Systems Security Certified Practitioner – Self-paced (Incl. Exam Voucher)

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R19 000,00

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The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification is a global IT security certification. The SSCP recognizes your hands-on, technical abilities and practical experience. It shows you have the skills to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure using information security policies and procedures — ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data.


Official courseware is developed by ISC2– creator of the SSCP CBK – to ensure your training is relevant and up to date. Our instructors are verified security experts who hold the SSCP and have completed intensive training to teach ISC2content.


Audience profile

The SSCP is designed for cybersecurity and IT/ICT professionals who have hands-on responsibility for designing, implementing and maintaining cyber, information, software and infrastructure security, whether in a cyber-dedicated role or as part of their day-to-day IT/ICT position. Roles include:

  • Network Security Engineer
  • IT/Systems/Network Administrator
  • Security Analyst
  • Systems Engineer
  • Security Consultant/Specialist
  • Security Administrator
  • Systems/Network Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Individuals operating in a security operations centre (SOC) environment performing the role of incident handler, SIEM analyst, forensics specialist, threat Intel researcher, etc.



  • Candidates must have a minimum of one-year cumulative paid work experience in one or more of the seven domains of the ISC2 SSCP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)
  • Part-time work and internships may also count towards your experience
  • Full-Time Experience: Your work experience is accrued monthly


Thus, you must have worked a minimum of 35 hours/week for four weeks to accrue one month of work experience.

  • Part-Time Experience: Your part-time experience cannot be less than 20 hours a week and no more than 34 hours a week
  • 1040 hours of part-time = 6 months of full-time experience
  • 2080 hours of part-time = 12 months of full-time experience
  • Internship: Paid or unpaid internship is acceptable. You will need documentation on company/organisation letterhead confirming your position as an intern. If you are interning at a school, the document can be on the registrar’s stationery


What is Online Self-Paced Training?

ISC2 Self-Paced Training enables a flexible and engaging learning experience which gives you the freedom and confidence to move ahead on your schedule, without sacrificing quality for convenience. Throughout the entire learning experience, you have on-demand access to interactive learning content and industry topics to reinforce the material and increase your knowledge retention. Course activities which draw from real-world scenarios and a learning Plan helps you stay on track with your studies and help you prepare for your ISC2 certification exam.


What is included?

  • 180-day access to official course content
  • 22+ hours of video-based instructional content
  • 20 content-specific learning activities and 12 applied scenarios
  • 61 knowledge checks
  • 8 end-of-chapter quizzes with answer feedback
  • 160-question post-course assessment with answer feedback
  • Online interactive flash cards
  • Glossary of terms
  • 24x7x365 chat technical support
  • Instructor email support


How is the Self-Paced Course Accessed?

An access key and instructions will be sent via email after your purchase is complete.

You may then login anytime, here. 

ISC2 Overview

In an increasingly complex cyber world, there is a growing need for information security leaders who possess the breadth and depth of expertise necessary to establish holistic security programs that assure the protection of an organisations information assets.

ISC2 is an international non-profit membership association leading in educating and certifying cyber, information, software, and infrastructure security professionals throughout their careers. Headquartered in the United States and with offices in London, Hong Kong, and an authorized China agency in Beijing, ISC2, is recognized for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, along with a portfolio of credentials and world-class education programs in the form of vendor-neutral education products and career services.

ISC2 members represent an elite, global network of dedicated cybersecurity professionals – preeminent experts in their field – who have committed themselves to the highest ethical standards and best practices. All members are certified professionals who have passed ISC2 examinations attesting to skill and knowledge in their field. Through their ISC2 certification, they have demonstrated superior competency and devoted themselves to making the cyber world a safer place for all. With more than 120,000 certified members in more than 160 countries, the ISC2 community plays a vital role not only in the organizations they serve but in society. Without them, our critical infrastructures would go unprotected and we wouldn’t be as safe. As organizations are increasingly recognizing information security as imperative, ISC2 members are in greater demand than ever before.

Torque IT has embarked into a new and exciting growth phase that will further cement our organizations position as the leading Training, Enablement and Certification solutions provider in our market. As part of this strategy, Torque IT has achieved the status of Official Training Provider for ISC2.