Cyber Professionals, delivering Cyber training

Cyber Security Technicians provide first line cyber security support, monitoring and detecting potential cyber security threats and escalating them, as necessary. Typically working in a SOC (or similar) environment you will conduct specific cyber security tasks under supervision including patching software, implementing access control, configuring firewalls, SIEM and production tools. They will proactively adopt and deliver the security culture within the organisation, highlighting, supporting, and educating end users about cyber threats.

Typical job roles include: Access Control Administrator, Cyber Security Administrator, Incident Response Technician, Junior Information Security Analyst, Junior Penetration Tester, Junior Security Analyst, Junior Security Operation Center (SOC) Analyst, Junior Threat and Risk Analyst.

Course overview
Cyber Security Technician

Your learning journey

What you will learn
course modules

Learner Commitment

The BIT Apprenticeship is delivered using our Embed, Develop, & Extend delivery model.


  • Weekly day release day release in our online classroom developing their overall cyber security knowledge and understanding
  • Completion of a summative module project for each learning module
  • Additional commitment to self-study for each learning module


  • Guided completion of open evidence-based projects
  • Monthly 1-2-1 session with EPA Specialist
  • 2-day War Games exercise
  • Preparation for EPA


Apprentices are invited to extend and widen their workplace skills and behaviours, through a number of additional training sessions and resources including Careers Information Advice and Guidance workshops, safeguarding workshops, workplace professionalism workshops and guest speakers.

Apprentices are also invited to access our catalogue of training videos providing technical training courses across the spectrum of IT and Cyber Security training.


  • Maths/English Level 2*
*Proof of GCSE grade C/4 or above or equivalent qualifications will proxy apprentices from sitting functional skills

Who is
it for?

There are a number of roles that apply for someone who has a Cyber Security Technician qualification, including but not limited to the following:

  • Access Control Administrator
  • Cyber Security Administrator
  • Incident Response Technician
  • Junior Information Security Analyst
  • Junior Penetration Tester
  • Junior Security Analyst
  • Junior Security Operation Center (SOC) Analyst
  • Junior Threat and Risk Analyst.

Professional Certifications
included are

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Offices in:
  • Plymouth
  • London
  • Liverpool
  • Birmingham
  • Cambridge
Tel: +44 (0) 1752 724 000