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Cyber Apprentice at MI5 & MI6

Cyber Apprenticeships; 22 months £22,677 London

MI5 and MI6  keep the UK safe from all kinds of threats – from terrorism to cyber-attacks. On the Cyber Security Technologist Level 4 Apprenticeship, individuals will learn to protect the public from harm by managing and dealing with cyber threats.                    

Working alongside the world’s best cyber security professionals, and with support from your own mentor, you will be actively engaged in protecting our country. MI5 & MI6 will pay for your training, and you will earn a salary while you learn. You could even be offered a full-time role at the end of the apprenticeship. So, if you have or know someone with a real passion for tech, they will teach the rest.           

 The apprenticeship covers:                               

  • Cyber Security  
  • Open Source Intelligence            
  • Network and Digital Communications Theory                  
  • Cryptography   
  • IT Security          
  • Penetration Testing                                                   

This is a unique opportunity to solve problems you won’t see anywhere else.                                         

MI5 and MI6 are Equal Opportunities employers, committed to reflecting the society we protect. Their recruitment process is fair, transparent and based on merit. They particularly welcome applications from women, Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates.               

 To find out more and apply, please click here..                              

To be eligible to apply, you must meet our residency criteria. You must be a born or a naturalised British Citizen and one of your parents must be a British Citizen or have substantial ties to the UK. Candidates must normally have been resident in the UK for nine out of the last ten years. This is particularly important if you were born outside of the UK. You will nonetheless be considered if you have, for example, served overseas with HM Forces or in some other official capacity as a representative of Her Majesty’s Government, studied abroad, or lived overseas with your parents. You can apply at the age of 17 years and 6 months, if successful you will not be offered a start date prior to your 18th birthday. Discretion is vital. You should not discuss your application, other than with your partner or a close family member. Please note, you should only launch your application from within the UK. If you are based overseas, you should wait until you visit the UK to launch an application. Applying from outside the UK will impact on our ability to progress your application. Further information on our eligibility criteria can be found on the How to Apply section