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A global initiative targeted at closing the cybersecurity skills gap. 

TupuToa has joined Microsoft, Te Pūkenga and Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand in a joint initiative aimed at filling the huge need for skilled cybersecurity experts in New Zealand, while boosting diversity.

Want to kickstart your career in cyber-security, but don’t know where to start? We’ve designed a pathway for you to leverage your soft skills and translate that into the world of technology. These training opportunities will secure your foot in the door working with technology to solve real-world business challenges. Having these globally-recognised credits and certifications will allow you to access to digital careers in Aotearoa and beyond.

Level 6 Cyber-security micro-credentials will include:

  • Network Security

  • Cyber-security management

  • Ethical hacking and testing

  • Cryptography

  • Information System Security

  • Cyber-security Data analysis

Step 1:

Check out eligibility and apply!

Hit the apply now button to register your interest, we will connect with you if you are a suitable candidate. If you are successful, we will invite you to start the workshops.

Step 2:

Attend the interactive information session

Commit to the kaupapa and attend the information evening

Step 3:

Start the training programme end of April

Commit to the kaupapa and the 3month training programme and prepare for the closed book examination and certification.

To be eligible for the Cyber-security Programme you must be:

  • Be of Māori and/or Pacific descent

  • Keen interest in the tech sector

  • Understand and commit to the Kaupapa

  • Participate fully in the upskilling and training

  • Auckland based

  • Looking for work or new career opportunities

  • Be a role model for your whānau/aiga

This is more than a one-off training.

Our tauira have access to:

  • Pastoral care before, during and after the training

  • Access to TupuToa work-ready series; CV, cover letter and interview preparation skills

  • Access to the TupuToa partner network

  • Support entering new and exciting career opportunities through exclusive TupuToa platform

  • Be part of the TupuToa movement

  • Globally recognised accreditations