Cyber Security Bootcamp for Unemployed

Region: Cumbria, Lancashire, Yorkshire

About this course

This 6-week Cyber Security bootcamp is a fully-funded course (which means it’s free for you) and is designed specifically for unemployed people. It will equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to start a career in cyber security. This professional course is delivered remotely so you can study flexibly in classes taught by a dedicated industry expert.

Dive into the fundamentals of cyber security and learn how to adapt a cyber mindset in this intensive bootcamp. Specifically, you’ll understand topics such as cloud computing, computer networking, and cyber defence strategies.

You’ll also receive expert guidance in CV writing and a guaranteed interview with an industry employer.

What You’ll Learn

  • The fundamental concepts and techniques of cyber security
  • Cloud computing and networking
  • Identify and understand common cybercrimes
  • Detect and respond to security incidents
  • CV writing and Job Interview techniques

Career Opportunities

This course leads to further development and career opportunities as:

  • Junior Cyber Security Analyst
  • Junior Cyber Network Engineer


This is a fully-funded course and is free of charge.

  • You must be 19 or over
  • Currently unemployed
  • Not studying or in education
  • Have the right to live and work in UK
  • You’ll need access to a computer, laptop or tablet device in order to complete the coursework


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