There are a number of components that make up an IT Advanced Apprenticeship. Here you will find an outline of the qualifications you will achieve and the units and vocational areas you will cover throughout your training as well as other important information such as timescales, funding and what this qualification can lead to.
Advanced Apprenticeship for IT Application Specialist, which includes:
The apprenticeship is made up of mandatory units which cover the essential skills required for working in an IT environment, such as improving productivity using IT, understanding the potential of IT and developing team and personal effectiveness. There are then a variety of optional units to choose from which focus on the specific tasks you carry out within your role which could include:
Assessment method: There are various methods available that can be tailored to suit your needs, such as:
All teaching, learning and assessment for the qualification will take place in the workplace. There is no requirement to attend college.
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Having completed the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship, an apprentice can progress to further vocational study in their chosen sector, for example, to take a Foundation Degree.
They may also progress to Further or Higher Education to take an HNC or HND programme.
Entry requirements: You must be employed in an IT environment carrying out IT tasks for at least 16 hours per week.
There are no specific qualifications required for entry on to the apprenticeship framework, however, many employers require good (A*-C) GCSE passes in English and Maths in order to enter an Advanced Apprenticeship.
The majority of IT Application Specialist apprenticeship roles require:
Roles in data management would suit individuals who:
Roles related to websites and social media:
Roles in application helpdesk support would suit those with:
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