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Cyber Security Analyst Apprentice Kingfisher

This is a 2 year Level 4 apprenticeship position within the InfoSec and Risk team. The role will provide the successful candidate with an opportunity to learn through a series of 12 week rotational placements.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm with 1 hour unpaid.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Rotational activity will include:

  • Work within our cyber defence team proactively monitoring responding and investigating unusual or suspicious activities
  • Support our Supplier Assurance activities learning how to risk assess our supply chain
  • Assist with the delivery of the Risk & Controls Framework
  • Co-ordinate the annual audit process
  • Undertake application security assessments, assisting with the development of banner risk landscapes
  • Contribute to the development and execution of security awareness and education activities
  • Ensure new systems and services are delivered “Secure by Design”
  • Gain exposure and develop skills in the areas of business analysis, project management and engineering

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 4 Cyber Security Technician.

Firebrand is the leader in Accelerated Learning, and has grown to become a global business - with training centres around the world. Since its inception in 2001 the company has grown at an incredible rate, more than 30,000 students have now gained IT and project management certification through our unique Accelerated Learning methodology. We are a Microsoft Gold training partner and all our apprenticeship courses have been developed in conjunction with Microsoft, and the courses are regularly monitored by the Government, Microsoft and City & Guilds.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Our aim is to give our apprentices a rounded experience that will prepare them for a successful career in Cyber Security by blending learning and practical experience. The successful candidates will be able to apply their learning to a full time role within a number of security disciplines or move onto a Level 6 apprenticeship position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 5 x GCSE's Including English and Maths (Grade C / 4 and above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Level 3 Qualifications in an IT based Subject (Grade Pass (BTEC) / C (A-level)) Essential

About the employer

We’re Kingfisher. You might know us as B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama, Brico Depot or Koçtas. We’re made up of over 78,000 passionate people, call over 1,300 stores home and operate in 8 countries. That’s right, we’re big, but we have ambitions to become even bigger and even better. We want to become the leading home improvement company and grow the largest community of home improvers in the world. And that’s where you come in. At Kingfisher our customers come from all walks of life, and so do we. We want to ensure that all colleagues, future colleagues, and applicants to Kingfisher are treated equally regardless of age, gender, marital or civil partnership status, colour, ethnic or national origin, culture, religious belief, philosophical belief, political opinion, disability, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation. If you require any additional support or adjustments to help you make an application, please contact us at We advocate the benefits of a flexible and hybrid working environment, recognising that this means different things, to different people, in different roles




B&Q House

Chestnut Avenue

Chandler’s Ford

SO53 3LE

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Cyber security technologist (2021)

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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