CyberFirst is a student scheme inspired and led by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) which aims to support and prepare undergraduates for a career in cyber security. NCSC partners with other government departments and selected industry, offer students £4,000 per year and paid cyber skills training to help you kick start a career in cyber security.
You will need to have (or expect to have) 3 ‘A’ levels in any subject at Grade B or above (or equivalent) and have an offer (or be applying) to study an Undergraduate Degree or Integrated Masters in any subject at a UK University from September 2019
Already be studying an Undergraduate Degree or Integrated Masters in any subject at a UK University, with a minimum of 2 years of full time study remaining from September 2019 and have (or expect to have) attained a minimum 2:1 equivalent at the end of academic year 2018/19
CyberFirst Degree Apprenticeship
The CyberFirst Degree Level Apprenticeship is a three year apprenticeship where you’ll get exposure to some of the world’s most cutting-edge technologies along with practical insights into the innovative ways we use them to provide cyber security to our customers.
Successful applicants will earn while they learn with a starting salary of £18,495 and gain a recognised degree over the three-year programme.
We are looking for motivated and committed individuals, from all backgrounds, with an aspiration for a career in cyber security. As part of the selection process, you will be expected to demonstrate that you have the aptitude to develop a technical understanding of cyber security. You will need to have (or be expecting to have by September 2019), 3 ‘A’ Levels in any subject at grade C or above (or equivalent) and a IGCSE/GCSE Maths at grade B or 6 (or above).