What’s the job like?
Network engineers design, install and maintain communications networks. The network could be within your company, or between different companies.
You’ll keep networks running smoothly – by monitoring them, improving their performance, and fixing problems. And you’ll support the people that use them. You’ll make sure they’re always up and running – for other employees, or your customers.
You’ll be a digital oracle – giving excellent technical advice and understanding all there is to know about networks. Things like network configuration, cloud computing, and network administration.
What will I learn?
- Cloud-enabled Networking
- CompTIA Network+
- Network Systems and Architecture
- Security essentials
- BCS Network Security Assessment
What qualifications will I get?
- Network Engineer Level 4
- CompTIA Network+
- BCS Level 4 Certificate in Network Systems and Architecture
- BCS Level 4 Certificate in Network Security
What are my career prospects?
You could become a Network Technician, Network Engineer, Systems Engineer or Network Administrator, Network Designer and Third Line Helpdesk Support.
Am I eligible?
You need to have:
- An A-Level in ICT/Computing
- or a Level 3 apprenticeship in a similar subject
- or an International Baccalaureate at Level 3 in ICT
- or a BTEC Extended Diploma in IT (180 credits)
You must not already have a qualification in a similar subject at the same level, or a higher level than this apprenticeship.
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