Cyber Security Technologist Apprenticeship - Level 4

Energus, Blackwood Road, Lillyhall Industrial Estate, CA14 4JW
£15,950.00 annually
20 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

In this apprenticeship you will be:
  • Discovering vulnerabilities in a system
  • Analysing and evaluating security threats and hazards
  • Understanding common attack techniques and recommend how to defend against them.
  • Undertaking a security risk assessment for a simple system
  • Sourcing and analysing a security case
  • Developing a simple security case

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

Qualification - the qualification you will receive at the end of the two year programme is - Cyber Security Technologist (level 4).

You will engage in three types of training:
  • On-the-job Training - developing knowldeg and skills whilst you are on each of your three secondments
  • Technical Training - developing your technical capabilities at our state-of-the-art Cyber Lab based at Energus
  • Behavioural Training - developing your personal capabilities to improve your professional performance

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful completion of this apprenticeship will open up a wide range of professional Cyber Security opportunities to you, including (but not limited to):
  • Cyber Operations Manager
  • Security Architect
  • Penetration Tester
  • Security Analyst
  • Risk Analyst
  • Intelligence Researcher
  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Governance & Compliance Analyst

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent IT (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4) Essential
A Level or equivalent IT, Cyber, STEM, other relevant qualification (Grade A*-E) Essential

Things to consider

Whilst Energus will be your employer and the Energus office in Workington will be your official base, you will be working at multiple different locations throughout the two years, as you undertake bespoke secondments as part of this apprenticeship.

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