IT Application Specialist Apprenticeships

The Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeship for IT Application Specialist is made up of qualifications and learning that will provide apprentices with the skills and knowledge required to become competent in their chosen job role. The framework offers a wide range of optional units that the learner can study to match their particular and job role. The framework is suitable for those whose main job role is to use IT applications in support of colleagues or customers in any sector or industry. This qualification is accredited by City & Guilds.

In addition to generic units, the apprenticeship contains ‘vendor’ and industry recognised certifications from Microsoft. Candidates that score more than 75% on unit assignments are eligible to take the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam in addition at the end of their programme.

Job Related Skills

  • Providing support and assistance to colleagues to make effective use of available IT systems and software developing
  • Testing and implementing solutions to improve workplace productivity through the use of IT using the advanced features of IT Application Software
  • Design and improvement of many types of formatted information including documents, diagrams, spreadsheets and presentations
  • Maintaining simple websites, using the internet to find and exchange information and using social media to publish information
  • Generate queries, create table relationships, forms and formulate reports

Apprenticeship Framework Overview

Combined

Level 2 Diploma in IT User Skills
OR
Level 3 Diploma in IT User Skills

Functional Skills

English
Maths
ICT

ERR + PLTS

Employee Rights & Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Level 2

Apprenticeship Framework Overview
Qualifications Awarding Body Level Credit Value
Level 2 Diploma in IT User Skills – Combined Qualification City & Guilds 2 32
Functional Skills English City & Guilds 1 5
Functional Skills Maths City & Guilds 1 5
Functional Skills ICT City & Guilds 2 5
ERR + PLTS
Combined Qualification Units Awarding Body Unit Number Credit Value
Improving Productivity Using IT City & Guilds 201 4
Understanding the Potential of IT City & Guilds 234 8
Developing Personal and Team Effectiveness using IT City & Guilds 235 4
Spreadsheet Software City & Guilds 227 4
Database Software City & Guilds 219 4
Word Processing Software City & Guilds 229 4
Presentation Software City & Guilds 225 4

*Your training advisor can determine eligibility and suitability for alternative optional units to those published

Level 3

Apprenticeship Framework Overview
Qualifications Awarding Body Level Credit Value
Level 3 Diploma in IT User Skills – Combined Qualification City & Guilds 3 39
Functional Skills English City & Guilds 2 5
Functional Skills Maths City & Guilds 2 5
Functional Skills ICT City & Guilds 2 5
ERR + PLTS
Credits Total 98

 

Combined Qualification Units Awarding Body Unit Number Credit Value
Improving Productivity Using IT City & Guilds 301 5
Understanding the Potential of IT City & Guilds 334 8
Developing Personal and Team Effectiveness using IT City & Guilds 335 4
Spreadsheet Software City & Guilds 327 6
Database Software City & Guilds 319 6
Word Processing Software City & Guilds 229 4
Presentation Software City & Guilds 325 6

*Your training provider can determine eligibility and suitability for alternative optional units to those published.

 

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