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Fully funded cohort sponsored by BAE Systems

BAE Systems is a globally renowned leader in defence, aerospace, and security solutions. With a history spanning over a century, the company remains dedicated to advancing technology and innovation to meet the evolving needs of its customers. BAE Systems operates in around 40 countries and employs a diverse workforce of more than 93,000 talented individuals who are committed to delivering mission-critical solutions.

Andrea Cullen, CEO, CAPSLOCK, said:

“We are delighted to partner with BAE Systems to launch this new initiative. Cyber security skills are a critical component of the UK’s future success and through this partnership with BAE Systems we will provide learners with the skills they need to successfully achieve a career in cyber security. We are excited to see how this partnership with BAE Systems grows in the future and we are committed to delivering the highest quality of training to learners, providing them with the skills that industry really requires.”

Mary Haigh, Chief Information and Security Officer at BAE Systems, said:  

“Cyber security skills are one of the most in-demand recruitment areas so we’re partnering with CAPSLOCK and the UK Government’s Skills Bootcamp initiative to support avenues to these exciting roles. The CAPSLOCK Cyber Security course is a proven foundation for aspiring cyber professionals which paves the way for those with no industry experience but who demonstrate clear aptitudes and attitudes. This ensures we recruit from a wealth of diverse talent across the UK."

Award-winning cyber security bootcamps
Learn new skills, develop your transferable skills, and become a Certified Cyber Security Practitioner in 16 weeks. No experience needed.

Skills Bootcamps Funding


To be eligible for a Skills Bootcamps-funded place, you need to meet all of the criteria below.
Must be aged 19 or older on or before the 31st August 2023
Must be currently living in England, and plan to to stay living in England for at least 12 months after the course end date
Must have lived in England continuously for at least 3 years, and the UK for at least 5
Must have the right to work in the UK, for at least 12 months after the course end date
Cannot have completed another Skills Bootcamps course in the current financial year
Must commit to actively seek work after graduation from the course
Must meet CAPSLOCK's entry requirements

How it works

Your tuition fee is 100% funded by the Department for Education's Skills Bootcamps campaign.
Tuition fee:
Your tuition fee is 100% funded by the Department for Education's Skills Bootcamps campaign.
Application process:
Apply for the course through our admissions process. You'll need to register using the link at the bottom of this page for the correct application form.
Limited places:
We can only offer a limited number of Skills Bootcamps-funded places. We'll ask you to apply for funding at the 'arrange tuition fee' stage, and your funding is not guaranteed until then.
Funded by the Department for Education
Arranged via CAPSLOCK

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