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New generation of student cyber innovators showcase ideas to employers
Tech Partnership degree students from across the UK showcased their ideas last week to tackle the growing threat of cyberattacks.
Have your say: Digital User Experience (UX) Professional degree apprenticeship
The Tech Partnership has published the draft standard for the Degree Apprenticeship in Digital User Experience (UX), and is asking for input from employers and other interested parties. Deadline is 7 April.
Level 2, 3 & 4 apprenticeships
Level 2, 3, & 4 apprenticeships are ideal for employers looking to attract ambitious school-leavers who want to gain valuable work-place experience while they work toward a nationally recognised qualification. Whether you choose Intermediate (level 2) to Advanced (level 3) and Higher Levels (level 3), there’s a level and job role that can be tailored to your apprentice and your business ensuring they learn the skills right for your workplace.
Why choose Level 2-4 apprenticeships
- Grow your team while keeping staff costs down
- Make hiring simpler and cheaper
- Tailor new recruits to business need
- Free up existing staff
- Bring fresh new perspectives to your team
Roughly equivalent to 5 GCSEs, Intermediate apprentices work towards work-based qualifications such as Level 2 NVQs, Key Skills, & BTECs.Intermediate apprenticeships also allow entry to Advanced Apprenticeships.
Equivalent to 2 A-levels, Advanced apprentices work towards qualifications such as Level 3 NVQs Key Skills & BTECs. Ideally, candidates should have 5 GCSEs at grade C or above or have completed an Intermediate Apprenticeship. Advanced Apprenticeships also allow entry to Higher Apprenticeships.
Higher apprentices work towards qualifications like Level 4 NVQs and Foundation degrees. New Higher Apprentices can also progress to higher education. Higher Apprenticeships also allow entry to Degree Apprenticeships.
Level 2, 3 & 4 apprenticeships are available in a range of job roles subjects from Network Engineer to Digital Marketer.
- IT technician / helpdesk specialist
- Network engineer
- Software / web developer
- Database developer
- Cyber security specialist
- & more
Step 1: Find the right training provider for you through the Tech Partnership's recommended list
Step 2: Find the right apprenticeship course for your business
Step 3: Contact the training provider and get started