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Advanced Apprenticeship - IT User (Level 3) at Information Horizons

Course description

Apprenticeships are your chance to study for practical skills and qualifications that employers really value. On this IT User Apprenticeship course, you'll earn while you learn. The course covers the use of IT in the workplace, providing skills which can be applied to many job functions and roles. Recent research shows that more than 90% of new jobs in the UK require the use of Information and Communication Technology, yet more than half of UK employers feel that their staff don't have sufficiently developed IT skills – so the IT qualifications you'll gain are extremely valuable in the job market. With the Advanced IT Apprenticeship, you'll extend your existing knowledge of industry standard software packages to advanced level, including Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. You'll get a deeper understanding of the Internet, hardware and networks. You’ll achieve an ITQ (Information Technology Qualification) Diploma at level 3, the equivalent of 2 or more A-levels. You'll also learn other Key Skills that are essential for career progression in any role across a variety of industries. Key Skills may include Communication and Application of Number, depending on your prior GSCE achievements.

Entry requirements

You'll attend a presentation on the Apprenticeship, and do some assessments, to see if the programme is right for your needs.

Future opportunities

You'll be equipped with the IT skills you need to get a job in a variety of industries. If you're successful in your job search, which we'll help you with during the course, you could be in full-time paid employment earning a good salary within a few months of starting your Advanced Apprenticeship.The Advanced IT User Apprenticeship is the equivalent of 2 A-levels. Most of our learners progress into employment but some progress to other further education courses or apply for University.

Further information

To find out more about this programme, contact us on 020 7831 7777 or ask your Connexions Personal Adviser. You can also visit our website:

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Information Horizons directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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