Course availability: limited girls places, full for boys accepting reserve applications
This fully funded, five-day residential course is aimed at attracting a diverse range of students, typically between 16 and 17-years-old, to build advanced skills in some key areas of cyber security. It is open to students currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland) in the 2021/22 academic year. Places are limited, so sign up now to secure your spot!
CyberFirst Advanced will hone the skills and behaviours you need to enter the cyber security or tech-based workplace for real. The course is designed to expand the knowledge of students already studying computer science or who have a passion and aptitude for all things tech. Gain skills in key areas including digital forensics, encryption technologies, penetration testing and open-source intelligence techniques. These skills will help you and your friends and family stay safe online.
08 Aug - 12 Aug 2022
Start time: 10:00 hrs
Finish time: 17:00 hrs
The exact location of the course will be provided in the joining instructions.
You’ll gather valuable experience, explore your career options and make your CV and UCAS application stand out by attending this course with like-minded students your own age.
Each course will run over five, full-day, structured sessions where the content will be delivered in our usual fun and interesting way. There will be planned evening activities where you’ll be able to get to know each other in a fun and relaxed setting.
A CyberFirst Advanced residential course counts as a residential activity towards a Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award.
This CyberFirst Advanced course has been certified by the NCSC.