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Network Engineer

This apprenticeship provides learners with the skills to design, install, configure and maintain the communication networks in an organisation.

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Course Level

Level 4

Course Duration

18-24 months

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Whats involved.

Course Overview

Our Network Engineer Level 4 programme gives participants the skills to design, install, maintain and support communication networks within an organisation or between organisations. They will then go on to understanding network configuration, cloud, network administration, monitoring tools, and be able to give technical advice and guidance.

On completion of the qualification, participants will be awarded a Level 4 Apprenticeship in Network Engineering. In addition to this, they could also take additional vendor or professional qualifications. In addition participants could be awarded with BCS accredited Knowledge modules

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Whats involved.

What will you learn?

Module 1

Network Principles

Module 2

Network Systems and Architecture

Module 3

Network Security


Where next?

Progression opportunities

All of the courses we offer at GBS Apprenticeships are aimed to help progress your continuous professional development.

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a Network Engineer. Upon completion of this apprenticeship, you may consider progressing to a Team Leader apprenticeship, an alternative higher apprenticeship or additional professional qualifications and training.

What now?

Can I apply for this course?

The entry requirement for this apprenticeship will be decided by each employer, but may typically include completion of a previous apprenticeship and Level 3 and five GCSEs at Grace C or higher.

Some of the requirements may be:

  • Typically completed a previous apprenticeship at Level 3.
  • Have five GCSEs at Grace C or higher.
  • Have been a resident in the UK/ Level 5 EEA/EU for the last 3 years.
  • Have Level 2 English and Maths or equivalent.


How apprenticeships work for Employers?

From the outset, we communicate with you to find out exactly what your organizational requirements are, then find the best fit for the business and an individual who will bring value to the role instantly.


We want to engage with you

We will meet you in the first instance to find out exactly what your business needs from an apprentice, whilst ensuring that you have all the information you need from the outset.


Free recruitment

We will source high quality candidates that not only meet your organizational needs, but have the best personality fit and abilities to contribute to your office dynamics.


Ongoing support

Not only will we induct the apprentice, but we will offer ongoing support to both your business and the learner. We hold regular one-to-one sessions with our apprentices to ensure they are on the right track.


Delivery is important

We are versatile in our approach to teaching as we know every business has different needs, so we offer both academy-style support on a weekly basis, as well as distance-learning in the form of webinars.

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