Cyber Security Technologist Apprenticeship

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Recruiter
COMMONWEALTH COLLEGE OF EXCELLENCE
Location
KEMP HOUSE, 152-160 CITY ROAD, LONDON, EC1V 2NX
Salary
£6,474.00 annually
Posted
18 Feb 2021
Closes
07 Mar 2021
Ref
VAC1000010483
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
March
Duration
Permanent
What will the apprentice be doing?

The primary role of a Cyber Security Technologist is to apply an understanding of cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls, measures and mitigations to protect organisations systems and people.

Those focused on the technical side work on areas such as security design & architecture, security testing, investigations & response.

Those focussed on the risk analysis side focus on areas such as operations, risk, governance & compliance.

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

The Knowledge Modules are summarised below and further details are available in the occupational brief available from https://www.nsar.co.uk/digital-eqa/digital-apprenticeship-standards/

Knowledge Module 1: Cyber Security Introduction

Knowledge Module 2: Network and Digital Communications Theory

Knowledge Module 3: Security Case Development and Design Good Practice

Knowledge Module 4: Security Technology Building Blocks

Knowledge Module 5: Employment of Cryptography

...etc.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Cyber Operations Manager, Security Architect, Penetration Tester, Security Analyst, Risk Analyst, Intelligence Researcher, Security Sales Engineer, Cyber Security Specialist, Information Security Analyst, Governance & Compliance Analyst, Information Security Assurance & Threat Analyst, Forensics & Incident Response Analyst, Security Engineer, Information Security Auditor, Security Administrator, Information Security Officer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Level 2 (Grade 4) Essential

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