This qualification will be assessed by Coursework and Examination.
Students must achieve 20 coursework marks to demonstrate that they are ready to sit the examination. An additional 10 marks are available to reward students for providing coursework that is of an exemplary standard. The breakdown of potential marks is in Annexe D. Students who achieve over 25 marks are eligible to receive a certificate of commendation for excellent coursework.
These marks are added to their exam which is out of 70. The examination will represent a minimum of 40% of the overall final grade. The total for the examination is 70 marks. The pass mark for the qualification is 50 marks. See table in Appendix A for more detail.
The pass mark is 50/100 marks. Coursework and Exam Mark Range; Pass 50-65, Merit 66-74, Distinction 75-84 and Distinction*85>.
Link to the 4 mandatory Units
TLM​ ​Level​ ​2​ ​Certificate​ ​in​ ​Cyber​ ​Security​ ​and Digital​ ​Forensics - Handbook
Qualification overview, including purpose and key characteristics.
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Nature​ ​and​ ​Purpose​ ​of​ ​this​ ​Qualification.
'Who​ is ​this​ ​qualification​ ​is​ ​for?' 'What​ ​does​ ​this​ ​qualification​ ​cover?'
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This​ ​qualification​ ​in​ ​summary.
A summary of the specification for this qualification.
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Centre​ ​requirements
Requirements to become a registered TLM Centre.
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Assessment​ ​methods
Coursework and Examination methods.
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Examination​ ​Content
Detailing the four areas of learning.
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Moderation​ ​and​ ​Standardisation
Benefits of using TLM.
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How​ ​this​ ​qualification​ ​is​ ​graded
Summary of grades awarded for this qualification.
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Qualification​ ​Administration
TLM processes and requirements.
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Detailed​ ​Guidance​ ​of​ ​Coursework​ ​and Assessment​ ​Examples
A breakdown of units and assessment examples.
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Annexe​ ​A​ ​-​ ​Assessment​ ​Elements
Coursework grading and how it affects the overall weighting of the final grade.
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Annexe​ ​B​ ​–​ ​Sample​ ​Examination
Practice exam questions.
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Annexe​ ​C​ ​–​ ​Sample​ ​Examination​ ​Mark​ ​Scheme
How the marks can be achieved, where the marks are referenced within the unit criteria and the examination content.
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Annexe​ ​D​ ​–​ ​Moderation​ ​of​ ​Coursework
Markbook assessment tracker grading guidance.
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Annexe​ ​E​ ​-​ ​Sample​ ​student​ ​protected​ ​site
This​ ​is​ ​only​ ​a​ ​basic​ ​overview​ ​for​ ​reference.​ ​ ​More​ ​detailed​ ​examples will​ ​be​ ​available​ ​on​ ​TLM​ ​and​ ​partner​ ​systems.
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