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Information Technology (IT Application Specialists) - Apprenticeship (Advanced) - Level 3 at College of West Anglia

Course description

An ideal job role for the advanced level is help desk support, resolving hardware and software problems, setting up user hardware, software and security, designing solutions to improve business processes, IT supervisor or staff generally responsible for use of IT, streamlining and development. You can choose from a wide range of vocational units at levels 2 and 3 to create your own qualification, there are three mandatory units: - Improving productivity using IT - Understanding the potential using IT - Developing personal and team effectiveness using IT The remaining units range from preparing presentations, setting mobile devices, working with specialist software to manage records, mobile communications, enquiries/quotes or orders.

Entry requirements

You will be interviewed and assessed for your potential, commitment and motivation to achieve the apprenticeship, based upon the range and level of activities you will be undertaking in the workplace. You may also need to undergo an initial assessment of your English and maths skills in which you are required to be working at/towards level 2 maths and level 2 English, or higher. At the start of your apprenticeship you will need to be employed by a suitable and appropriate employer for at least 30 hours a week. You will also need to have been a resident in the EU for at least 3 years, not have a level 4 or higher qualification and not be on any other government funded training programme.


The apprenticeship is assessed using portfolio evidence, collected in the workplace. Functional skills tests to be completed at college, if necessary.

Financial information

If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay a course fee; however, there may be additional resources fees and fees for materials, kits and trips. Please visit our website for full details.

Further information

Please visit the CWA website for further information.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 02 August 2018
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