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BCS Foundation Certificate in Information Security Management Principles

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HK$1,909/month interest-free*

Payments
3 months

Deposit
HK$1,938

Total Price
HK$7,663

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Average completion time40 learning hours

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Support period2 months

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  • Develop your IT skills with the world's most prestigious IT organisation
  • Gain a firm foundation of information security knowledge
  • Set your own flexible study schedule
  • Unlimited support from your expert tutor
  • Rated Excellent on Trustpilot from 8,000+ student reviews

Why is this course right for you?

In the fast-paced digital age, information security management is one of the most important disciplines in modern business.

This comprehensive course is the perfect way to develop your understanding of information security management principles and how they impact your role and organisation.

You'll improve your understanding of information security and learn how you can use your skills to help your organisation's data remain safe and secure.

Course Details for BCS Certificate in Information Security

You don’t need any formal qualifications to take this course.

However, you should have a good understanding of English. If English is your second language, during your exam you’ll be entitled to:

  • 25% extra time
  • Use your own paper language dictionary

Your course is fully online. 

You'll cover nine units: 

  • Information security management principles 
  • Information risk 
  • Information security framework 
  • Security lifecycle 
  • Procedural/People security controls 
  • Technical security controls 
  • Physical and environmental security controls 
  • Disaster recovery and business continuity management 
  • Other technical aspects 


For full details of what you'll cover in each unit, download our BCS course guide.

You’ll be assessed through one online multiple-choice exam.

You’ll sit your exam online using a proctoring service. This will record your screen and environment to ensure the exam is fair and secure.

In order to sit your proctored exam, you’ll need:

  • A desktop computer or laptop (you can’t take the exam on a Chromebook, tablet or smartphone)
  • A webcam and microphone (built-in or external)
  • Internet speed of at least 2 Mbps

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Spread the cost with our flexible 0% interest payment plans*

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Company funding – we can invoice your employer directly

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Meet our tutors

  • Get in touch with your expert BCS tutor online
  • Your support is unlimited - we're always here for you
  • Ask questions and connect with other students in our forums
  • Access a CV builder, interview simulator and 1000+ career resources through our Career Hub

Your Learning Journey

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We’re the world’s most experienced online learning provider, having been pioneers in distance learning for 130 years.

Our flexibility, unlimited support, and interest-free* payment plans make it easy to shape learning around your life.

We've been rated Excellent on Trustpilot from more than 8,000 independent student reviews, and we're proud to say that every year, thousands of students like you advance their careers with us.

As an ICS Learn student, you'll always have a real person on hand to help you when you need it. From the moment you enrol, you'll have:

  • Unlimited support online or by phone
  • Interactive online learning designed by BCS experts
  • 24/7 access to the Student Community, your all-in-one learning platform
  • Student forums to network and share advice with other learners
  • In-house student services team, so you’re never more than a message or phone call away from a helping hand

You'll also have unlimited lifetime access to our Career Hub, giving you thousands of resources to help you impress employers, master critical business skills, and build your dream career. It includes:

  • A CV and cover letter builder
  • An interview simulator
  • An elevator pitch builder
  • Career and work psychology assessments
  • In-depth industry and employer profiles
  • 350+ employer films with practical advice from hiring managers
  • 1000+ short courses, articles and videos on key career skills like negotiating a raise and leading a team

You can take a sneak peek at the Career Hub by signing up for free here

All students who successfully pass their first exam will qualify for a free one-year Professional BCS Membership.

This is a high-level, premium membership giving you the right to use the title ‘MBCS’ after your name. It proves to employers you have an exceptional level of IT knowledge, practical skills and expertise as well as the drive to progress your career.

Aside from giving you professional recognition for your achievements, a Professional BCS Membership also offers you a variety of benefits, including:

  • Career development advice and online tools, like BCS’s Personal Development Plan (PDP), CPD portal, and SFIAplus, to advance your development
  • Networking opportunities through branches, specialist groups and the Member Network to help you make new contacts
  • Best practice knowledge with BCS’s massive online library and industry news to keep your skills relevant in the changing workplace
  • Exclusive discounts and offers for both at work and at home

For more on BCS Membership, download our course guide today.

If you’re funding the course yourself, our flexible 0% payment plans* allow you to spread the cost with interest-free* monthly instalments. We manage all our payment plans in-house, so there are no third parties or credit checks.

If your employer is funding all or part of your course, we can invoice them directly for your course fees – just let your course advisor know and we’ll arrange everything.

We also accept funding through ELCAS for this course. If you’re an Armed Forces member looking to use the Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme, speak to our course advisors for more details.

Get in touch with our BCS Advisors on 0333 242 8705.

They’ll talk through your experience, education and ambitions to make sure you’re choosing the right course, then get you enrolled with an interest-free* payment plan.

If you have any disabilities which you think might affect your studies or assessments, please tell your Course Advisor before you enrol so we can advise you on whether reasonable adjustments can be made to accommodate your needs.

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* Any offer of credit is subject to your status and eligibility.