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DIGITAL, DATA AND IT APPRENTICESHIP

IT Solutions Technician Level 3

Beginning a career with the technology industry requires knowledge of the latest systems and the best method for implementing and managing these within businesses. It also requires an in depth understanding of the organisation, its needs, current capabilities, and their plans, whilst also ensuring the safety and security of the organization’s information and processes.

The skills gained during our IT Solutions Technician Level 3 apprenticeship will give learners the relevant skills and an understanding of how business use different applications and operating systems for day-to-day activity. Learners will gain the confidence to support the implementation, maintenance of an internal IT solutions and be able to confidently support fellow employees in using them.

On completion

  • You will be able to specialise in the field of Network Engineering or diversifying your skillset in Project or People Management

At a glance

Relevant to

Individuals in entry-level IT roles looking to develop their skills

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grades A-C / 7-4, or equivalent

Apprenticeship

Type

Apprenticeship

Standard

IT Solutions Technician Level 3

Level 3

Level

Level 3

Format/Modality

Blended learning delivery

Duration

15 months + 3 month EPA

England

Geography

England

Cost

£13,000, Levy funded

Contextualisation available

Yes

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Programme outcomes

For employers

Employers will be able to implement the systems and information structure their employees need to carry out necessary business activities. They will be able to rely on an internal IT Solutions Technician to support the business in the reliable implementation and management of IT systems and applications as they develop a stronger understanding of the business’ needs and aims for the future

For learners

On completion of this apprenticeship, learners will possess the skills and confidence to work as an IT Solutions Technician in any industry. You will learn the key principles of IT Solution management as a foundation and have the option to specialise in either Hardware or Software. Both pathways within the programme include a core set of modules taking learners through an in-depth set of topics to increase their expertise, develop their logical thinking and adapt a problem-solving mindset.

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Learning journey overview

Building on your existing skills and experience, during this apprenticeship you will:

  • Solutions Design Lifecycle
  • Solutions Architecture

  • Operating Systems
  • User interfaces and cloud computing

  • Business performance, continuity & resilience
  • Cyber security
  • Working securely & managing risk

  • Four knowledge exams: Methodologies & Principles, Core Knowledge, Specialist Knowledge, and Security & Legislation
  • A project and professional discussion

Programme features

  • idence workplace tasks to prove skills and behaviour
  • Regular development meetings with expert Coach or Trainer Ev
  • Immersive workshops and sessions

Specialisation options

Learners will have the choice to specialise in either Software of Hardware from month 8 of the programme. This part of your apprenticeship will last two months, during which you will gain in-depth and specified knowledge and gain the confidence to use this to support your organisation.

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Topics covered within Software include: solutions in a business environment, technology stacks, and coding: best practice & testing

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Topics covered within Hardware include: networking fundamentals, cables & connectors, and hardware configuration & servcers

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What our experts have to say

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Working at Babington for the past 3 years, I have overseen the delivery of a variety of digital, data and IT programmes. I have an in-depth knowledge of the digital landscape as a whole which allows me to support organisations in developing best-in-class apprenticeship programmes for learners from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience levels.

Sukhdeep Virdi

Head of Digital, Data and IT

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Prior to working at Babington, I have worked in other apprenticeship providers, colleges, schools, other organisations, and I have done work also abroad. My speciality are various areas of ICT, such as Data Analysis, Networking, Infrastructure, and Security Principles. I enjoy working at Babington because it provides me with an environment where I am trusted by my peers to get the job done to the best of my ability and of the highest standard!

Andrey Davis

Specialist Trainer

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  • Enriched and interactive learning resources
  • Develop professional excellence and personal confidence and capability
  • Access to experts in the IT and Data sectors
  • Benefit from 1:1 coaching and mentoring throughout
  • Fully blended delivery model for learning that suits you
  • Become a member of the UK's largest community of apprentices
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