IT Application Specialist Intermediate Apprenticeship at Colchester Institute
This course is designed to give you the relevant training and education required to work within an IT environment. Learning through practical and theory sessions at College is teamed with work-based experience and training in order to achieve the IT Application Specialist Apprenticeship.
QCF Level 2 Diploma. Core units:
- Understanding the Potential of IT
- Improving Productivity Using IT
- Developing Personal and Team Effectiveness
Optional units include:
- Setting Up an IT system
- IT Communication Fundamentals
- Using the Internet and Email
- IT Software Fundamentals
As part of the Apprenticeship framework you will also study Employment Rights and Responsibilities, and Functional Skills Level 1 in English and maths, and Level 2 in ICT.
Functional Skills Level 1, or 3 GCSEs (grades A*- C) including English and Maths. Students should have a strong interest in the area of ICT and be able to discuss why they wish to do this. They need to be committed to study and be responsible for their own learning. It is necessary to attend an interview with the Work Based Learning team and complete basic skills assessments in literacy and numeracy. Students on this course are required to be employed in a suitable work placement, where they are using a variety of IT applications, daily.
Career pathways may include roles such as website technician, data administrator or digital assistant.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colchester Institute directly.