Level Three IT Solutions Technician Apprenticeship

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IT Software Solutions Technicians undertake activities in the area of applications and supporting components such as databases.
Typical job titles include IT Solutions Technician, Service Analyst, Junior Systems Analyst, Systems Developer, Database Technician, IT Support Analyst, IT Support Technician, IT Systems Support, Junior DevOps Professional, IT Service Desk or Applications Support Technician (at 2nd, 3rd or 4th line support) 

What will I study?

  • Fundamentals of computer systems
  • IT systems security and encryption

How will I be assessed?

This course is assessed through achievement of the BTEC National Certificate. An end-point assessment will be completed in the last few months of the course where achievement will depend on a practical skills test, professional discussion supported by a portfolio and multiple-choice test.

Entry requirements

GCSE English and maths required Grade C/4.

What next?

Level Three Foundation Diploma in Computing.

Additional information

This apprenticeship is recognised for entry onto the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, Register of IT Technicians confirming level 3 professional competence. Those completing the apprenticeship can apply for registration.

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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