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Apprentice Cybersecurity Engineer Khipu Networks Ltd

The role will see you taking part in several cybersecurity assessments for companies located in countries around the world, helping our customers understand what is needed to enhance their cybersecurity defences.

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Closing date: 29 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working week – Monday – Friday 9 – 5:30

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

When you start an apprenticeship at KHIPU, you’re right at the beginning of an exciting career in one of the fastest growing technology sectors. You’ll be a valuable member of our team as soon as you join, learning on the job and making a vital contribution supporting our customers from day one. We will provide the training to ensure you have every opportunity to succeed so, if you have the aptitude and a “can-do” attitude, there really are no limits!



  • · Provide quality customer service, both verbal and written
  • · Effectively communicate project progress to customers and internal stakeholders
  • · Become proficient in the technologies assigned to you e.g. simulated phishing attacks and vulnerability
  • assessment scans – comprehensive training will be provided
  • · Ensure documentation is kept up to date, data is recorded accurately and reported on as required
  • · Work effectively as part of a team and autonomously when needed
  • · Be accountable and responsible for your actions and career path

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • · Critical thinking and a growth mindset
  • · Communication, both written and verbal
  • · Problem solving
  • · Interest in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity industry

Personal qualities

  • Personal Qualities
  • Hardworking, eager to learn, the ability to think logically, excellent listening and questioning skills, combined with the ability to interact confidently, the ability to work well in a team, attention to detail, a passion for technology

Desired qualifications

  • · Essential: At least five GCSEs grades A* - C (9 – 4 on the new grading system) or equivalents.
  • · Desirable: A levels, NVQ/SVQ Level 3 or a BTEC National

Future prospects

  • Unlimited, advance in knowledge, technology, customer service skills and career path.

About the employer

KHIPU Networks is an award-winning company and one of the UK’s and South Africa’s leading Cyber Security Companies, one of a very small number of companies who have the technical expertise and products to respond to the commercial and business challenges of customers. KHIPU Networks’ main focus is cyber security, which is implied in all of our innovative and often unique leading solutions which meet the common and specialist requirements of customers.

KHIPU Networks reviews the security environment as a whole and advises organisations on the best practices and applications to meet legal and company obligations. It constantly reviews new technologies to satisfy the emerging customer requirements. These areas can cover audit, compliance, remote access, e-mail, internet, and access / authentication across fixed or wireless networks.


Khipu Networks Ltd


Fleet 27

Rye Close


GU51 2UH

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Training provider

Basingstoke ITEC

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Basingstoke Itec


Sully 01256 471161

Level 4 cyber–Security Technologist trained with Basingstoke Itec.

Apprenticeship standard

Cyber security technologist (2021)

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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