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IT and Telecoms Professional Level 2 Apprenticeship at Northumberland College

Course description

Any person who works in the IT Industry who would like to develop their skills and knowledge to become competent in their chosen job role. Individuals who are new to the industry and require a complete training package would normally follow the traditional Apprenticeship route. This usually comprises of some training at College and some training and assessment in the work place.

Course content

You will study units including systems security, fault diagnosis and repair of IT systems. Ideal if you work in an IT role and want to gain a recognised qualification.

Entry requirements

You should have four GCSEs at Grade D or above including English and Maths or a relevant Level 1 qualification and be employed in IT.


Throughout the Apprenticeship as skills and knowledge are developed and evidence of this gathered, progress will be assessed by the course team. Evidence may be gathered in many different ways including: * Written * Research * Practical activity * Group work * Discussion * Observation of activity * Photographs * Witness statements * And a variety of other methods Additional work based assessments will be carried out by our ICT Work Based Assessor.

Future opportunities

Typically an apprentice will enter the Intermediate Apprenticeship directly from education or from an existing role in the sector. While it is not mandatory for an apprentice to achieve an intermediate Apprenticeship prior to embarking upon the Advanced Apprenticeship programme, it may be beneficial in some cases to begin at level 2 as some of the fundaments of an

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.

Last updated date: 16 May 2016

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    • You will benefit from excellent facilities that are of industry standard so you'll be prepared for your future career.

      We have recently invested £6.5 million at the campus and our excellent training facilities include:

      • Dedicated studio space for art, design, fashion, textiles and photography
      • Replica aircraft for cabin crew training
      • Luxurious hair and beauty salon with nail bar and individual treatment rooms
      • Engineering and advanced manufacturing workshops equipped with the latest technologies
      • Spacious motor vehicle workshop with five vehicle bays and diagnostic equipment
      • Large construction workshops dedicated to carpentry and joinery, highways, brickwork, tiling and painting and decorating
      • Electrical installation workshops
      • The Gallery restaurant, modern 40 seat commercially run modern restaurant
      • Fully equipped industry standard commercial kitchens
      • Health skills room
      • A choice of places to eat and catch up with friends
      • Learning Resource Centre with a range of learning material resources, an IT suite and quiet study areas.