Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity in Cyber Security, do you have the passion and flare to work towards being the UK Cyber Security workforce of the future?
We are looking for keen and talented young people to join our CyberFirst courses that will be running from August 2018.
As part of the CyberFirst STEM course you will gain the underpinning skills and knowledge to begin to develop your mind and eye into the complex field of Cyber Security and work alongside industry specialists to gain an insight into the pivotal role they play in securing our nations critical infrastructure and services.
As a requirement to join one of our CyberFirst courses you will need to be between the age of 13 – 16 on the day of the course and be in fulltime UK education.
CyberFirst is a pivotal part of the UK government’s National Cyber Security Programme Devloped by NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) a part of GCHQ. It covers a broad range of activities; a comprehensive bursary scheme, girls only competitions and development courses at UK universities and colleges. Each activity is designed to give talented young people the support, skills, experience and exposure they need to become cyberists of the future.
Who are the CYBERISTS?
Cyberists are intrigued by unexplored technology, dedicated to fulfilling a bigger role in society. Keen to protect friends, families, communities and commerce. Determined to make an impact. Eager to learn and never let up.
They are our new generation of cyber security experts. As technology enhances more and more of our daily life, cyberists will be the ones who’ll safeguard it from all manner of threats. Cyber security roles are constantly evolving, consistently challenging and crammed with potential. They could be anybody – and they could come from anywhere. To help find them, support them and train them, the NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) has created CyberFirst.