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    I want to become an IT technician, which qualification benefit me more?
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    (Original post by JackieTran)
    I want to become an IT technician, which qualification benefit me more?
    Well both are equally beneficial, but it really does depend on who your employer and apprentice will be during the apprenticeship.

    Personally I'd go with the apprenticeship, the work experience you gain will be invaluable when you're finding a job. Experience is a big issue in IT.
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    (Original post by JackieTran)
    I want to become an IT technician, which qualification benefit me more?
    100% apprenticeship because employers love work experience + guaranteed a job. You also get a more noteworthy qualification than a BTEC. Hope that helped
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    I plan on doing the level 4 apprenticeship after so will it matter which one I do?
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    (Original post by JackieTran)
    I plan on doing the level 4 apprenticeship after so will it matter which one I do?
    If you're able to get a Level 4, then do the Level 3 apprenticeship, that way you already have experience working in an IT environment.

    Most people mistake a BTEC for being practical in nature, that is not the case though. :/
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    (Original post by Binary Freak)
    If you're able to get a Level 4, then do the Level 3 apprenticeship, that way you already have experience working in an IT environment.

    Most people mistake a BTEC for being practical in nature, that is not the case though. :/
    What other education routes are available after level 4?
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    (Original post by JackieTran)
    What other education routes are available after level 4?
    Well in your case, I'd personally recommend that you stay with the employment until a degree is required. That is, if they offer you full-time employment afterwards. If you wanted, you could do a degree, or just get some certifications when you're in employment
 
 
 
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