Cyber Security Apprenticeship - Higher (Level 4)

Training Provider:


Annual wage £16,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts/times TBC.
duration: 24 months
start: 1 September 2020
B37 7YQ
Higher (Level 4)
Cyber security technologist (apprenticeship standard)
1 June 2020 (application closing date)
Atos apprenticeships offer a structured learning journey, providing the technical and business skills you need to confidently take on new responsibilities. You'll find our culture relaxed and supportive, yet focused and hardworking, and you’ll be given the flexibility to bring new ideas to the table, with guidance on hand.


What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Cyber Security Apprentice, you will: 

  • Help us protect our customers' data and preserve the security and integrity of their operations
  • Monitor and investigate cyber threats
  • Identify new and sophisticated methods of detection and prevention across our customers’ IT estates
  • Learn how to perform initial diagnosis of incidents identified and then take actions to resolve them swiftly
  • Ensure effective reporting on all areas of cyber security threat management

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

The apprenticeship will blend on the job experience, face to face workshops and online learning, leading to the following qualifications:

  • Cyber Security Technologist Level 4
  • BCS Level 4 Certificate in Cyber Security Introduction
  • BCS Level 4 Certificate in Network and Digital CommunicationsTheory
  • BCS Level 4 Certificate in Security Case Development and Design Good Practice
  • BCS Level 4 Certificate in Security Technology Building Blocks
  • BCS Level 4 Certificate in Employment of Cryptography

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We offer apprentices a permanent contract from day one. 

We hire apprentices at post GSCE / A-Level – but if you do well on your apprenticeship and want to carry on learning, the business will support you to transfer onto the next level of apprenticeship – up to Level 6 – a degree level apprenticeship. So you can get your degree, whilst working, and no student debt!

Reality Check

A permanent contract from day one; 25 days’ holiday, plus the option to buy up to ten more; Private medical insurance; A pension plan; A fully funded training program to help you achieve your qualifications; Access to a range of flexible benefits to tailor to your needs;

Skills Required

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

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent any subject (Grade 4-9 / A-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent any subject (Grade 4-9 / A-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent any subject (Grade 4-9 / A-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 / A-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 / A-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent ICT (Grade pass) Essential
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