ICT Security Associate / CompTIA Security+

The ICT Security Associate programme is aimed at IT professionals who want to acquire basic knowledge in the field of IT security or who want to have already acquired skills officially confirmed with the optional CompTIA S+ certification. Certification focuses on general security concepts for access control, authentication and defence against external attacks. Furthermore, security aspects for communication and infrastructure are covered. This offer is part (module 3) of the programme IT Specialist (System & Network Technology).
Price CHF 4'240.00
(including course materials, excluding external certificates )
Lessons 80 lessons of 50 minutes each
Duration approx. 4 months
Degree ICT Security Associate
Blended Learning 25% in-person learning
75% online learning
What does the course cover?

This practice-oriented course covers the following topics:

  • Network security
  • Compliance and operational safety
  • Threats and vulnerabilities
  • Application, data and computer security
  • Access control and identity management
  • Cryptography

Learning objectives

  • You have in-depth knowledge of the topic of network security
  • You know weak points in the network and can minimise them
  • You are able to check existing network infrastructure for security risks
  • You can implement security measures in the network area
  • You know measures to ensure physical IT security
  • You are able to successfully implement concepts for the implementation of authorisations and access to resources


The ICT Desktop Technician & ICT Network Supporter courses or equivalent knowledge.

It is advantageous to already have CompTIA A+ and CompTIA N+ certification.

Target group

CompTIA Security+ certification is suitable for IT professionals who:

  • have at least two years of professional experience in IT administration with a focus on security
  • have experience with day-to-day technical information security
  • have a broad know-how of security issues and implementations

Certificate “ICT Security Associate

Optionally, the following certificates can be acquired:

  • CompTIA Security+


Follow-up courses
  • ICT Operations Associate (Module 4)
  • Professional certificate in ICT (professional experience required)
  • Higher technical college in ICT (professional experience required)
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