Short Course
Cyber Security

Cyber Security Foundation Micro-credential (Level 5)

Level 5
12 weeks

Develop foundational skills to simulate, create, monitor, and maintain a small network. Learn cyber security practices and procedures.


Part-time evening course | Mondays & Wednesdays | 6 – 9pm | Remote Learning | 12 Credits at Level 5 

Learn foundation computer networking and cyber security skills!


Learn computer networking and cyber security skills to create and maintain a small network while incorporating cyber security practices and procedures. 

An ideal course for developers, business analysts and other professionals to gain networking and cyber security knowledge.  

What you'll learn

Network Fundamentals This module will cover creating and maintaining a small network employing best routing and switching practices.  

  • Concepts of networking and data communications 

  • Creating and simulating a small network 

  • Protocols and standards in network communications 

  • Process of communication on Ethernet 

  • Principles of IP addressing 


A bit more information


Software: Software on this course will be free to access (your tutor will specify software on your first lesson) 

Equipment: For optimal performance when studying remotely, we recommend: 

  • Your computer is up to date (ensure you have the latest version of the necessary plug-ins, drivers, bug fixes and security updates) 

  • You have reliable internet speed and connection 

  • A webcam and microphone 

  • Do not use a Chromebook - Chromebooks are not intended for heavy-duty processing such as Adobe Creative Cloud software. 

Domestic Students: $1,575.00 (incl. GST)

International Students: $1,575.00 tuition fee + $447.50 registration fee (including GST)**

**International students, Please contact us directly here to finalise enrolment and payment opposed to applying online. This micro-credential is open to individuals living or residing in New Zealand only. Payment Options (Domestic Students only)

  • PayPal

  • Pay by Invoice (Eligible for Organisations/Schools only)

  • Pay at a Campus (During office hours only)

Yoobee Colleges reserves the right to modify the fees, scheduled time and course structure. To see more about other Terms and Conditions, please click here.

Learners will be eligible to enter this micro-credential if they:  

  • Are at least 16 years old, and  

  • Have basic computer skills and an interest in Cyber Security 

  • Hold NCEA Level 2 or equivalent evidence that they have the ability to succeed in the micro-credential  

Students with English as a second language require IELTS 5.5 (General or Academic) with no band lower than 5.0. 


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