What is an IT Apprenticeship?
IT apprenticeships provide companies with an opportunity to grow their own IT support team using a structured hiring and training programme. From software testing to network engineering, with plenty in between, IT apprenticeships explore the whole spectrum of technology in business.
What are the different types of IT Apprenticeships?
There are five pathways that your IT apprentice can take. Each IT apprenticeship offers your business a chance to develop a specialist in the area you're experiencing skill gaps in.
Check out our list below for the different types of apprenticeships:
Infrastructure Technician Apprenticeship | Level 3
On this apprenticeship, learners will become first-line support for your business and customers. Learners will develop an all-round knowledge on the fundamentals of your business's devices and systems. Your apprentice will maximise productivity by solving and troubleshooting non-routine problems.
Apprentices will gain the following qualifications: CompTIA A+, MTA Mobility and Devices Fundamentals, MTA Cloud Fundamentals, BCS Coding and Logic, BCS Business Processes.
IT Network Engineer Apprenticeship | Level 4
This high-powered IT apprenticeship in network engineering will work across various projects to improve your business' network infrastructure, security and systems. Your apprentice will maintain a high level of operation of communication networks and will understand your business' network configuration, cloud, network administration and monitoring tools.
Apprentices will gain the following qualifications: CompTIA A+, BCS Network Systems and Architecture, BCS Network Security, IT Network Engineer Lever 4 Apprenticeship.
IS Business Analyst Apprenticeship | Level 4
Your apprentice will learn how to measure and execute detailed investigations and analysis and merge commercial ideas with practical capabilities to optimise business processes.
Apprentices will gain the following qualifications: BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis, Certified LeanKanban Foundation, Scrum Certified Product Owner Level 1 & 2, Business Analyst Level 4 Apprenticeship
Software Developer Apprenticeship | Level 4
On this apprenticeship, your apprentice will support the design, development and implementation of high-quality software. They will be able to interpret design documentation and specifications and will have the responsibility for elements of an overall project.
Apprentices will gain the following qualifications: MTA HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals, L4 Diploma in Software Development Methodologies and Software Developer Level 4 Apprenticeship.
Software Tester Apprenticeship | Level 4
The Software Tester apprentice will carry out investigations to provide the stakeholders with information about the quality of the software product or service. Your apprentice will gain a good understanding and expand the business's knowledge of the software life cycle and best development practices.
Apprentices will gain the following qualifications: ISTQB Certified Tester - Foundation Level, Software Tester Level 4 Apprenticeship.
How will your business benefit from an IT Apprentice with AVADO?
Apprentices are proven to bring great value to your business. AVADO's structured award-winning training programme has been designed to meet the needs of your company.
If you are looking to hire a new apprentice or up-skill your IT department, get in touch now with our expert team members by filling in the form at the top of this page.
Once complete, we will get in touch and be able to provide you with a bespoke service to find the perfect IT apprentice or help you get the most of your levy fund by training your current staff.
If you are looking to become an IT apprentice, you can use our apprenticeship vacancies to find the one that suits you best.