I’m 18 and I’m an apprentice Security Enginner.
(If you don’t know what an apprentice is, it’s like an intern, but you get paid and a qualification and it’s the actual job you sign up for.)
At the end of the apprenticeship I get a L4 Cyber Security Technogist qualification.
I hear a lot of people talking about getting CompTia qualifications, but my colleague’s have said it’s not really worth getting, since I have experience.
I hear it’s quite hard to get a job in cyber security, is this only for people who have never worked in it?
I’d love to do more of a role on the offensive side, like penetration testing. Would it be hard for me to get into it?
I can and probably will (for a little while), stay at my job even after I finish my apprenticeship. Is this a good idea?
I know I’m asking a lot of questions, it’s just my first IT job and I want to know my potential :P