Cyber Foundation Pathway – Module 3 - CFPM3

Technology School
5 days residential

About this course

This course is part of the Cyber Foundation Pathway and will give the you an introduction to operating systems, architectures, security, and the command line. Primarily focussed around Windows and Linux, this course will get you comfortable on the command line and performing basic administrative and auditing tasks.

Students who have recent experience of the topics covered in the course may wish to skip straight to taking the module assessment on the DLE. If you wish to do this please email making sure to include the service number linked to your DLE account

What you will learn

  • Functionality of Linux and Windows PCs
  • Differences and similarities
  • Strengths and vulnerabilities
  • Physical and logical architecture of a computer
  • Get hands on with the command line

How will this course help my career?

Each module in the Cyber Foundation Pathway builds sequentially on the learning from preceding modules. Successful completion of this module will enable you to proceed to the next module to further build your cyber skills.

Before you attend

To attend module 3 you need to have:
  • attended CFP module 2 or
  • passed the CFP module 2 assessment

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Partners Across Government (PAG)
SC clearance required.

How will I learn?


How will you be assessed?

Assessment of this module is a one hour multiple choice DLE exam. The pass mark is 70%.

If you wish to do this please email including the service number linked to your DLE account