Cyber Security Apprentice (Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist Apprenticeship) - Higher (Level 4)

Thales UK Limited (Employer)

QA Apprenticeships (Training Provider)

Annual wage £14,500.00
37.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 37 hours per week Workday times to be confirmed by manager
24 months (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Cyber security technologist (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
5 January 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our exciting Cyber Security Apprentice role will develop your cyber security skills to become a confident, positive and flexible security engineer with well-honed technical knowledge. 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?

You will develop the key skills and experience in the following:

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?

Through our apprenticeship you’ll be making the most of your talents, getting to understand cyber security from the ground up; and doing so with the help of one of the biggest and best names in the industry.

As a Cyber Security Apprentice you will be studying towards becoming a Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist. For the duration of this programme you will combine studies with practical application, working within our cyber security function in Reading.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of the apprenticeship you will become a Cyber Security Engineer

Skills Required

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs Including Maths, English & a STEM subject (Grade A-C (4-9)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels Including Maths & a STEM subject (Grade A-C) Essential
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