Cyber Security (NPA)

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


The qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners:

for learners wishing to develop and enhance Cyber skills to support their learning across a wide range of curricular areas.

for adults returning to education with an interest in developing fundamental skills relevant to accessing a career in cyber security.

To address the current national skills gap in cyber security; To enable learners to contribute to safer virtual communities; To develop the next generation of cyber security professionals; To enable leaners to identify security weakness safely, legally and ethically; To encourage new learners to have better cyber hygiene; To develop cyber security skills to underpin employment; To prepare learners for further study by developing cyber security skills; To make learners aware of the ethical, legislative and professional factors that must be considered when dealing with cyber security.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements

Progression Routes

Relevant courses at SCQF Level 6.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

16 weeks



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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