Our level 4 cyber apprenticeship scheme offers the opportunity to work in departments across government for two years, gaining a Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist qualification on completion and the opportunity to move into a permanent job in a department.

Requirements To be eligible to apply for this level 4 apprenticeship you must:

  • Be a UK National
  • You hold a current United Kingdom (UK) Passport, and NI number
  • You will not be in full-time education by October 2022.
  • You will be 18 by October 2022
  • Have an IT qualification or practical experience or be able to demonstrate equivalent practical experience
  • You must NOT already have a qualification in a similar subject at the same or higher level than this apprenticeship.

What benefits will you enjoy?

You’ll have a unique opportunity to join Government Security and start your cyber career having a direct impact on the safety of the UK and its citizens. As well as great roles, working with experts and access to specialist L&D, you will also gain the skills and experience that will enable you to become a technical cyber specialist within the Civil Service.

On completion, you will gain a Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist qualification. Other benefits include the Civil Service pension scheme, professional qualifications, flexible working, child care assistance and more. This is your chance to learn while you earn and to be involved in some of the most innovative government projects in the world, helping to make a difference. Every day the government is bombarded by attempts to steal, disrupt or destroy the resources in our care. Some incidents are significant enough to make it into the day’s news: most are less newsworthy but no less consequential.

With these ever-changing challenges, comes a whole world of opportunities – to grow and develop as a security professional, throw yourself into countless experiences and enjoy a truly fulfilling career. Here you’ll find every challenge and every opportunity.