Apprenticeships

Our unique programme means that apprentices gain valuable knowledge, skills and understanding to build upon their current skillset and gain a fresh mindset to help their organisations to derive more value from their networked  systems and cloud services.

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Digital Industries: Infrastructure Technician - Level 3

The Level 3 Cloud Infrastructure Apprenticeship programme is suitable for new entrants and early professionals in your organisation.

Our programme combines the best of breed of training focused on-premises, hybrid, and fully cloud enabled environments.

Apprentices will learn in a blended format which includes online anytime access learning combined with access to cloud-powered hands-on labs, a Learning Mentor to guide them through the programme, and expert-led classroom training in critical topics.

As part of the training, apprentices will have the opportunity to gain internationally recognised industry certifications from CompTIA and Microsoft.

Apprentices will gain expertise in security compliance, supporting Windows 10, administering Windows Server, supporting Virtualisation and using PowerShell.

 

 

Digital Industries: Network Engineer - Level 4

The Level 4 Network and Cloud Engineer Apprenticeship programme is suitable for existing staff and professionals transitioning to using cloud services.

Our programme focuses on harnessing cloud services to transform organisations.

Apprentices will learn in a blended format which includes online anytime learning combined with access to cloud-powered hands-on labs, a Learning Mentor to guide them through the programme, and expert-led classroom training in critical topics.

As part of the training, apprentices will have the opportunity to gain internationally recognised industry certifications from CompTIA and Microsoft.

Apprentices will gain expertise in Windows Server administration, Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Advanced PowerShell topics.

 

CERTIFICATIONS GAINED

MTA Networking

MTA Mobility & Devices

MTA Cloud Fundamentals

MTA Software Development

City and Guilds' Business Processes

EXPERT LEARNING SUPPORT

Constant contact with Learning Mentor

Assistance with creation of the Summative Portfolio

Coaching for Synoptic Assessment and Interview 

 

 

Digital Industries: Communications Specialist

This course is designed for new entrants to the IT industry and IT Professionals in the early stages of their career.

The course offers Foundation level training before progressing on to more advanced skills training.  Therefore, it is suitable for those without current IT skills and knowledge. Entry requirements include ability to use productivity applications and generally fluent with computers and Internet technologies. Understand basic concepts such as operating systems, TCP/IP and client/server architecture.

Skills and Knowledge gained will include Microsoft Technology Associate Cloud Fundamentals, Microsoft Technology Associate Security Fundamentals, PowerShell Introduction, Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate, Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements course 20347A and exam 70-346 and Enabling Office 365 Services course 203447A and exam 70-347.

Qualifications gained will include CompTIA IT Fundamentals and Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate.

This course is suitable for those who are considering careers as a Software as a Service (SaaS) Administrator, Cloud Applications Administrator or Cloud Support Specialist

The course will take approximately 70 hours of instructor-led training plus 80 hours of supported self-study, mentoring, online learning and exams.

 

Digital Industries: Cloud Platform Specialist

This course is designed for new entrants to the IT industry and IT Professionals in the early stages of their career. The course offers foundational level training before progressing to more advanced skills.  Therefore, it is suitable for those without current IT skills and knowledge.

Entry requirements include ability to use productivity applications and generally fluent with computers and Internet technologies. Understand basic concepts such as operating systems, TCP/IP and client/server architecture.

Skills and Knowledge gained during this course of study include; use and configure systems using PowerShell, administer cloud-based systems, implement security across on-premises and cloud-based networks, provision cloud services for multiple use cases, automate processes, how to apply best practice to design and deploy cloud services.  You will also learn how to use cloud terminology to describe various architecture (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, public, private, hybrid).

Qualifications gained include CompTIA IT Fundamentals and Cloud Platform Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate.

This course of study is suitable for leaners who wish to follow a career as a Cloud Applications Administrator, Cloud Applications Architect or Cloud Applications Support.

The course will take approximately 70 hours of instructor-led training plus 78 hours of supported self-study, mentoring, online learning and exams.

All the IT Masterclasses trainers are industry experts. Professionally qualified with many years’ experience many have obtained industry awards and accolades such as the coveted Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP), LPI Trainer Of The Year and many also hold Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) status.