Program Overview

The Cybersecurity Awareness Certificate provides the student with the knowledge of cyber hygiene, cyber resilience, current threats, and tools and techniques to mitigate threats in just 4 weeks.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define cyber hygiene, cyber security, and cyber resilience.
  • Form a basic understanding of cyber security threats to individuals.
  • Learn about unsafe online behaviours.
  • Cyber security tools and techniques for individuals
  • Methods of authentication including strong passwords
  • Data security and personal privacy
  • Skills in configuring and securing digital devices.
  • Contribute to cyber security in a working environment.
  • Learn about the most common cyber security threats to groups and organisations.
  • Respond appropriately to a cyber-attack.

The courses are provided with a variety of activities via classroom, guest speakers, observations, in-class practice, and group work.

Program Details

4 Weeks of Theory Courses

Theory Courses
    CPDT100 | College Success Strategies and Orientation  (20 hours)
    CYBA101 | Introduction to Cyberattacks (20 hours)
    CYBA102 | Cyberattack counter measures (20 hours)
    FRAU111 | Real time fraud prevention (20 hours)
    INFR111 | Basics of cybersecurity infrastructure (20 hours)

Fee Structure

Fees (in CAD) International Students Domestic Students
Tuition Fee $3,000 $850
Assessment Fee $250 $0
Application Fee $500 $220
Administration Fee $520 $0
Other Fee $300 $0
Textbook Fee $630 $630
Course Material Fees $300 $300
Total Fees $5,500 $2,000

Tuition refunds are based on policy stated in the college’s enrolment agreement and bound by the Private Training Act Regulation.


  • High school graduates or mature student status
  • Language requirement (recommended for optimum success)
    • Grade 10 level English or communications course (pass) or
    • IELTS 5.0 (4.5 Academic) or equivalent; or
    • TOEFL 35-45; or
    • PTE Academic (Minimum 29 Overall); or
    • CLB 5; or
    • CAEL 30; or
    • CELPIP 6; or
    • Duolingo 65-70 (; or
    • College entrance test (50% minimum); or equivalent
  • International students must comply with the requirements of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada in respect to study permit.

For more information on language requirements where internationally-recognized tests and other equivalencies are accepted, please consult with our admissions staff.