Decision Maker: Lead Specialist for ICT
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Procurement of Certified Information Systems
Security Professional (CISSP) training for one Officer, via
This grant is provided by the LGA as part of
their LGA Cyber 360 programme, to uplift cyber skills in the
As this training grant was based on guidance
from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), providers listed on
their website under the NCSC Certified Training scheme were
QA was widely listed in this training scheme and are known by the Council to have previously delivered a good standard of training.
Given pricing was similar and within the grant funding level, and QA are a current supplier to the Council, pricing options for QA training were progressed (direct and reseller pricing).
Reseller pricing via Softcat is the cheaper option identified.
Publication date: 13/03/2023
Date of decision: 22/02/2023