Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist Apprenticeship at Stanmore College


Course Content

The apprenticeship provides on-the-job education for non-graduate employees and school leavers, looking to gain a Higher Education Level 4 certificate.

Typically this apprenticeship will take 24 months to complete.

The Higher Apprenticeship Data Analyst Level 4 will include the following subject areas:

  • cyber security essentials
  • data communications
  • cyber security in society
  • applied cryptography
  • secure design principles.

You will also complete a synoptic project.

Course Outcomes

Level 4 Associate Project Manager qualification.

Progression

Typical roles in which Cyber Security Technologists are working are:

  • cyber operations manager
  • security architect
  • penetration tester
  • security analyst
  • risk analyst
  • intelligence researcher
  • security sales engineer.

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements are: 96-112 UCAS points or equivalent qualifications at Level 3; normally in a minimum of two subjects - one of which must be Mathematics

OR Level 3 Apprenticeship - Information Technology application OR Level 3 Apprenticeship - IT, software, web, telecoms.

All candidates must have achieved a Level 2 qualification in English and Maths (A-C or 9-4 grade) or equivalent eg Functional Skills English and Functional Skills Maths at Level 2.

Assessment

During your apprenticeship your learning will be assessed in variety of ways, including:

  • regular, on-programme assessments of your knowledge, skills and behaviours, involving the employer and the College
  • the development of a portfolio, which demonstrates your learning and development activities, as well how you've applied them in the workplace
  • a synoptic project which gives you the opportunity to undertake a business-related project over a one-week period, away from the day-to-day workplace
  • an employer reference
  • a structured interview with an independent assessor, exploring what you have produced in your portfolio and the project, as well as looking at how it was produced.

Equipment

No Specific equipment required