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Cyber Security Apprenticeship
About Cyber Security Apprenticeship – Level 4
18 - 24 Months
Levy and non-levy funding options
This is a level 4 apprenticeship that takes typically 18 months to complete. This apprenticeship is designed for individuals specializing in the cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls, measures and mitigations sector to protect organisations systems and people, through working on security design and architecture, security testing, investigations and response.
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Why take this apprenticeship?
As a Data Analyst apprentice, you will:
What will you learn?
Learning will take place on and off your job which will easily fit your learning around your day job with access to our online learning platform. It can be accessed anytime, anywhere and on any device.
You will complete:
A portfolio -produced ongoing and complied towards the end of the Apprenticeship, containing evidence from real work projects
A business-related project which is completed over a one-week period away from the day-to-day workplace
Over the course of the Level 4 Apprenticeship, participants will cover topics such as cyber security, network and digital communications theory, security case development and design good practice, security technology building blocks and employment of cryptology.
2. Recall, describe and explain the terminology and basic concepts of cyber security.
3. Demonstrate and explain the concept of information assurance and how it can be delivered.
4. Describe and explain how security objectives can be developed and used to build a security case.
5. Demonstrate and explain how the basic security concepts can be applied to typical information and communications technology (ICT) cyber
6. Describe and explain common attack techniques and sources of threat.
7. Illustrate and explain ways to defend against the main attack techniques
8. Recall, describe and explain legal, regulatory, information security and ethical standards relevant to the cyber-community.
9. Discover and explain the concept and practice of keeping up with the threat landscape (horizon scanning).
10. Describe and explain future trends in cyber security
2. Compare and contrast the features and functionality of layered network models.
3. Understand the functionality and operation of network routing.
4. Understand the factors that affect network performance.
2. Compare and contrast the features of reputable security architectures which incorporate security hardware and software components.
3. Describe the features of the Common Criteria Protection Profile.
4. Understand how to design and develop a ‘security case’, recognising that threats evolve and respond to a security design.
2. A comprehensive knowledge of the technologies and techniques necessary for the defence and maintenance of networks and their hosts.
3. Understand the functionality and operation of security techniques as they apply to software and data.
4. A thorough understanding of the application, deployment and management of the security of networked systems and methods available to identify and
2. A comprehensive knowledge of the practical deployment of cryptography, how it is applied to secure a range of common public technologies, data and
networked systems; in addition to issues faced in their deployment and updating.
3. A thorough understanding of the legal issues relevant to cryptography; particularly when crossing national borders and regulatory frameworks in
place in various jurisdictions.
Professional qualification you can choose
No vendor or professional qualifications have been identified that would exempt the Knowledge Modules. Please speak to the course advisor if you need any further information.
Applicants will be assessed and interviewed to demonstrate that they have the ability to cover the range required by the apprenticeship standard, at work.In addition, the entry criteria will be set by the employer which might include prior attainment in GCSE’s with subjects including, Maths and English at A*- C or equivalent. A Level 3 Apprenticeship or other relevant qualifications.
Applied Business Academy Cyber Security Apprenticeship outcome
Expected job roles
This apprenticeship gives you a great opportunity to develop and enhance your cyber skills, ensuring you have the technical grounding needed to become a
Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include
Funding & Grants
There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by the ESFA.
We’d recommend you speak to our Course Advisor to discuss your requirements further.
You have an excellent opportunity to qualify for FREE funding that can help towards the cost of the training.
All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for the funding options and these are managed by the ESFA in partnership with the training providers.
We’d recommend you speak to our Course Advisor to discuss your requirements further and find the best funding options available to you and to check if you qualify for this FREE training.
What we can help by
Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you
If you are a small company and would like to train one of your staff, please speak to our advisor to know the funding options available to you!
For large businesses, we recommend speaking to one of our levy consultant to check for opportunities to utilise your levy fund whereby you can upskill your existing staff for Free!
Professional recognition with Applied Business Academy
This apprenticeship is recognised for entry to both IISP and BCS Associate Membership and for entry onto the Register of IT Technicians confirming SFIA level 3 professional competence. Those completing the apprenticeship are eligible to apply for registration.
Get ready for a promising career in the top industries
On successful completion of the programme, you will gain the following qualification:
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