What will the apprentice be doing?
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Research, diagnose and resolve any IT security incidents proactively and reactively
- Perform vulnerability scans/penetration testing on networks, servers, systems and applications
- Conduct technical security audits and perform technical risk assessments to identify and implement measures to continually improve our cybersecurity provision
Whilst you study for a BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology degree at Aston University (one day per week), we'll provide you with a broad range of hands-on opportunities to put your learning into practice - allowing you to gain real-world experience.What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Having benefitted from a broad range of support, including guidance from seasoned industry professionals and our senior leadership team, your five-year apprenticeship will culminate in you gaining sector leading experience, a recognised degree, and further opportunities to grow your Cyber Security and technology skillset through ongoing investment in your professional development.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent STEM Subject (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent two further subjects (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C) Essential
A Level or equivalent one further subject (Grade C) Essential
A Level or equivalent STEM Subject (Grade C) Essential