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Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU)



Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU)

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Canadian Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    16 hours
  • Credential
    Micro-credential
  • work practicum
    No
  • apprenticeship
    No
  • Tuition Fees
    $1,070
Notes: Fees may be subject to change.
Textbook information can be found at mitt.ca/textbooks.
Textbook information for Information Technology programs can be found on the program supply list at mitt.ca/current-students/supply-lists.

The Certified Secure Computer User course provides students with the fundamental knowledge about cyber security, and the main threats to data security. Students are equipped with the basic expertise that helps them keep their devices and data secure in daily life – whether it is for work, study, or home. Students will learn how to keep their information secure in both online and offline environments.

Courseware provided in partnership with EC-Council.

Note

To achieve the CSCU Micro-Credential, course participants have 60 calendar days to challenge the CSCU exam via EC-Council, and to submit a copy of their exam certificate to LifelongLearning@mitt.ca. Extensions for writing the exam and/or providing the exam certificate will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may be subject to an administration fee of $100.

Students should be aware that if they persue an occupation in cyber security they should be able to successfully pass a criminal record check at the organization they wish to work for.

Withdrawal and Refund policy

If you choose to withdraw from this course, please note the withdrawal and refund policy outlined below:

Withdrawal form received by MITT up to 15 calendar days prior to start of class: Full refund issued, minus $100 administration fee.

Withdrawal form received by MITT within 14 calendar days and up to the day before the start of class: 50% refund issued.

Withdrawal form received by MITT on day 1 of class and beyond: No refund issued.

MITT reserves the right to cancel a course due to low enrolment. Students will receive a full refund if a course is canceled by MITT.

How to Apply

Registration is not open at this time.

Entrance requirements

Learners will ideally have an excellent command of the English language.

Knowledge/experience of computer systems recommended.

Start dates

Future Offerings:

Please check back for updates.

Ask to be added to future course e-notifications by emailing lifelonglearning@mitt.ca.

Supplies

Access to stable internet connection.

Desktop or laptop computer with a webcam, and microphone (or a headset with a microphone).

Continuous Program Improvement

MITT continuously reviews and improves programs to maintain relevance in the workplace and effective learning experiences for all students. Although the institution strives to have the website reflect the most current version of all programs, MITT reserves the right to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet industry and accreditation requirements. As a result, course information and learning outcomes may be adjusted prior to the scheduled course start date.

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