ProQual Level 3 Award in Cyber Security Leadership Course in Islamabad || Registration Open

ProQual Level 3 Award in Cyber Security Leadership Course in Islamabad || Registration Open

Registration Open= +92-3315999937, +92- 3215056755 (WhatsApp Only)


This qualification is aimed at employees who wish to play a more proactive role in ensuring

the cyber security of their organisation. Its focus is on enabling Cyber Security Leaders to

develop their knowledge so that they can help other employees reduce their vulnerability to

cyber crime. This Level 3 Award does not require the candidate to hold a team leadership or

management position. In addition to the qualification, the London Digital Security Centre

(LDSC) will provide additional support to successful candidates. Topics include:

  • Definition of key terms – what does cyber crime mean?
  • How big is the problem and what are the criminals after?
  • How and why are businesses vulnerable to cyber crime and fraud?
  • What is my role in ensuring cyber security and how can I protect my organisation?
  • What makes a good cyber security leader?
  • Tools and techniques to support your organisation.

The Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) is the single framework for regulated

qualifications, the regulatory body for this qualification is the Office of Qualifications and

Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). This qualification has been accredited onto the RQF.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Centres should carry out an

initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the


Qualification Profile

Qualification title ProQual Level 3 Award in Cyber Security Leadership

Ofqual qualification number 603/3702/3

Level 3

Total Qualification Time 25 hours (12 GLH)


Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 15/10/2018

Qualification end date

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Level 3 Award in Cyber Security Leadership


Qualification Structure

Candidates must complete the Mandatory unit.

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level GLH

K/617/2603 Cyber security leadership 3 12

Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved to offer this qualification. If your centre is not approved please

complete and submit form ProQual Additional Qualification Approval Application.


Staff delivering this qualification must be appropriately qualified and occupationally


Assessors/Internal Quality Assurance

For each competence-based unit centres must be able to provide at least one assessor and

one internal quality assurance verifier who are suitably qualified for the specific

occupational area. Assessors and internal quality assurance verifiers for competence-based

units or qualifications will normally need to hold appropriate assessor or quality assurance

verifier qualifications, such as:

  • ProQual Level 3 Certificate in Teaching, Training and Assessing
  • Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
  • Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
  • Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
  • Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices
  • Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and


Support for Candidates

Materials produced by centres to support candidates should:

  • enable them to track their achievements as they progress through the learning

outcomes and assessment criteria;

  • provide information on where ProQual’s policies and procedures can be viewed;
  • provide a means of enabling Internal and External Quality Assurance staff to

authenticate evidence

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Level 3 Award in Cyber Security Leadership



Candidates must demonstrate the level of knowledge and competence described in the unit.

Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s knowledge and understanding against

the standards set in the qualification.

Each candidate is required to produce evidence which demonstrates their achievement of

all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Evidence can include: – assignments/projects/reports

– worksheets

– portfolio of evidence

– record of oral and/or written questioning

Learning outcomes set out what a candidate is expected to know, understand or be able to


Assessment criteria specify the standard a candidate must meet to show the learning

outcome has been achieved.

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria for this qualification can be found from page 7


Internal Quality Assurance

An internal quality assurance verifier confirms that assessment decisions made in centres

are made by competent and qualified assessors, that they are the result of sound and fair

assessment practice and that they are recorded accurately and appropriately.

Adjustments to Assessment

Adjustments to standard assessment arrangements are made on the individual needs of

candidates. ProQual’s Reasonable Adjustments Policy and Special Consideration Policy sets

out the steps to follow when implementing reasonable adjustments and special

considerations and the service that ProQual provides for some of these arrangements.

Centres should contact ProQual for further information or queries about the contents of the


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Level 3 Award in Cyber Security Leadership


Results Enquiries and Appeals

All enquiries relating to assessment or other decisions should be dealt with by centres, with

reference to ProQual’s Enquiries and Appeals Procedures.


Candidates who demonstrate achievement of the qualification will be awarded a certificate

giving the full qualification title –

ProQual Level 3 Award in Cyber Security Leadership

Claiming certificates

Centres may claim certificates for candidates who have been registered with ProQual and

who have successfully achieved the required number of credits for a qualification. All

certificates will be issued to the centre for successful candidates.

Replacement certificates

If a replacement certificate is required a request must be made to ProQual in writing.

Replacement certificates are labelled as such and are only provided when the claim has

been authenticated. Refer to the Fee Schedule for details of charges for replacement


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Level 3 Award in Cyber Security Leadership


Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

Unit K/617/2603

Cyber Security Leadership

Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Understand the scale and scope of cyber

crime in the UK

1.1 Explain what cyber crime and fraud are and how

they affect UK businesses

1.2 Identify key terminology and relevant legislation

1.3 Explain why awareness of cyber crime and fraud is

so important in the business they work in

2 Understand how and where their

organisation is vulnerable to cyber crime

and fraud

2.1 Identify the most common threats/areas of

vulnerability and be able to explain how each one

affects their business

2.2 Explain how their organisation may be put at risk

of a cyber attack or breach by customers and


3 Understand what their role is as a Cyber

Security Leader and how it relates to the

rest of the organisation

3.1 Demonstrate the attributes and competencies of

what makes a good cyber security leader

3.2 Explain and demonstrate how they can increase

staff awareness of cyber crime and fraud within

their organisation

3.3 Show how social media and other platforms can

be used to promote good cyber security practice

4 Know how to implement basic steps to

reduce their vulnerability to cyber crime

and fraud

4.1 Demonstrate knowledge of a wide range of

preventative measures that protects their

business, their suppliers and customers

4.2 Explain the importance of having good cyber

security policies in place

4.3 Demonstrate how they can reduce their personal

risk to cyber attack or breach

4.4 Explain where they can get reliable and trusted

advice on cyber security

4.5 Explain the benefits of good cyber security

5 Know how to deal with a cyber or fraud


5.1 Explain what a good Cyber Incident Response Plan

looks like

5.2 Use the iCODE decision-making model to evaluate

information and formulate justifiable decisions


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