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Network Engineer

The Role: Network engineers are found in public; private and voluntary sector organisations and their primary function is to apply digital technologies across different business functions to maximise productivity. This could be working on larger, more complex systems in larger businesses or maybe supporting as a consultant to smaller organisations.

Apprenticeship overview

Working in businesses of different sizes and structure, to maximise productivity using digital technologies.

24-30 Months
Qualification Type
Qualification Achieved
Level 4 Network Engineer Standard
Programme Delivery

  • Facilitated Workshops
  • E-learning
  • 1-to-1 coaching
  • Collaborative learning
  • Shadowing
  • Mentoring

The Person:

  • You have a passion for all things digital.
  • You are analytical and curious.
  • You have excellent organisation skills.
  • You are willing to take on a technical programme.

Responsibilities often include:

  • Manage and support hardware/software assets.
  • Resolve Network issues including failures and poor performance.
  • Being accountable for communicating issues to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Installing, configuring, and testing virtual/physical network devices.
  • Identifying opportunities for relevant CPD.
  • Maintaining accurate records of incidents and issue resolution.

Typical Employers:

  • Corporations and large companies.
  • Government and public sector.
  • Non-profit and charitable organisations.

Key Skills for a Network Engineer Apprentices:

  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • A Qualification in or experience of working in an ICT role.
  • Ability to prioritise.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Positive attitude.

Why MetaGedu Apprenticeships?

  •  The knowledge, skills and behaviours you need to succeed
  • Custom-designed apprenticeships
  • Use what you learn immediately in the workplace
  • Personal attention and support for all apprentices
  • Career development and mentoring programme