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NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Digital Support

Ref:
610/0009/0
Sector:
Information and Communication Technology
Features:
Preparation for Employment
Registration and Certification Fee
£65.00

Level
Level 3
Minimum entry age
Pre-16
GLH
180
TQT
198

About this qualification

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to gain the knowledge and skills required to work in the digital support sector. Learners will gain the relevant knowledge and skills by successfully completing the units required.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is designed for learners wishing to develop sector awareness. It will provide them with skills and knowledge required to gain employment in digital support roles.

What are the entry requirements?

Entry is at the discretion of the centre.

There are no specific prior skills/knowledge a learner must have for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they have already achieved a level 2 qualification.

How is this qualification structured?

This qualification consists of 6 mandatory units.

How is it assessed?

Internally assessed and externally quality assured portfolio of evidence.

Do you need to be working to take this qualification?

Learners do not need to be in employment to take this qualification.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

T Level Technical Qualification in Digital Support Services (Level 3) (Delivered By NCFE) (603/6901/2)

Funding for our qualifications

Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on our funding page.

Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

• digital support technician
• digital applications technician


Qualification Specification (PDF)
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Qualification Factsheet
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Qualification Specification (Word)
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Mandatory units

  1. Working in the Digital Support Sector (T/650/0021)
  2. Network Infrastructure and Cloud Services (Y/650/0022)
  3. Data Management (A/650/0023)
  4. Digital Security (D/650/0024)
  5. Supporting Digital Services (F/650/0025)
  6. Supporting Digital Transformation (H/650/0026)

Internal assessments will go ahead in 2021/22, therefore moving away from results being based on Teacher Assessed Grades (TAGs) used in 2020 to 2021, where this has been permitted. Students need to prepare a portfolio of evidence. We encourage centres to review our guidance on the types of evidence, and evidence capture, that we permit including e.g. the use of video, photos and other digital means of demonstrating knowledge and skills.

For further information please see the 2021/22 adaptation addendum document below.

2021-22 AT 61000090 V1.0
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