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Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

The Learning People

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If you’re an information security professional looking to demonstrate your competence in best security practices in IT, then the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) course offered by The Learning People platform is for you.


Why choose the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)?

The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) course offered by The Learning People platform provides the ideal credential for you if you have proven technical skills and practical security knowledge in hands-on operational IT roles.

It credits your ability to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure. It shows your comprehensive understanding of information security policies and procedures that ensure data confidentiality, integrity and availability.

The SSCP indicates your technical ability to tackle the operational demands and responsibilities required in a security role. You’ll be tested on authentication, security testing, intrusion detection/prevention, incident response and recovery, attacks and countermeasures, cryptography, malicious code countermeasures and more. SSCPs benefit from a global network of certified members and valuable resources and support to help them to continually develop and advance in their careers.

Highly demanded field of expertise

 In the IT arena security has become one of the most important areas of specialty available, with companies relying on networks for the secure storage and fast retrieval of mission critical corporate data and information.

Globally recognised certification

Recognised as the best entry level IT security certification across the globe.

Get hired

Undertake a certification that will show your proficiency in IT security to kickstart your career in IT or to enhance your current career progress.

Programme Structure

Included in your modules:

  • Network Fundamentals
  • Security Concepts
  • Risk Management
  • Cryptography Primer
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Identity Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced
  • Continuous support with feedback on request

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prerequisites: 1+ years experience in 1+ of relevant SSCP domains, this can be accrued after passing the exam
  • Ideal for: Senior network security engineers, senior security systems analysts or senior security administrators

Technological requirements

  • Internet access and email

Tuition Fee


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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