NCFE L2 Cert in Information, Advice or Guidance

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This course aims to develop knowledge and understanding of best practice in relation to providing information, advice and guidance. The course provides the opportunity for the learner to consider these and apply them to their particular employment role.

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NCFE L2 Cert in Information, Advice or Guidance

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NCFE L2 Cert in Information, Advice or Guidance

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Information Technology and Telecommunications Directors

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the work and resources necessary to provide and operate information technology and telecommunications services within an organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures that new technologies are researched and evaluated in the light of the organisation.
  • Prioritises and schedules major IT/telecommunications projects.
  • Considers the required IT/telecommunications staffing levels, oversees recruitment and appointment of staff and directs training policy.
  • Develops the periodic business plan and operational budget for IT/telecommunications to deliver agreed service levels.
  • Directs the implementation within the organisation of IT/telecommunications strategy, infrastructure, procurement, procedures and standards.
  • Develops in consultation with other senior management the IT/telecommunications strategy of the organisation.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£62,462

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2019 648
2020 658
2021 667

ANNUAL SALARY

£32,885 10%
£47,611 25%
£62,462 50%
£83,075 75%
£114,795 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

38 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 0.49%
25-34 12.82%
35-44 39.66%
45-54 31.4%
55-64 12.73%
65+ 2.86%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 2.91%
Level 1 1.43%
Level 2 6.62%
Level 3 18.49%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 9.32%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 47.13%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 11.12%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 2.98%

IT Specialist Managers

IT specialist managers plan, organise, manage and coordinate the provision of specialist IT services and functions in an organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reports on IT activities to senior management.
  • Plans and monitors work and maintenance schedules to ensure agreed service levels are achieved.
  • Supervises the technical team and coordinates training.
  • Takes responsibility for managing the development of a specialist aspect of IT provision such as user support, network operations, service delivery or quality control.
  • Liaises with users, senior staff and internal/external clients to clarify IT requirements and development needs.
  • Plans, coordinates and manages the organisation.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£49,067

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2019 2,004
2020 2,014
2021 2,023

ANNUAL SALARY

£29,952 10%
£38,834 25%
£49,067 50%
£63,357 75%
£78,042 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

77 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 1.53%
25-34 22.57%
35-44 33.74%
45-54 31%
55-64 10.39%
65+ 0.74%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 0.4%
Level 1 2.32%
Level 2 12.04%
Level 3 16.96%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 11.38%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 45.09%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 10.03%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 1.78%

IT Project and Programme Managers

Jobholders in this unit group manage, coordinate and technically supervise specific IT projects and programmes of a discrete duration and/or budget.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reports on project or programme to senior management and/or client.
  • Coordinates and oversees implementation of the project or programme.
  • Monitors progress including project/programme budget, timescale and quality.
  • Manages third party contributions to the programme or project.
  • Coordinates and supervises the activities of the project/programme team.
  • Plans the stages of the project or programme, reviews actions and amends plans as necessary.
  • Works with client or senior management to establish and clarify the aims, objectives and requirements of the IT project or programme.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£63,773

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2019 604
2020 609
2021 614

ANNUAL SALARY

£41,704 10%
£50,898 25%
£63,773 50%
£80,350 75%
£103,126 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

26 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 1.49%
25-34 24.88%
35-44 35.18%
45-54 26.28%
55-64 11.31%
65+ 0.84%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 1 2.11%
Level 2 7.55%
Level 3 12.26%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 16.52%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 45.46%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 13.98%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 2.12%

Information Technology and Telecommunications Professionals n.e.c.

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of tasks not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 213: Information Technology and Telecommunication Professionals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deals with and reports on breaches in security.
  • Examines IT system for potential threats to its security and integrity and draws up plans for disaster recovery if security is compromised.
  • Makes recommendations concerning software/system quality.
  • Develops quality standards and validation techniques.
  • Develops, implements and documents test plans for IT software, systems and computer games.
  • Undertakes the testing of software, systems or computer games for errors, identifies source of problems and proposes solutions.

AVERAGE EARNINGS

£39,998

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

2019 1,553
2020 1,577
2021 1,597

ANNUAL SALARY

£24,565 10%
£31,512 25%
£39,998 50%
£52,042 75%
£64,771 90%

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

78 new openings per year

AVERAGE AGE

16-24 6.25%
25-34 29.35%
35-44 31.51%
45-54 23.96%
55-64 7.89%
65+ 1.01%

QUALIFICATIONS

Level 0 1.15%
Level 1 3.14%
Level 2 9.04%
Level 3 14.71%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 11.73%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 48.15%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 10.94%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 1.14%
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