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Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security

What you'll learn

The Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security offers a comprehensive curriculum on advanced concepts and practices in safeguarding digital assets. Learners learn about incident response, risk assessment, threat detection, and security architecture. Through project-based learning, learners gain the knowledge and abilities necessary to defend organisations against cyber threats successfully. With this diploma, learners can become qualified for positions in cyber security analysis, management, and consultancy, and they will be better equipped to handle the constantly changing issues of the digital world.

Key Benefits

  • Proficiency in comprehending and applying pertinent technical and security literature, encompassing threat intelligence feeds.
  • Application of subject expertise to resolve both familiar and unfamiliar challenges effectively.
  • Recognition of the interconnectedness of cyber security across business operations, service provision, and broader supply chains.
  • Development of transferable skills such as Project Management and Incident Response.
  • Cultivation of awareness and respect for the global scope of cyber threats.

About Awarding Body

QUALIFI, recognised by Ofqual awarding organisation has assembled a reputation for maintaining significant skills in a wide range of job roles and industries which comprises Leadership, Hospitality & Catering, Health and Social Care, Enterprise and Management, Process Outsourcing and Public Services. They are liable for awarding organisations and thereby ensuring quality assurance in Wales and Northern Ireland.

What is Included?

  • 24/7 to our compressive learning management platform, where you will be able to access vital learning resources and communicate with the support desk team.
  • Quality learning materials such as structured lecture notes, study guides, and practical applications, which include real-world examples and case studies, will enable you to apply your knowledge.
  • A dedicated tutor for individual students to help and provide suggestions throughout the course.
  • Provide formative assessment with formative feedback will be supporting the learner to improve the achievements.
  • Independent accessibility of Online learning portal, ASML delivers the course straight to the student’s smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop through which will enable them to study at their convenience.


  • Time-constrained scenario-based assignments
  • No examinations


Entry Requirements

The qualification has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access. In order to enrol for this programme, applicants must be aged 18 years or over. There are few other criteria as well, please see below:

  • Qualifications at Level 3 and;
  • A Level 4 qualification in another discipline and who want to develop their careers in cyber security
  •  In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 6 (or equivalent) is required.


After completing the Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Cyber Security, learners can choose from the following pathways:

  • Enroll in the Qualifi Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security.
  • Enter the workforce directly within a related professional field

Why gain Qualification

QUALIFI qualifications aim to support learners to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding to support their professional development within their chosen career and or to provide opportunities for progression to further study. Our qualifications provide opportunities for learners to:

  • apply analytical and evaluative thinking skills
  • develop and encourage problem solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges
  • exercise judgement and take responsibility for decisions and actions
  • develop the ability to recognise and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social, and other transferable skills.
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Course Content

Reference No : CSEC01

Cybersecurity is defined as the process of securing essential data's, programs, network from cyber-attacks including harmful viruses and unauthorised logins. A threat to security will put everyone's sensitive information at risk. The module helps to focus on the security dangers threats and vulnerabilities to the organisation and implement security protection against it.

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Reference No : CSEC02

This unit takes us to the Research in data communications, networking, and security cover both guided and wireless communications of voice, data, images and video and their impact on the organisations in which they are used.

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Reference No : CSEC03

Database security is a complex and challenging endeavour that involves all aspects of information security technologies and practices. The more accessible and usable the database, the more vulnerable it is to security threats; the more secure the database is to threats, the more difficult it is to access.

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Reference No : CSEC04

With the number of devices connected to the Internet exploding in recent years, the incidences of security breaches have likewise become a hot and rather disturbing topic. Within this scope, companies must know how to respond and deal with the consequences. All organisations should have an incident response plan that includes incident detection in addition to a response. From this unit, we get to know about these plans and technique and how to deal with it.

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Reference No : CSEC05

The purpose of this unit is to investigate potential success factors related to the implementation of information security in organisations, with a specific focus on the role of top management in implementing information security policies in organisations.

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Reference No : CSEC06

Cyber risk has emerged as a critical threat to financial stability, following recent attacks on financial institutions. This unit presents novel documentation of cyber risk around the world for financial institutions by analysing the different types of cyber incidents (data breaches, fraud, and business disruption) and identifying patterns using a variety of datasets.

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Reference No : CSEC07

The Internet must be considered a very dangerous battlefield. Nobody is secure. It is a paradox that those countries which do not feel vulnerable may be the most threatened by cyberwar. A cyberattack may easily be ordered through the Internet. Such an attack is cheaper than an attack by conventional weapons, and at the same time, it causes more significant economic losses. This unit focuses on the techniques and tools to ensure cyber security.

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Delivery Methods

Ascent School of Management offers a wide variety of courses and you are given a choice to select any one as per your need and requirement. You would be given the benefit to choose the time and place of study and the study materials are accessible 24/7 via our Learning Management System. They can be accessed from any part of the world at any time. You will be guided by a personal Tutor and supported by our back-office support team who will give your assistance and advice about your course and assignments.

At ASML, our online courses are flexible and designed to fit full-time working professionals. So you don’t miss out on valuable income, experience and career progress while you study. Our online study mode lets you set your study hours, and you have access 24/7 to our compressive learning materials. While you may have some activities at fixed times, such as assessments, you can access and work through your course at your convenience. You will also get adequate guidance and support from tutors via our support desk portal.

When you study online with us, you can expect top-class support from our dedicated support desk team, which means you’re never alone in your studies. You will get guidance, support and assessment feedback from your tutors through our support desk portal. The blended learning at ASML is designed to meet the needs of learners who want to widen their knowledge online with dedicated one-to-one online live sessions with tutors at their convenience. ASML is keen to offer an immersive learning experience to our learners with an innovative blended learning approach, which replaces traditional classroom-based learning with block delivery of online live teaching sessions. With our blended learning, you will get everything that comes with our online learning and plus live classes with assigned tutors.

About Awarding Body

QUALIFI, recognised by Ofqual awarding organisation has assembled a reputation for maintaining significant skills in a wide range of job roles and industries which comprises Leadership, Hospitality & Catering, Health and Social Care, Enterprise and Management, Process Outsourcing and Public Services. They are liable for awarding organisations and thereby ensuring quality assurance in Wales and Northern Ireland.

Resources and Support

At Ascent School of Management London, we are dedicated to providing exceptional support to our learners every step of the way. Our centralized tutor support desk portal ensures that our support team can provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support promptly and efficiently. Our support team is committed to assisting learners as quickly as possible. Whenever a learner submits a support request via the support desk portal, our team assigns it to an appropriate tutor. Once the allocated tutor responds to the request, the support team makes it available to the learner in the portal.

We understand that efficient support is essential for the success of our learners. That's why we have a support desk system in place to streamline all support processes efficiently. Our learners can rely on us to provide effective assistance whenever they need it. Furthermore, our learning materials are created by industry experts, giving our learners a competitive edge. These materials are available in three formats, including PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal. We are confident that our high-quality materials will help our learners achieve their goals.

Study Options

10 Monthly Payments - £91.61

Initial Deposit - £229.02

Total Discount Applied - 40%

10 Monthly Payments - £126.17

Initial Deposit - £315.42

Total Discount Applied - 40%

  • Duration 12 Months
  • Credits 120
  • Accreditation Ofqual.Gov.UK
  • Intake Every Month
  • Study Mode Online / Blended
  • Course Materials: Well Structured
  • All Inclusive Cost Yes
  • Tutor Desk Yes
  • Support Desk Yes
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