CyberFirst Advanced

CyberFirst Advanced is a fully funded five-day residential course aimed at attracting a diverse range of students currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland). The lessons students learn will hone the skills and behaviours they need to enter the cyber security or tech-based workplace for real. Course content will be delivered in a fun and interesting way and students will get to meet other like-minded young people. 

The course is aimed at students who are already studying computer science or who have a passion and aptitude for all things tech. Students will gain advanced skills in key areas of cyber security, such as digital forensics, encryption technologies, penetration testing and open-source intelligence techniques. This course helps those who attend stay safe online. 

What is Cyberfirst?

CyberFirst introduces young people with a passion for technology to the fascinating and fast-paced world of cyber security. It is a programme of opportunities inspired and led by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a part of GCHQ. 

Each course is designed to inspire and encourage students from all backgrounds to explore and consider careers in cyber security, offering young people with potential the support, skills, experience and exposure needed to be the future first line of defence in our CyberFirst world. 

Students will acquire valuable experience, explore their career options and make their CV and UCAS application stand out by attending this course with like-minded people their own age.

These CyberFirst Advanced courses have been certified by the NCSC. 

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