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Cyber Security Technologist

The Role: The world of cyber security is always evolving as so it is important that you enjoy learning new things and can be adaptable. Responding to an attack can require a cool head and the ability to follow set procedures carefully.

Cyber Security Technologist

Apprenticeship overview

Detective skills are also important. These are used for assessing risks within IT infrastructure and also as part of a post-mortem after a breach. This is also a communication role, supporting people who might have limited technical skills with their security needs.

Up to 24 Months
Qualification Type
Qualification Achieved
Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist Apprenticeship Standard
Programme Delivery

  • Facilitated Workshops
  • E-learning
  • 1-to-1 coaching
  • Collaborative learning
  • Shadowing
  • Mentoring

The Person:

  • You have a passion for technology.
  • You enjoy learning new things and keeping up to date.
  • You have a cool head under pressure.
  • You are able to follow set procedures carefully.
  • You love supporting people that may have limited technical skills.

Responsibilities often include: 

  • Monitoring and escalating security incidents.
  • Contributing to cyber security audits.
  • Helping internal and/or external customers.
  • Promoting cyber security culture.
  • Following procedures and applying standards.

Typical Employers:

  • Organisations and large companies.
  • Small to medium employers.
  • Government & public sector.
  • Non-profit and charitable organisations.

Key Skills for Cyber Security Technologists:

  • Methodical approach.
  • Good with people.
  • Ability to pick up new tools quickly.
  • Clear communicator.
  • Calm under pressure.

Why MetaGedu Apprenticeships?

First Line Manager
  •  The knowledge, skills and behaviours you need to succeed
  • Custom-designed apprenticeships
  • Use what you learn immediately in the workplace
  • Personal attention and support for all apprentices
  • Career development and mentoring programme