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Apprenticeship training course

Digital and technology solutions professional (level 6)

Maintaining digital and technology strategies through technology leadership.

Qualification level
Equivalent to degree.
Typical duration
48 months
Apprenticeship category
Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Business Analyst
  • Computing Data Analyst
  • Cyber Security professional
  • IT Consultant
  • Network Engineer
  • Software Engineer
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Analyse a business problem to identify the role of digital and technology solutions.
  • Identify risks, determine mitigation strategies and opportunities for improvement in a digital and technology solutions project.
  • Analyse a business problem in order to specify an appropriate digital and technology solution.
  • Initiate, design, code, test and debug a software component for a digital and technology solution.
  • Apply relevant standard processes, methods, techniques and tools. For example, ISO Standards, Waterfall, Agile in a digital and technology solution project.
  • Manage digital and technology solutions projects. For example, identifying and resolving deviations from specification, applying appropriate Project Management methodologies.
  • Work effectively within teams, leading on appropriate digital technology solution activities.
  • Apply relevant organisational theories. For example, change management principles, marketing approaches, strategic practice, and IT service management to a digital and technology solutions project.
  • Apply relevant security and resilience techniques to a digital and technology solution. For example, risk assessments, mitigation strategies.
  • Initiate, design, implement and debug a data product for a digital and technology solution.
  • Determine and use appropriate data analysis techniques. For example, Text, Statistical, Diagnostic or Predictive Analysis to assess a digital and technology solutions.
  • Plan, design and manage simple computer networks with an overall focus on the services and capabilities that network infrastructure solutions enable in an organisational context.
  • Report effectively to colleagues and stakeholders using the appropriate language and style, to meet the needs of the audience concerned.
  • Research, investigate, and evaluate innovative technologies or approaches in the development of a digital and technology solution.
  • Apply relevant legal, ethical, social and professional standards to a digital and technology solution.

Full information on Digital and technology solutions professional (level 6) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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