Security Analyst or Security Solutions Architect.

Additional Information

IT Security Engineer Diploma with CompTIA Training Centres

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Carlow Pitman Training Carlow, Unit 1, Deerpark Business Complex, Dublin Road, Carlow Enquire &
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Waterford Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford Enquire &
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Wexford Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Enquire &
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Wicklow Pitman Training Wicklow, 10 Bullford Business Campus, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow Enquire &
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Carlow
Pitman Training Carlow, Unit 1, Deerpark Business Complex, Dublin Road, Carlow R93 K409
Clare
Pitman Training Clare, Unit 10, Tracklands Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare V95 F3C5
Cork
Pitman Training Cork, Unit 4, Airport East Business & Technology Park, Cork T12 KW88
Dublin
Pitman Training Dublin, 3 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin D02 N567
Dundalk
Pitman Training Dundalk, First Floor, Ramparts Shopping Centre, The Ramparts, Dundalk, Co Louth A91 R820
Galway
Pitman Training Galway, Centrepoint, Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway H91 RYD2
Kerry
Pitman Training Kerry, 2nd Floor Davcon Building, Monavalley Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry V92 XY58
Laois
Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, R32 W0DT
Limerick
Pitman Training Limerick, Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick V94 F6K2
Mullingar
Pitman Training Mullingar, Castle House, Castle Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, N91 Y896
Kildare
Pitman Training Kildare, Monread Shopping Centre, Monread Road, Naas W91 YR12
Sligo
Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo V94 YH6Y
Dublin-Swords
Pitman Training Dublin-Swords, Chamber Buildings, North Street, Swords, Co.Dublin K67 A347
Waterford
Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford X91 X7FV
Wexford
Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Y35 YX60
Wicklow
Pitman Training Wicklow, 10 Bullford Business Campus, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow A63 TP65

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