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Gold North Wales faculty in high 10 for cyber safety as apprenticeship curiosity grows




COLEG CAMBRIA has retained its place as a frontrunner in cyber safety training.

The faculty – primarily based in Deeside, Llysfasi, Wrexham and Northop – acquired a gold award from the Nationwide Cyber Safety Centre (NCSC) as a part of its CyberFirst initiative, which goals to handle the UK’s cyber abilities hole.

Cambria is considered one of solely eight establishments in Wales to attain this benchmark.

The excellent news comes as curiosity grows within the faculty’s widespread Digital Diploma Apprenticeship in Utilized Cyber Safety, aimed toward potential learners pursuing a profession in IT, software program growth and engineering, or these already in a related place and seeking to upskill.

The course contains modules on Native Space Community Necessities, Safety and Knowledge Ethics, Net Servers and Authentication, Enterprise and Enterprise Programming, Software program Engineering, and Penetration Testing.

Nigel Holloway

Cambria’s Director of Enterprise Options Nigel Holloway stated sustaining the gold accreditation is a “main USP” for the school’s suite of digital and IT {qualifications}.

“Given the emphasis and strategic significance of combatting cybercrime on the worldwide stage, for Coleg Cambria to be amongst solely a choose variety of organisations nationwide to carry this customary is a major milestone,” he added.

“It provides our learners confidence within the programs we run and demonstrates to our Business companions that we’re on the forefront of advances on this sector.

“The programmes we ship – notably the absolutely funded Digital Diploma Apprenticeships – maintain much more weight because of this.

“A giant thanks to all of our workforce for his or her exhausting work in not solely reaching this customary however going above and past it, yr after yr.”

The Digital Diploma Apprenticeship in Utilized Cyber Safety – in partnership with Bangor College – runs for 3 years and consists of 9 hours of in-person and on-line supply per week, break up over one six-hour day and one three-hour night session. For extra info, go to the web site:

CyberFirst covers a broad vary of actions together with hundreds of free locations on CyberFirst programs at UK universities and schools. Every exercise is designed to hunt out various folks with potential, providing the help, abilities, expertise, and publicity wanted to be the long run first line of defence in our CyberFirst world. Go to to seek out out extra.