Information Security Technical

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Information Security Technical like?

Studying for an apprenticeship in information security lets you work in a job that makes a positive difference to the world of data protection. Be part of an industry that’s focused on making Scotland’s digital landscape safer.   

The apprenticeship is suitable for people who want to progress in the information security sector. Work with a range of safeguarding tools, such as network defence systems, encryption platforms and algorithms. Learn how to identify a cybersecurity threat and stop it from happening. Discover how to come up with new protection strategies and help shield customer data.   

Whether you’re interested in data analysis or security programming, there’s a role for you in Scotland’s information security sector. Construct advanced protection software as an information security engineer. Become a penetration tester and test out new information security technology.

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Entry requirements

There are no set requirements for the apprenticeship. However, it is useful to have a previous qualification like an SCQF Level 5 in information security or some experience of Information security.  

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Technical Apprenticeship will take 12 to 24 months to complete. 

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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