This apprenticeship is aimed at people who are working as an IT technician, installing and upgrading software, troubleshooting and fixing problems, and maintaining hardware and networks, and at IT developers, who develop websites, games or software.
Units include: Health and Safety in ICT (Mandatory) Developing personal and organisation effectiveness (Mandatory) Interpersonal and written communication Installing, configuring and maintaining software Install, configure and test ICT networks Testing ICT systems System management Software installation and upgrade Website design PowerPoint Spreadsheet Word processing
How will it be delivered?
This course is assessed through observation, underpinning knowledge questions and the development of a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate competence for the NVQ element of the apprenticeship and assignments for the technical certificate element. There is also a requirement to complete the following elements: Employee Rights and Responsibilities workbook and the Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
Many apprenticeships do not have formal entry requirements other than you must be working in an appropriate job. Call us for details of the entry requirements of the apprenticeship you're interested in. East Riding College does advertise some apprenticeships with a job attached on behalf of employers. Go to www.eastridingcollege.ac.uk/apprenticeships for details.
Your next steps...
Further training following an intermediate apprenticeship could be an advanced apprenticeship or other level three course. You could also progress to a level four IT qualification.
For more courses like this, check our courses page.