This apprenticeship standard has been developed with the help of employers such as: IBM, Accenture, BA, BT, Capgemini, Cisco, Fujitsu, HP, John Lewis, Lloyds, Microsoft, NCA, The Royal Signals, Telefonica, The Test Factory, Virgin Media, Visa, BCS - Chartered Institute of IT.
There are various elements to each Apprenticeship, which is called a Standard. This Standard includes:
A knowledge-based qualification
Certificate in Network Principles
MCP Server 2012 (Vendor qualification)
Certificate in Network Security
On Programme Assessment
Portfolio of evidence
Assessment of behaviours and skills
Technical knowledge and understanding
Maths, English at Level 2
Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include A levels; a Level 3 apprenticeship or other relevant qualifications; relevant experience and/or an aptitude test with a focus on functional maths.
We do have to make sure that you have the potential to achieve the different elements that make up this qualification, and that you are working at the right level in your job. It may be a requirement to complete an initial assessment in English and Maths, and this may lead to taking some additional diagnostic assessments and skills exams.
If you have a question about this or any other apprenticeship course, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01793 611470 and select option 5 for apprenticeships.