Pembrokeshire College, Merlins Bridge, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1SZ


Digital Infrastructure Engineering

Digital Infrastructure Engineering

Level 3 Diploma Digital Infrastructure Engineer

This qualification provides learners the skills, knowledge and competence required to work as IT Professionals in a wide range of job roles.


If not taken as an apprenticeship – cost:


Is this course right for me?

Digital infrastructure provides reliable internet connections and access to internal software, data and storage solutions. There is an increasing need to address the digital skills gap for Digital Infrastructure Engineers in Wales and attract new entrants into these roles. This Digital Infrastructure Engineer qualification provides a route to develop on-premises, wi-fi and hybrid network environments through on-the-job vocational learning to measurably improve organisational infrastructure capabilities.

Transport: Please note that for apprenticeship courses the college day would normally end anytime between 5pm – 7pm, depending on the apprenticeship pathway you are following. As college buses leave at 4pm, you will need to ensure you have your own transport in place.

Find out more about starting an apprenticeship on our Frequently Asked Questions page.
  • Two GCSEs at grade C or above (may include one relevant equivalent) to include English Language/First Language Welsh or Mathematics/Numeracy
  • Discretion may be used where an applicant has a D grade in either the Welsh/English or Maths, subject to interview
  • You will be expected to be in relevant job role
  • Entry is subject to attending a course information session or informal interview
  • Learners must be at least 16 years old

This course is suitable for those people over the age of 16 and with employment in a suitable role such as IT or Network Support. It is not possible to gain the qualification without relevant employment or work experience.

It can be taken as an apprenticeship, or as a standalone qualification

To apply for an apprenticeship, you must have an employer willing to employ you for the duration of your apprenticeship. Level 3 qualifications cannot be achieved without employment in the trade.

Whether as an apprentice or not, your employer will need to:

  • Be able to give you time off work to complete college-set learning activities
  • Provide us with evidence of suitable insurance and evidence of your employment status
  • Be happy to discuss Health and Safety procedures with your assessor
  • Pay you the appropriate national minimum wage, including for college days

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually. Visit our Welsh Language in the College page to find out what else is available to you.

  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Assignment work
  • Workplace evidence
  • If taken as an apprenticeship then reviews with your assessor and employer will take place every 1-2 months and you will be expected to have developed your skills and knowledge between each review

Following successful completion of this course learners could look to progress to a higher level course at the College, seek an appropriate Apprenticeship or go directly into employment.

  • Stationery - you will be told about any specific items before you start the course

Any costs above are approximate and may change. For information on refunds and course cancellations please see the fee policy.

Are you an Employer looking to take on an Apprentice?

Find out more about apprenticeships and the advantages for you as an Employer on our Employer Training page.

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Last updated: 11/03/2024
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.
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