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DIGITAL, DATA AND IT APPRENTICESHIP

Network Engineer Level 4

An organisation’s information infrastructure and internal network are integral to day-to-day business activities, calling for businesses to have a reliable and skilled internal information technology team, capable of ensuring the safety and security of internal networks and systems and managing their upkeep. A modern organisation also uses technology to further improve their offering to their customers as well as internally to better care for their staff.

Network Engineers are integral to the ongoing success of your or your customers’ internal networks, ensuring they are continuously maintained, secure and adaptable. They provide networks and systems to deliver the objectives of varied organisations. They will make sure that systems are working at optimum capacity and problem solve where they are not.

This Network Engineer Level 4 apprenticeship enables learners effectively interpret technical information and understand organisational requirements and expectations. They support delivery of legislatively compliant solutions to challenges in network and infrastructure.

On completion

  • With the skills gained on this apprenticeship you will be able to specialise in the field of Network Engineering
  • You also have the option to diversify your skillset in Project or People Management

At a glance

Relevant to

Professionals looking to progress into a Network Engineer role or an individual hoping to take their first step into a technology career

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs and 2 A Levels, or equivalent (BTEC in relevant subject)

Apprenticeship

Type

Apprenticeship

Standard

Network Engineer Level 4

Level 4

Level

Level 4

Format/Modality

Blended learning delivery

Duration

15 months + 3 month EPA

England

Geography

England

Cost

£17,000, Levy funded

Contextualisation available

Yes

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Programme outcomes

For employers

On completion of this apprenticeship, organisations will benefit from a more skilled IT function, with the ability to intelligently implement and maintain a range of internal networks. You will have a reliable internal function able to understand and put into effect complex internal systems, guarantee their safety and security, and advise on technological advancements necessary for the growth of the business.

For learners

Through this apprenticeship you will be able to understand key infrastructure requirements and concepts. You will have the confidence to apply these to your organisation having developed a greater understating of the business though on-the-job learning. From safety and security to their integration with multi cloud platforms, you will have the confidence to manage entire network structures and support your fellow employees.

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Learning journey overview

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

  • Network concepts and protocols
  • Network infrastructure
  • Server architecture and administration

  • GDPR
  • Technologies and tools for security
  • Security procedures and protecting against malicious software

  • Configuration and deployment for the cloud
  • Management principles in a Cloud environment
  • Managing networks in the Cloud

  • Simulated assessment with Q&A
  • Professional discussion (underpinned by a portfolio)

Programme features

  • Immersive workshops and sessions
  • Evidence workplace tasks to prove skills and behaviour
  • Regular development meetings with expert Coach or Trainer
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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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Studies show 36% salary increase for digitally capable employees

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Supercharge your career

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