“Learning every day, and set up for a great job with a fantastic company” – life as a cyber apprentice at BT
Shyaan and Stephen are 5 months into their apprenticeships at BT, specialising in cyber security. The Tech Partnership caught up with them to find out about starting out in security, and how they came to choose an apprenticeship.
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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