Whether you’re already teaching or delivering training, Teaching Teachers Tech: Cyber Security Concepts in Practice will give you the in-depth knowledge and understanding you need to support learners as they take the first steps in their careers in the world of cyber security.

The Teaching Teachers Tech: Cyber Security Concepts in Practice is an online 8-week course, developed by industry leaders, and is designed to improve and update your knowledge in cyber security concepts that can be easily applied in your education or professional setting.

The course has also been designed to map to the content of our Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) qualification and the Cyber Security Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship to aid trainers who deliver these qualifications.

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BCS has helped millions of people gain the skills and confidence to use technology in all kinds of settings.

This flexible cyber security training course can be completed online and in your own time with online access to expert tutors who will support you throughout the programme.

The course covers the core principles of information security and risk management, using the most current and robust methods that are in use. You’ll also have access to downloadable resources to support you in the classroom with your learners.

The course contains two assignments and on completion, you’ll gain a BCS branded certificate of completion and a Digital Badge. You'll then be able to teach these concepts of cyber security with confidence and deliver the best learning experience and outcomes for your students.

Would you like to find out more?

Please contact our Customer Service team to find out more about this course.

Why take our Cyber Security training course?

Improve / develop your knowledge in the key concepts of cyber security

Learn how to teach cyber security, and enhance your future career in tech

Learn in your own time, with no exams or formal assessment throughout

Gain valuable and quality CPD hours

Earn yourself a BCS branded certificate and digital badge to add to your CV as proof of your competence to teach cyber security

Why place your teachers onto this programme?

Boost your school’s digital skills capability and reputation

Equip your students with the skills needed for their future, with competent and confident teachers

Improve performance by investing in your talent

Who is the course for?

This programme is open to everyone looking to boost their knowledge in cyber security and/or teach cyber security including:

  • Teachers
  • Aspiring teachers
  • College lecturers
  • University Professors

Is there any exemption?

No. If you’re already teaching or have completed other courses, this certification is designed to build on that knowledge and provide a deeper understanding of the subject.

Are there entry requirements?

Anyone can take this course whether they have experience or not, and/or qualifications.

What's covered in the course

  • The principles of information security
  • Information risk management
  • Information security architecture
  • Digital forensics and business continuity management
  • Making a case for an information security plan

Ready to enrol?

Download and complete the registration form. When complete, email your form to customerservice@bcs.uk and we'll process your application within two working days.

Download the registration form

More FAQs about our cyber security course

Where can I train for this qualification?

This is a distance-based learning course that you can complete online, from anywhere.

How long does it take to complete?

The course is flexible, so you can go through the material as quickly as you like. We recommend completing 4 hours a week over 8-weeks.

Will I receive a certificate?

Yes, at the end of the course you’ll receive a BCS branded Certificate of Completion and a Digital Badge.

How much does it cost?

£995 + VAT.