Cyber Security Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship

Identify, manage and mitigate cyber security threats

The demand for cyber security experts is increasing, with more than a third of UK companies stating that cyber security is a specialism that is needed right now. Kickstart your career, earn while you learn, and join the digital leaders of the future, with a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Cyber Security from althaus.

At a glance

Entry requirements

Anybody with GCSE Maths & English at (4-9) or equivalent. However, at althaus we do not see this as a limiting factor. If you have the passion, creativity, and flair for the digital industry, we want to speak with you.

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Cyber security teams keep intruders, hackers and other unauthorised personnel out of networks. You’ll work alongside these teams to learn when to deal with these risks yourself and when to escalate any risks or threats to the next level. 

Thrive in an increasingly digital world with our digital leadership training. Free with every apprenticeship we offer, our Learn Digital. Lead Digital. programme breaks new standards, incorporating the latest AI tools and soft skills you need to become a future leader in digital.  

As the only training provider offering a complimentary leadership programme with every apprenticeship, you’ll be given the chance to take part in five one-day workshops which will help to lay the foundations necessary to pave your future digital career.

Our course provides you with the underlying skills required to identify, highlight, and manage a range of cyber security threats within an organisation, including:

Cyber threats and incident response

  • Monitor and respond to information security events
  • Review and modify digital information systems
  • Review and evaluate cyber security vulnerability assessments
  • Recognise and escalate information security events

Security as a culture

  • Develop information security training and awareness resources
  • Monitor the effectiveness of information security training
  • Perform cyber security compliance checks
  • Promote cyber security awareness programmes

Security controls

  • Follow technical procedures to install and maintain security controls
  • Implement data cryptography and certificate management
  • Assist with backup and recovery processes
  • Maintain information security controls

Supporting a customer base

  • Handle, assess and manage clients’ security requests
  • Escalates and prioritises security incidents based on business impact
  • Communicates with customers, colleagues and vendors
  • Maintain data confidentiality, integrity and availability

Legislation, ethics and standards

  • Maintain knowledge of legislation and industry standards
  • Contribute to the production and review cyber security policies
  • Apply procedures and controls to maintain security and control
  • Follow information security procedures

Why althaus

At althaus, it’s our mission to unleash the digital leaders of tomorrow, ensuring that both learner and employer have the skills and resources needed to thrive. You’ll be equipped with the very latest technical knowledge and taught in creative problem solving, effective communication and emotional intelligence to future proof your employability.

As an apprentice, you’ll gain access to high-quality training, cutting-edge facilities and tailored teaching plans which enable you to generate real, measurable value for the businesses you join.

Our apprenticeships are tailored to meet the needs of the business you’ll be joining. You’ll immediately progress in relevant areas in order to add meaningful value from the outset. Throughout the apprenticeship, you’ll develop cutting-edge technical proficiencies, while developing digital leadership skills to help you become the digital leaders of tomorrow.

Register your interest today for more information on our apprenticeship opportunities, and kickstart your digital career with althaus.