Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) inInfrastructure Technician

An Infrastructure Technician provides support to internal and external customers, helping them to be productive when using technology to do their own jobs, by using tools to problem solve and trouble shoot non-routine problems. The Infrastructure Technician sets people up on systems and provides support when they need it, rectifying issues to maintain the organisations productivity.

This Apprenticeship programme is designed for those who work or wish to work within IT. Typical roles will include:

  • Help Desk Technician
  • First or Second Line Support
  • IT Infrastructure Technician
  • Network Support
  • Rated outstanding for apprenticeships in our June 2017 ofsted inspection
    Ofsted - Outstanding Provider

Key Facts

Apprenticeship Level:

Advanced

Start Dates:

Indicative Cost:

College Code: C-AP3ITEC

Who is this Apprenticeship for?

This Apprenticeship programme is designed for those who work or wish to work within IT. Typical roles will include Help Desk Technician, First or Second Line Support, IT Infrastructure Technician, Network Support.

Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include five GCSEs, (especially English, Mathematics and a Science or Technology subject); a relevant Level 2 Apprenticeship; other relevant qualifications and experience; or an aptitude test with a focus on IT skills.

Course Content

  • Data
  • Performance
  • Remote Infrastructure
  • IT Security
  • Problem Solving
  • Workflow Management

Qualifications included in the Apprenticeship:

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Infrastructure Technician
  • Level 3 Award in Business Processes
  • Level 3 Award in Cloud Services
  • Level 3 Award in Mobile and Operating Systems
  • Level 3 Award in Coding and Logic
  • Level 3 award in Networking and Architecture (or vendor equivalent)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English and maths (if required)


Assessment Methods

Regular formative reviews between employer, apprentice and the college.

Development of assignments demonstrating learning from their job role or work place.

Synoptic Project.

Employer Reference.

Interview.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSES Grade 4(C) or above including English, Maths and Science. IT Related qualification.

English & Maths

If an Apprentice has not already achieved Level 2 (GCSE C/4 or above) English & Maths they must study for and achieve Functional Skills Level 2 English & Maths.

This will be completed through a day release to attend Loughborough College.

Progression Opportunities

This Apprenticeship is recognised for entry onto the register of IT technicians confirming SFIA Level 3 professional competence and those completing the Apprenticeship are eligible to apply for registration.

Delivery Model

Work based training and assessments to complement the skills that are learnt, developed and used within the workplace.

College based training currently one day per week day (term time only).

Day release to complete Functional Skills if required.

Average duration is 24 months which includes an End Point Assessment.

Payment Breakdown

Levy payers pay 100% of training costs via Levy.

Non Levy employers with 50+ staff or for an Apprentice aged 19+, pay 5% of training costs.

Non Levy Employers with less than 50 staff and an Apprentice aged 18 or younger, fully funded.

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