Guidance

IT application specialist apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the IT application specialist sector.

This apprenticeship gives you the skills and knowledge to work effectively and efficiently with IT systems, communication and productivity tools, and software applications.

Training opportunities

On an intermediate level apprenticeship you could work as a data administrator entering and editing data using software such as:

  • customer relationship management
  • accounts
  • payroll
  • stock control systems

You would also be producing routine reports from the data held.

On the advanced level apprenticeship you could work as a website manager:

  • planning and contributing to designing websites
  • creating multimedia content for websites
  • working with IT professionals to build new websites

Types of apprenticeships

There are 2 types of apprenticeships in this sector.

Intermediate level apprenticeship

You could train in roles like:

  • IT clerk
  • data administrator
  • web technician
  • digital assistant

Advanced level apprenticeship

You could train in roles like:

  • IT application helpdesk support
  • IT supervisor
  • website manager

Apply for an IT application specialist apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education