This pathway covers all job roles for advanced IT application specialists working in any industry sector.
GCSE passes in English and Maths graded A-C would be advantageous.
You also need to be:
You will be assessed at your workplace via observations, personal reports, witness testimonies, work products and questions and answers.
Functional Skills will be assessed via exams.
You will need to have any personal protective equipment (PPE) required to legally and safely undertake your role.
You can progress to a Level 4 programme in Information Technology.
Apprentice Sam Mount is helping Derby’s Cathedral Quarter Hotel to improve its social media presence. He is one of three apprentices recruited by the hotel across its operations in a new partnership with Derby College.
One of the city’s top boutique establishments, the hotel is a business focused on customer experience, and values its social media credibility highly. Sam’s work plays an important role in communicating and engaging with customers as well as building the hotel brand through creative platforms.
He attends Derby College on day release every two months as he works towards an NVQ award.
While the social side of university life appealed to me, I wasn’t convinced that I wanted to study for three years, especially when there was no guarantee of a job at the end of it.
I’d always been interested in both the software and hardware aspects of computer technology, so when I saw the social media opportunity on the national apprenticeship website, I decided to give it a go.