Bletchley Park Qufaro and Global Knowledge Apprenticeships (GKA), launched a Level 4 cybersecurity apprenticeship to the market.
The apprenticeship programme will be delivered by GKA. The Pearson, City & Guilds, BCS and EAL accredited centre will, in conjunction with Qufaro, deliver the cybersecurity technical training alongside the soft skills training required to ensure apprentices have appropriate content and pathways for their respective roles.
The decision to introduce a Level 4 apprenticeship programme follows increasing demand from employers who need to build greater in-depth knowledge of the cybersecurity issues facing business today and how best to tackle them.
Dr Budgie Dhanda, CEO of Qufaro, explained: “This Cyber Apprenticeship differs from many others in that it not only meets the needs of the apprenticeship standard, but also the National Occupational Standards that were developed jointly by industry and government.”
Dhanda continues: “Qufaro already delivers an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), accredited by City & Guilds and recognised by the Institute of Information Security Professions (IISP). We are also intent on delivering a Level 3 programme as soon as possible with a trailblazer group already underway and committed to making it happen.”