L4 Cyber Security Technologist Apprentice (Modux Ltd) MODUX LIMITED

The Cyber Security Technologist will monitor network traffic and alerts, actively participate in incident response, conduct vulnerability assessments, and gain proficiency in security tools. Additionally, they will stay updated on emerging threats and best practices through ongoing learning and research.

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Closing date: 08 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £16,000 - £18,000 Per Annum

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Security Monitoring: Assist in monitoring network traffic and security alerts for potential threats or anomalies
  • Incident Response: Participate in the investigation and resolution of security incidents, including documenting findings and recommending preventive measures
  • Vulnerability Assessment: Support in conducting regular vulnerability assessments and penetration tests to identify potential weaknesses in systems and applications
  • Security Tools Management: Learn to operate and manage various security tools and technologies used for monitoring and protection
  • Security Research: Stay up to date with emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and industry best practices through continuous learning and research

The training you will be getting

Firebrand’s sector leading Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist (L4CST) Apprenticeship Programme trains apprentices to implement a series of technical, procedural, and physical controls to monitor, detect and respond to a wide range of cyber security threats.

The apprentice is trained in cyber risk and mitigation, maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of digital data. They will use their skills to feed into policy decisions of a cyber security awareness culture within the business.

The CST standard has 3 distinct options:

  • Cyber Security Engineer - designs, develops and implements security solutions across a network
  • Cyber Risk Analyst - assesses, analyses, and mitigates cyber-related risk
  • Cyber Defender & Responder - configures and monitors security systems and responds to incidents/security breaches

Firebrands course is delivered either Online (online live instructor led), or face to face in the classroom environment (your choice). Our Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Learning Mentors (LMs) and world-leading trainers prepare apprentices to work across multiple sectors.

Completion of this apprenticeship will provide learners with the following world class vendor certifications in addition to the Cyber Security Technologist apprenticeship:

  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • EC Council Certified Network Defender

Key areas covered are:

  • Networking & Cyber Security Fundamentals
  • Network Security
  • Threat, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment
  • Operating System Security
  • Cryptography
  • Information Security & Management Frameworks
  • Access Control Systems
  • Security Policies

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The role offers a permanent role upon completion of the apprenticeship depending on performance

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Time management skills, Resilience, Eager to learn, Passion for Cyber Security


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade (A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade (A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)) Essential

Things to consider

Basic understanding of networking concepts and protocols. Familiarity with operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.).

About the employer

Modux was founded in 2008, initially delivering research, software development and consultancy services within the UK defence sector. Since then the company has expanded and now employs select elite technical experts, each having worked on some of the world’s largest technology and digital security programmes. The company was formed on a strong technical foundation to deliver specialist consulting, assurance and research services to an exceptional standard throughout UK industry. Modux are a NCSC-approved CHECK company and perform penetration testing and security assessment services as part of the government accredited CHECK scheme.




31-34 High Street



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Raymond Duke


0203 8342872

Apprenticeship standard

Cyber security technologist (2021)

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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