2022 Cyber Security Apprentice - Degree (Level 6)

Thales UK Limited (Employer)

QA Apprenticeships (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week
4 years (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Digital (route)
10 positions available
4 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will support the team to deliver cyber security solutions to deadlines and within budget on both information technology and operational technology systems.


What will the apprentice be doing?

•           Cyber security assessments of customer infrastructure

•           Security testing of networks using industry standard software tools

•           Providing guidance on the secure configuration of network devices and operating systems

•           Developing security requirements that support the design of secure networks and products

•           Undertaking security research on systems and software

•           Audit of the effectiveness of an organisation’s security controls

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will be studying towards a Level 6 BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Technical Professional Degree Apprenticeship. You will combine academic study with practical application, working within our cyber security function in Reading. As part of the apprenticeship you will work towards a level 4, Level 5 and Level 6 qualification which will be assessed primarily through coursework. The programme will conclude with an End Point Assessment to determine occupational competence prior to completion.  

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A permanent position within Thales.

Reality Check

STEM subjects include: Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Electronics

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSES incl Maths+English (Grade Grade 9 - 4 (A-C)) Essential
A Level or equivalent At least 1 STEM subject (Grade 120) Essential
BTEC or equivalent At least 1 STEM subject (Grade DMM) Essential
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