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CyberFirst Advanced Edinburgh (Residential)

A free five-day residential course for 16 and 17-year-old students to build advanced skills in some key areas of cyber security. CyberFirst Advanced will hone the skills and behaviours needed 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 students and their friends and family stay safe online.

25 Jul - 29 Jul 2022

Edinburgh

Five days

Students currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland)

Residential

CyberFirst Defenders Virtual Summer Course (1)

A free online course for 14 to 15 year-olds. The course offers a valuable introduction to building and protecting small networks and personal devices. CyberFirst Defenders increases students’ awareness of cyber security, whilst equipping them with a set of relevant practical skills they can apply in their own lives. It also helps students visualise themselves in a cyber security career, guiding them to the technology-related qualifications they’ll need. This course helps those who attend stay safe online.

25 Jul - 05 Aug 2022

Online

Ten half-day structured sessions

Students currently in Year 10 (England and Wales), S4 (Scotland) and Year 11 (Northern Ireland)

Virtual

CyberFirst Advanced Cardiff (Residential)

A free five-day residential course for 16 and 17-year-old students to build advanced skills in some key areas of cyber security. CyberFirst Advanced will hone the skills and behaviours needed 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 students and their friends and family stay safe online.

01 Aug - 05 Aug 2022

Cardiff

Five days

Students currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland)

Residential

CyberFirst Advanced Virtual Summer Course (1)

A free online course for 16 and 17-year-old students to build advanced skills in some key areas of cyber security. CyberFirst Advanced will hone the skills and behaviours needed 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 students and their friends and family stay safe online.

25 Jul - 05 Aug 2022

Online

Ten half-day structured sessions

Students currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland)

Virtual

CyberFirst Futures Virtual Summer Course (1)

A free five-day online course for 15 and 16-year-old students, introducing them to more advanced practical features of cyber security. Explore advanced cyber security threats to devices, apps and software, then discover ways to protect against them. The course offers an insight into not just the method but the motivation behind cyber threats. Students will also explore legislation, study typical behaviours of likely cyber attackers, and apply this new understanding of how to protect networks. These skills will help students and their friends and family stay safe online.

01 Aug - 12 Aug 2022

Online

Ten half-day structured sessions

Students currently in Year 11 (England and Wales), S5 (Scotland) and Year 12 (Northern Ireland)

Virtual

CyberFirst Advanced Bristol (Residential)

A free five-day residential course for 16 and 17-year-old students to build advanced skills in some key areas of cyber security. CyberFirst Advanced will hone the skills and behaviours needed 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 students and their friends and family stay safe online.

08 Aug - 12 Aug 2022

Bristol

Five days

Students currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland)

Residential

CyberFirst Advanced Bristol (Non-residential)

A free five-day non-residential course for 16 and 17-year-old students to build advanced skills in some key areas of cyber security. CyberFirst Advanced will hone the skills and behaviours needed 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 students and their friends and family stay safe online.

08 Aug - 12 Aug 2022

Bristol

Five days

Students currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland)

In person - Non-residential

CyberFirst Advanced West London (Residential)

A free five-day residential course for 16 and 17-year-old students to build advanced skills in some key areas of cyber security. CyberFirst Advanced will hone the skills and behaviours needed 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 students and their friends and family stay safe online.

08 Aug - 12 Aug 2022

West London

Five days

Students currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland)

Residential

CyberFirst Futures Bristol (Residential)

A free five-day residential course for 15 and 16-year-old students, introducing them to more advanced practical features of cyber security. Explore advanced cyber security threats to devices, apps and software, then discover ways to protect against them. The course offers an insight into not just the method but the motivation behind cyber threats. Students will also explore legislation, study typical behaviours of likely cyber attackers, and apply this new understanding of how to protect networks. These skills will help students and their friends and family stay safe online.

15 Aug - 19 Aug 2022

Bristol

Five days

Students currently in Year 11 (England and Wales), S5 (Scotland) and Year 12 (Northern Ireland)

Residential

CyberFirst Futures Bristol (Non-residential)

A free five-day non-residential course for 15 and 16-year-old students, introducing them to more advanced practical features of cyber security. Explore advanced cyber security threats to devices, apps and software, then discover ways to protect against them. The course offers an insight into not just the method but the motivation behind cyber threats. Students will also explore legislation, study typical behaviours of likely cyber attackers, and apply this new understanding of how to protect networks. These skills will help students and their friends and family stay safe online.

