So, why could this be the right programme for you?You are someone who is solution driven. You have the ability to think big as well as invent and simplify in a technology arena that is ever evolving. For this programme you should able to apply structured problem-solving techniques to complex systems and situations, and are interested in developing a career in cyber security. You will be someone who possesses strong communication skills, is able to conduct effective research using literature and other media, and works well independently and as part of a team.
What should my ambitions look like for this role?Amazon is the perfect place to start your career in Cyber as you will have the opportunity to work across a number of tech and non-tech teams and look to apply your understanding of cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls, measures and mitigations to protect the organization, our systems and people. You’ll work on ambiguous problems that will directly impact millions of Amazon users.
|Location||Bristol and London|
|Programme Duration||36 - 42 months|
|Qualification & Level||BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Technical Professional degree – Level 6|
|Weekly Working Hours||40 Hours a week|
|Training Breakdown||Workplace assessment and college block delivery (average 1 week per month)|
|Required Skills & Qualifications|
GCSEs in English and maths grade 9-4 (or A* - C) and 112 UCAS points and 1 stem related qualification
You must NOT already have a qualification in a similar subject at the same or higher level than this apprenticeship
What skills will I develop and gain in the role?
- Analytical and critical thinking skills for Technology Solutions development and can systematically analyse and apply structured problem-solving techniques to complex systems and situations.
- Logical thinking and creative approach to problem solving.
- Able to put forward, demonstrate value and gain commitment to a moderately complex technology-oriented solution, demonstrating understanding of business need, using open questions and summarising skills and basic negotiating skills.
- Can conduct effective research, using literature and other media.
- Able to demonstrate a ‘security mind-set’ (how to break as well as make).
Apprenticeship duration/ break down and of apprentice structure and how they will be working and studying:
Workplace assessment and college block delivery (average 1 week per month) The program consists of a 36 Months Practical training period and 6-month end point assessment.
What qualifications will I receive?
BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Technical Professional degree
Potential Career / Educational progression after completion:
Upon successful completion of the cyber degree program you will be able to apply for cyber related roles within Amazon and AWS.
"After finishing full time education, this Apprenticeship has provided me the opportunity to understand a corporate environment. I had preconceptions from previous work experience of what it would be like working in an office environment."
Application Process and Timeline
(Applications open 11th December 2023)
(The start date for this programme is September 2024)