Advanced Registered IT Technician (RITTech Advanced)
Advanced RITTech is a step up from RITTech registration
and a step closer to Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
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In addition to Engineering Council registration, the IHE is licensed by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, to award Advanced RITTech – the registration for IT Technicians.
Advanced RITTech is a step up from RITTech registration — and a step closer to Chartered IT Professional (CITP). Advanced RITTech will demonstrate that you are dedicated to the IT profession, and can be considered a rising star within the industry.
Advanced RITTech Professional Registration:
|Show employers and clients that you’re a trusted tech professional with a bright future ahead||Advanced RITTech registration moves you closer to Chartered IT Professional (CITP) status|
|Confirm your position in the industry and elevate your profile by appearing on the public register||Advanced RITTech demonstrates to industry that you uphold the highest professional standards|
|Supercharge your career potential by independently validating your knowledge and capabilities||Upsize your own professional network and connect with like minds in the RITTech community|
|Advanced RITTech is mapped to the SFIA (Skills Framework for the Information Age) framework at level 4. More information on the SFIA framework can be found here: https://sfia-online.org/en|
Is it for me?
To gain BCS professional registration technicians prove their competence and commitment in a professional review of their portfolio submission. Anyone who meets the competence and responsibility standards can become Advanced RITTech – there’s a route to suit all competent technicians.
Advanced RITTech recognises people doing a technical job well whilst demonstrating professional behaviours, attitude and the value they bring. It’s an independent standard of current competence and commitment to quality for those who earn it, the employer they work for and the customer they deliver to.
If you are currently working in IT in a technical role within highway engineering, Advanced RITTech will be the Professional Registration for you. The assessment covers different IT roles that span the whole digital industry, from business analysis, digital marketing, IT service desk to infrastructure, software and network support.
How to apply
The British Computer Society (BCS) will undertake assessment on behalf of the IHE, however the IHE will collect your payment and issue your certificate.
To being the process of applying for Advanced RITTech Professional Registration please complete the application form in as much detail as possible. To complete the form, you will need to log in to the IHE members area.
There are two routes to apply for Advanced RITTech, accredited and experiential.
Accredited route – this route requires evidence of completion of a BCS accredited qualification within the last 12 months. If your qualification was awarded over 12 months ago you will need to complete the experiential route.
Experiential route – this route requires evidence of your work experience. No qualifications are necessary for this route, accredited or otherwise.
The information you include in your application form is used to assess your application for registration. To assess your application we need to see how your experience relates to the Advanced RITTech criteria.
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What does it cost?
One-Off Application Fee – £250 (FREE in 2023)
Annual Registration Subscription – £38.96 (FREE in 2023)
If you are considering going forward for your Professional Review, there’s no better time than now as the IHE are offering free Professional Reviews for any member wishing to undertake them during 2023. All of our fees can be found on our website by clicking here.
The application fee will not be refunded if you withdraw your application or you do not supply enough information for your application to be assessed.
To remain registered RITTech you will need to ‘revalidate’ your competence every three years. After successful revalidation you will be registered for a further three year period.
What are the submission deadlines?
The deadlines for your Professional Review submission can be found here.
If you have any questions or are unsure of how to proceed please contact us by emailing ProfessionalReviews@theihe.org.