Apprenticeship: Cyber Security Specialist
Level 4 Apprenticeship
Cyber Security Technologist
In collaboration with:
This Apprenticeship is through our partner Davies, utilising Code Nation‘s technical content and Davies Group expertise in Apprenticeships, to provide an outstanding and contextualised learning experience.
Who is the Programme For?
Cyber attacks and infringements are deployed by hackers to cause maximum disruption to an organisation. To protect customers, reputation and the associated economic consequences, organisations are looking to hire and develop specialists to combat this. This programme helps kick start a career for those aspiring to make a difference and be at the cutting edge of combatting hackers, criminals and fraudsters. Typical job roles include:
- Cyber Security Consultant
- Cyber Risk Analyst
- Cyber Defender Analyst
- Cyber Operations Manager
Level 4 Apprenticeship
Duration: 21 Months
Funding Band: £18,000
- To have the right to work in the UK
- To have lived in the UK/EEA continuously for the past three years
- At least a grade 4/C GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English
- To have passed the Davies aptitude test
The programme is built around a professional apprenticeship. The learning is wrapped around and incorporates daily work, this is supplemented by ‘off the job’ development, which on average accounts for 6 hours per week (completed within paid time). Access to all of our training content is via our digital platforms enabling 100% remote delivery. This incorporates:
- Virtual classroom learning & workshops
- Online learning (accessed via PC or mobile)
- 1-2-1 coaching & support from industry practitioners
What does the programme cover?
This programme will develop Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours and will provide people with the awareness and capabilities required to accelerate their career in Cyber Security.
Principles of Networks | Operating Systems | Cyber Security Concepts | Attack Techniques | Response Processes | Cryptography | Risk Assessment | Programming Languages
System Vulnerabilities | Security Analysis | Threats | Investigation Techniques | Teamwork | Troubleshooting Encryption Techniques | Managing Responses
Logical & Analytical Thinking | Demonstrating Initiative | Collaboration | Problem Solving | Professionalism