Get £3,000 of industry-leading training in Cyber Skills for your business


Does your business operate in Devon or Cornwall? If so, you could gain access to £3,000 worth of industry-leading training in Cyber Skills for a fraction of the cost.

BIT Training is offering 24 delegates in our region a route into the UK’s thriving tech sector which employs more than 1.5 million people and brings £149 billion to the economy.

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One of the industry’s fastest-growing areas is cyber security – something that is becoming a top priority for businesses of all sizes.

With rapid technological advancements, demand for highly skilled professionals in the field is increasing. Our Devon & Somerset Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP) has been put in place to help fill those skills gaps and sustain UK businesses’ growth and competitiveness in the global market.

In today’s digital world, data is a valuable asset for businesses. It is therefore important to take steps to protect it from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction.

BIT Training information security skills boot camp is funded by the Department for Education, incorporating the British Computer Society (BCS) Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP).

This certificate provides participants with the foundation knowledge they need as part of their day-to-day information security responsibilities and covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • Information risk
  • Disaster recovery and business continuity management
  • Comprehension of the relevant current national and international standards, frameworks and organisations that facilitate the management of information security.

The skills bootcamp starts on 19 June and runs online over 10 weeks, with four hours of tutor-led sessions (one two-hour session every Tuesday and one two-hour session every Thursday).

Courses will be delivered by experienced information security professionals who are passionate about helping businesses protect their data.


To be eligible you must be:

  • Aged 19 or over
  • A resident in Devon or Cornwall
  • Employed, unemployed or underemployed
  • Be able to commit to the full 10 weeks

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SME Employer contribution is £300 and if one of your employees is responsible for securing your organisation’s data, this boot camp is an investment that will pay off in the long run by helping you protect your most valuable asset.

This CISMP course is ideal for members of information security management teams, IT managers, security and systems managers, information asset owners and employees with legal compliance responsibilities.

If you’d like to know more about the skills boot camp, contact the BIT Training team via email at