ITAG Skillnet & Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Cyber Security Bootcamp
ITAG Skillnet and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) in conjunction with DSP present a Job Seekers Support Programme (JSSP) Cyber Security Bootcamp commencing April 2016.
Candidates will be trained, assessed and tested throughout the boot camp and candidates will receive a placement in HPE Ballybrit, Galway state of the art innovation centre after completing the training syllabus. Workplace functions will include Cyber Defense, Cyber Security application support & Service Desk front line Technical support, mentoring, and much more.
Paul Brennan, Operations Manager – Cyber Security – ‘’The combination of the ITAG Skillnet technical bootcamp together with a real hands placement within a growing and emerging technology sector in Ireland, provides a powerful and effective platform for job seekers looking to integrate back into the workplace…’’
Mark Lardner, Skills Development – HPE ’Ever since its inception in 2011, the Jobbridge scheme has been of enormous benefit to both us as an organisation and for jobseekers interested in pursuing I.T. as a career. This course has no barriers to entry for jobseekers, just a positive attitude and a willingness to learn is required!”
The program is targeted at job seekers with limited IT background who have a proactive positive attitude, are capable of working independently or as part of a cross functional team, possess good written and verbal communication skills. General knowledge and understanding of Information Technology Infrastructures would be an advantage but not necessary.
Training Comprises of:
- Infrastructure Fundamentals
- Cyber Security
- Linux & Unix fundamentals
The training will be provided by the ITAG Skillnet, HPE and leading IT trainers.
Suitable for Job Seekers on the live register for 3 months + and approved by the Department of Social Protection (DSP)
- Those interested in working in the software sector
- Those who already possess some IT Skills, qualifications or experience
- Those who would like to develop their careers as support engineers in the fast growing Cyber Security environment
- Based in the West or those able to travel to Galway for training and internship
The programme involves nine weeks training and an additional work placement on JSSP/Jobsbridge depending on eligibility.
ITAG Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets <http://www.skillnets.ie/> funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.
Applicants interested in participating in this program should email a copy of their CV to Mark Lardner, Skills Development Manager HPE email@example.com