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:

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LEVEL 1 —
FULL-TIME INTENSIVE BOOTCAMP

6 Months

  • 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 &
REAL-WORLD TRAINING

3 Years

  • Full-time positions in partner organisations 

  • Monthly full-time salary

LEVEL 3 — 
ADVANCED UPSKILLING

1 Week for Every 6 Months during Level 2 Training

  • Level up skillsets

 

CORE CURRICULUM

- 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:

PROGRAMMING

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MEMORY MANAGEMENT

OPERATING SYSTEMS (OS) AND KERNEL INTERNALS

SOFTWARE SECURITY

NETWORK SECURITY & ANALYSIS

ASSEMBLY

REVERSE ENGINEERING

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VULNERABILITY RESEARCH

 

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.

More Info Soon

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Through ARTP, you will be trained in Level 1 and work in Level 2 either as a:

CYBERSECURITY RESEARCHER

CYBERSECURITY ADVANCED THREATS & VULNERABILITIES ANALYST

CYBERSECURITY DEVELOPER

 

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.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

STEP 1.
SUBMIT APPLICATION FORM

STEP 2.
COMPLETE ONLINE CHALLENGE

STEP 3.
SKILLS ASSESSMENT TEST

STEP 4.
INTERVIEW

The selection process will take 1 month.
Application now open for November 2021 Cohort.

 

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 slated to start in November 2021.

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.

Have a question?

 

WHY JOIN ARTP?

TAILORED CURRICULUM

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

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1:6 TUTOR-TRAINEE RATIO

Facilitates individual focused and dedicated training

CAREER MENTORSHIP

Access to career mentors ranging from experienced practising trainers and professionals, to seniors from previous cohorts

GET PAID

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

CONTINUOUS LEARNING

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

The next ARTP cohort is slated to start in November 2021.

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