Level 3

IT Solutions Technician Apprenticeship


2 years


Rush Green


Flexible dates


Adult 19+


Digital & IT

IT Solutions Technicians develop, implement and maintain complete IT solutions, including their hardware infrastructure (such as servers and networks) and software (such as operating systems, middleware and applications).

Modules will include:

  • The stages of the overall solution lifecycle
  • The features benefits and differences between Waterfall and Agile
  • The Principles of Solution Architecture
  • Testing
  • The concept of cloud, cloud services and storage
  • The principles of solution hardware/software
  • A range of cabling and connectivity
  • The main categories of computer languages and the benefits

To achieve the apprenticeship standard all components must be completed, including Functional skills at the required level if the apprentice doesn’t have exemptions. All apprenticeship standards include an end point assessment which is required to complete the standard.

A-C or 4-9 at GCSE

Working a minimum of 30 hours per week

Working in an IT support environment

Upon successful completion of the IT Solutions Technician programme learners can choose to follow a number of level 4 Apprenticeships to continue their development.

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There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

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