Infrastructure Technician Apprentices Level 3
As an Infrastructure Technician you will be involved in providing support to internal and external customers, helping them to be productive when using technology to do their own jobs, by using tools to problem solve and trouble shoot non-routine problems. Task would also include setting people up on systems and providing support when they need it, rectifying issues to maintain the organisations productivity. Roles would include Help Desk Technician, First or Second Line Support, IT Infrastructure Technician or Network Support.
- Course Information
As an Apprentice training with Runshaw College, you will be expected to demonstrate motivation, enthusiasm and dedication throughout your apprenticeship, both in the work place and at the College. To help you do this, Runshaw will provide you with a high level of continual support to ensure you become fully competent in your field and are employer-ready when you complete this coveted apprenticeship programme. You will also have the same access to all College facilities as our full and part time students, which includes the College library. As an apprentice, you will be encouraged to develop the ability to work both individually or as part of a team and achieve the required qualifications in maths and English should you need to improve your current grade.
This particular course will see you work towards an Infrastructure Technician Apprenticeship Standard consisting of:
• Skills, knowledge & behaviours
• CIW Internet Associate & Comptia A +
• Functional Skills*
*If you do not currently hold A* – C (9-4) in English or maths
Learners are required to undertake and document 20% off-the-job training for the duration of their apprenticeship.
- Entry Requirements
4 x GCSE at A*-D /Grade 9-3 which must include GCSE maths at Grade A*-C /Grade 9-4 and English at Grade A*-D /Grade 9-3 or equivalent.
Please note that Individual employers may stipulate higher entry requirements than those stated. The entry requirements stated should therefore be treated as the minimum. Applicants may also be considered based on alternative qualifications and/or their life/work experience.
You must also be employed and working within a suitable role, in an environment that offers opportunities for you to complete all Level 3 units and working a minimum of 30 hours a week.
Please note that Individual employers may stipulate higher entry requirements than those stated. The entry requirements stated should therefore be treated as the minimum. Applicants may also be considered based on related subject qualifications and/or life/work experience or upon successfully achieving the required Basic and Key Skill Builder (BKSB) results.
Additionally, you must also be employed and working within a suitable role, in an environment that offers opportunities for you to complete all necessary units required for your level of study and working a minimum of 30 hours a week.
- How will I be assessed?
Continual assessment and review through formative and summative assessments during your apprenticeship. These assessment methods may include completion of assignments, workbooks, reflective accounts, discussions, exams and observations.
Once deemed competent in all areas of the standard the apprentice will then go through independent end point assessment performed by a government approved assessment centre.
- Progression Pathway
The technical skills and knowledge you acquire on this apprenticeship will enable you to further pursue a career in this area or progress to study a related higher level course. This apprenticeship is recognised for entry on to the Register of IT Technicians.
- National Careers Service
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