Level 3 Cyber Security Technician

The broad purpose of this Apprenticeship is to provide first line cyber security support. This requires individuals to monitor and detect potential security threats and escalate as necessary and to support secure and uninterrupted business operations of an organisation through the implementation of cyber security mechanisms and the application of cyber security procedures and controls. This occupation is found in all sectors where information is held digitally and where that information is an asset that needs to be protected including but not limited to further
education, finance, retail, telecoms, health, media, manufacturing and local authorities.


The Level 3 Standard as a Cyber Securites Technician has been accredited by the qualifications regulators
for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

Achieving this qualification

On completion of this course, apprentices will be confident and able to demonstrate a range of real-world skills and behaviours that are required in Cyber Security.

These will be developed over the course of the programme via scheduled learning sessions with qualified assessors, the assessment of this programme will include self-learning, masterclasses, portfolio building and project work

Key Learning Points

This apprenticeship is designed to give you comprehensive knowledge about what it takes to be a professional cyber security technician. Over the course of your learning journey you will become an expert in the folloing areas:

Professional Recognition

This standard aligns with the following professional recognition:
• BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT for Associate BCS membership (AMBCS) and Professional
• Registration for IT Technicians (RITTech) for
• Chartered Institute for Information Security for / Accredited Affiliate

Kick Start Scheme

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