The Tech Partnership

Apprentices are an integral part of delivering the business outcomes that the team needs to succeed.

John Townsend, Head of Cyber Security, DWP

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


Apprenticeship levels

Intermediate Apprenticeships

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.

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 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.


Job roles

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

See more detailed information about job roles.


Get Started

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


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