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IT Support Job Academy Programme

Programme Overview

This IT Support Job Academy Programme is an excellent way for you to enter the IT industry with limited knowledge or experience, as you will work through a series of qualifications to gain the knowledge and skills required to apply for entry-level IT, and IT Support job roles. 

Once you have gained more experience and possibly undertake further qualifications, you can apply for more senior roles or move into niche sectors like Cyber SecurityCloud ComputingBusiness IntelligenceDevelopmentDevOps, and Network Administration.

This IT Support Job Academy Programme comprises a range of fundamental certifications, which will teach you the knowledge you need to become an IT Support professional, including: 

Our training focuses on getting you skilled as an IT Support professional, with knowledge validated by industry-recognised qualifications. 

When you have completed your training and passed your exams, you will attend your graduation at a prestigious venue. We will then help prepare you for employment through the Job Placement element of this training programme. 

We will present you to our pool of employers looking to recruit highly trained individuals like you, and we will support you throughout this whole process. 

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online & Virtual
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 6 months (part-time)
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Interest-Free Payments
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications
  • Over 4,000 Candidates Placed Into Employment
  • Complete Training Programme with Job Placement
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online & Virtual
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 6 months (part-time)
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Interest-Free Payments
  • Fully Accredited Qualifications
  • Over 4,000 Candidates Placed Into Employment
  • Complete Training Programme with Job Placement
Course Details

Is the IT Support Job Academy Programme suitable for me? 

The IT Support Job Academy Programme would suit individuals considering a career in IT but lack experience or knowledge.

With IT Support roles are in demand with employers, this training programme will help you get started and build a long-term career in IT.

There are no prerequisites to enrol on this programme as you will be studying a range of different fundamental training qualifications. That said, having a passion for IT and being a hard worker is beneficial.

Enrolling on this IT Support Programme will teach you the industry-specific knowledge you need, and arm you with the skills required, for a career in IT Support.

You will earn industry recognised certifications to validate your knowledge and support what you have learned, helping to improve your career prospects.

Finally, our job placement element will aim to present you to our pool of employers, with the goal of helping you gain a job placement or employment.

What jobs can I apply for after my IT Support Job Academy Programme?

A carer in IT offers typically higher than average salaries and excellent career progression opportunities.  

Candidates from this programme typically progress into the following job roles:

  •  First Line Desktop Support £18k - £25k
  •  Second Line Desktop Support £22k - £25k
  •  Incident Handler £27k
  •  Network Support £30k
  •  Cloud Administrator £30k  

With experience, you can earn over £50,000, and after more training, you could be on route to a career that offers £100,000 or more. 

(Source: ITJobswatch)

Why study the IT Support Job Academy Programme with us?

With over 10 years in the training industry, we have fine-tuned our processes and support our students with their training. 

We will help you learn what you need to from this training course, to start training as an IT Support professional.  

We have trained over 590,000 delegates worldwide, placed over 4,000 into various IT and Cyber Security job roles, and received over 9,000 Trustpilot reviews and a 5-star rating.  

Our students have gone on to forge successful careers for some of the worlds largest companies, including: 

  •  Apple
  •  Rackspace
  •  AT&T
  •  John Lewis
  •  Ministry of Defence
  •  HMRC
  •  Swiss Quote
  •  Exponential-E

Speak with one of our industry experts for your onboarding process, then leave the rest to us.

IT Support Job Academy Programme Syllabus and Exams

This IT Support Job Academy Programme consists of six certifications, outlined below.  

CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Certificate - Online

  •  Introduction
  •  Core Hardware Components
  •  Peripherals and Connectors
  •  Computing Devices and the Internet of Things
  •  Operating Systems
  •  Software Applications
  •  Software Development
  •  Database Fundamentals
  •  Networking Concepts and Technologies
  •  Security Concepts and Threats
  •  Security Best Practices
  •  Business Continuity and Computer Support

CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Exam Details

  •  Exam: Code FCO-U61 
  •  Exam Format - Multiple-choice.
  •  Number of questions - 75. 
  •  Duration - 60 minutes per exam.
  •  Passing Mark - 650/900 (50%)

Microsoft Windows 10 (MD-100) Training - Virtual Classroom

  •  Introduction
  •  Windows 10 Installation
  •  Configuring Users
  •  Managing Data
  •  Managing the Windows 10 Environment
  •  Configuring Security and Devices
  •  Configuring Network Connectivity
  •  Configuring Recovery

Microsoft Windows 10 (MD-100) Exam Details

  •  Deploy Windows (15-20%)
  •  Manage Devices and Data (35-40%)
  •  Configure Connectivity (15-20%)
  •  Maintain Windows (25-30%)

Windows Server Training - Virtual Classroom

  •  Deploying and Managing Windows Server
  •  Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
  •  Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
  •  Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
  •  Implementing IPv4
  •  Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  •  Implementing DNS
  •  Implementing IPv6
  •  Implementing Local Storage
  •  Implementing File and Print Services
  •  Implementing Group Policy
  •  Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects
  •  Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

Windows Server Exam

  •  No exam required

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Training (MS-900) - Virtual Classroom

  •  Cloud Concepts
  •  Core Microsoft 365 Services
  •  Security, Compliance, Privacy and Trust in Microsoft 365
  •  Microsoft 365 pricing and support

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Exam Details

  •  Number of questions - 46-60.
  •  Duration - 85 minutes.
  •  Pass Mark - 700/1000 (70%).

