A free online course aimed at attracting a diverse range of female students, typically between 16 and 17 years old, to gain advanced skills in some of the key areas of cyber security. It is open to any female student currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland) in the 2020/21 academic year. Places are limited so don't delay and sign up fast.
Please note: To apply for this course, you will need to be on school holidays, be available for the full duration of the course and be able to attend on all half-days.
16 Aug - 27 Aug 2021
Start time: 00:00 hrs
Finish time: 00:00 hrs
CyberFirst Advanced will hone the skills and behaviours students need to continue further development with a view to entering the cyber security or computing workplace for real. The course is designed to expand the knowledge of students already studying computer science or who have an interest and aptitude for computers. Gain advanced skills in key areas of cyber security, such as digital forensics, encryption technologies, penetration testing and open source intelligence techniques.
Each course will run over 10 half-day structured sessions where the content will be delivered in our usual fun and interesting way. Students will be automatically assigned either a morning or afternoon session when their place is confirmed.
This CyberFirst Advanced course have been certified by the NCSC.