Network Engineer

The primary role of a network engineer is to design, install, maintain and support communication networks within an organisation or between organisations. Network engineers need to maintain high levels of operation of communication networks in order to provide maximum performance and availability for their users, such as staff, clients, customers and suppliers. They will understand network configuration, cloud, network administration and monitoring tools, and be able to give technical advice and guidance..

This qualification is a Digital Apprenticeship and is based on National Occupational Standards (NOS) units with industry-recognised certifications from Vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco

Typical Job Roles: Network Technician, Network Engineer, Systems Engineer, Network Administrator

Entry Requirements: 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.

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship
Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship

Course Outline

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of ICT roles, including: Database administrator, IT product developer, Telecommunications technician, Systems support desk technician, Web designer, Software developer.

What Careers can this lead to?

Software / Web Developer

Desktop Support Engineer

Network Planner

Database Administrator

Network Engineer

Software tester

Course Outline

The Level 4 Higher Level Apprenticeship in Software & Web Development will allow candidates to potentially work as an IT Project Manager, where they will oversee the development of customer systems to meet clients' needs. They will be assisted in their growth to be prepared for the IT industry.

What Careers can this lead to?

IT Project Manager

Analyst Developer

IT Service Manager

IT Security Analyst

Network / Telecoms Manager