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Level 3 Information Communication Technician Apprenticeship

Level 3 Information Communication Technician Apprenticeship

Type of LearningApprenticeship

Course CodeA6604

Study ModePart Time

DurationThis course is 18 months in length

Awarded ByThis course is awarded by The British Computing Society

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About the course

The Information Communications Technician makes their contribution through the application of infrastructure management tools to automate the provisioning, testing, deployment and monitoring of infrastructure components. An Information Communications Technician (ICT) provides support to internal and/or external customers, by using tools or systems to problem solve and trouble-shoot routine and non-routine problems. This occupation supports clients/customers with their systems. They achieve this through monitoring and maintaining the systems and/or platforms to maximise productivity and user experience. An ICT could be installing and configuring computer systems, diagnosing hardware and/or software faults, solving technical and applications problems, either remotely or in person. Some examples of these issues are slow performance, connection problems, and an inability to access data. The work of an ICT involves undertaking a vast array of specialist roles supporting business critical requirements and focus on customer solutions. Networking, Server, IT Essentials, Secure Communications, programming, and databases are just an example of typical tasks and projects undertaken within the likely areas of employment. In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with a wide variety of internal or external users of digital systems, through digital channels, remotely and/or face to face.

Type of LearningApprenticeship

Course CodeA6604

Study ModePart Time

DurationThis course is 18 months in length

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Awarded ByThis course is awarded by The British Computing Society

Entry requirements

Prior computing experience is preferred. A minimum of five, 5's at GCSE including Maths and English.

Assessment

Throughout the course an apprentice will gather workplace evidence and build their own unique portfolio. The portfolio will represent their working practices, showcasing the knowledge, skills and behaviors that they have acquired. Within college the apprentice will develop their skills performing practical demonstrations that are linked to the job role that they are in. The apprentices' portfolio will underpin a professional discussion at the end of the apprenticeship and also the apprentice will complete a project in a controlled environment.

Careers & Progression

On completion, the apprentice will have gained the foundational knowledge, skills and professional competence to continue a career within the IT industry . A direct progress route a Degree Apprenticeship in Cyber Security or Network Systems

Additional Details

Equipment Supplied

All licensed software is included and whilst in session computer hardware is also provided.

Extra curricular activities

There are a number of extra curricular activities which an apprentice can become actively involved in. Due to our staff's links with vendors there are opportunities throughout the year to partake in vendor days which opens the doors into a community of opportunities.

Employer information

Employer Benefits

An employer can benefit by actively being involved in the progress of their employee. The employer can support the apprentices learning and help shape a cyber security technician to their standards. The latest protection techniques will be taught to your business requirements along with the important soft skills for successful employment.

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