Network Engineer Level 4

Role Profile

The primary role of a network engineer is to design, install, maintain and support communication networks within an organisation or between organisations. Network engineers need to maintain high levels of operation of communication networks in order to provide maximum performance and availability for their users, such as staff, clients, customers and suppliers.

They will understand network configuration, cloud, network administration and monitoring tools, and be able to give technical advice and guidance.

Our Aim

About the Course

Throughout this module, apprentices will cover the range of concepts, that are applicable to network security including how these affect the way a business runs and the potential impacts they could have on a business. The module will also cover the different approaches to, and techniques of, network security and demonstrate their understanding of them.

Typical Job Role

Network Technician
Network Engineer
Systems Engineer
Network Administrator

Entry Requirement

Individual employers will set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include A levels; a level 3 apprenticeship or other relevant qualification; relevant experience and/or an aptitude test with a focus on functional maths.


  • BCS Level 4 Diploma in Network Systems and Architecture
  • BCS Level 4 Diploma in Network Security
  • BCS Level 4 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence
  • ¬†Cisco CCNA 1 and 2

  • Level 2 English and Mathematics (if not already achieved

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15 months

There was a time when I would never have considered being a project manager, but I’m not far behind that now.

Charlie Chandler

Degree Apprentice

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