CyberFirst Degree Apprenticeship Register of Interest Ref.1848

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Cheltenham, Scarborough, Manchester

If you’re looking to start your career after ‘A’ levels (or equivalent), our unique Cyber Security Degree Apprenticeship, will offer you new challenges every day. You’ll get exposure to some of the world’s most cutting-edge technologies along with practical insights into the innovative ways we use them to provide cyber security to our customers and to protect the UK.  This is a full Degree Apprenticeship like no other.  Working with GCHQ, including the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), you’ll gain unique insights into a world that you won’t find on any university course.  Our work is constantly evolving and always challenging, giving you lots of opportunities to explore and develop skills in areas such as programming, computing, technical analysis, malware, vulnerability and threat analysis and computer hardware.

You will earn while you learn with a starting salary of £18,920 and gain a recognised university degree over the three-year programme.  After successful completion of the Apprenticeship, subject to business needs and you meeting the necessary criteria, you may be offered full-time employment.

We are looking for motivated and committed individuals, from all backgrounds, with an aspiration for a career in cyber security.  As part of the selection process, you will be expected to demonstrate that you have the aptitude to develop a technical understanding of cyber security.  You will need to have (or be expecting to have by September 2020), a minimum of 2 ‘A’ Levels at Grade B and 1 ‘A’ level at Grade C in any subject (or equivalent) and an IGCSE/GCSE Maths at grade of B or 5 or above (or equivalent).

To apply for this position, you must be 18 by 31st August 2020 and meet our nationality, residency and security requirements. Full details of these requirements can be found here.

*** CyberFirst Degree Apprenticeship, will open for applications in September 2019. However, you may register your interest NOW and you will be contacted when the campaign opens ***