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Awarding Body: BCS
It Combines Online learning, classroom training and On-the-job experience which will enable you to tackle the challenges posed by this rapidly expanding industry.
Excellent support to finish the course with one -to- one guidance from a skills coach
5 reasons you should choose Applied Business Academy
Get full 1-1 support. You will receive support from mentor throughout your course.
Access to exclusive training content.
Assignments based on current business challenges.
Employer-based learning to address real opportunities.
Flexible start dates- Apprentices start any time they like. Building apprenticeship programmes around our public training schedule means we won’t rely on large cohorts or fixed starting dates
Why take this apprenticeship?
As a Data Analyst apprentice, you will:
Apply the knowledge you gain from your studies to your professional practice
Be paid a salary with no student debt, plenty of professional support and the chance to get your career off to a flying start with industry recognised certifications in Cyber Security, Network and Digital Communications Theory, Security Case Development and Technology Building Blocks, Design Good Practice, Employment of Cryptography.
Study while doing work-based learning, which can be more rewarding and relevant.
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.
Get ready with a superior advantage for your career
Cyber Security apprenticeship course curriculum
Cyber Security Introduction
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
Networks and Digital Communications theory
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.
Security Case Development and Design Good Practice
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.
Security Technology Building Blocks
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
Employment of Cryptography
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.
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Cyber Security apprenticeship entry requirements
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
Technical knowledge and understanding
Underpinning skills, attitudes and behaviour
Expected job roles
Skilled Security Analyst
Cyber Operations Manager
Security Sales Engineer
Information Security Officer
Information Security Auditor
Governance & Compliance Analyst
Funding and grants
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 recommend you speak to our course advisor to discuss your requirements further and find the best funding options available to you. They can check if you qualify for this free training.
How we can help:
Provide tailored personnel letters
Communicate with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plans*)
*Terms and conditions apply.
For large businesses, we recommend speaking to one of our consultants to discuss how funding can be utilized to upskill your existing staff at no cost.