CyberSecurity Analyst

Become a CyberSecurity Analyst

Program Length:

64 weeks


  • ON Diploma

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    Start Dates

    June 26, 2023
    August 21, 2023
    September 11, 2023


    September 27, 2024
    November 22, 2024
    December 13, 2024
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    Become a CyberSecurity Analyst

    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. This combines to provide a comprehensive offensive and defensive cybersecurity training environment. Graduates of this program find careers in leading corporations such as SophosCheck PointFortinetBell Canada, the public sector, and other leading organizations.

    Willis College provides globally recognized CyberSecurity education and industry-recognized certifications. This program provides hands-on training focusing on threat analysis, risk mitigation, and malware remediation through staged cyber-attack simulations and live threat scenarios with both real and virtual hosts and network appliances.

    Job Market

    Successful graduates of this CyberSecurity Analyst course may pursue a wide variety of interesting and rewarding professions, including:

    • CyberSecurity Analyst
    • CyberSecurity Operator
    • Computer Network Technician
    • Network Security Analyst
    • Risk/Vulnerability Analyst
    • Cyber Incident Response Analyst
    • Cyber Intrusion Analyst
    • Penetration Tester
    • Blue Team Specialist
    • Red Team Specialist
    • Network Systems and Data Communications Analyst
    • Intrusion Detection System (IDS) Administrator
    • Enterprise Network Defence (END) Administrator

    Employers of Willis College CyberSecurity Graduates

    • Consulting firms
    • CyberSecurity agencies
    • Government agencies
    • Independent software vendors
    • IT security agencies
    • Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs)
    • System Integrators
    • Value-added resellers

    Salary Information

    Average Wage ($/hr) – $28.21
    High Wage ($/hr) – $43.50
    National Occupation Classification (NOC) for this program: 2171, 2281, 2282, 2283 
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    This program is an excellent fit for:

    • A person that does not have any previous experience in the CyberSecurity field.
    • An individual who is ethical, trustworthy, and committed to a career that makes a difference.
    • Someone looking to start a new career in a lucrative and in-demand field.

    Why choose the CyberSecurity Analyst program?

    • You will acquire skills that are applicable and transferable to a variety of security job roles in the operations environment and start a lucrative career in CyberSecurity.
    • Willis College trains members of the CAF/DND in a similar program, so you know you're learning from the best.
    • Lifetime career services!

    Save time & money

    • Finish most programs and become job-ready in less than a year!
    • Get the skills you need to get hired with programs that cut the extras and give you the skills you need to get hired.
    • With career support for life with Willis College, our experts will help find you employment no matter how long ago you graduated
    • You don't need three to four years of school to enter the workforce with the skills to start a great paying career!

    Exceptional flexibility

    • Learn online with instructor-led programs that will prepare you for the career of your dreams.
    • On-Campus program availability is also an option for select programs in Winnipeg and Ottawa.
    • Start school NOW with most program intakes happening every six weeks (no need to wait!)
    • No waiting lists, even in our most-popular programs. We'll get you the job training you need to start your career ASAP.

    Career-relevant education

    • Our programs are programs aligned with real-world, in-demand occupations. We wil get you job-ready!
    • Most Willis College programs include practicum experience so you can hit the job search running with a great education AND experience.
    • Willis College has 150 years of skills training excellence.
    • We have real relationships with employers who are waiting to hire qualified Willis College graduates!

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    What Our Graduates Are Saying

    My experiences at Willis College have been life-changing. In completing my program, I grew in many ways. My confidence increased and I was amazed at my own capabilities, which I didn’t recognize until coming to Willis. The atmosphere at Willis made me feel like I belonged to a large family; that we were all in it together to succeed. Hats off to the staff of Willis College because they work together as a team and everyone helps everyone. No one falls through the cracks. Thank you Willis College.
    Sharon Schwartz
    Willis College Program