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Intermediate Apprenticeship in Information Technology

Apprentices learn on the job, building up knowledge and skills, gaining qualifications and earning money all at the same time

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

You will do work-based training with an employer and they are paid a wage. Your apprenticeship will involve working towards a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) and Functional Skills, as described below:

 

WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?

There are no minimum entry requirements for this Apprenticeship.  Employers may have their own entry requirements. 

 

Your suitability for the Apprenticeship may be based upon

  • Proven commitment to working in this sector, through work experience or work experience;
  • Academic and other qualifications eg GCSE's, A Level's, NVQ's or Duke Of Edinburgh awards;
  • Holding positions of responsibility at school, college or workplace;
  • Voluntary work and part-time employment

 

You should also be:

  • Motivated to succeed in this sector;
  • Willing to learn and apply that learning in to the workplace;
  • Able to demonstrate the potential to
  • complete the relevant qualification;
  • Willing to communicate effectively with a range of people; and
  • Numerate and Literate

 

WHAT JOB WILL YOU DO?

You are likely to be employed as one of the following:

  • Help desk operator
  • IT systems technician
  • IT support officer
  • Network/systems technician/support/operator
  • IT support consultant

 

HOW LONG DOES YOUR APPRENTICESHIP TAKE TO COMPLETE?

Your apprenticeship ends when all necessary components have been completed, usually no more than 12 months.  The pace of your progress will depend on you.

 

WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE AFTERWARDS?

After completing the Intermediate Apprenticeship, you could be considered for progression on to an Advanced Apprenticeship.

Qualifications required as part of the Apprenticeship Framework

 

NATIONAL VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION (NVQ)

You will need to achieve the following NVQ at Level 2

  • Installing and supporting IT systems (OCR)

 

Functional Skills

You may be required to complete Functional Skills:

  • English Level 2
  • Maths Level 2
  • IT Level 2 

 

Employment Rights and Responsibilities

 

You will discuss your individual needs with your employer and college representative


HOW TO APPLY

Please download an application form or contact the team below for more information, advice and guidance:

 

Student Services

Doncaster College

The Hub

Chappell Drive

Doncaster

DN1 2RF     

 

Tel: 0800 358 7575  

Email: click here


Disclaimer: All courses are run subject to numbers, and every effort is made to ensure the information on this leaflet is correct. Doncaster College reserves the right to amend the contents as deemed necessary. 



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