The IT industry develops computer solutions that help businesses and individuals become more successful in their work. IT professionals serve customers in all types of business. They could be developing software or websites, helping companies set up new systems, or training people to use their IT facilities. IT apprentices will study software installation, communication skills and technical fault diagnosis, and gain an IT qualification from a recognised group such as Microsoft or CompTIA.
You will gain skills and knowledge to work effectively and efficiently with IT systems, communications and productivity tools and applications in a range of job roles and industry sectors. Mandatory units: Health and Safety in ICT Develop Own Effectiveness and Professionalism Optional units include: Customer Care in ICT; Interpersonal and Written Communication Data Modelling; Data Structures and Algorithms; Technical Fault Diagnosis; Working with ICT Hardware and Equipment Introduction to IT Systems Development Requirements for ICT Systems.
Following the successful completion of your course you can progress to an advanced apprenticeship in IT or you can join the industry. This apprenticeship could lead to a broad range of IT careers such as support technician, website administrator, helpdesk professional or field operations. This course opens up a host of career opportunities.
Suitability - Who should attend?
Employment in a suitable job role. GCSEs in maths, English language and ICT grade A* to E or 3-9. Some employers may also specify additional qualifications. We will provide individual advice and guidance for applicants who do not meet these entry requirements.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Young Apprenticeship/Apprenticeship at Level 2
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