Guidance

Information security apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the information security sector.

It’s becoming more important to protect the information of companies and consumers because so many industries like finance, retail and travel are online.

Training opportunities

You’ll gain qualifications and skills that enable you to effectively operate IT systems and develop your business and interpersonal skills, both vital to becoming an information security professional. You’ll be expected to work quickly, under pressure and to strict deadlines.

Types of apprenticeships

On this higher level apprenticeship (level 4) you could train in roles like:

  • junior ProMon or network engineer
  • junior IA and cyber research scientist or engineer
  • junior security engineer
  • junior network security officer
  • junior governance officer

Apply for an information security apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education