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Cyber Security Academy

Our training programme is designed around getting you the skills and certifications you need to become a cyber security professional and in the most efficient way possible.

Remember it's important you research your options before selecting a course. Late payments may result in fees and could negatively impact your credit file.


What will you


Here's what Optima IT say about their course...

What do I get?

  • IT Concepts & Terminology
  • Applications & Software
  • Security
  • Software Development
  • Hardware
  • Threats, attacks & vulnerabilities
  • Cryptography & PKI,
  • System Hacking
  • Risk management
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Hacking Web Servers
  • Evading IDS
  • Firewalls and Honeypots
  • SQL Injection

What do I need?

  • No prior experience necessary.

Knoma’s Take

Optima IT pride themselves on a providing a warm nurturing and thoughtful environment for their cyber security students. They say they combine this with professional expertise from their trainers. A journey into cyber security with Optima IT is suitable for absolute beginners and you can choose y...

Tom Meehan

CTO Knoma

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The support of Knoma allowed me to focus on my course of study without having to worry about an initial financial burden. Thanks to Knoma, I have been able to retrain as a Software Developer and look forward to an exciting new career.quote-end icon

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CAREER CHANGER | 2020 - 2021


Software Developer



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What does the course cost?

Repay over 11 months or more

Repayment period (months)

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Course cost: £1,200

Repayment period: 24 months

Interest rate: 12%

Interest paid: £147.48

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