COSTI Expressay Cyber SecurityContinuing and Professional Studies | Sheridan College
Professional Development:

Expressway Cyber Security

COSTI's programs ensure that regardless of language or cultural barriers, people who arrive in Canada are able to use their existing skills, learn new ones, and participate actively in all aspects of Canadian life.

Important Note: 

  • This is a partnership program with COSTI Employment Services. This is a closed-enrollment program for COSTI clients. 
  • If you are interested in registering for open-enrollment Cyber Security programs, please visit the following pages:

    Cyber Security Foundations (Students new to the Cyber Security field are recommended to start with this program) 
    Cyber Security Defensive
    - Cyber Security Offensive 

For COSTI clients, please refer to the table below for your Cyber Security program schedule: 

Course TitleStart DateEnd DateNumber of Weeks
Cybers Security FundamentalsAug 16Sep 84
Offensive Security 1Sep 12Oct 267
Offensive Security 2Oct 31Dec 147
Defensive Security 1Sep 13Oct 277
Defensive Security 2Nov 1Dec 157

For more information, please see the Program Description Tab

This program, in partnership with COSTI and Sheridan College Continuing and Professional Studies, is specifically designed to provide internationally trained individuals industry-relevant knowledge and skills in Cybersecurity.  


  • 4 weeks sector-specific work search skills training
  • 18 weeks high-intensity Cybersecurity training 
  • Post-program placement support


  • Ongoing career guidance for up to 12 months
  • Hands-on training; offered online
  • Access to Mentoring and Peer Mentoring support
  • Cybersecurity opportunities in various sectors such as banking, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, finance, public services and many more