Apprenticeships are a popular choice for people looking for on-the-job training and the opportunity to gain recognised experience whilst earning a wage. Your training will take place at College in conjunction with your employer and they will be heavily involved in your progress and development.

A Infrastructure Technician Apprenticeship will give you valuable experience within the IT industry. Whether it is working as a Help Desk Technician, First or Second Line Support, IT Infrastructure Technician, Network Support, this apprenticeship will pair you with one of the many highly successful local businesses specialising in IT hardware/software use and support.

You will come to college one day a week where you will explore and research the latest developments in IT software and hardware, working processes and practices. The remainder of the week you will be working alongside the experts in the industry as part of the workforce of one of the locally based business.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of this Apprenticeship you could work in any business within their IT support department or within one of the many businesses that offer IT and Network services an support, or possibly continue your studies into Higher Education.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will need to show a strong commitment to pursuing a career within the IT Infrastructure/Support industry and keen interest in developing your IT Skills and knowledge. Ideally will have completed a relevant Level 3 qualification.

You will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs including English and maths grades 9-4 (formerly A*-C). Alternatively, successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification and have achieved a Level 2 Functional Skill in English, maths and ICT

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
DAX0HE0004 01/08/2020 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Course content

Course Content 

The Apprenticeship includes the following modules

  • Knowledge Module 1: Networking and Architecture

  • Knowledge Module 2: Mobile and Operating Systems

  • Knowledge Module 3: Cloud Services

  • Knowledge Module 4: Coding and Logic

  • Knowledge Module 5: Business Processes

More info

Start Day/Time 

September 2017

Duration 

18 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Apprenticeship Standard

Awarding Body 

British Computer Society

Curriculum Area 

Business, Digital, Leadership & ESOL - Digital & Computing

Duration 

18 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Apprenticeship Standard

Awarding Body 

British Computer Society