As a digital technology solutions apprentice you will learn skills that are relevant to your specific job role. You’ll be guided by a curriculum that has been developed in association with BT, HP, IBM, GSK and a range of other household name businesses. Depending on which route you and your employer choose, you will have the opportunity to earn valuable industry accreditations from CISCO, the EC-Council, SAS and Oracle.
Upon graduation, you will be able to manage and implement technology solutions within your workplace. Available routes of study include business analysis, data analysis, cyber security, IT consulting, network engineering, software engineering and digital marketing.
Digital Marketer – This pathway focuses on developing content and applications that can attract or engage customers. It covers e-commerce, analytics, content, development, project management and performance analysis.
Software Engineer – A software engineer needs to be able to design, develop and test high-quality software solutions. This role requires apprentices to apply engineering principles at all levels of the development process. This includes requirement gathering, analysis, initial design, development and security auditing. Software engineers will typically be working as part of a larger collaborative team and will have responsibility for specific portions of software projects.
Network Engineer - The primary role of a network engineer is to design, install, maintain and support communication networks within an organisation. On this route you will learn to maintain high levels of network performance and availability for users. Network configuration, cloud computing, network administration, data security and monitoring tools are covered in depth, leaving you in an excellent position to give technical advice at all levels of your organisation.
Data Analyst - The role of a data analyst is to collect, organise and study data that can provide insight into a business’s activities. This data is then compiled and used to inform decision making at all levels of the business. This route will teach you to manage, cleanse and aggregate data across your organisation’s network infrastructure. You’ll also graduate with a good understanding of data structures, software development procedures and the tools used to undertake analytical studies.
Business Analyst - Business analysts are responsible for assessing the impact of change; capturing, analysing and documenting requirements; and working with stakeholders to deliver projects that meet business requirements. They work closely with developers and designers, ensuring that the applications they produce meet the expectations that were briefed into the team.
Cyber Security Analyst - A cyber security analyst is responsible for the implementation, maintenance and support of the security controls that protect an organisation’s systems and data assets. You will acquire a broad understanding of network infrastructure, software and data management; learning to identify where potential threats and hazards may occur.