What is an Apprenticeship?

An IT Professional Apprenticeship is a full time job with training where someone can earn while they learn, develop essential industry skills and achieve a nationally-recognised qualification.

This suite of IT Professional qualifications helps to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a range of roles in the IT and Telecomms sector.

The IT industry and the role of the IT professional is changing rapidly. Today IT doesn’t just support business, it powers business and the future for the global economy is linked to the development of tech-savvy professionals with a much wider range of IT skills and capabilities than in the past.

The frameworks are designed to provide maximum flexibility for apprentices and include a balance of technical content, business and interpersonal skills, designed to ensure apprentices have an appropriate set of skills to operate in today’s digital world.

This suite of qualifications support new entrants to the sector; those looking to progress their career within the IT & Telecoms sector and those with an advanced level of IT knowledge that are moving into team leader or project management roles.

Benefits of doing an Apprenticeship:

  • On the job training
  • Learn key skills that can lead to a range of opportunities
  • Earn while you learn
  • Work with a number of established global brands becoming an expert in the field
  • Build your confidence and climb the career ladder

There are fantastic progression routes for those that choose this career path with a range of roles available in a growing industry.

These qualifications will help develop the skills and knowledge to

  • Develop software or websites for colleagues and clients
  • Helping companies set up new systems
  • Install and maintain networks
  • Provide front line technical support to colleagues and clients
  • Become an ICT support team leader

At an intermediate level 2, you could work as a support technician setting up new equipment, upgrading existing systems, or as a helpdesk professional working with customers to identify, troubleshoot and escalate IT faults.

On the advanced level 3 apprenticeship, you could work as a software developer; creating software applications and websites, or as a software tester; testing applications before they are released.

As a higher level 4 apprentice, you could work as an IT project manager overseeing the development of customer systems, or work as a network or telecoms manager, managing network growth and development, supervising technical staff.

What qualifications are required to apply for this Apprenticeship?

There are no specific entry requirements, however you will be asked to complete some initial assessments as part of the application process.

Candidates must be highly motivated and responsive to customer needs and seek to achieve individual targets and objectives. This individual must exhibit pro-active selling within this role.

 How do I apply?

If you are interested in becoming an IT Professional Apprentice  you will need to register your interest with Remit by completing the online application here.