Level 3 IT Infrastructure Apprenticeship at Stanmore College


Course Content

This apprenticeship enables a learner to build the knowledge to be able to carry out (as a minimum) the list below:

  • Respond to both common and non-routine problems using testing methodologies and troubleshooting. Analyse problems by selecting the digital appropriate tools and techniques and obtain the relevant logistical support as required.
  • Effectively operate a range of mobile devices and securely add them to a network in accordance with the organisation’s policies and procedures.
  • Optimise the performance of hardware, software and network systems and services in line with business requirements.
  • Record, analyse and communicate data at the appropriate level using the organisation’s standard tools and processes.
  • Work both independently and as part of a team to ensure all workloads are effectively managed to keep the IT functionality of users and the organisation at optimum levels, whilst following the organisation’s standard procedures.- - Securely operate across all platforms and areas of responsibilities in line with organisational guidance and legislation. Typically this apprenticeship will take 18 months to complete.

The apprenticeship standards “knowledge, skills and behaviours” are developed over the course of the programme via scheduled learning interventions with employer and classroom based learning at college.

Knowledge Modules Module 1: Networking and Architecture Module 2: Mobile and Operating Systems Module 3: Cloud Services Module 4: Coding and Logic Module 5: Business Processes

Within this apprenticeship, learners must achieve a minimum of one internationally recognised vendor or professional qualification. The vendor qualifications directly cross reference against the Ofqual-regulated Knowledge Modules (see above) and as such the completion of a vendor qualification then exempts the learner from the corresponding knowledge module.

Professional/vendor qualifications: A + Mobile + MTA Network Fundamentals MTA Mobility and Devices Fundamentals MTA Cloud Fundamentals MTA Software Development Fundamentals Additional vendor qualifications may be available.

Course Outcomes

On completion of this 18 months standard, apprentices Professional Recognition: this apprenticeship is recognised for entry onto the register of IT technicians confirming SFIA Level 3 professional competence. Those completing the apprenticeship are eligible to apply for registration.

Progression

IT Infrastructure Level 3 Apprenticeship and professional recognition.

Entry Requirements

We will undertake an assessment and skills scan to make sure that this qualification is suitable for you. It is preferable to have English and Maths GCSE Grade 4/C or above. A Level 2 apprenticeship or other relevant qualification/s and experience; or an aptitude test with a focus on IT skills.

Assessment

Knowledge Modules Module 1: Networking and Architecture Module 2: Mobile and Operating Systems Module 3: Cloud Services Module 4: Coding and Logic Module 5: Business Processes

Within this apprenticeship, learners must achieve a minimum of one internationally recognised vendor or professional qualification. The vendor qualifications directly cross reference against the Ofqual-regulated Knowledge Modules (see above) and as such the completion of a vendor qualification then exempts the learner from the corresponding knowledge module.

Professional/vendor qualifications: A + Mobile + MTA Network Fundamentals MTA Mobility and Devices Fundamentals MTA Cloud Fundamentals MTA Software Development Fundamentals Additional vendor qualifications may be available.

Equipment

There are no specific resource requirements for this qualification.