Level 3 Digital Support Technician
Duration 16 months
This occupation is found in organisations, large and small, in all sectors, and within public, private and voluntary organisations. Organisations of all types are increasing applying digital technologies across all their business functions to maximise productivity. The demand for people who can support and implement these digital operations and digital change projects is increasing. Organisations of all types are increasingly supporting their service users though online and digital channels. Organisations are developing omni-channel approaches to meeting customer needs to deflect telephone and face-to-face contacts and so reduce costs.
The broad purpose of a Digital Support Technician is to maximise the effective use of digital office technologies, productivity software and digital communications. These will include collaborative technologies, and digital information systems.
A Digital Support Technician will select one of the following two options.
A Digital Applications Technician (DAT) helps their organisation and its internal users to maximise the use of digital technologies. They help organisations adapt to and exploit changes in technology to meet objectives and maximise efficiency. They ensure effective use of digital office technologies, productivity software, digital communications, including collaborative technologies, and digital information systems.
A Digital Service Technician (DST) supports external customers and clients through a wide variety of digital channels. A DST helps them access and receive services and provides coaching and support to them in their use of the digital systems. A DST will support external customers and clients to complete and submit data remotely. They will help them to diagnose and resolve problems with their access to and use of digital tools.
Potential Job Titles
Applications and on-line service executive
Digital Applications Specialist
Digital Champion / Coach
Digital Service Advisor
Digital Service Support / Agent
ICT Support Analyst
IT Operations Technician
On successful completion of the programme, the apprentice will be awarded with a Level 3 Digital Support Technician apprenticeship certificate. They will also be awarded with world-class vendor qualifications including CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ and CompTIA Cloud Essentials+.