Microsoft 365 Identity and Services Training (MS-100) - Virtual Classroom

  •  Introduction
  •  Manage domains and plan a Microsoft 365 implementation
  •  Setup Microsoft 365 tenancy and subscription
  •  Manage Microsoft 365 subscription and tenant health
  •  Plan migration of users and data
  •  Design identity strategy
  •  Plan and manage identity synchronisation by using Azure AD Connect
  •  Manage Azure AD Identities and user roles
  •  Manage authentication and implement multi-factor authentication
  •  Configure application access
  •  Implement access for external users of Microsoft 365 workloads
  •  Plan for Office 365 workload deployment
  •  Plan Office 365 applications deployment 

Microsoft 365 Identity and Services Training (MS-100) Exam Details

  •  Number of questions - 40-60.
  •  Duration - 150 minutes.
  •  Pass Mark - 700/1000 (70%).

ITIL 4 Foundation – Virtual Classroom

  •  How ITIL builds upon and support Lean, Agile, DevOps, and other project and process management practices
  •  The seven guiding principles of ITIL 4
  •  ITIL service value system
  •  The four dimensions of service management
  •  The ITIL practices; understanding the purpose and key terms of all 15, with an in-depth understanding of seven 

ITIL 4 Foundation Exam Details

  •  Exam Format - Multiple-choice.
  •  Number of questions - 40.
  •  Duration - 60 minutes 
  •  Pass Mark - 26/40 (65%)

Enrolment and Studying 

Our enrolment process is simple. You will go through an onboarding process and speak with our team for a no-obligation face-to-face consultation. This provides us both with an opportunity to ask questions we may have and then decide accordingly.     

Then you will go through an induction process, so we can discuss training schedules and the locations and prepare you to train.

When you have finished the training and passed your exams, you will undertake the below process to work towards getting a job placement:  

  •  Attend recruitment workshops
  •  Take part in technical mock interviews
  •  Attend our ‘meet employer’ days
  •  Accept invitations to interview
  •  Receive a job placement offer and work towards your new career

Understanding the Job Placement Process

After you have completed the training side of this programme, you’ll move into the career preparation side, where you will attend our ‘Meet an Employer’ events, which is part of the recruitment process. We have a wide range of contacts at a variety of organisations, looking for potential employees, like you! We will introduce our candidates to these employers through a variety of methods.  

These events provide the perfect opportunity to get your CV in front of the right employers to secure a work experience placement or a full-time job. If not, the recruitment team will continue to present you to our pool of employers and support you through your job interviews.

You must attend classes, sit and pass the relevant exams and challenge labs to complete your course. You can also attend multiple recruitment workshops during your time with us.

*To be considered for a job placement, you must:

  •    Attend classes and recruitment workshops
  •    Pass our internal practical assessments
  •    Pass the accredited certifications

Success Stories - Case studies of previous successful students

Name – Christina Alexandrescu

Course - IT Support Job Academy

Previous Job – Admin Assistant 

Current Job – Junior Identity Access Management Analysis at Condé Nast International   

Why she recommends e-Careers - "I have already recommended this training provider as my time with them has been a pleasure. I completed my programme without any issues and the trainers are amazing".

LinkedIn Profilehttps://www.linkedin.com/in/cristina-alexandrescu-064677168/

Name – Eronpal Dhillon 

Course - IT Support Job Academy 

Previous Job – Unemployed   

Current Job – IT Support Consultant at EverCom   

Why he recommends e-Careers – "I would definitely recommend this training provider. They supported me through every stage of my programme, be it whether I was stuck with technical skills or needed help updating my CV. As soon as I passed my first exam, the recruitment team were always sending my CV out to different employers in order to help me find a job".   

LinkedIn Profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eronpal-dhillon-508528147/

Name – Azeez Alimi

Course - IT Support Job Academy

Previous Job - Waiter 

Current Job – ICT Facilitator – 1st & 2nd Line Support Engineer    

Why he recommends e-Careers – "So long as you are ready to work hard, they will always do their best to support you and ensure you achieve your goals".   

LinkedIn Profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/azeez-a-alimi-486495163/

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