Apprenticeships

Get the skills, get the qualifications and get paid as you learn 

A Higher Level Apprenticeship is an apprenticeship with a targeted qualification between Level 4 (HNC equivalent) to Level 8 (PhD equivalent). A Higher Level Apprenticeship can help you develop professional and technical skills, as well as gaining recognised higher qualifications while in paid employment

Benefits to apprentices

By taking part in a Higher Level Apprenticeship, you can gain the skills that employers need and that are relevant to the local economy, therefore improving your prospects of good earnings and sustained employment.

Other benefits include:

  • learning while you earn
  • gaining a recognised qualification
  • receiving off-the-job training specific to your apprenticeship
  • working alongside experienced staff

Benefits to employers

Higher Level Apprenticeships enable employers to train staff to the level required, as well as assuring that there are people available with strong technical and good employability skills.

Other benefits include:

  • staff are trained to the employer’s specific requirements
  • apprentices can help fill skills gap
  • increased productivity
  • a higher calibre of staff

Cisco Higher Networking Apprenticeship

Our Cisco Higher Apprenticeship is a level 4 programme which includes Understanding Network Fundamentals and CCNA

Throughout the entirety of this programme apprentices are fully supported by a dedicated work-based assessor. The assessor will make regular visits to guide and support them through their apprenticeship qualification.

Typical Roles:  Network Technician, Network Engineer

Length of Programme: Typcially 24 months in duration

Typical Entry Requirements: 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at C and above, to include Maths and English; and
2 A Levels (or equivalent) at C and above

We will use a blend of delivery methods to deliver all the qualifications and training, including:

  • On-the-job and work based assessment
  • Classroom
  • Apprentice learning portal and web-based portfolio

If you are interested in hearing more about our apprenticeship programmes call our team on 01642 800 881

Learning Key are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and training provider, promoting and developing equality and diversity in all its functions across the business.