IT & Telecoms Level 3 Apprenticeship at Somerset College
ICT Technicians work in areas such as ICT hardware, software or systems installation, operation, maintenance, incident/change management, administration, security, fault diagnosis, and fixing. They typically work in a range of jobs that involve supporting or facilitating the use of ICT equipment and applications by others.
As part of the Apprenticeship programme, you will work towards:
- Competence-based element
Certificate in ICT Systems and Principles
- Knowledge-based element
Diploma in ICT Professional Competence
- Transferable skills
Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
Thinking Skills (PLTS)
If you do not hold GCSE grades A–C in Maths, English and in some cases ICT within the last five years, this will be addressed through the functional skills element of the programme, which include:
- Functional Skills ICT (Level 2)
- Functional Skills English (Level 2)
- Functional Skills Maths (Level 2)
College entrants will be 16 or over and have four GCSEs at grade C or above and have been successful at interview and initial assessment.
You will need an employer to sponsor you. This process needs to start as soon as you want to become and IT professional specialising in computer hardware. We can also help you find placements.
You will be assessed by continual assessment both in and outside of the workplace to achieve the Apprenticeship framework.
There are options to progress onto our Higher Apprenticeships (Level 4) or Foundation Degree in Computing and Internet Technologies
You could seek to gain employment as an IT Helpdesk Technician, User Support Technician, IT Technician, Network Technician or similar job role.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Somerset College directly.