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
- 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.