What is an Apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship is a job with training where someone can earn while they learn, develop essential industry skills and achieve nationally recognised qualifications.
This qualification helps apprentices develop the knowledge and competency skills required for working in Information Security.
Cyber security has become increasingly important to organisations . As many more turn to online platforms to grow their businesses, it is essential that they still protect the information of their customers.
This qualification will help Apprentices gain the key technical skills needed to support your information security and provides the knowledge required to effectively prevent cyber crime and fraud.
Benefits to hiring an Apprentice:
- They can give a fresh perspective to new technologies
- An Apprentice could fill the skills gap in your business whilst gaining a qualification
- An Apprentice can use their understanding of these platforms to help convert followers into leads
Apprenticeships have long been seen as critical to securing the long term future of the UK’s digital economy. With most data now going digital, the risk of cyber-crimes is at an all-time high. As technology is constantly developing so is the IT industries’ need for Information Security specialists.
What kind of work will the Apprentice be doing?
- Learning the key principles of information security
- Investigate information security incidents and carry out tests
- Carry out information security audits
- Carry out information security risk assessment
How Can Remit Training Help You?
We work with a range of businesses in the IT sector to support apprentices throughout their training. This can be an individual Apprentice or a bespoke programme for large annual cohorts of learners.
Your Apprentice will be allocated a dedicated assessor for the duration of their Apprenticeship programme. This is the person who assess, coach and guide them through their qualification. They will also be on hand should you or the apprentice have any queries or concerns about their programme.
Train an existing member of staff or recruit someone new!
You may already have someone in mind that you would like to employ as your apprentice. If not, we offer a free of charge recruitment service to help you source the right candidate for your business.
- Your apprentice should be paid at least the Apprentice National Minimum Wage until they over 19 and have been an apprentice for at least 12 months
- The current minimum wage for an apprentice is £3.40 per hour. You can pay more if you wish, many employers increase the apprentice’s salary as they progress
Hours of Work
- The apprentice must work a minimum of 30 hours a week
- Apprentices aged 16 or 17 can only work a maximum of 40 hours a week. They should work no more than 8 hours per day and will need 2 consecutive days off. They are not permitted to do overtime.
- An apprentice aged 18+ can only work a maximum of 48 hours per week and will need one day off