Digital and Technology Skills Development

Apprenticeship Levy Funding is available for all staff

An Apprenticeship programme is a combination of working and learning, to develop skills for your current role and future career.  The different levels of Apprenticeships allow staff, of all levels, experience and capability, to access structured training and development.  Kent’s Apprenticeship Levy funding will fund the Apprenticeship training and is available to existing staff (no age limits, subject to certain eligibility criteria).

A Digital & Technology Solutions Professional provides technology-enabled solutions to internal and/or external customers, in a range of areas including software, business and systems analysis, cyber security, data analysis and network infrastructure. They implement technology solutions that enable employers to develop new products and services and to increase an organisation’s productivity using digital technologies. They are confident, competent and capable independent Technology Solutions Professionals, able to operate in a range of related roles.

There is a range of standards to support careers within IT/IS including

Infrastructure Technician 3
IT Technical salesperson 3
Software Development Technician 3
Unified Communications Technician 3
Digital Applications Technician 3
IT Solution Ttechnician 3
Network Cable Installer 3
Software Developer 4
Network Engineer 4
Cyber Intrusion Analyst 4
Data Analyst 4
Unified Communications Trouble Shooter 4
Software Tester 4
Cyber Security Technologist 4
IS Business Analyst 4
Community Coordinator/Associate Community Manager 4
Digital and Technology Solutions Professional (degree) 6
Cyber Security Technical Professional (degree) 6
Data Scientist (degree) 6
Digital User Experience (UX) Professional (degree) 6
Digital Marketer (degree) 6
Digital and Technology Solution Specialist (degree) 7


To find out more – get in touch with Loretta Izod, your Employee Apprenticeship Manager.

The Learning & Organisational Development Team – HR Department

Phone – 01227 8 16568      email –