A cyber security support apprentice monitors and detects potential security threats and escalate as necessary to support the secure and uninterrupted business operations of an organisation.
An employee in this occupation will be responsible for supporting a cyber security function (frequently a Security Operations Centre or Network Operations Centre) working under supervision. The employee will be conducting specific cyber security tasks to defined procedures and standards. Specific cyber security mechanisms and controls that an individual would be required to implement would include: patching software, installing software updates, implementing access control, configuring firewalls, security incident and event management tools (SIEM) tools and protection tools (Anti-virus, Anti-malware, Anti-spam). In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with a wide range of stakeholders including colleagues, managers, customers and internal and external suppliers. They would typically work as a member of a team; this may be office based or virtual.
Candidates for this course should be working in a related sector.
All applications will be reviewed on an individual basis. If you have experience or previous knowledge that will support your application please remember to include it. Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment.
Training and assessment fee £11,000
Levy employers 100% contribution required.
Non-levy employers Co-invested government contribution 95% Employer 5% £600
Apprentices must not incur any costs
Employer Incentive for Hiring a new Apprentice apprenticeships.gov.uk/employers/financial-incentives
You could receive up to £4000 If you hire an apprentice before 31st January 2022, as part of the Government’s plan to support employers during the economic recovery.
All ages Covid 19 Incentive £3000.00
16-18 Permanent incentive £1000.00
1. The apprentice must be a new hire holding a contract of employment with start date no earlier than 01/04/2021
2. The apprentice must not have been previously employed by the same employer within the previous 6 months of the start date
National Insurance Contributions are not required by employers with apprentices under the age of 25 earning less than £827 a week.