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CompTIA Security+

  • L3

An intensive tutor lead course showcasing the core components used to help individuals and organisations develop a secure workplace. This course will look at a range of topics ranging from the human element of security through to organisational security practices with a look at key models, standards and technologies and will align to the CompTIA Scurity+ syllabus.

Entry requirements

You will need to have already achieved the Cisco IT Essentials or CompTIA A+. You will also be invited to attend an interview.

Course content

Course Modules include;

  • Managing Risk
  • Monitoring and Diagnosing Networks
  • Understanding Devices and Infrastructure
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Wireless Network Threats
  • Cloud Security
  • Host, Data and Application Security
  • Cryptography
  • Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities
  • Social Engineering
  • Security Administration
  • Disaster Recovery and Incident Response

Assessment methods

Exam based assessment at the end of the course.


CompTIA Security+
Further study and career options

On successful completion of the exam you will receive an industry recognised qualification from CompTIA. This qualification will also provide membership to exclusive CompTIA conferences to help develop your security career. You will be able to progress on to the ITIL Foundation V4 or a career as a Security Analyst. 

Additional information

There will be a fee of approx £73 for the CompTIA Security+ Exam.

Pay by instalments

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

Course Information & How to Apply

The deadline has now passed and we are no longer accepting applications. Please register your interest here for our part-time courses starting from September 2021.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
16 weeks 09/02/2021 Tue 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £350 Cauldwell Street BBF2257

Part-time course already started?

Our upcoming 2021-22 part-time courses will be out in May. Get alerted when they're released by selecting your campus of choice below and filling out the relevant form:

Bedford College Enquiry Form

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Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.