Step into a dynamic career in information technology networking with this qualification. This specialized area will equip you for a broad range of information technology roles in networking, customer support and cloud related fields.
Gain the practical skills and knowledge to install and configure small to medium size modern networks, including exposure to virtual machines, wireless technologies, cloud storage, infrastructure devices, deployment resources to desktops and user support. In addition, learn how to manage data integrity and test network security.
During your studies, you will apply troubleshooting networking protocols and technologies, build effective communication, documentation and general business skills.
UKQ Level 3 qualifications can be offered to learners from age 16. UKQ does not specify entry requirements for these qualifications. UKQ ensures that learners admitted to the programme have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment criteria.
UKQ Centre must ensure learners are recruited with integrity onto appropriate qualifications that will meet their needs, enable and facilitate learning and achievement enable progression. The qualification is offered in English.
English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.
- Apply advanced critical thinking to work processes
- Contribute to cyber security risk management
- Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and practices
- Work collaboratively in the ICT industry
- Comply with IP, ethics and privacy policies in ICT environments
- Apply introductory programming techniques
- Identify and resolve client ICT problems
Top areas of employment include:
- Network specialist
- Network support/Network administrator
UKQ qualifications at RQF Level 3 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to GCE AS/A Levels.