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The CyberSecurity Operator program was developed in collaboration with global CyberSecurity experts from Fortinet, Sophos, and Check Point. Willis College of Canada has taken the lead in addressing the critical CyberSecurity skills shortage by establishing Canada’s first and only multi-vendor CyberSecurity Academy. The curriculum delivered in this program is the same training the Canadian Armed Forces receives.
Willis College is equipped with over $1M of hardware equipment and provides an official curriculum and professionally trained instructors for your benefit. The Network Security Professional diploma program is one of the most effective ways to start your career in IT, by incorporating globally recognized certifications that validate industry standards. You can acquire skills that are applicable and transferable to a variety of technical environments, and that open doors to a lucrative IT Professional career.
This program is an excellent fit for:
Between now and March 30, 2022, many Willis College programs will be delivered using a hybrid learning model. This means you will have the opportunity to learn in person at our campus or remotely during scheduled classroom hours. Further updates will be given as we are advised by the ministry of colleges and universities.
We are available to help you with your career goals and you don’t need to worry about how you are going to plan your future education. We are conducting all of our Admissions Meetings and School Information Sessions virtually or in-person to help you start your career training this year!
Total program length is 48 weeks
48 theory weeks
Willis College has taken the lead in addressing the critical Cybersecurity and Network Security skills shortage by establishing Willis Cybersecurity Academy. The academy is equipped with our partner’s state-of-the-art network devices and uses an industry-standard curriculum taught by our professional instructors. All of this combines to provide a comprehensive offensive and defensive cybersecurity training environment. Graduates of this program go on to work for leading corporations like Sophos, Check Point, Fortinet, Bell Canada, the public sector, and other leading organizations.
Successful graduates of this CyberSecurity Operator program may pursue a wide variety of interesting and rewarding professions, including:
Average Wage ($/hr) – $33.65
High Wage ($/hr) – $44.23 ($/hr) High Wage source: www.jobbank.gc.ca
National Occupation Classification (NOC) for this program: 2281, 2171
Source: noc.esdc.gc.ca & www.jobbank.ca
Minimum Grade 12 (Secondary School Diploma) or GED equivalence
Willis College Entrance Assessment. If you are a Mature Student, you can gain admittance by writing a free entrance assessment. Note: students with foreign credentials, regardless of whether their documents have been translated/compared or not, should be tested to establish literacy in the English language.
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“When I first started at Willis I was a shy, self-conscious girl… but Willis changed all that! My time at Willis was knowledgeable, fun and most importantly self-rewarding. The PSW program was amazing. I learned so much. All of the staff are absolutely awesome; they looked at you as a person and not just a number filling up a seat.” Rachel Goyer Personal Support Worker