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FIT Tech Apprentice Ambassador QUESTIONNAIRE

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Pre-Tech Apprenticeships (PTA's)

Pre-Tech Apprenticeships aim to prepare more people towards the Tech Apprenticeship route to careers in IT by__________________ tech roles.(Required)
Participants can determine if the programme is for them and which stream is their preferred option; Software Development, Network Engineering or ________security.(Required)
PTA’s provide introductory skills and can enhance your prospects of __________ a position on a Tech Apprenticeship programme.(Required)
Duration:______ weeks(Required)

Tech Apprenticeship (TA)

The ICT Associate Apprenticeship is the New National Tech _______________ Programme.(Required)
This National Apprenticeship programme adopts a learning-by-__________ format of ICT skills development.(Required)
This gives new meaning to the concept of ‘____________ education’.(Required)
Tech Apprenticeships responds to_________________ demands.(Required)
Successful completion of the TA programme apprentices attain a National Framework of Qualifications QQI Level _____(Required)

In one of the following Career Paths:

1) _____________ Engineering(Required)
Design, Install, maintain & support ______ Communications within an organisation or between organisations.(Required)
Modules: Network Operating Systems & technologies, __________ server Management, I.T Virtualisation, ICT security systems, Design and Plan for internal network cabling infrastructure, ICT systems and Networks Management.(Required)
2) ____________Development(Required)
Design Develop & apply software solutions to support enterprise activity which may involve the building and testing of high quality _______across front -end, logic and database layers.(Required)
Modules: Software Design & fundamentals, Systems_________ and design, Object orientated Programming, Event driven programming solutions, Procedural programming, Web development and website software, Software applications testing, Procedural programming.(Required)
Protect systems from Cyber security risks, threats and _________.(Required)
Modules: CompTIA-Fundamentals, _________ & Security, Cybersecurity Analyst, Penetration tester and GDPR.(Required)

Common Modules in the 3 career paths include:

1. Personal and ______________ Development(Required)
2. Project ____________(Required)
3. Effective _____________ in Business.(Required)

Candidates must be ________ years or older.(Required)
Candidates should have completed a _____________ Certificate with pass grades in at least five Ordinary level subjects (including Maths and English) or a 06/H7 or higher in the Leaving Certificate in five or more subjects.(Required)
Candidates who have successfully completed other __________ education award(s) that are nationally recognised may also apply.(Required)
FIT warmly welcome applications from all genders, and from candidates who may have a _______________.(Required)
TA’s acquire in-depth knowledge and understanding of the latest technologies supporting ________________.(Required)
Gain hands-on technical experience in a real working ____________ ensuring application of learning and increased productivity.(Required)
Develop business and interpersonal skills such as __________, customer-facing skills and project management.(Required)
Lay the foundations for an exciting future tech career and _______________ .(Required)
Off-the-job training costs are entirely ___________ funded. FIT manages all aspects of the programme and co-ordinates employer input.(Required)
The Tech Apprenticeship programme combines off-the-job skills training with on-the-job application over a ______ year period.(Required)
1-6 Months: ________ time off the Job Training and development.(Required)
7-18 months: 3 days On the Job and ______ days off the Job Training and Development(Required)
19-24 months: ____ days On the job and 1 day off the Job Training and Development.(Required)
There is no _________ for applying as we recruit all year round.(Required)
All of the off-the-job learning takes place in ________________________________ nationwide.(Required)

How to apply

Go to the website __________________(Required)
Successful applicants will attend a scheduled information session followed by an interview with FIT, participate in CV and interview preparation workshop and then attend an __________ with a company.(Required)

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