What will I learn?
An Infrastructure Technician requires a combination of technical competencies, knowledge and skills in the following areas: IT Security, Remote Infrastructure, Problem Solving, Workflow Management, Cabling & connectivity, architecture of computer systems, disaster recovery plans, networking skills and deploying and securely integrating mobile devices.
The five mandatory modules are:
- Networking and Architecture
- Mobile and Operating Systems
- Cloud Services
- Coding and Logic
- Business Processes
As part of the apprenticeship programme you will be required to undertake both on and off-the-job training. While your employer will be responsible for your training on-the-job (workplace), the College and your employer will be jointly responsible for your off-the-job training enabling you to help develop the right knowledge, skills and behaviours to become competent in your job role.
What grades will I need?
Five GCSEs at 9–3/A*–D (Including English and Maths).
How will I be assessed?
Apprentices must meet the knowledge, skills, and behaviours as defined within the standard. All apprentices must take an independent assessment at the end of their training to assess their ability and competence in their job role.
Where will it lead me?
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.