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2 Years
Course code AHPCYPF1SA

Cyber Security, Apprenticeship

What will I do on this course?

This apprenticeship covers the primary role of a cyber-security technologist which is to understand cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls, measures and mitigations to protect organisations, systems and people.

This apprenticeship has two pathways - technologist or risk analyst. Technologists focus on security design and architecture, testing and investigations. The risk analyst pathway focuses on areas such as operations, risk, governance and compliance. On both pathways, you will work to develop and apply practical knowledge of information security to deliver solutions that fulfil an organisation’s requirements.

How will I be assessed?

You will undergo an end-point assessment, consisting of summative portfolio, synoptic project, employer reference and interview.

What could I do after this course?

You could progress to employment within the sector as a risk analyst, cyber operations manager, information security auditor, or in another similar role.


Entry Requirements

Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include A Levels, a relevant Level 3 apprenticeship, or other relevant qualifications, relevant experience and an aptitude test with a focus on functional maths.

Course Level

Level 4

iAn interview is required for this course.

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Joshua Callicott, IT


Joshua Callicott

“Weston College has changed the way I learn, for the better”

Former school: Backwell

Course: IT

What next? Degree Apprenticeship UCW, or UCW Applied Computing Degree.

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