The role of a network engineer is to design, install, maintain, and support communication networks within an organisation or between organisations. They need to maintain high levels of operation in communication networks to provide maximum performance and availability for users. They will need to understand network configuration/administration, cloud, monitoring tools, and be able to give technical advice and guidance.
The National Minimum Wage for an Apprentice is £3.90 per hour - however most employers tend to pay significantly above this rate. As skills develop many employers tend to increase wages.
The hourly rate is paid for time working in the workplace and training both on and off the job including College time.
Apprentices aged 19 years or over who have already spent a year on an apprenticeship must be paid for at least the full National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age:
18-20 years £6.15 per hour
21-24 years £7.70 per hour
25 and over £8.21 per hour
Holidays will be agreed with the employer. The minimum entitlement is 20 days per year plus Bank Holidays.
Apprentices must achieve one of the following internationally recognised professional qualifications: CCNA 1 + 2, Network +, Juniper JNCIA - Junus, MCP Server Virtualisation - Windows Server Hyper V, MCP MS Exchange Server, MCP Server 2012, MCP Windows Administrator, Server +, Juniper JNCIS - Ent, Security +, CCNA Security, MTA Cloud and Mobility, Juniper KNCIS - Sec.
This apprenticeship is recognised for entry onto the register of IT Technicians confirming SFIA level 3 professional competence and those completing the apprenticeship are eligible to apply for registration.
This course leads to...
ILM management apprenticeships: L3 Team Leader/Supervisor, L5 Operations/Departmental Manager, L6 Chartered Manager Degree and L7 Senior Leader Master's Degree.
Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include A levels; a level 3 apprenticeship or other relevant qualification; relevant experience and/or an aptitude test with a focus on functional maths.
Why study with us?
City of Liverpool College will provide an Apprenticeship Training Manual for each student, access to C&G Smart Screen online learning resources, access to online EPA preparation tool personalised to the individual student and additional EPA pack and guidance. The College will also ensure that tuition for any additional Maths and English qualifications required will be provided to the level required for the standard.
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