Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)

The Advanced Security Practitioner course is for IT professionals looking to gain a more advanced understanding of security practices such as security network systems and authentication.  

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Is this for you?

This course is for IT professionals looking to advance their career to roles such as Cyber Security, Information Security Analyst, Security Architect or Risk Manager. 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 70 CPD points upon successful completion

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Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type



70 hours or 3 weeks full-time

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About this course

This CASP training focuses on providing you with an advanced understanding of security topics as well as theoretical instruction/demonstrations in designing and engineering security solutions. 

This course is available online, meaning you can study at times that suit you best. 

There are seven sessions within the course and alongside these you will have access to interactive labs and pre/post test questions so that you can fully immerse yourself in the latest advanced security practices. 

There are seven sessions in this course: 

Session 1: CASP, Risk Management, Risk Assessment Methods, Assess Risks, Mitigation Methods, Risk Documentation and Business Units. 

Session 2: Communications and Collaboration, Technology Life Cycles, Trend Research, Advisories, Scenario-based Security, Authentication and Authorisation.

Session 3: Implement Authentication, Enterprise Identity Management, Cryptography, Select Encryption Solutions, Implement Encryption Solutions, Encryption Features and PKI.

Session 4: Implement Disk Encryption, Perform Integrity Checks, Host Security, Host Hardening, Server Visualisation, Desktop Virtualisation and Cloud Security Services. 

Session 5: Boot Loader Protection, Storage Types, Storage Security, Implement Secure Storage, Network Security Components, Advanced Network Design Scenarios and Configure Network Controls.

Session 6: Application Vulnerabilities, Web Applications, Application Security Controls, OWASP, Enterprise Security Standards, Deployment Models and Securing the Infrastructure. 

Session 7: Enterprise Application Security, Vulnerability Assessment Processes, Assessment Tools, Vulnerability Assessment Tools, Incident Response Design and Conduct Incident Response. 

The study of this course will prepare you to undertake the Advanced Security Practitioner examination, CAS-003*

* Some external vendor examinations may need to be organised separately. Please speak to a Course Advisor for further detail on this. 

Aims and Objectives

The aim of this course is to help you gain the knowledge required to gain the Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification. 


This course is suited to those already working in IT and who ideally, have already gained CompTIA Security+ certification. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 



  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.



Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).


Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.


* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.



Career Path

The career progression opportunities in IT security are vast. Suited to those who have committed to continuing professional development, enabling you to work towards senior-level roles such as Cybersecurity Risk Analyst or Security Architect and command the commensurate salary that comes with such key positions.

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.


Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.


Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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