15 Aug - 19 Aug 2022

Bristol

Five days

Students currently in Year 11 (England and Wales), S5 (Scotland) and Year 12 (Northern Ireland)

In person - Non-residential

CyberFirst Futures Virtual Summer Course (2)

A free five-day online course for 15 and 16-year-old students, introducing them to more advanced practical features of cyber security. Explore advanced cyber security threats to devices, apps and software, then discover ways to protect against them. The course offers an insight into not just the method but the motivation behind cyber threats. Students will also explore legislation, study typical behaviours of likely cyber attackers, and apply this new understanding of how to protect networks. These skills will help students and their friends and family stay safe online.

08 Aug - 19 Aug 2022

Online

Ten half-day structured sessions

Students currently in Year 11 (England and Wales), S5 (Scotland) and Year 12 (Northern Ireland)

Virtual

CyberFirst Advanced Lancaster (Residential)

A free five-day residential course for 16 and 17-year-old students to build advanced skills in some key areas of cyber security. CyberFirst Advanced will hone the skills and behaviours needed 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 students and their friends and family stay safe online.

15 Aug - 19 Aug 2022

Lancaster

Five days

Students currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland)

Residential

CyberFirst Advanced Surrey (Residential)

A free five-day residential course for 16 and 17-year-old students to build advanced skills in some key areas of cyber security. CyberFirst Advanced will hone the skills and behaviours needed 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 students and their friends and family stay safe online.

15 Aug - 19 Aug 2022

Surrey

Five days

Students currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland)

Residential

CyberFirst Defenders Virtual Summer Course (2)

A free online course for 14 to 15 year-olds. The course offers a valuable introduction to building and protecting small networks and personal devices. CyberFirst Defenders increases students’ awareness of cyber security, whilst equipping them with a set of relevant practical skills they can apply in their own lives. It also helps students visualise themselves in a cyber security career, guiding them to the technology-related qualifications they’ll need. This course helps those who attend stay safe online.

15 Aug - 26 Aug 2022

Online

Ten half-day structured sessions

Students currently in Year 10 (England and Wales), S4 (Scotland) and Year 11 (Northern Ireland)

Virtual

CyberFirst Futures Virtual Summer Course (3)

A free five-day online course for 15 and 16-year-old students, introducing them to more advanced practical features of cyber security. Explore advanced cyber security threats to devices, apps and software, then discover ways to protect against them. The course offers an insight into not just the method but the motivation behind cyber threats. Students will also explore legislation, study typical behaviours of likely cyber attackers, and apply this new understanding of how to protect networks. These skills will help students and their friends and family stay safe online.

15 Aug - 26 Aug 2022

Online

Ten half-day structured sessions

Students currently in Year 11 (England and Wales), S5 (Scotland) and Year 12 (Northern Ireland)

Virtual

CyberFirst Advanced Warwick (Residential)

A free five-day residential course for 16 and 17-year-old students to build advanced skills in some key areas of cyber security. CyberFirst Advanced will hone the skills and behaviours needed 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 students and their friends and family stay safe online.

22 Aug - 26 Aug 2022

Warwick

Five days

Students currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland)

Residential

CyberFirst Advanced Belfast (Residential)

A free five-day residential course for 16 and 17-year-old students to build advanced skills in some key areas of cyber security. CyberFirst Advanced will hone the skills and behaviours needed 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 students and their friends and family stay safe online.

22 Aug - 26 Aug 2022

Belfast

Five days

Students currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland)

Residential

CyberFirst Advanced Virtual Summer Course (2)

A free online course for 16 and 17-year-old students to build advanced skills in some key areas of cyber security. CyberFirst Advanced will hone the skills and behaviours needed 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 students and their friends and family stay safe online.

15 Aug - 26 Aug 2022

Online

Ten half-day structured sessions

Students currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), S6 (Scotland) and Year 13 (Northern Ireland)

Virtual