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Intermediate Apprenticeship for IT Users at North Nottinghamshire College

Course description

About this Course

This Apprenticeship is ideal for people employed in a paid position where a large part of the job involves using computers from an end user perspective. You are likely to be in an office environment where the main job role is to use IT applications in support of colleagues or customers in any sector or industry.

You can study the whole Apprenticeship whilst working, so there is no need to come into College. Regular visits will be made from a qualified assessor who will monitor your progress and set targets. The Apprenticeship is made up of two components which include a technical qualification and a knowledge based qualification.

Course content

What will I study?

  • Using the internet and email
  • Using Microsoft Office packages
  • Mobile IT devices
  • Video and audio editing
  • Understanding the potential of IT
  • Working in a team

Entry requirements

What are the entry requirements?

  • There are no set entry requirements, however, you will be required to undertake initial diagnostic tests in English, maths and ICT before being accepted onto the course
  • Other relevant experience and qualifications will be considered on an individual basis


How will I be assessed?

Your course assessments may include:

  • Assessments in your workplace
  • Coursework

Financial information

You will be paid a minimum of the nationally-set Apprenticeship wage. Visit for details.

North Notts College also has a number of funds which are there to help support you if you find yourself in financial difficulties that are affecting your attendance at college or your studies.

Future opportunities

What can I progress to?


  • Advanced Apprenticeship 
  • Further study in an IT related subject 


  • Employment

Further information

Why study here?

  • You will work in industry-standard facilities and be taught by industry professionals who will guide you on your journey to becoming a creative practitioner
  • You will have access to our private computing lab and gaming teaching room
  • You will work with employers to gain hands-on experience in the computing industry and earn a salary while you learn
  • You will also be required to study English and maths as part of your course if required
  • You will develop other skills such as employability and teamwork

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: 24 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Course code: FRW04L2-1
  • Web url:

Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Student Services
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01909 504500
    • Email address: