NETWORK ENGINEER - LEVEL 4

NETWORK ENGINEER LEVEL 4

This course covers the designing, installing, maintaining and supporting communication networks within an organisation or between organisations.

OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE

A network engineer's primary role is to design, install, maintain and support communication networks within an organisation or between organisations. Network engineers need to maintain high levels of operation of communication networks in order to provide maximum performance and availability for their users, such as staff, clients, customers and suppliers. They will understand network configuration, cloud, network administration and monitoring tools, and be able to give technical advice and guidance.

TYPICAL JOB ROLES

Network Technician, Network Engineer, Systems Engineer, Network Administrator

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include A levels; a Level 3 apprenticeship or other relevant qualifications; relevant experience and/or an aptitude test with a focus on functional maths

COURSE OVERVIEW AND LEARNING

The course is delivered at the employer's place fo business.

QUALIFICATIONS

Apprentices must achieve one internationally recognised vendor or professional qualification, from the right-hand column in the table below, which exempts one of the Ofqual-regulated knowledge modules, as shown in the left-hand column.

Knowledge Modules

Vendor or Professional Qualifications

Knowledge Module 1: Network Principles

Network +

 

Juniper JNCIA - Junus

Knowledge Module 2: Network Systems and Architecture

Cisco 200-301

 

MCP MS Exchange Server 2016

 

MCP Server 2016

 

MCP Windows Administrator

 

Server +

 

Juniper JNCIS - Ent

Knowledge Module 3: Network Security

Security +

 

CCNA Cyber Security Operations

 

Junuper JCNIA - Junus 

 

Juniper JNCIS – Sec

END-POINT ASSESSMENT

■ Summative portfolio

■ Synoptic project

■ Employer reference

■ Interview

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

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.

EMPLOYERS INVOLVED IN CREATING THE TRAILBLAZER STANDARD:

IBM, Accenture, BA, BT, Capgemini, Cisco, Fujitsu, HP, John Lewis, Lloyds, Microsoft, NCA, The Royal Signals, Telefonica, The Test Factory, Virgin Media, Visa, BCS - Chartered Institute of IT

DURATION: 24 Months

FEES: Fully Funded for 16-18 yrs Employer contribution 5% 19+