ALPHA RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAMME (ARTP)
Designed to prepare individuals with a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) background for a career in cybersecurity research and development
A FULL-TIME PROGRAMME THAT INCLUDES:
LEVEL 1 —
FULL-TIME INTENSIVE BOOTCAMP
Rigorous practical training
1:6 Tutor-Trainee ratio
Career sessions with industry partners
Career mentorship with industry experts
Monthly study allowance
LEVEL 2 —
INDUSTRY PLACEMENT &
Full-time positions in partner organisations
Monthly full-time salary
LEVEL 3 —
1 Week for Every 6 Months during Level 2 Training
Level up skillsets
- Hands-on lessons and labs focused on instilling practical cybersecurity skills to perform advanced vulnerability research and analyse national-level advanced persistent threat (APT)
- Curriculum tailored to each trainee’s strengths, aptitude and aspiration
- Face-to-face full weekday training at the Red Alpha office
Topics that will be covered include:
OPERATING SYSTEMS (OS) AND KERNEL INTERNALS
NETWORK SECURITY & ANALYSIS
SUPPLEMENTARY INDUSTRY COURSES & CERTIFICATIONS
In addition to our core curriculum, ARTP trainees will be enrolled in industry courses. ARTP Trainees will receive highly-acclaimed industry certifications if they pass the exams.
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Through ARTP, you will be trained in Level 1 and work in Level 2 either as a:
CYBERSECURITY ADVANCED THREATS & VULNERABILITIES ANALYST
PROGRAMME FEE — S$0
While there is no cost for you to join ARTP, the investment we make in you is borne by Red Alpha and our partners. This is our commitment to developing you as a next-generation cybersecurity researcher, advanced threats and vulnerabilities analyst, and developer for Singapore.
When you are selected as an ARTP trainee, you are required to sign an agreement in which you will be obligated to complete the intensive bootcamp and work in our partner organisations for 3 years upon graduation from the bootcamp training.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
WHO CAN APPLY FOR ARTP?
Fresh polytechnic and university (or equivalent) graduates and mid-careerists are eligible.
MUST I HAVE A CYBERSECURITY BACKGROUND TO APPLY FOR ARTP?
While a cybersecurity background is not essential to excel in ARTP, you must have an aptitude and passion for cybersecurity and a background in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM).
HOW WILL THE LEVEL 1 BOOTCAMP TRAINING BE CONDUCTED?
It will be conducted face-to-face on weekdays 9am to 6pm at the Red Alpha office.
IS ARTP A TRAINEESHIP OR A FULL-TIME JOB?
ARTP is a full-time employment position. Trainees will have to first complete a 6-month full-time bootcamp training during which they will receive a monthly study allowance. This is followed by a 3-year full-time position in a Red Alpha partner organisation during which they will receive a monthly salary that commensurates with their job roles, skills and experience.
WHEN DOES THE NEXT ARTP COHORT START?
The next cohort is yet to be announced.
ARE FOREIGNERS ELIGIBLE?
Currently, we are only accepting applications from Singaporeans and Singapore PRs for ARTP.
However, interested foreigners can join the ARTP bootcamp training at the fee of:
- S$99,000 — 6-month bootcamp with curriculum catered to individual’s aptitude; or
- S$120,000 — 6-month bootcamp with curriculum catered to individual’s aptitude and 5 additional 1-week upskilling training every 6 months upon graduation.
Please contact us for more information.
I AM GOING TO ENLIST IN NATIONAL SERVICE (NS) AFTER GRADUATING FROM POLYTECHNIC. CAN I APPLY TO JOIN ARTP?
ARTP is a full-time programme and trainees must be committed for 3 years and 6 months. We welcome interested candidates to apply for ARTP after they have completed their NS.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I DO NOT WANT TO CONTINUE ARTP IN BETWEEN THE 3 YEARS AND 6 MONTHS?
There will be a penalty imposed if you wish to leave during any period of ARTP.
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WHY JOIN ARTP?
For each individual trainee based on their strengths, aptitude and aspirations
LEARN FROM THE BEST
Experienced practising trainers and mentors with technical and operational experiences from private and public companies/organisations and cyber intelligence and defence units
1:6 TUTOR-TRAINEE RATIO
Facilitates individual focused and dedicated training
Access to career mentors ranging from experienced practising trainers and professionals, to seniors from previous cohorts
Study allowance during the 6-month bootcamp and full-time employment salary during industry/real-world training
INDUSTRY RECOGNISED CERTIFICATES
During Level 1 Full-Time Intensive Bootcamp, trainees will be enrolled in highly-acclaimed industry courses and certification exams
1-week skills upgrading at Red Alpha office every 6 months during industry/real-world training
SUPPORTIVE RED ALPHA CULTURE
Lifetime membership in Red Alpha's active thriving ecosystem with mutually supportive partners, mentors and trainees
ARTP APPLICATION FORM
Application is currently closed.
More information on the next Cohort to be determined.