Based on Employer and Training Provider feedback for more realistic work-related tasks, we’ve designed and created a realistic Synoptic Project Lab environment utilising Cisco’s Packet Tracer.

Allowing Infrastructure Technician apprentices to utilise the real-work skills and knowledge and designed to support the demonstration of key competencies to support their summative portfolio.

EPA Gateway

We accept all recognised Ofqual regulated knowledge modules and mandated professional certification as listed in the latest version of the apprenticeship standard.

Register your organisation and apprentices with us to access our EPA preparation materials.

Apprenticeship Overview

A level 3 apprenticeship, designed for individuals setting people up on Information Technology (IT) systems, providing support and solving problems to help organisations run smoothly.

Typical duration to gateway (I.e. excluding EPA period) : 12 months

Maximum funding: £15000

Entry Criteria

Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include five GCSEs, (especially English, Mathematics and a Science or Technology subject); a relevant Level 2 Apprenticeship; other relevant qualifications and experience; or an aptitude test with a focus on IT skills.

Link to Standard & Assessment Plan

Link to Occupational Brief