Information Communication Technician, Apprenticeship
Information communication Technicians play a vital role in any organisation, big or small, resulting in varied job opportunities once you’re qualified.
The broad purpose of this role is to operate and control the IT infrastructure efficiently, providing support for internal and external customers; learning alongside trained and experienced professionals is the perfect environment to learn these skills.
This qualification is aligned with professional qualifications, creating more competent and qualified workforces. The three pathways learners tend to take after completing ICT apprenticeships are Support Technician, Network Technician and Digital Communications Technician.
This course is part of our Career Excellence Hubs, which brings you closer to industry than ever before. You will hear from people within the industry, who will equip you with the latest skills, to enhance your future career opportunities.
What does the course involve?
The apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to combine theory and practical learning, so you acquire a wide range of knowledge and skills that can be applied to the workplace.
Key technical skills and competencies that you will learn and develop include communication skills, IT security, remote infrastructure, data recording and communication, problem solving, workflow management, health and safety, performance, processes associated with WEEE (the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive).
How will the course be assessed?
You will be assessed through workplace observations, write ups and research that will form a portfolio of evidence. Online knowledge exams, a practical project, and an interview.
What future study opportunities and careers are there?
Most learners will progress into a technician-level position. You could also progress to related higher education programmes, such as the degrees or degree apprenticeships on offer at University Centre Weston.
What do I do next?
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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. You will also need to be in relevant employment, but we can help you to find this.
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