Certificate in Practical Cloud Cybersecurity (Micro-credential)

Queenstown Resort College Limited (QRC)

Subject area

Security Science


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Entry requirements

Learners are required to have completed the Certificate in Cloud Fundamentals (micro-credential).

If English is not your first language, evidence of competency in English is required as detailed:
Achievement of NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University requirements or English proficiency of an IELTS score of 6 with no band less than 5.5 or Pearson Test of English score of 50 with no band score lower than 42 AND English proficiency outcome needs to have been achieved in the last two years before enrolment and in one sitting.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this micro-credential is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with skilled individuals who are prepared to work in entry-level cloud computing roles involving security. This micro-credential will equip learners with the knowledge and skills needed to support the safe adoption of cloud computing in a variety of business contexts. Graduates will be able to apply the fundamentals of cloud security and contribute to addressing the shortage of entry-level cloud computing professionals and security professionals required by the industry.
Graduates of this micro-credential will be able to contribute to society by ensuring cloud environments are secure for New Zealand organisations, supporting technology proficiency and capability in a range of business environments, promoting economic development in local and regional communities throughout New Zealand.
This micro-credential is aimed at school leavers, career changers, and up-skillers already in the business sector who wish to expand their knowledge and skills in cloud computing and cloud security to meet the demand for entry-level cloud computing security professionals.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (03) 409 0500
Fax: (03) 409 0505
Email: charlie.phillips@qrc.ac.nz
Web: http://www.qrc.ac.nz

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