Network Engineer

Level 4
15 Months

The Level 4 Network Engineer offered by Geason is a great way to progress your career in digital industries to the next stage. The programme is equivalent to your first year at University and offers learners a great way to develop their understanding of modern-day technology.

Who is this suitable for?

Our technology programmes have been designed to develop participants throughout their careers with progression programmes available across the technology functions within a business.

What will apprentices learn?

This programme covers the following subject areas:

  • Understand and apply the principles of networking, protocols and associated technologies (specifically this should include the latest published versions of OSI layer model, IP, TCP/IP, routing and switching, WANs, LANs)
  • Understand and apply the applied maths required to be a network engineer (e.g. algorithms, data, binary, probability and statistics)
  • Understand the causes and consequences of system failure including load balance and storage protocols and responds appropriately
  • Understand the architecture of a typical business IT system, including hardware, OS, server,virtualisation, middleware and applications
  • Understand and responds to security threats, firewalls and vulnerabilities

Geason Training’s flexible delivery and dedicated support

Once the learners are enrolled on the programme, they will be assigned a Skills Trainer together with support from a Student Engagement Coach and English and Maths tutor where required. Our apprenticeships are delivered using various proven learning methods:

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Shadowing appropriate managers
  • Online learning e.g. webinars/blended learning via Smart Assessor
  • Teaching of theory – lectures/power point presentations
  • Workplace observations and practical tuition
  • Skills Development Workshops (Monthly or Block Release to suit your requirements)
  • Technical Briefings e.g. new equipment or technologies
  • Project work, simulated exercises and role play
  • Career planning
  • Master Classes

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