This programme covers various roles
By enhancing the knowledge, skills and behaviours of your employees, this will, in turn, have a positive impact on your strategic business objectives. The affordability of the programme often results in a greater return of investment than other alternative training, such as graduate programmes.
The Support Technician
This role is desk based resolving system user queries and resolving faults in a helpdesk environment. If system fails it needs rectifying rapidly in order to reduce the financial impact and damage to customer reputation. The business would contact a Support Technician to report the problem and either get it fixed or escalated to an engineer.
A Network Technician
Usually a desk based role but may involve visits to client’s premises to resolve issues. They may be required to install cloud services to support a business expansion and provide better network services.
A Digital Communications Technician
This may be desk or field-based resolving faults and issues with communications systems. It would be their responsibility to administer and provide specialist communications and IT equipment including classified information and cryptographic material to guarantee Operational Capability is delivered to the Command.
Those with an annual wage bill of less than £3m do not pay the Apprenticeship Levy. Instead, 95% of each apprenticeship is funded by the government whilst a 5% investment is required by the employer to enhance the skills of their employee.
- Employers are also be eligible for a £1000 incentive payment if the apprentice is aged 16 – 18.
- Employers with less than 50 employees and where the apprentice is aged 16 – 18, the government will fund 100% of the apprentice and are eligible for a £1000 incentive payment.
- Employers with those aged 19+ the government will continue to fund 95% of the apprenticeship programme whilst a 5% investment is required by the employer.
Businesses can manage this through the Apprenticeship Service online account.
For more information and guidance on this service then please get in touch with our team, who can give you further information.
18 months on-programme – This is when you will learn the skills, knowledge and behaviours which will then support you in the End-Point Assessment. You could partake in a combination of activities, such as classroom-based sessions, mentoring, shadowing, bespoke resources and off-site visits, in order to support your learning and development. You must also partake in 20%off-job training.
End-Point Assessment – This is when you will need to demonstrate you have learnt the required knowledge, skills and behaviours, through a scenario-based knowledge test and a discussion based on an evidence-based portfolio.