Cyber security CNI apprenticeships
Details of Government-funded cyber security apprenticeships in critical national infrastructure sectors.
Are you looking to enter the cyber security profession?
Are you keen to get training in cyber security, as well as on the job experience?
You may benefit from participating in the Government’s new programme to employ level 4 cyber security apprentices in critical sectors of industry.
Apprenticeships in Critical National Infrastructure Sectors
There is a high demand for cyber security professionals in the UK workforce. This is your opportunity to join a growing profession and help defend against increasing cyber threats to the country and wider economy.
You could be providing crucial cyber security support to organisations constituting the UK’s critical national infrastructure. Some of these include:
- EDF Energy
- Electricity Northwest
- E.ON UK
- IT 4 Automation
- Network Rail
- Northern Powergrid
- Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
- Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks
- UK Power Networks
- Western Power
Information for candidates
As a level 4 apprentice you’ll work alongside experienced staff, gain job-specific skills, and earn a wage. Additionally, you’ll be studying to complete a related qualification.
You can apply for an apprenticeship if you are 16 or over, living in England, and not in full-time education.
Recruitment for the first cohort of apprentices is expected to begin in January 2017, with employment beginning in spring 2017.
For more information and to apply, please click here.
Information for employers
If you are an organisation in a critical national infrastructure sector – especially energy and transport – there is still time for you to be involved in the cyber security apprenticeships programme.
As an employer, your organisation could benefit from Government funding and support to attract talented individuals to a cyber security career. The Government may also benefit from your expertise as a sector advisor.
If you are keen to be involved in the spring 2017 cohort, or in subsequent cohorts, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.