Join a FREE CyberFirst Summer Course

Do you have an interest in technology want to build your understanding of online security?

If so, CyberFirst’s summer programme of free residential and online courses could be perfect for you.

What is CyberFirst?

Inspired and led by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), CyberFirst introduces young people with a passion for computing and the digital world to the opportunities of cyber security.

Each course is designed to hone the potential of young people with a taste for technology. Students will gain skills, experience and exposure that can empower them to be the future first line of defence in our CyberFirst world. For any questions see the CyberFirst FAQ.

The CyberFirst DefendersFutures and Advanced courses cover age groups from 14 to 17. You’ll learn all kinds of practical insights into digital safety and how everyday technology really works.

What is available to you?

The three courses are:

CyberFirst Defenders (virtual)

  • This online course is available to anyone in S4 in Scotland for the academic year 2020/21. It is being held across a range of dates throughout the summer and invites anyone with a passion and interest in computing to come along.

CyberFirst Futures (virtual)

  • This online course is available to anyone in S5 in Scotland for the academic year 2020/21. It is being held on across a range of dates throughout the summer and will introduce you more advanced practical features of cyber security.

CyberFirst Advanced (Paisley)

  • Available to anyone in Scotland S6 for the academic year 2020/21. This five day residential course held in Paisley between 5th to 9th July will teach you advanced skills in some of the key areas of cyber security. There are also virtual courses available across a number of dates.

Availability may be limited for some courses already and spaces are filled on a first come, first served basis.

Find more learning opportunities on our DigiKnow page.