IT & Digital Pre-Apprenticeship

This innovative IT & digital pre-apprenticeship will help you fast track on to an advanced apprenticeship.

8 months - starting in September

9:30am - 4:00pm

Churchgate House, 56 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6EU

Course Overview

The pre-apprenticeship course covers all you need to know to start a career in the digital industry. Upon completion, you can go onto a digital marketer or infrastructure technician level 3 apprenticeship. 

After completing the level 2, learners would also then have the option to go onto take more specialised CIM marketing qualifications or a degree in a marketing-related subject.

Mandatory units:

  • Introduction to digital technologies
  • Cyber security
  • Introduction to supporting users

Web and social media path:

  • Principles of web development
  • Principles of social media design and create websites
  • Hosting an optimisation of websites
  • Website testing and support

Network and infrastructure path:

  • Networking concepts
  • Operating systems
  • Further administration
  • Principles of cloud computing
  • Troubleshooting networks

Additional workshops and master classes:

  • Up to 1 week specialised work experience
  • Two boot camps with industry experts

Course details:

Where: The course is based in Manchester City Centre and you will achieve a level 2 technical award in digital technologies. 

Start date: September (3 days per week, 6 hours per day)

Eligibility: Must have GCSEs A*-C in maths and English and be aged 16-18 years old

You will receive an allowance of up to £10 per week. There may be additional bursaries that you can apply for.