Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist Apprenticeship

Qualification Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist Apprenticeship
Subject Area Apprenticeship
Attendance Full Time
Age Group(s) 16-18 year olds and Adults

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.


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.


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.


No Specific equipment required

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