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Digital and Technology Solutions Professional

Digital and Technology Solutions Professional

Digital and Technology Solutions Professional

Our Level 6, three-year, Digital Technology Solutions Professional Apprenticeship programme develops the higher-level skills and behaviours required to create confident and capable digital and technology professionals.

The programme is designed for current or aspiring practitioners in the IT related areas covered by the apprenticeships standard for Digital and Technology Solutions Professional. Within this context, it is designed for professionals who provide 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.

The apprenticeship is taught at either High Wycombe Campus or Uxbridge Campus and successful apprentices will gain a BSc (Hons) in Digital and Technology Solutions.

Our Digital Technology Solutions Professional Apprenticeship programmes include the following core modules which focus on the development of personal and professional skills within the workplace context:

  • Investigating Work-based Learning and Self-review
  • Understanding Reflective Practice and Enquiry-based Learning
  • Action Inquiry in the Workplace Context
  • Organisation Skills and Behaviours
  • Synoptic Project

You can download the programme specification and visit the government's website for the full standards from the government's website.

To reserve places for your employees contact: 

Min Jenkin at min.jenkin@bucks.ac.uk or call 01296 744 202.

Data Analyst

Organisations claim that data quality, consistency and availability are some of the most important issues plaguing their analytics initiatives; and with the simple task of up-skilling your staff with our Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship, you could reduce this strain and improve business functionality.

Data Analyst Apprentices will benefit from being exposed to data manipulation languages such as SQL and R. They will explore concepts such as data visualisation and will also have the opportunity to become AWS certified through Bucks New University’s market leading Cloud Computing module.

The Bucks New University Data Analyst pathway apprenticeship includes modules critical to understanding your demographic and decision-making based on collection and interpretation of statistical information. Modules include:

  • Business Intelligence
  • Database Design
  • Business Modelling
  • Data Warehousing
  • Cloud Computing (AWS Accredited)
  • Big Data
  • Web Applications
  • Networking
  • Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Data Science
Software Engineer

Software engineering is a rapidly changing field and every business that generates its own computer programs or needs to personalise third-party software engineers to write, edit and test programs.

Software Engineer Apprentices will be exposed to various programming languages such as C#, C++, and Java. These are then used to solve real-world problems.

The Buckinghamshire New University Software Engineer pathway apprenticeship includes modules critical to helping apprentices specialise in a few areas of development such as networks, operating systems, databases and applications. Modules include:

  • Computer Architectures
  • Programming Concepts
  • Networking
  • Web Development
  • Object Oriented Systems Development
  • Web Applications
  • Software Engineering
  • Mobile Systems
  • Advanced Programming
  • Enterprise Systems Development
  • Design Patterns
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
Business Analyst

A Business Analyst is responsible for creating detailed analysis of systems and making recommendations for improvement by assessing the business impact of change, capturing, analysing and documenting requirements.

The Buckinghamshire New University Business Analyst pathway apprenticeship will equip apprentices to put forward arguments and solve problems using appropriate methods and techniques.

Business Analyst Apprentices will also benefit from being exposed to programming languages such as C# as well as data manipulation languages such as SQL. They will also have the opportunity to become AWS certified through Buckinghamshire New University’s market leading Cloud Computing module.

Modules include:

  • Business Analysis
  • Database Design
  • Business Modelling
  • User Experience
  • Business Intelligence
  • Web Applications
  • Networking
  • Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Business Continuity Management
  • Cloud Computing (AWS Accredited)
  • Benefits Management and Measurement
IT Consultant

An IT consultant requires a broad set of skills in business analysis, solutions development, network infrastructure, data, cyber security etc. They use their consulting skills in order to advise clients on how to best utilise technology to meet their business objectives, overcome problems and increase productivity. They provide strategic guidance to clients with regard to technology and facilitate changing business processes through enhancements to technology solutions.

The Buckinghamshire New University IT Consultant pathway apprenticeship includes the following modules to best prepare individuals for their varied role:

  • Business Analysis
  • Database Design
  • Business Modelling
  • User Experience
  • IT Services Management
  • Web Applications
  • Networking
  • Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Business Continuity Management (option)
  • Cloud Computing (option)
  • Legal Aspects of IT
  • Benefits Management and Measurement
  • Synoptic Project
Network Engineer

The primary role of a network engineer is to design, install, maintain and support communication networks within an organisation or between organisations. They need to maintain high levels of network performance and availability for their users, such as staff, clients, customers and suppliers. They will need to understand the data traffic and transmission across the network and they have a major role to play in ensuring network security.

The Buckinghamshire New University Network Engineer pathway apprenticeship includes modules critical to creating secure network solutions, high and low-level designs, migrations or new device implementations. Pathway modules will enable individuals to manage network operations and analyse and solve complex network related problems.

Modules include:

  • Computer Architectures
  • Programming Concepts
  • Networking
  • Web Development
  • Network Systems
  • Web Applications
  • Information Security Management
  • Mobile Systems
  • Cloud Computing
  • Project Management
  • Network Security
  • Security Auditing and Response
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