IT Solutions Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship

Learn how to develop and implement complete IT solutions

The technology market is thriving, but with nearly half of all IT companies declaring they are under-resourced in their technical support departments, the industry is faced with a very clear skills gap. Learn fundamental skills, earn while you learn and kickstart your digital career with an IT Solutions Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship.

At a glance

Entry requirements

Anybody with GCSE Maths & English at (4-9) or equivalent. However, at althaus we do not see this as a limiting factor. If you have the passion, creativity, and flair for the digital industry, we want to speak with you.

Start your digital career with althaus

Complete the form below and one of our team will be in touch to discuss your career.

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IT solutions technicians are essential to their workplace, helping to keep the lights on and keeping businesses operational. In this role, you’ll learn how to develop, implement and maintain complete IT solutions, including hardware infrastructure such as servers and networks, and software such as operating systems, middleware and applications.

You’ll also learn how to work as part of “DevOps” style teams, carrying out the full set of stages across the whole solution lifecycle: requirements gathering, solution development, testing, implementation and ongoing support.

Thrive in an increasingly digital world with our digital leadership training. Free with every apprenticeship we offer, our Learn Digital. Lead Digital. programme breaks new standards, incorporating the latest AI tools and soft skills you need to become a future leader in digital. 

As the only training provider offering a complimentary leadership programme with every apprenticeship, you’ll be given the chance to take part in five one-day workshops which will help to lay the foundations necessary to pave your future digital career.

Through analysis, testing, and implementing IT solutions you will support the business to become fully operational again. The course provides core technical knowledge and skills that you will need alongside the opportunity for you to specialise in either software or hardware.


  • Plan, design and implement IT solutions
  • Apply benefits of software and hardware solutions
  • Effective and efficient solution design
  • Innovative approaches to solutions delivery lifecycle


  • Identify and highlight potential cyber security threats
  • Monitor and analyse any potential risks against the IT strategy
  • Support to mitigate data loss through effective strategy
  • Assist the business with performance and continuity plans

Network Computing

  • Set up and maintain an IT network
  • Analyse and Identify system faults
  • Support with setup of new Local and Wide area networks
  • Measure and analyse the effectiveness of vendor support

Software Fundamentals

  • Develop, test and implement code
  • Produce code that meets quality standards
  • Operate using a range of computing languages
  • Support the end user in the installation of software

Why althaus

At althaus, it’s our mission to unleash the digital leaders of tomorrow, ensuring that both learner and employer have the skills and resources needed to thrive. You’ll be equipped with the very latest technical knowledge and taught in creative problem solving, effective communication and emotional intelligence to future proof your employability.

As an apprentice, you’ll gain access to high-quality training, cutting-edge facilities and tailored teaching plans which enable you to generate real, measurable value for the businesses you join.

Our apprenticeships are tailored to meet the needs of the business you’ll be joining. You’ll immediately progress in relevant areas in order to add meaningful value from the outset. Throughout the apprenticeship, you’ll develop cutting-edge technical proficiencies, while developing digital leadership skills to help you become the digital leaders of tomorrow.

Register your interest today for more information on our apprenticeship opportunities, and kickstart your digital career with althaus.