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8 August deadline for Govt Cyber Apprenticeships

August 1st 2016

Due to the major shortage of cyber skills in the UK, the Government has committed to recruiting apprentices to fill this skills gap.

The Civil Service Cyber Apprenticeship scheme is supporting the Government’s goal of creating 3 million apprentices in England by 2020. The recruitment campaign for this scheme is currently live and the application process closes on 8th August.

The following link provides details of the apprenticeship scheme and how to apply:


If you are interested, you may also find few social media links of interest:



Following the recruitment exercise, the Civil Service expects to have a number of quality apprentices for start in September/October this year, who will then be placed in different Government departments in various locations in the UK.

Apply now if you think you have what it takes to outwit cybercriminals and help protect the nation by beoming a cybersecurity apprentice.

For more information before applying, contact Purvi Kay at  purvi.kay@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk or on 07391 409052 or Nicola Dunn at nicola.dunn@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk or on 07786 660062.